Spider silk is becoming a hot commodity. Because of the strength of spider silk fibers, five times stronger than steel fibers, research is being done on potential uses. From bullet proof skin to artificial tendons, medical doctors are looking to capitalize on the health benefits a super spider silk lends itself to. But sadly theRead More
In a statement issued yesterday, Mazda is recalling over 50,000 Mazda 6 sedans because the 2009 and 2010 models are having….ready for this…..wait for it…..pest control problems. Apparently the Yellow Sac Spider has found its way into the fuel system of Mazda’s sport sedan, and can potentially wreak havoc by blocking air from filling the gas tank as gas is used. This can crack the tank and even cause fires. Although, to date, no fires have been reported. Mazda also confirmed that this issues seems to only be occurring in the 4-cylinder models, not the V6’s.
I got a call from the office one late afternoon to go to this customer’s house where there was a spider on her ceiling. She said she couldn’t leave the house until we got rid of the spider. So I hurried up and got over there to take care of it for her. Well when I got there theRead More
I had a conversation with one of our customers, an older gentleman, who called about a spider that had spun a web between two bushes in his yard. He said didn’t see the spider at first so he flicked a cigarette butt onto the web, and the spider quickly leaped out and attacked it. HeRead More