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Arachnid Pictures

Arachnids include spiders, mites, ticks, harvestmen, chiggers and scorpions. Learn more by viewing these arachnid pictures.

Are There Really Arachnids Living In My Eyelashes?

There are oodles of arachnids living on your eyelashes, but they're mostly safe. Learn more about the mites that live on your lashes at HowStuffWorks.

10 Biggest Bugs on Earth

Check out these incredible pictures of massive insects and arachnids. See pictures of insects and arachnids at HowStuffWorks.

What is a spider's silk made of?

What is a spider's silk made of? Spider's silk is made up of chains of amino acids. Learn more about spider silk and spiders.

How long can scorpions live without food or water?

Scorpion food consists of protein sources like insects and other scorpions, but they don't eat very often. Read about scorpion food and when they eat.

What's the world's deadliest spider?

The deadliest spider is hard to pin down because poisonous spiders have varied effects on their victims. Read about contenders for the deadliest spider.

How Chiggers Work

Chiggers are tiny bugs that are known for delivering bites that itch intensely. Find out how chiggers work and learn about the chigger reproduction cycle.

What the Stuff?!: 5 Amazing, Beautiful, Not-That-Terrifying Spiders

Most spiders are less dangerous to us than we are to them. Still, lots of people find them creepy. But arachnids are awesome! Here are a few of our favorites.

Why do we study bugs?

There are many reasons why we study bugs, from protecting crops to preventing the spread of disease. Learn more about why we study bugs at HowStuffWorks.

How Ticks Work

Ticks are parasites that feed on the blood of their hosts, and are known for carrying diseases. Learn about ticks and find out how to remove ticks.

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