Do you remember the horrible flooding that Pakistan experienced during the winter? It was the worst in memory and left more than a fifth of the county flooded. To escape the water, it seems that millions upon millions of spiders scurried up the trees and set up house. According to Duncan Geere, writing for “Wired, U.K.,” there has been a surprising benefit to having so many spider webs in the trees — they’re catching a lot of mosquitoes that might otherwise cause diseases. See the entire article online. Interesting!