Special delivery: Colt’s birth shown on webcam (horsetalk.co.nz)
The birth of the as-yet unnamed colt was webcast in a special initiative by the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center.
The live feed from My Special Girl’s stall in New Bolton Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit was available at www.vet.upenn.edu/foalcam from February 26. more... 3/31/2014
Let's Watch This Live Cherry Blossom Cam Until The Trees Bloom (dcist.com)
While D.C. may technically be experiencing spring at the moment, the cold weather — and impending snow — is sure not making it feel that way. With between 15 to 20 days left until the blossoms on the Tidal Basin cherry trees reach peak bloom, what else can we do but stay inside and watch EarthCam's live Cherry Blossom camera? more... 3/29/2014
Kitten cam! The hit site that lets you play with cats online and remotely control their toys (dailymail.co.uk)
Cat pictures have become a staple of the internet, but one robotics firm is bring real felines online with an internet connected cat toy and webcam.
Idaho firm has already installed its system in 10 animals shelters across the US, letting anyone play with cats via the system.
Users join a virtual queue, and can then control three toys and a webcam in the enclosure.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2588267/Kitten-cam-The-site-lets-play-cats-online-remotely-control-toys.html#ixzz2wzqEio45
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Drones: Coming Soon To A Farm Near You? (wuis.org)
Unmanned aerial vehicles aren’t just for spies or for the battlefield. Farmers all over the country think drones can give them a leg up, too.
Tech-savvy farmers have been waiting for years for the government to make up its mind about the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles. Right now, anyone flying a drone for business instead of as a hobby is actually breaking federal law. But the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which oversees U.S. airspace, says it plans to roll out rules for drones this year. more... 3/24/2014
CityArchRiver Launches New Web Cam For Viewing Arch Grounds Construction (stlouis.cbslocal.com)
On Monday, CityArchRiver 2015 Foundation launched a new camera that shows several views of construction on the renovation of the Gateway Arch grounds and its surroundings.
The robotic camera, placed on the roof of the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch, will offer panoramic views of the Arch grounds and downtown St. Louis in addition to high-resolution images of different components of the CityArchRiver 2015 project. The project construction website also has archived progress and time-lapse videos of construction. more... 3/18/2014
Relive memories of Beamsville Ice Palace (niagarathisweek.com)
decided to take a peek at the Town of Lincoln Community Complex Construction Camera on Tuesday morning, and all I can say is wow.
I can’t remember the last time I logged on to view it, but you can see just how much progression has been made as they work on the ice surface of the arena. Take a look for yourself at http://earthcam.net/projects/townoflincoln/ more... 3/18/2014
Temple Bar is absolutely packed at the moment... (joe.ie)
Are you heading in to Temple Bar to meet up with a few mates this evening? Well, good luck trying to find them among this lot...
Temple Bar isn’t exactly everyone’s cup of tea at the best of times. Still, that hasn’t stopped hundreds, if not thousands, of people from cramming into Temple Bar’s streets since 2pm this afternoon in order to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. more... 3/17/2014
This is what Dublin looks like on St. Patrick's Day (theweek.com)
t's only a little after 3:00 p.m. in Ireland, but the revelries have started early; countless green-hatted partiers can be spotted dancing, taking pictures, and raising glasses. If you want to party vicariously - no matter where you are this St. Patrick's Day - click over to EarthCam and check out the live feed. more... 3/17/2014
EarthCam Construction Cameras Document Over $120 Billion of Projects in 2013 (consumerelectronicsnet.com)
EarthCam construction cameras were hard at work in 2013, documenting the most important and highly-valued projects around the world. Last year, the webcam technology experts installed live streaming and megapixel time-lapse cameras to document more than $120,000,000,000 worth of construction projects. more... 3/13/2014
Take your kids on a virtual safari with these 6 animal webcam feeds (dailybulletin.com)
But luckily when the weather gets tough, the tough can go online. There is a menagerie of webcams around the world, broadcasting animals of all kinds in zoos, aquariums, sanctuaries and the wild.
I figure if my kids are going to beg me to watch videos on the computer, at least they can learn some observation skills and gain an appreciation for wildlife. I gave each of the girls paper and a box of crayons, and encouraged them to draw pictures of the animals they were watching. For older kids there are even lesson plans you can use to help encourage your own budding Jane Goodalls. more... 3/10/2014