Matthew Parker’s Decoder #2012-10

Do you remember all those strange arrows from the October 2012 edition of Clubhouse? Here they are again.

Web Code

How It Works:

To bust this creepy code, you have to read where a spider is on a web! Each letter is located on a certain “strand” of the web. Some are close to the center. Others are farther away.

First, figure out which spoke is pictured, then look at the location of the spider (the dot). Compare that to the key below to get the letter. Got it? Now you can figure out what you’re supposed to do when someone does you wrong.

Spider Web Code


Certain materials like aluminum, copper and diamonds conduct heat easily . . . but last year scientists discovered another surprising source of heat conductivity: spider silk. The webs spiders weave actually conduct heat better than silicon and pure iron. This discovery could open the door to amazing new inventions, such as clothes with spider silk in them that take heat away from your body!

Look for another secret message next month!

Copyright © 2012 by Christopher Maselli. Used by permission. Illustration © Gary Locke.

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