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These live webcams take you to beaches, parks and walking districts, making you wish you were in Miami right now!

Case in point, here's an interesting tidbit of imaging history: the first webcam ever was actually invented by lazy students at Cambridge University who didn't want to waste a trip to the nearby coffee pot if it was going to be empty when they got there.

But that same anonymity makes it possible for people to say all the awful things that make the Internet such an annoying and sometimes frightening place.

This week: what happens when the Internet turns on you?

Short version: We think the existing network of outdoor webcams is an important source of imagery for environmental monitoring.