They’re sending spiders to space.

They’re sending.


To space.

“[I]t’s going to be the first time in history for an animal to change its way of hunting to zero-gravity environments,” says the 18-year-old mastermind behind this spiders-in-space plan, so blithely. (Above is his winning entry to the YouTube Space Lab contest.) (For which, incidentally, the judging panel was made up entirely of spiders. “No bias,” the head judge clicked while suppressing a smile. “We just thought it’d be a neat idea.”)

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