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We're nearing the 50th anniversary of the interment of a certain famous '57 Plymouth. The car is the piece de résistance of a time capsule created by Tulsa residents and lowered into a well on the courthouse lawn. The car, which also contains "fourteen bobby pins, a ladies' compact plastic rain cap, several combs, a tube of lipstick, a pack of gum, a wad of Kleenex, $2.73 in bills and coins, a pack of cigarettes with matches, an unpaid parking ticket, and a bottle of tranquilizers," will be gifted to the person--or the descendant--who, in 1957, most correctly extrapolated the 2007 population of Tulsa. Watch the exhumation live on June 15th. How fun to win after a fifty year wait! I've never been so good at time capsules--I put one together in an old Orange Sherbet container when I was eight (contents: notebook w/extensive libelous content, subpar Brownie badges torn from my sash, and some Gummi Peaches), but when I tried to lift it from its shallow grave near some top soil, I couldn't find it. Of course, I was convinced a second grade mole had confiscated it, and I still don't have proof otherwise. Has anyone ever had a successful (and/or meaningful) time capsule experience?

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A Hamilton-Themed Cookbook is Coming
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Fans of Broadway hit Hamilton will soon be able to dine like the Founding Fathers: As Eater reports, a new Alexander Hamilton-inspired cookbook is slated for release in fall 2017.

Cover art for Laura Kumin's forthcoming cookbook
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Called The Hamilton Cookbook: Cooking, Eating, and Entertaining in Hamilton’s World, the recipe collection by author Laura Kumin “takes you into Hamilton’s home and to his table, with historical information, recipes, and tips on how you can prepare food and serve the food that our founding fathers enjoyed in their day,” according to the Amazon description. It also recounts Hamilton’s favorite dishes, how he enjoyed them, and which ingredients were used.

Recipes included are cauliflower florets two ways, fried sausages and apples, gingerbread cake, and apple pie. (Cue the "young, scrappy, and hungry" references.) The cookbook’s official release is on November 21—but until then, you can stave off your appetite for all things Hamilton-related by downloading the musical’s new app.

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