As if cannibals and chupacabras weren’t enough, two people died when swarms of venomous spiders invaded a town in India. This is the country that has recently been plagued by hoardes of mugging monkeys. The citizens of Sadiya were celebrating a Hindu festival when swarms of highly aggressive spiders suddenly appeared. Local resident Jintu Gogoi spent a day in the hospital with pain and nausea after being bitten, and says that, weeks later, his finger is still black and swollen.

So far, not even spider experts have been able to identify the spiders, and say they may be a new species. Or perhaps it’s a new, hybridized species, along the lines of "Africanized" bees and altered ants. Did you know that subscribers have a coupon that gets them a copy of this great novel for LESS than $2? Only while supplies last!

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