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The Number of the Day: 10,000

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is currently working with a team to place a 10,000-year clock within a remote Texas mountain. The finished clock will feature specially designed events that will be triggered on the 1, 10, 100, 1000 and 10,000 year anniversaries of the clock. Related Fact: The time capsule buried at the 1939 World’s [...]

Light Switch Time Capsule

When I moved into my new apartment all I got were a bunch of child proof locks on all the cabinets that I had to disassemble. Why not leave a little time capsule for future tenants of your dwelling to discover? Here you can download a template to print out and affix to the inside [...]

Building Made from Recycled Phone Books

Architect Richard Kroeker designed a shed made out of phone books. It was built by architecture students at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia. Kroeker writes: The books form a ready made, insulated building module held in place with sheet metal angles normally used as drywall bead material. Once tensioned, the phone books form a stable wall [...]