If Saving Time in a Bottle, Don't Lose the Bottle

The year 2000 has spurred a renewed interest in time capsules. But according to the International Time Capsule Society at Atlanta's Oglethorpe University, 90% of time capsules are never recovered. On the ITCS's wanted list of rogue capsules:

--Wilkinsburg, Pa., capsule: during a 1986 centennial celebration, residents found a capsule from 1912 with documents and medals. Unfortunately, they were looking for a still-lost one from 1962.

--Corona, Calif., capsules: 17 capsules were buried in the '30s. Pavements were ripped up around the city in 1986, but none has been found.

--M*A*S*H time capsule: buried in 1983 under a 20th Century Fox...

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