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See what's happening in Africa
There's something relaxing about being on the African plains -- but Africam will allow you to have the experience while sitting at home.
The website, designed in order to bring about more awareness around the illegal wildlife trade, has set up cameras in African areas including Tembe, Nkorho, Idube and the Elephant Plains. Users can connect to these cameras for free, receive animal alerts and take photos 24/7. The Africams can also be used on mobile if you have an iPad or iPhone.
Order snail mail: miniature messages
California-based Leafcutter designs, owned by Lea Redmond and her brother, offers tiny letters set with miniature wax seals for those who want a more unusual spin on typical letter writing.
Once a message is submitted online, the studio makes the letter in-studio and mails it onwards. In order to let the recipient read what's written, each order comes with a magnifying glass as well as a see-through coin case for presentation.
The service has proven popular, and the product range has now expanded to include one-inch-wide custom letters and 1.75-inch-wide packages aimed at product launches and event invitations.
... watch paint dry.
The Watching Paint Dry Webcam is simply that. Set up in 1998 by Patti A. McEwin, the camera was turned on when her family was painting the dining room.. and that's where it has stayed ever since.