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Watch these webcams as Hurricane Sandy hits the East Coast

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Webcams date to an earlier era of the internet: the very first one, in 1991, was pointed at a coffee pot in a computer lab at Cambridge University. But the tradition lives on in various corners of the web, which comes in handy when, say, an enormous storm is barreling toward the East Coast of the United States.

Click here to see the webcam links on Quartz.

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