They’re creepy and spooky, mysterious and kooky. They’re also vicious killers. But they’re absolutely mind-bogglingly amazing. Meet the incredible spider and its superpowers. Imagine being able to leap over the Statute of Liberty or run faster than a Japanese bullet train or have the strength to hold a double-decker bus while walking upside down on the ceiling. Humans can’t do that, of course, but spiders can. They can leap 50 times their body length, run up to 70 body lengths per second (10 times faster than the fastest human) and carry up to 170 times their body weight walking across a ceiling. And that’s not all. They can also survive underwater for more than 24 hours, fly in the air thousands of miles, create webs of rare engineering genius and devise the most sinister schemes to catch prey. The most famous spider superpower is their ability to produce silk. Inside each eight-legged creature is a miraculous factory that makes the strongest fiber pound-for-pound known to science. They shoot this silk fiber out of tiny tubes to create traps, houses, parachutes, cocoons and more. Spider silk begins as a complex liquid, oozing through internal pathways, secreted through spinnere...