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April 9, 2014

Jonathan Tobin: Why Did Kerry Lie About Israeli Blame?

Samuel G. Freedman: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Jessica Ivins: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Kim Giles: Asking for help is not weakness

Kathy Kristof and Barbara Hoch Marcus: 7 Great Growth Israeli Stocks

Matthew Mientka: How Beans, Peas, And Chickpeas Cleanse Bad Cholesterol and Lowers Risk of Heart Disease

Sabrina Bachai: 5 At-Home Treatments For Headaches

The Kosher Gourmet by Daniel Neman Have yourself a matzo ball: The secrets bubby never told you and recipes she could have never imagined

April 8, 2014

Lori Nawyn: At Your Wit's End and Back: Finding Peace

Susan B. Garland and Rachel L. Sheedy: Strategies Married Couples Can Use to Boost Benefits

David Muhlbaum: Smart Tax Deductions Non-Itemizers Can Claim

Jill Weisenberger, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.E : Before You Lose Your Mental Edge

Dana Dovey: Coffee Drinkers Rejoice! Your Cup Of Joe Can Prevent Death From Liver Disease

Chris Weller: Electric 'Thinking Cap' Puts Your Brain Power Into High Gear

The Kosher Gourmet by Marlene Parrish A gift of hazelnuts keeps giving --- for a variety of nutty recipes: Entree, side, soup, dessert

April 4, 2014

Rabbi David Gutterman: The Word for Nothing Means Everything

Charles Krauthammer: Kerry's folly, Chapter 3

Amy Peterson: A life of love: How to build lasting relationships with your children

John Ericson: Older Women: Save Your Heart, Prevent Stroke Don't Drink Diet

John Ericson: Why 50 million Americans will still have spring allergies after taking meds

Cameron Huddleston: Best and Worst Buys of April 2014

Stacy Rapacon: Great Mutual Funds for Young Investors

Sarah Boesveld: Teacher keeps promise to mail thousands of former students letters written by their past selves

The Kosher Gourmet by Sharon Thompson Anyone can make a salad, you say. But can they make a great salad? (SECRETS, TESTED TECHNIQUES + 4 RECIPES, INCLUDING DRESSINGS)

April 2, 2014

Paul Greenberg: Death and joy in the spring

Dan Barry: Should South Carolina Jews be forced to maintain this chimney built by Germans serving the Nazis?

Mayra Bitsko: Save me! An alien took over my child's personality

Frank Clayton: Get happy: 20 scientifically proven happiness activities

Susan Scutti: It's Genetic! Obesity and the 'Carb Breakdown' Gene

Lecia Bushak: Why Hand Sanitizer May Actually Harm Your Health

Stacy Rapacon: Great Funds You Can Own for $500 or Less

Cameron Huddleston: 7 Ways to Save on Home Decor

The Kosher Gourmet by Steve Petusevsky Exploring ingredients as edible-stuffed containers (TWO RECIPES + TIPS & TECHINQUES)

Jewish World Review

Just you watch!

By Randy A. Salas


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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | (MCT) Webcams have changed significantly since a remotely observed coffee pot started percolating in the Trojan Room of the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory in the early '90s. But even though that first use of the technology is defunct (see www.cl.cam.ac.uk/coffee/coffee.html), the spirit of the coffee cam lives on in other webcams that offer unspectacular views of little or no real-time activity.

www.cheddarvision.tv

Ah, here's a golden moldy: Cheddarvision, a new webcam that inspired today's theme. Presented by England's West County Farmhouse Cheesemakers, it shows a wheel of cheddar cheese aging oh-so-slowly over the course of a year. The only thing moving quickly here is the timer, which, in a nice touch of British humor, measures to the millisecond.

www.mirimgs.com/webcam/paint.html

If you think watching cheese age is akin to watching paint dry, then you obviously have never actually done the latter. You can with the Official Watching Paint Dry Webcam. It looks a lot like a photo. If you prefer the other end of the process, look no further than the Peeling Paint WebCam (www.sudftw.com/paintcam.htm).

www.coolercam.com

Using Coolercam, you can watch the activity around the water cooler in the back room of a small office. "Unfortunately, since we're mostly lethargic computer professional-types, you'll probably have to wait a while before anything happens," the site says. No kidding.

www.lochness.co.uk/livecam

Look (and look and look) for the legendary Loch Ness Monster with this webcam positioned over Scotland's famous lake. Hard to see at night? No problem. Look for UFOs.

www.cellsalive.com/cam0.htm

Cells Alive! lets you see how cancer cells and bacteria change over time. While the Cancer Cell Cam and Bacteria Cam aren't truly live, their real-time presentations are certainly worth checking out, especially because you can speed up the process to see a time-lapse view of changes.

www.awi-bremerhaven.de/NM_WebCam º

Life can be a bit boring at a snowbound Antarctic research outpost. The outdoor webcam for the polar and marine research center of Germany's Alfred Wegener Institute drowsily proves the point.

www001.upp.so-net.ne.jp/gardens

The light is always on and the temperature remains a steady 38 degrees in the Japanese refrigerator monitored by Fridge Cam. Judging from the gallery of past photos, taken every 10 minutes, that's about all that happens.

www.flexmussels.com/musselcam.html

Flex Mussels' Live Musselcam notes that "mussels grow very, very slowly." Even if the tongue-in-cheek presentation is really an animated scene with a superimposed clock, it honors the spirit of the original coffee cam.

www.earthcam.com/usa/hawaii/bigisland/coffee

The coffee cam is no longer with us, but you can honor its memory by watching coffee beans grow with the Coffee Plantation Cam in Kona, Hawaii. Here's to you, coffee cam.

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Randy A. Salas is a columnist for the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Do you have a favorite Web site or a question about how to find something on the Internet? Send a note by clicking here.



Previously:

New year, new diet
Your mail answered
Chatting: Central characters
Wonders never cease
Secret messages
For your consideration
Freaky food forays
Best of 2006 online
Missed marketing
H.G. Wells’ legacy endures
A quest for dragons
E-mails you've sent
In the news
It's free!
Websites that help you find books that are right for you
Coping with illness
Some serious face time
Some serious face time
In reply to your e-mail ...
Turn your handwriting into a computer-based font that will allow you to churn out homespun greetings
Music for everyone
'Elusive planet' can be viewed clearly from Earth with the naked eye
Central characters
E-mail @ 35
Idle chatter
Funny money
Classic artwork in motion
For an unusual Thanksgiving
Your slip is showing
Best of the worst
Test your mind power
Remain anonymous

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