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A Photo & 5: The Winchester Mystery House

The Winchester Mystery House was the home of Sara Winchester, heiress to the Winchester Repeating Arms Company fortune. She built the home in San Jose, California after moving there based on the advice of a psychic. Sara visited the psychic after the deaths of her only daughter (1866), and her husband (1881). Sara believed her… Continue reading A Photo & 5: The Winchester Mystery House

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A Photo & 5: Earth’s Message in a Bottle (The Voyager Golden Records)

This week’s Photo & 5 features the 2 golden audio visual phonograph records aboard the Voyager Probes 1 & 2. Maybe I should be embarrassed to admit this, but it’s true: I knew nothing of these records until I heard a reference to them on a public television cartoon that my kids were watching. See?… Continue reading A Photo & 5: Earth’s Message in a Bottle (The Voyager Golden Records)