Webcam wedding? Ikea will host it (abc15.com)
The days of face to face interactions are over.
You can get ordained in 24 hours, find your wedding planner, entertainment, even a dress online, but the actual ceremony itself is somewhat technology free, bringing people together to celebrate the matrimony of two individuals.
Well now, the popular furnishings store, Ikea has found a way to witness that, through a webcam, without ever leaving home. more... 4/15/2015
Inside the fox's den: Merstham photographer installs webcam to watch cubs grow up (surreymirror.co.uk)
STEP back Sir David Attenborough, wildlife has a new champion in the shape of Merstham's Alannah Hawker.
The 23-year-old photographer has already made a splash in the world of nature, winning awards for her candid photos of animals in their natural habitat.
Now she has taken her project one step further by installing a webcam in a fox den under the shed in her back garden. And she has struck gold after the vixen, who Alannah has named Jack, gave birth to seven cubs. more... 4/13/2015
Check Out the D.C. Blooms on 'Cherry Blossom Cam' (patch.com)
If you didn’t make it to the Tidal Basin at the Jefferson Memorial over the weekend to see the cherry blossom trees, you can still catch them in all their splendor via the Cherry Blossom Cam.
EarthCam has teamed up with the National Park Service to deliver breathtaking views of Washington, D.C. The camera offers a sweeping tour of the country’s capital, with stops at some of the most iconic landmarks and memorials. Front and center is the Tidal Basin, where you can even see people paddle boating, surrounded by the Yoshino Cherry trees. more... 4/13/2015
Jordan shows through EarthCam (europapress.es)
Jordan was the first country in the Middle East streaming webcams installed in several of the best known and most visited places in the country. This has allowed for the past two years show, in real time, not only the beauty of many Jordanians enclaves but also the political stability that holds the country.
Thanks to these webcams visitors who are planning a trip to Jordan can finish "convince tranquility prevailing in the country", connecting with any of the four cameras scattered throughout the territory. more... 4/13/2015
What to Expect for Peak Cherry Blossom Time This Weekend (hillnow.com)
The District’s famous cherry blossoms are expected to be in peak bloom this weekend, just in time for the annual parade and street festival scheduled for Saturday.
Experts at the National Park Service estimate the flowers will be in top form Saturday through Tuesday. The peak bloom date is when 70 percent of the Yoshino cherry blossom trees that ring the Tidal Basin are open, which varies from year to year depending on weather. more... 4/10/2015
Cherry Blossom cam offers stunning view of the trees around the Tidal Basin (wjla.com)
With just days left to go until peak bloom time for the cherry blossoms, one D.C. agency is offering a way for fans of the popular blossoms to see them without leaving the house.
The National Park Service (NPS) and EarthCam have partnered together to offer a livestream of the Tidal Basin in D.C. Viewers will be able to watch Yoschino Cherry trees, as well as paddleboaters around the basin. more... 4/8/2015
The Cherry Blossom Cam is Up and Running (dcinno.streetwise.co)
The beauty of D.C.’s world famous cherry blossoms are now available 24/7 from your computer screen.
The National Park Service and EarthCam’s Cherry Blossom Cam went live Tuesday morning, allowing those far away and locals who want to avoid the crowds to still enjoy the blossoms throughout the season. more... 4/8/2015
San Jose: Watch time-lapse of new Earthquakes MLS stadium (starkinsider.com)
Home to the MLS San Jose Earthquakes team, Avaya Stadium–18,000 seat capacity–welcomed fans for the first time last week. By all accounts it was a successful opening. The quakes won the game 2-1 (against the Chicago Fire). And reports suggested that the atmosphere was “electric” and “fantastic” — with virtually no hiccups that usually accompany the opening of major stadiums.
Earthcam has now released a time-lapse video showcasing the construction of the $100 million stadium. The 90-second video starts with a view of barren space, just soil, dirt and empty land, before showing the breaking of ground, materials being moved in, and the facility being built. At the tail end of the video you can even see the opening day festivities and the Earthquakes game in the background. more... 4/1/2015