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Is This Time Capsule Filled With $1 Million And A Ghost Or Nah?

Does this mason jar contain a treasure map? Or maybe a million dollars? Or maybe even the ghost of a pirate that spent decades stalking the coast of Florida? No one knows for sure. All we do know is that a Florida woman recently found this old mason jar in a decaying tree trunk and now she’s selling it on eBay.


Australians Reunite Man With Message In A Bottle He Tossed Into The Sea In 1971

An Australian couple were holidaying in Scotland recently when they discovered a curious time capsule: A message in a bottle dated January 15, 1971. Amazingly, they were able to track down the teenager (now in his 50s) who first chucked it into the North Sea.


Shocking Photos Of The 'Time Capsule Mania' That's Sweeping Boston

I love time capsules. I’ve been researching them for nearly a decade. But even I know that time capsules are generally pretty boring. Which is why I found this recent headline about the re-sealing of the 1795 Paul Revere capsule in Boston so funny:


Time Capsule Teaches Valuable Lesson In Never Getting Your Hopes Up Ever

Time capsules can sometimes be pretty cool. But more often than not, they’re boring as shit.


Margaret Atwood Will Periscope Her Secret Time Capsule Book

Author Margaret Atwood’s new book is going in a time capsule. And you won’t be able to read it for nearly 100 years. But wait! There’s a consolation prize for us mere mortals who won’t be around in 2114! Atwood will be livestreaming the encapsuling ceremony on Periscope next week.


The Napa Earthquake Accidentally Unearthed A Time Capsule

If you’re going to put a bottle of wine in a time capsule, maybe don’t bother with a cheap rosé.


Hot New Time Capsule Trend: 3D-Printed Heads

Time capsulers are always on the hunt for items that perfectly represent the 2010s. Lately they have been burying iPhones, Tasers, and even Dogecoins. So what seems to be the hot new trend for 2015? 3D-printed objects.


A Custody Battle Is Raging Over The Contents Of This 1894 Time Capsule

This past Sunday workers demolishing a former telescope factory in Pittsburgh were surprised to find a 19th century time capsule in the cornerstone. Now the demolition company is claiming that it has every right to keep the capsule — along with the incredibly cool telescope artefacts that they found inside.


Paul Revere's 1795 Time Capsule Will Be Opened Today (Again)

People are understandably excited to see what’s inside Paul Revere’s time capsule when it’s opened tonight in Boston. The capsule was first interred in a cornerstone by Revere and Samuel Adams in 1795, and many news outlets are playing up the idea that the contents are a complete mystery. Except that it’s not. Because it was already opened at least once before back in 1855.


Time Capsule Of Unpublished Books Won't Be Opened Until The Year 2114

Sadly, you won’t be able to read Margaret Atwood’s new book. When it’s finally published you’ll be dead. Well, you’ll probably be dead. Because her latest work is going to be placed in a time capsule that won’t be opened until the year 2114. And hers isn’t the only book.