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Loch Ness monster 'spotted 10ft out of water' (dailyrecord.co.uk)
A Paranormal investigator believes he has a picture of the Loch Ness monster - captured from his home in America. Jim Winiski from Iowa claims to have made the first sighting of Nessie on the webcam in more than a decade. In the captured image, he said he saw a long, neck like object rise up at least 10 feet out of the water. It will count as the third official sighting in 2016, after the official register has logged Jim's sighting. Mr Winiski was watching the 'Nessie on the Net' webcam during his lunchtime on Tuesday when a neck popped up.  more... 6/23/2016

6-year-old McDonald's cheeseburger subject of 'most boring web cam on the planet'? (komonews.com)
"You watch the hamburger rot - or not - on live camera," the hostel says on its web page. "You might have to be patient though to see any changes. Chances are that this is the most boring, uneventful web cam on the planet." Boring or not, the burger has become a bit of a icon in Iceland. For one, it has its own hashtag: #Lastburgerselfie  more... 6/16/2016

Pioneer Log Homes sets up webcam to monitor osprey nest (ravallirepublic.com)
Olivia and Oscar live in a high-rise mobile home with a sweeping 360-degree view of the Bitterroot Valley. That view changes a bit every time the wind blows. But the two osprey that have set up housekeeping atop one of Pioneer Log Homes’ cranes don’t seem to mind a bit that their home sways in the breeze. If you happen to doubt that, then you’ll want to tune in on the 24/7 webcam view provided for free by the longtime log home builder in the Bitterroot Valley. Emily Howard of Pioneer Log Homes said they just got the feed up and running this week. That followed a hair-raising journey up to the top of the 56-foot tall crane by one of the business’ owners, Dean Jordan, to set up the webcam near the osprey nest.  more... 6/16/2016

New York Wheel foundation takes shape (silive.com)
The final touches on the New York Wheel's foundation will begin Saturday when 4,000 cubic yards of concrete are poured at the St. George site. From roughly 2 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, the first of two pours will take place at the future home of the 630-foot-tall tourist attraction, said Wheel spokeswoman Tiffany Townsend. "This is a construction milestone for the project as the pours will mark the completion of the Wheel's foundation," she said. "All the work we have been doing to date has been to build the foundation that the legs will go into and that the Wheel will ultimately be built on. ... Once the foundation is complete, we will be able to erect up, which probably won't begin until the fall."  more... 6/10/2016

Hilton Cleveland downtown hotel construction time-lapse (herald.com)
The Hilton Cleveland Downtown Hotel celebrated its grand opening in June 1. EarthCam's construction camera documented progress for the new 32-story hotel from February 2014 to May 2016 with HD imagery and released a time-lapse movie of the entire process.  more... 6/9/2016

Watch an Amazing Time Lapse Video of How the World Trade Center's Train Station Was Built (travelandleisure.com)
It took more than a decade to build, but the striking new transportation hub under New York City’s World Trade Center, called the Oculus, finally celebrated its ribbon cutting on May 26. To commemorate the historic moment, EarthCam released a time-lapse movie showing the entire five-year construction in two minutes.  more... 6/2/2016

      

 

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