Electric Spider Named After David Bowie

    David Bowie, apart from Spider-Man, is perhaps the preeminent spider-related celebrity in popular culture (i.e. The Spiders from Mars). So, in some ways, it’s shocking that no one has named an electric yellow spider after him until yesterday, which is what totally happened. A yellow, electric spider, discovered in Malaysia where it is known to be mad dangerous, was named heteropoda davidbowie by a German spider expert, Peter Jager (who has the greatest villain cover story of all time). Congrats, Bowie. [Pitchfork]