You don't want to get bitten by a banana spider…or do you????
While a bite from this Brazilian wandering spider won't give you superpowers, it will give you an intense PAINFUL erection.
Yep…you read that correctly…a PAINFUL and POWERFUL erection.
…Along with other symptoms like tremors, shortness of breath, and excessive salivation.
You know, the uze…
So, the brilliant minds of American and Brazilian scientists have tested the venom on elderly rodents with erectile dysfunction, hoping the spider juice can help humans with ED.
Yep…so instead of spiders, you get pills…probably a safer alternative…
Then again….probably not…who needs an erection with a seizure attached to it?!
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Do NOT sign us up for this ritual!
There's a trial along the path to manhood for those living in the Amazon jungle… the bullet ant test!
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If you know anything about the Spider-Man comics, it's hard to imagine Venom existing without the web slinger's help. However, that's not stopping Sony from giving the classic bad guy his own movie WITHOUT Spider-Man!
While discussing this summer's release of The Amazing Spider-Man, producers Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach dished that the slobbering symbiote will get his own franchise. Although it will share the same universe created by the upcoming Spider-Man reboot, the two characters won't share the screen…yet.
Maybe referencing an eventual Avengers-esque crossver, Tolmach explained to the press:
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Run for your lives India!
An unknown species of venomous spiders has claimed the lives of two people in Sadiya, India.
Witnesses claim that the spiders latch onto and bite anything that moves or breathes.
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There was a preacher in West Virginia who was best known for holding deadly snakes while giving his sermons.
Mark Randall "Mack" Wolford was bitten by a venomous snake during a memorial day gathering at a park.
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On concerned reddit user posted this pic of his unborn child. When checking out the sonogram he noticed something slightly off… instead of a baby his wife is carrying Spider-Man's nemesis Venom.
He asked the intewebs to help, asking:
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National Geographic has now given us another reason to be afraid of the ocean… SNAILS!!
The Cone Snail to be exact.
The killer Cone Snail has a harpoon like body part filled with a toxin so complex, there's no anti-venom.
Check out the above video to see it kill and eat an entire huge fish!
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