MIT Might Rebury That Time Capsule for 2957

When construction crews began digging to construct a new building at MIT they had no idea they’d find a time capsule. Which is why they inadvertently cracked the large glass capsule when it was first uncovered. But now the folks at MIT plan to restore the 1957 time-traveling tube, and since the directions clearly… »Yesterday 3:54pm11/25/15 3:54pm


Time Capsule Opened, Contains Punchline For 71-Year-Old Joke

The residents of Lebanon, New Hampshire, recently discovered a time capsule hidden under the steps of their City Hall. Dated 1944, the capsule was in the form of a brown whiskey bottle. But sadly, there wasn’t any whiskey inside. Instead, it seems like it was just the set-up for a punchline 71 years in the making. »11/06/15 3:00pm11/06/15 3:00pm

Virgin Buries Time Capsule In Most Awkward Ceremony Ever

Virgin broke ground on a new hotel in New York on Friday and, as a courtesy to future generations, they buried a time capsule. That’s the capsule on the far left, and Richard Branson kissing the shoe of Melissa Hill from the U.S. Department of Commerce on the right. Why is Sir Richard Branson kissing a Commerce… »9/28/15 8:15pm9/28/15 8:15pm

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. »6/30/15 6:15pm6/30/15 6:15pm

Time Capsule Found Under Historic Statue, But Should They Open It?

Workers in Rochester, Minnesota were shocked yesterday to discover a time capsule underneath a statue of the Mayo brothers. Nobody knows what's inside, but it's large enough to keep us guessing. Could it be old fashioned medications? Antique stethoscopes? Maybe a samples of a virus that'll wipe out humanity? »4/09/15 4:44pm4/09/15 4:44pm

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 artifacts that they found inside. »3/26/15 4:49pm3/26/15 4:49pm