5 ways to experience Las Vegas without actually being here (reviewjournal.com)
EarthCam offers several webcam streams from sites across the valley. If users want to check out the Welcome to Las Vegas sign or the Bellagio Conservatory, there are cams for both of those.
Similarly, the service even has a live stream that allows you to actually watch people tie-the-knot in Las Vegas, as the website has a camera set up at Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel. more... 4/21/2016
Watch Canadian polar bears on new live webcams (kelownanow.com)
A new webcam has gone live and it highlights playful polar bears in Canada’s largest polar bear habitat.
The Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat in Ontario is home to two polar bears, Ganuk and Henry. The habitat is the only captive bear facility in the world solely dedicated to polar bears and provides a sanctuary for orphaned cubs and captive bears. more... 4/13/2016
Hang out with Cochrane polar bears (thesudburystar.com)
The Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat is both the largest and the only captive bear facility in the world dedicated solely to polar bears. The devoted team is committed to raising awareness about polar bear care and the difficulties they face due to climate change. Spend a day with the polar bears with EarthCam’s live webcams. more... 4/13/2016
Time Lapse Video of Wrigley Field Marquee Installation (patch.com)
he nation's oldest ballpark just didn't look the same during the offseason months when the famous "Marquee" was missing from the exterior of Wrigley Field.
But the iconic Chicago Cubs symbol is back, and many say it looks even better than it had for the decades it stood prior to the re-installation. The sign was restored by Southwater Sign Company in Elmhurst for several months. more... 4/11/2016
If Only All Of America’s Crumbling Bridges Could Be Repaired This Fast (fastcoexist.com)
JESSICA LEBER 03.31.16 3:45 PM
A 99-year-old bridge was rebuilt in just 39 months, but you can watch the entire process in the time-lapse video below in two minutes.
Either way, it’s fast. The Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge replacement project, in Massachusetts, is a rare construction project that finished ahead of schedule (by four months) and under budget (by $5 million). The video, courtesy of EarthCam, which had an HD camera on the construction site from August 2012 to November 2015, captures the rebuilding of the 870-foot span, including new car and bike lanes and lighting. more... 4/1/2016