An image of the popular video game “Angry Birds” is displayed on an iPod Touch on March 18, 2011 in San Anselmo, California. The “Angry Birds” mobile device video game developer Rovio is begnning the process of seeking an initial public offering (IPO). (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
An unexpected side-effect of the flooding in parts of Pakistan has been that millions of spiders climbed up into the trees to escape the rising flood waters. Because of the scale of the flooding and the fact that the water has taken so long to recede, many trees have become cocooned in spiders’ webs.