Interested  in travel, nature, or wildlife?  Or perhaps looking to waste a few hours of the day?  Check out the live cams at  It’s pretty much watching the show Planet Earth in real time, and with the option of where and what you want to see.

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Shot of bears catching salmon on a live cam in Alaska.

Overall, this site is simply awesome, with live cams of wild animals, surf breaks, puppy nurseries, and nature landscapes.  Explore also has an extensive collection of educational films and a few good blogs including Mike Prickett’s Reel Life, the story of a recently paralyzed underwater cinematographer’s road to recovery.  Watch penguins stroll around live at the beach, or catch a short video on primate intelligence.  Everything’s there at this hub for the explorer in all of us.