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time capsule

a container holding articles, documents, etc., representative of the current age, buried in the earth or in the foundations of a new building for discovery in the future
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Time Capsule

A combination wireless router and backup disk from Apple. It provides the same functions as Apple's AirPort Extreme wireless router along with a high-capacity hard drive and was designed to work with Apple's Time Machine backup software. See AirPort and Time Machine.
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Braehead Primary headteacher, Lorraine Dollard said:"The pupils were eager to be involved in burying the time capsule.They took time to carefully consider what they thought would be of interest should it be discovered many years from now.
An NLL statement reads: "There has been speculation online that the Time Capsule will be closed on weekdays following the refurbishment works.
"We were all set with the conclusion of the 50th anniversary celebrations with Hilary McGrady's visit to bury the time capsule, and then we heard about this fantastic find.
* A [pounds sterling]2 coin -- a nod to the coin that Bertram included in his original time capsule and to represent the Queen as the current monarch
In addition to the time capsule ceremony, the Annual Meeting was an opportunity to thank longtime Y staff members and volunteers, and also welcome new leaders to the NSYMCA Board.
Construction of the new building is well underway and this was an opportunity to gather on site to celebrate the school of today by ensuring that a selection of pertinent objects, including postcards, journals showing a "day in the school life", photo stories of Connah's Quay life, newsletters and sports day programmes, will be available for the students of tomorrow when they open the time capsule in 2050.
St Andrew's Secretary Centenary Steering Committee member Kenneth Tan told Malay Mail that the new time capsule was bought from Australia from a professional seller as they wanted to ensure that items placed inside could withstand the test of time.
Here we go: What are the concerns with designing a time capsule? Discuss the typical design parameters below and any others your student teams feel are important.
Sixty years later, Embassy Asuncion was preparing for construction of a new chancery and reviewing the precedents set in 1956 when staff realized the time capsule was still buried on the chancery grounds somewhere.
During the dedication ceremony that was held September 18, 1920, members of the Louisiana Vicksburg National Military Park Commission placed a time capsule in the cornerstone of the memorial.
The Pioneer Works show included fascinating documentary material from this period, drawn from the group's obsessively kept archive, and emphasized one of the least-known aspects of their oeuvre: a series of time capsules. Among the earliest of these was Time Capsule 19721984, a refrigerator containing "items unique to the early seventies," including a selection of magazines, marijuana, and "UN-natural foods." Aerosol Arsenal, 1975, reflected then-new revelations about the depletion of the ozone layer.
The company currently sells three routers the (http://www.apple.com/airport-express/) AirPort Express , (http://www.apple.com/airport-extreme/) AirPort Extreme and the (http://www.apple.com/airport-time-capsule/) AirPort Time Capsule .