January 15, 2009

Spiders Make Scaffolding?

Did you know that spiders actually create scaffolding when they build their webs? We didn't. And when they're done with it, they eat it, probably because it's cheaper than having the staging company come and break it down. We found this interesting video over at Bits & Pieces (a thoroughly entertaining website) that explains the fascinating process.

It's sort of humiliating to know that something the size of a pencil eraser is better at building things than we are.

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Posted by Doug Mahoney at January 15, 2009 4:51 AM
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