When their silk leaves their bodies, it typically picks up a negative charge. This repels the similar negative charges on the surfaces on which the spiders sit, creating enough force to lift them into the air.
The Electric Flight of Spiders
I loved this documentary from Jeremy Deller when it was first broadcast in August. A journey through recent British history, via acid house. Ideas rather than “this is what happened”. Highly recommended.
Fascinating in-depth article on unraveling the jpeg, explains really clearly exactly how jpeg compression works.
Robin Schroer explains why I like clojure, breaking it down into its lispiness, hosted ecosystem and the community.
Enjoyed all the archive footage and the sense of excitement. But really put off by the deliberately fake bits.
They suggest the kind of man – and we’ve all met them – who has a two-tier view of the female sex. There is a world for their daughters, hopefully insulated from men like their friend Jeffrey, and then there is another world for the girls who service their friend Jeffrey.
Marina Hyde on Prince Andrew/Jeffrey Epstein