could be in for a nerve-jangling few weeks, as millions of spiders look to seek refuge in UK homes.
WE have some bad news for arachnophobes
out there...spiders are on their way to your home.
The news might terrify the arachnophobes
among us, but there is no reason to fear this little heart-shaped spider, as not only is it harmless to humans, it lives on the other side of the world.
They published it on social media with the warning: "Look away arachnophobes
needn't worry, this giant spider is fun and family friendly!
Luther, Prime Suspect, Cracker DOCTOR WHO Sun 7pm BBC1 Arachnophobes
should look away now this week The Doctor battles Sheffield's eight-legged population.
Spiders are among the most misunderstood and underappreciated critters, and the walk is ideal for arachnophobes
and arachnophiles alike.
Desperate times call for desperate measures and, in the company of severe arachnophobes
(I know one or two of them), I've sometimes had little choice, as I don't always have a glass and piece of card to hand.
Using a drug called propranolol, scientists managed to block that fear response and, in an experiment on arachnophobes
, found that those once mortally afraid of spiders were able to actually hold a tarantula within days of treatment.
Their pelican-like look could be fuel for the (http://www.ibtimes.com/photos-jumping-spiders-eat-frogs-lizards-bigger-they-are-2578463) nightmares of arachnophobes
everywhere, with structures that resemble the long necks and beaks of those birds.
For example, after being reminded of their mortality, judges imposed more severe punishments than they might otherwise have done, arachnophobes
reported spiders to be more dangerous and attack-prone, religious people and atheists became more inclined to proselytizing.
SUPER-SIZED spiders are piling misery on Teesside arachnophobes
- and it's all because the eight-legged critters are trying to "pull".