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These Eight New Whip-Wielding Spiders Will Haunt Your Nightmares

Scientists have discovered eight new species of amblypygid—a special kind of arachnid with a pair of whip-like legs. This is a big deal. Amblypygids are not well-documented, which is a shame, considering we see them every evening in our nightmares.

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The fascinating world of kite fighting for sport

All my life, I’ve been flying kites for fun. Little did I know that there was a sport of fighting kites that I could have playing instead! This fascinating short documentary by Victory Journal explores the kite fighters of and shows how kids and adults participate in the sport. It looks fun and dangerous and silly and serious, as all good sports should be.

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