The [Spider] Web

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Beautiful and creepy: this video uses macro photography showing a spider's web, covered in droplets of dew. At least one of the spiders is a European Garden Spider (there are zillions of them in my yard).

If you're arachnophobic, don't watch. If you're a little skeezed out by spiders, actually DO watch, since it's mainly just empty webs, beautifully photographed. The spider shots are in the second half.

The Web from Bill Newsinger on Vimeo.

(Via @brainpicker.)

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October 27, 2010 - 8:57am
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