Our favorite time-lapse videos from last week's blizzard

Behold nature in all its glory!

When news of last week's big blizzard was brewing, most people went to the store to grab milk, eggs and bread.

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Others grabbed their video camera and recorded time-lapse videos of their backyards or other areas to show a speeded up version of snow falling. It's a lot more interesting than watching leaves fall or grass grow. Here's a bunch of our favorites:

First up, my colleague Nick Barber at the IDG News Service posted a camera from the IDG world headquarters in Boston and captured three days of the storm:

The people at NOAA provided a time-lapse view of the storm from the GOES Satellite:

This video, courtesy of Geoff Fox, shows a back deck in Hamden, Conn., which got a LOT of snow during the blizzard:

Here's another back porch view, courtesy of "miges3111":

Finally, here's a view of New York City, courtesy of the Wall Street Journal:

With the popularity of these videos, I'm sure we'll see more time-lapses when the next storm comes rolling through.

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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