Cool Hunting Video Presents: To Catch a Web, Part One

Emil "Rocky" Fiore gently captures spiderwebs that preserves on glass, Part One

The first in a two-part series, this video is an introduction to the real Spiderman, Emil “Rocky” Fiore, who captures and mounts spiderwebs on glass. Here, the episode documents his process—from spray paint and varnish to delicately aligning the glass—on a pier along New York’s Hudson River.

From the Archive: Amorphophallus Titanum

A celebrity of the plant world, the Amorphophallus Titanum, or “the corpse flower,” is a rare bloom that’s native to Indonesia and known for the extreme smell that it emits when it opens.; Cool Hunting Video; nature; A celebrity of the plant world, the Amorphophallus Titanum, or “the corpse flower,” is a rare bloom that’s native to Indonesia and known for the extreme smell that …

Fiona Lowry

The Australian landscape, the subject of endless tributes by artists of all media, is given an intriguing and mysteriously-sexual twist by Fiona Lowry. In her recent show at Sydney's Gallery Barry Keldoulis, called "I'm having dreams about you," Lowry has painted dream-like images of the bush. Instead of flora and fauna, she shows shadowy human figures, some engaged in overtly sexual behavior, others more ambiguous, …