Live webcams at the large hadron collider.
I feel safer now.
They are having the usual startup problems at the LHC, which they hope to work through soon.
I think it would be fascinating if they DIDN'T find the Higgs particle, and had to re-think through the standard model again.
Like much of particle physics, quantum mechanics, cosmology, and the mortality of Schrodinger's cat, the Higgs always seemed somewhere between counter-intuitive, magical and humorous. If it's so big, and gives mass to things, why is it so hard to find? Shouldn't it be everywhere?