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  19 OCTOBER 1999

10 of the best websites
by Elizabeth Stout

Every week we look at ten websites covering a particular topic. Today, it's the turn of web cams - those cameras which can show you the world from the comfort of your desktop...

Eilat Reef: An underwater camera with daily footage of dolphins at the Eilat Reef. The quality of the footage is first-class and you almost feel as if you are in the water with them.
www.isracamera.co.il

Eastenders: Watch your favourite EastEnders characters rehearsing and filming in the famous square. A must for diehard fan, but the picture quality isn't great.
www.bbc.co.uk/eastenders/walfordcam/java_pic.shtml

Earthcam: The definitive guide to the best web cameras in place all over the globe. You could spend hours watching live pictures from hundreds of destinations highlighted here.
www.earthcam.com

San Diego Zoo: Join researchers at San Diego Zoo monitoring the development of the latest edition to their panda family.
www.sandiegozoo.org/special/pandacam/index.html

California: Watch Californian sunshine glistening on San Francisco's famous Golden Gate bridge. The camera takes in the city's famous bay from the roof of a nearby building.
events.exploratorium.edu/CAM2/index.html

Ultimate Taxi: Jon Barnes has created a multimedia taxi that he drives around Aspen, Colorado. Join him to experience his laser gimmicks and archive shots of celebrities who have hailed him at one time or another.
www.ultimatetaxi.com/taxinow.htm

Africam: Africam transports you to the plains of an African game reservation with the latest webcam technology. This site is packed with exotic wildlife and landscapes.
www.africam.com

Goat cam: An amusing and completely useless webcam dedicated to a group of goats living in a barn.
www.teleport.com/~randyf/goatcam.html

Haunted Valley: Based in Glossop, Derbyshire, this webcam looks out over the skies of Longdendale, reported to be on of the UK's most active 'window areas' for paranormal phenomena.
www.hauntedvalley.com/webcam.htm

Web cam setup: Ideal if you are thinking of setting up your own webcam. You can learn about the equipment and software to use.
marcussharpe.com/camsetup.htm

 
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