Deafening boom over Edinburgh caught on Hive camera

The dramatic moment was recorded by Alison Beattie Jarvie, from her home in Leith, close to the Ocean Terminal.





© The ear-splitting sound of thundersnow, which woke tens of thousands of Edinburgh residents in the e…


“It was my Hive camera in my grandson’s bedroom,” the 40-year-old explained,“I didn’t even realise I had it on camera until this morning.”

Thankfully her 3-year-old grandson was not staying in the bedroom last night.

The Hive camera in the corner of the room captured the bright light that flashed across the sky at 4:46am, before the deafening crash of thundersnow that followed.

The rare weather phenomenon is caused when the air low to the ground is warm enough to cause a thunderstorm, while the air above it is cold enough to create snow.

As the snow falls, the lightning is reflected off tens of millions of snowflakes, making the storm brighter than usual.

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WristCam Is A Camera For Your Apple Watch, Built Into The Strap

The first-ever camera for Apple Watch debuted today. It’s called Wristcam, it’s made by a former Apple program manager and a former GoPro engineer, and it offers both an 8-megapixel “world-facing” and a separate 2-megapixel you-facing camera, allowing you to take pictures on the run, or have a video chat with a face on your wrist.

(Insert obligatory Dick Tracy reference here.)

“Living with Wristcam feels a bit like having superpowers … the phone isn’t always within reach, and it’s nice to have a camera handy when going out with friends, or going on a run, ride, or hike with just an Apple Watch,” Ari Roisman, CEO and co-founder of Wristcam, said in a statement. “But it’s Wristcam’s live video capabilities that are truly next level and sci-fi worthy.”

The watch is brand new,

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The Wristcam is a camera for your Apple Watch

A strap for an Apple Watch equipped with front- and rear-facing cameras is finally launching after nearly four years in development. The Wristcam has an 8-megapixel camera that can shoot 1080p video and take stills in 4K resolution and a 2-megapixel camera for selfies. The company says you’ll also be able to use it as a video walkie-talkie with real-time live-streaming.





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Those might be serviceable cameras, but they’re not likely to replace your iPhone camera. The company sent over a sample of images shot by the Wristcam, which are pretty decent, if a bit underwhelming in the details.



a canyon with a mountain in the background: A photo taken with the new Wristcam.


© Image: Wristcam
A photo taken with the new Wristcam.



a tree with a mountain in the background


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a waterfall with a mountain in the background


© Image: Wristcam


Wristcam, originally called CMRA, shows images on the Watch screen but has a separate battery, which the company says can last an entire day. You can take images and video just by pressing a

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Fauci Willing To Have Coronavirus Vaccine On-Camera, Like Obama, Bush And Clinton

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s leading infectious disease official, said Thursday he would join three former U.S. presidents and volunteer to be given a coronavirus vaccine on-camera to help dispel misinformation about it “as soon as my turn comes up,” Fauci said.

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During a Thursday appearance on Major Garrett’s CBS podcast The Takeout, Fauci emphasized the importance of encouraging as many Americans as possible to get a coronavirus vaccine, which experts say is the best bet to bring the pandemic to an end.

Fauci told Garrett he planned to be inoculated on-camera in hopes of easing fears over the safety of the vaccine and unease over the speed of its development.

When asked when he’d have the

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Former U.S. Presidents Obama, Bush, Clinton willing to take coronavirus vaccine on camera

By Steve Holland and Daniel Trotta



Barack Obama looking at the camera: Former President Barack Obama addresses voters one day before the election, in Atlanta, Georgia


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Former President Barack Obama addresses voters one day before the election, in Atlanta, Georgia

(Reuters) – Former U.S. Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton said they were willing to be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus on television in order to ease any public skepticism over the safety of new vaccines.

“I may end up taking it on TV or having it filmed, just so that people know that I trust this science,” Obama, a Democrat who left the White House in 2017, said in an interview with Sirius XM radio that aired on Wednesday.

Bush, a Republican and Obama’s predecessor, is willing to get a vaccine on camera once the U.S. Food and Drug Administration grants emergency approval, according to Freddy Ford, Bush’s chief of staff.

