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Webcam Captures Birth Of Three Baby Ospreys On Long Island (newyork.cbslocal.com)
It was perhaps the most anticipated birth on Long Island. A live webcam has been focused on an osprey’s nest on the North Fork where three baby hawks have been born. As CBS2’s Hazel Sanchez reported, people from all over the world have been watching the nest built high above a 50 foot radio tower. The baby ospreys popped from their eggs after being carefully nursed by their proud parents for the last month. “Ya know a lot of people are telling us it’s the best reality show ever,” Paul Henry said. Henry created the live webcam, ospreyzone.com, which has been fascinating viewers far and wide.  more... 6/26/2015

The biggest reality show in the solar system (dailymail.co.uk)
The world's biggest reality show is about to go live. Urthecast today revealed that it is ready to switch on a continuous, colour video feed of the planet from the ISS in high-definition. And in preparation, it has launched the first ever, full-colour HD videos of Earth – showing London, Boston and Barcelona - at an incredible 3.2ft (1 metre) resolution.  more... 6/18/2015

Eagle-eyed fans glued to live webcam to watch osprey eggs hatch (foxnews.com)
This is becoming one egg-cellent adventure. A pair of osprey waiting for three eggs to hatch is now a main attraction after a local man set up a live osprey webcam to welcome the new arrivals. The story begins with Tommy Aprea, who saw osprey constantly landing on an old 80-foot radio tower on his Long Island, N.Y., property, and decided the birds needed a better landing pad.  more... 6/9/2015

You can live stream the grave of Andy Warhol 24/7 (pittsburgh.suntimes.com)
In one of the creepier discoveries of the day, a series of live-streaming webcams allow you to get a full “cradle to grave experience” of famous pop artist Andy Warhol. Warhol, who died in 1987, is buried in the St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, in Bethel Park, Pa. However, he doesn’t go a day without someone peeking at his burial site, either in person or via the 24-hour live stream.  more... 6/4/2015

Timelapse: The 11-year construction of One World Trade Center (citymetric.com)
Soon after the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, New York's Mayor, Rudy Giuliani, vowed that the site would be rebuilt. And by rebuilt, he didn't mean a squat museum or memorial site. No, as part of his speech he promised: "The skyline will be made whole again". Now, finally, it has been. On the Ground Zero site there now stands a new tower, which reaches the same height (1,368 feet) as the tallest of the original pair. The spire reaches up to 1,776 feet, a height which references the 1776 Declaration of Independence.   more... 6/2/2015

Watch a Stunning 11-Year Time-Lapse of One World Trade Center Being Built (time.com)
To mark the opening of the One World Observatory in New York City over the weekend, EarthCam released an incredible time-lapse video that shows the slow construction of the One World Trade Center over the 11 years it took to build. According to EarthCam’s YouTube page, the team cut together hundreds of thousands of high-definition images captured between October 2004 and Memorial Day 2015 to produce the stunning two-minute video of the building rising into the sky.  more... 6/2/2015

One World Trade Center Time-Lapse (thedailybeast.com)
One World Trade Center's 94 stories took more than a decade to build. Watching the building's incremental growth condensed into two minutes makes you appreciate just how massive a project it really is. The observation deck at the top of One World Trade Center officially opened on May 29th, and to mark the occasion, EarthCam released this time-lapse video of One World Trade Center's construction, from its start in October of 2004 through Memorial Day 2015.  more... 6/1/2015

Watch one world trade center rise in this majestic 11-year time-lapse video (fastcocreate.com)
Marking the opening of One World Observatory, a lookout post on floors 100-102 of the new World Trade Center, EarthCam has released a sweeping video of the building's 11-year construction. Although many people wanted a speedier build-up, as a rebuke to those who destroyed the building in the first place, the project got bogged down in delays, design reconfigurations, budget disputes, and lawsuits. It took almost a year and a half after 9/11 before the city even decided on a rebuilding plan, and then construction finally got underway in October of 2004. Now, 11 years later, this video condenses that slow, steady progress into a two-minute salute to rebuilding.  more... 6/1/2015

Watch 11 Years of World Trade Center Construction in Two Minutes (popularmechanics.com)
Soaring 1,776 feet into the sky making it the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, 1 World Trade Center is a towering architectural feat. But as this time-lapse footage shows, it took a lot of hard work over the course of 11 years to make it happen. EarthCam compiled "hundreds of thousands" of images taken between October 2004 and this Memorial Day to create this mesmerizing video showing 1 WTC come to life. The cameras capturing the construction were first installed after the Sept. 11 attacks and were maintained for more than 4,000 days to remind people of the "constant progress made to rebuild these important 16 acres of America," EarthCam said in a statement.  more... 6/1/2015

      

 

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