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Andy Warhol Time Capsules: The art of documentation

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For the better part of a decade, specialists in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania have been painstakingly cataloging the contents of over 600 cardboard boxes. In the boxes are hundreds of thousands of records that collectively detail the life of the iconic 20th … Continue reading

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Worried about iCloud? DO keep storing files in the cloud.

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We’re sure you’re all aware of the iCloud scandal that’s currently circulating, since it seems we can’t access the Internet without running into it a time or twenty. Basically, several prominent Hollywood celebrities got their iCloud accounts hacked and the … Continue reading

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Bizarre Invention: Edward Poppowitsch’s Electrical Fishing Apparatus (1894)

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Planning on doing some fishing this summer? What fishing excursion would be complete without Edward Poppowitsch’s Electrical Fishing Apparatus?      Patented in 1894, this apparatus is mainly designed to alert you when you have caught a fish. How does it … Continue reading

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Digital History: Let’s celebrate Cinco de Mayo with fun facts and digital documents

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! Did you know that Cinco de Mayo is not actually Mexico’s Independence Day? If not, you’re not alone. In fact, Mexico’s Independence Day is September 16th, and this is just one of many common misconceptions about … Continue reading

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Sweet History: Memories of Maple Seasons Past and Present

Snow at night that melts into muddy mush in the noonday sun – and the sap’s running! It’s maple season in NYS.  Hungry?  Just pass the syrup, please. If you have a sweet tooth and know anything about sugar maples, … Continue reading

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