Reader Reviews

May 2011

A Turtle’s Quest

May 10, 2011 -- Submitted by Thurman, a reader from Ohio, who is affiliated with the site.

A Turtle’s Quest – Home of Thurman, the world’s most environmentally conscious turtle.

The Spider Under the Toilet Seat Hoax

May 9, 2011 -- Submitted by Louise, a parent from Chicago, who is not affiliated with the site.

In September of 1999, a spider hoax started circulating on the Internet about an alleged article published in the Journal of the United Medical Association regarding a supposed deadly South American spider, Arachnius gluteus, which was said to have been brought into Chicago, had supposedly killed several women who had visited Big Chappie’s Restaurant in Blare Airport. This hoax was widely circulated and passed along by concerned people.