Time capsules are part of a beloved tradition dating back thousands of years. Designed to connect the past to present civilizations, they come in many shapes and forms. They can range from planned, physical objects filled with historically significant items or data from the time period of its creation (such as the Golden Record I and II on the Voyager spacecraft) to unintentional preservations of times past (such as the city of Pompeii).
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Sharing truly is caring, even among babies.
Beadwork is an aesthetically beautiful form of art, but it also represents so much more than what's on the surface.
It started as a poem, filled with lines inviting readers to listen to “the whisper” and act. Then it became a children’s book with majestic owls and other airy illustrations. Now, Tom Rivett-Carnac‘s children’s book What Happened When We All Stopped has become a wistful animated poem narrated by anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace Jane Goodall.
In 1964, a persistent hurricane-stricken Jacksonville, Florida crowd gathered excitedly to watch The Beatles step foot on stage.
Design technologist Rachel Binx has created a way to turn your most jovial journeys and wondrous wanderings into physical trinkets.
There was a time when 24-year-old Rehan Staton thought he would never go to college. He had faced numerous rejections in the past and was certain his future resided elsewhere. So, he was very reluctant to open the email he received from Harvard Law School. Little did he know that an acceptance letter was waiting for him. “It was probably the most surreal moment of my life,” he admits.
Just in case we needed some hard evidence to prove that dogs are truly “man’s best friend,” new research has...
Over the past few months, many of our homes have shifted, somewhat reluctantly, into our office space, school, lounge area,...
Gazing at the moon via telescope, photography, or simply lying out in an open field is a majestic perspective we earthlings are commonly afforded. Although we long to experience seeing the earth from the moon's perspective, the reality is that public trips to the moon are yet to exist. However, there just may be a solution thanks to the innovative mind of planetary scientist James O’Donoghue.
The Volkswagen Type 2 (also known as a “Hippie Van”)
We humans owe a great deal of gratitude to bees.