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Thursday, January 18, 2007

DOPEY SPIDERS


Maybe you've already heard about the 12-year-old study by NASA researchers involving web-spinning spiders on drugs, but this is a first for me.

It seems common house spiders were fed flies spiked with drugs such as LSD, marijuana, caffeine, speed and tranquilizers.

Take a look at the photos of the kinds of webs they produced while on these drugs.

Then, for a laugh, check out this take off (put the sound up) on the study.

Makes you wonder what Charlotte was on when she spelled out "some pig."

P.S. My backyard spider was on weed kill when he made this fortress.

10 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

It doesn't matter to me whether they are on drugs or not, I personally don't care for spiders or the site of their webs.

dmw

Thu Jan 18, 12:48:00 PM  
Anonymous proofreader said...

wonder what the viagra spiders would do!

Thu Jan 18, 01:17:00 PM  
Anonymous soapbox annie said...

toooo funny! thanks for the laugh today!

Thu Jan 18, 01:24:00 PM  
Anonymous Paul said...

many thanks!!!

Thu Jan 18, 02:19:00 PM  
Anonymous dmc said...

No spider WEB sites for me, I hate them.

Thu Jan 18, 02:44:00 PM  
Anonymous Linda in Toms River said...

I HATE SPIDERS but that You Tube thing is PRICELESS!
Oh what an evil web>>WEB >>> we weave!


Thanks Diana!!! I needed that!!!

Thu Jan 18, 02:47:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That must have been frustrating for the marijuanna spider to have the munchies and not be able to build a good enough web to catch food. Hopefully the scientists threw him a few extra flies.

Thu Jan 18, 04:10:00 PM  
Anonymous Mafald Ricotta said...

Strange!

Thu Jan 18, 06:07:00 PM  
Anonymous dharris said...

This WAS too funny! Thanks for the name drop...hahaha.

Fri Jan 19, 05:47:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What kind of drugs were the scientists on that came up with this study?

Fri Jan 26, 10:43:00 AM  

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