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Time Capsule Found, But It's Missing A Check Made Out To 'Generations Yet Unborn'

After months of searching, a history museum in Ohio has finally found a time capsule that was sealed by a local church in 1866. But it’s missing a few items, including a check that was supposedly made out to “generations yet unborn”.

Creepy Message From Kids Discovered In 1968 Time Capsule: 'I Am Dead'

Demolitions crews in Albuquerque, New Mexico just discovered a time capsule from 1968 near a former primary school. And based on the messages discovered inside, some kids of the late 1960s had a pretty creepy vision for the future. Or, perhaps, a creepy vision of their present.

Top Secret World War II Bomb Tech Discovered In Time Capsule 

When museum curators cracked open two time capsule drums in Dallas last week they didn’t know exactly what to expect. What they found were some amazingly well preserved pieces of World War II history — bombing technology that helped defeat the Nazis.

Nazi Time Capsule Opened In Poland, But It's Missing A Movie From 1934

Nazis in Poland hold a ceremony before burying the time capsule in 1934 (Historical photo via Gawex.pl and Sebastian Kuropatnicki) Researchers in Poland have uncovered a time capsule, dating from 1934. But this isn’t some ordinary time capsule with the run of the mill items you might expect. Sure, it has newspapers, coins, and books — common items for any time capsule. But these items were buried by Nazis. The books inside? Two copies of Hitler’s Mein Kampf, in perfect condition.

1960s Time Capsule With Questions About Nudity, TV And Smog Opened In California

This week the city of Dana Point, California opened up a time capsule that the community sealed back in 1966. The metal tube, safely tucked inside a boulder in 1968, contained a lot of things you’d expect in your average 20th century capsule — like photos and newspapers. But the most interesting thing inside might be the questions that the people of the 1960s had for 2016.

Man Proposes To Girlfriend With Time Capsule They Buried Together Five Years Ago

Five years ago, Jennifer Storrar and Troy Reddington buried a time capsule together on a remote campsite in South River, Ontario. This summer they went to dig it up, but the jar that had been filled with memories now just contained a mysterious card. Storrar was confused until she opened it up. The note read, “Will you marry me?”

Librarians Find Time Capsule From 1962, Eat Food Inside For Some Reason

Regular readers of Gizmodo know I’m constantly on the hunt for interesting time capsules. But I draw the line at putting your life on the line for a good time capsule story. Especially if it involves something called a “survival biscuit”.

Century-Old Time Capsule Opened, Includes US 10-Cent Note

A time capsule sealed by a bank in 1916 was opened in Saratoga Springs, New York this week. And it has many of the things you’d expect — like some photos of the town, a letter from the president of the bank in 1916 and some old coins. But one artefact stuck out as peculiar to the onlookers of 2016: A US 10-cent note.

Time Capsule Mystery From 1938 Solved With The Help Of 93-Year-Old Man

Time capsules are usually pretty boring. And most people would probably call the latest time capsule that was unearthed in Ohio pretty dull. It contained just a single photo of a middle school class in 1938 and some lists of students. But for one 93-year-old man, that capsule is a reminder that life can be pretty OK sometimes.

Soggy Bags Of Smelly Garbage Unearthed, Helpfully Reminding Time Capsule Enthusiasts Of Their Own Mortality

“This is not a good commercial for Ziploc,” said one disgusted onlooker in Burke, South Dakota. And they weren’t wrong.

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