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Can you solve the giant spider riddle?

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Can you solve the giant spider riddle?
By Dan Finkel, directed by Igor Ćorić, Artrake Studio
Once every century, the world’s greatest spiders gather to compete in a series of grueling games. The winner will become the next arachnomonarch, able to command all the world’s spiders to their will. That day is today, and for the first time, you’re casting your name into the ring. Can you attain the mantle of spider supremacy? Dan Finkel shows how.

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The secret society of the Great Dismal Swamp
By Dan Sayers, directed by Tomás Pichardo-Espaillat
Straddling Virginia and North Carolina is an area that was once described as the “most repulsive of American possessions.” By 1728, it was known as the Great Dismal Swamp. But while many deemed it uninhabitable, recent findings suggest that a hidden society persisted in the Swamp until the mid-1800’s. So, who lived there? And what happened to them? Dan Sayers uncovers a lost civilization.

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