Clinton, a Democrat, will “definitely take a vaccine as soon as available

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Former Presidents Obama, Clinton and Bush say they’d take COVID-19 vaccine on camera to promote its safety

Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton plan to take a coronavirus vaccine on camera to raise confidence in its safety. 

Mr. Obama said in an interview excerpt on Sirius XM released Wednesday that if the nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, told him the vaccine was safe, he would believe him and signaled that he’d take it himself. 

“So, if Anthony Fauci tells me this vaccine is safe, and can vaccinate, immunize you from getting COVID,” he said. “Absolutely, I’m going to take it.” 

“I promise you that when it’s been made for people who are less at risk, I will be taking it,” he said. “I may end up taking it on TV or having it filmed, just so that people know that I trust this science, and what I don’t trust is getting COVID.” 

Two of his living predecessors said they would

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Obama, Bush and Clinton say they’ll get coronavirus vaccine on camera to boost confidence | Coronavirus Vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three former presidents say they’d be willing to take a coronavirus vaccine publicly, once one becomes available, to encourage all Americans to get inoculated against a disease that has already killed more than 273,000 people nationwide.

Former President Barack Obama said during an episode of SiriusXM’s “The Joe Madison Show” airing Thursday, “I promise you that when it’s been made for people who are less at risk, I will be taking it.”

“I may end up taking it on TV or having it filmed, just so that people know that I trust this science,” Obama added.

Obama undergoing immunization may not be possible for the foreseeable future, though. The Food and Drug Administration will consider authorizing emergency use of two vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna later this month, but current estimates project that no more than 20 million doses of each vaccine will be available by

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Obama, Bush, Clinton Would Take Coronavirus Vaccine on Camera to Show Safety | Health News

Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton have all said they are willing to take the new coronavirus vaccine when available, possibly even doing so on TV to show that the vaccine is safe.

Obama said on an episode of SiriusXM’s “The Joe Madison Show” airing Thursday that he will take a COVID-19 vaccine whenever it becomes available to him.

“I promise you that when it’s been made for people who are less at risk, I will be taking it,” Obama said in audio that was released on YouTube. “I may end up taking it on TV or having it filmed, just so that people know that I trust this science. What I don’t trust is getting COVID.”

Cartoons on the Coronavirus

Bush’s chief of staff on Wednesday confirmed to CNN that the former president reached out to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of

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Wristcam Is an Ambitious $300 Apple Watch Band With Two Cameras

Wristcam is a $300 Apple Watch band with a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. I know. I know!

Wristcam is a $300 Apple Watch band with a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. I know. I know!
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Everything about the $300 Wristcam for Apple Watch sounds ridiculous on its face. There’s the price, which is more than the entry-level Apple Watch SE. There’s the fact that it requires a separate inductive charger, though it can charge at the same time as your Apple Watch. There’s the product itself, which is a water-resistant watch band that has two built-in cameras: an outward-facing, 8-megapixel lens and a 2-MP selfie lens. I imagine anyone who uses it will look like a really silly spy.

And yet I find myself intrigued. I often use the Apple Watch as a remote control for my iPhone camera—usually when I’m shooting videos of myself for work—so the idea of using the watch itself as a camera is appealing. Apple has come a long way

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3 former presidents say they’d take COVID-19 vaccine on camera

Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton plan to take a coronavirus vaccine on camera to raise confidence in its safety. 



George W. Bush, Tim Finchem standing in front of a crowd: The Presidents Cup - Round One


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The Presidents Cup – Round One

Mr. Obama said in an interview excerpt on Sirius XM released Wednesday that if the nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, told him the vaccine was safe, he would believe him and signaled that he’d take it himself. 

“So, if Anthony Fauci tells me this vaccine is safe, and can vaccinate, immunize you from getting COVID,” he said. “Absolutely, I’m going to take it.” 

“I promise you that when it’s been made for people who are less at risk, I will be taking it,” he said. “I may end up taking it on TV or having it filmed, just so that people know that I trust this science, and what I

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