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“Yo, It’s a Time Machine!”

Investigating an unknown cultural object can be a fascinating way to teach research and critical thinking skills—and to learn about unfamiliar times and places. The startled student who unexpectedly discovered this “time machine” encountered one of the largest artifacts in the … Continue reading

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Modern Cabinet of Curiosities Stuns the Eye and Mind

Jay Walker, 52-year-old founder of the Internet think-tank Walker Digital (known for Priceline.com), has built a library celebrating human imagination. Books and artifacts from a Sumerian clay cone to a Kelmscott Chaucer to a German Enigma code machine and a … Continue reading

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