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Zippy the Bummer
Dec 14, 2008

pro hobo

Silent Majority
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How do spiders make webs and what thaer their webbing made of? there is thid tiny pin-head sized spirder in my bathroom and god drat it just spools that poo poo out like a one man loom factory poo poo. how do they even have all that int here??

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Xand_Man
Mar 2, 2004

If what you say is true
Wutang might be dangerous




Out of their butt

Spider silk, duh

World War Mammories
Aug 25, 2006



silk proteins and their production/extrusion are sincerely really loving cool. if we figured out how to produce them en masse rather than the tiny amounts spiders produce they would be the best known material for about a zillion different uses

Turtle Watch
Jul 30, 2010



spider

Pingui
Jun 4, 2006

WTF?


World War Mammories posted:

silk proteins and their production/extrusion are sincerely really loving cool. if we figured out how to produce them en masse rather than the tiny amounts spiders produce they would be the best known material for about a zillion different uses

Ehh, just genetically modify spiders to be the size of elephants.

Les Os
Mar 28, 2010


those spiders exploit loose child labor laws in developing nations in order to build their webs

Colonel Cancer
Sep 26, 2015

I thought it was time you had a new av so typed in random picture and this is what came up


World War Mammories posted:

silk proteins and their production/extrusion are sincerely really loving cool. if we figured out how to produce them en masse rather than the tiny amounts spiders produce they would be the best known material for about a zillion different uses

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/BioSteel

TLDR: someone created spider goats but then went bankrupt

Flunky
Jan 1, 2014



Broken Box
Jan 29, 2009



spider hyphen man does a post

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Malkina_
May 13, 2020



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