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Steam Power Moves Ancient Monument

The model department of the United States Patent Office in Washington is illuminated here and there with the original models of the very great inventions.

In one of the cabinets is to be seen Morse’s original model of the telegraph instrument, fashioned by his own hands. The model is very crudely made, but it inspires reverence in the visitor, and even a certain sort of awe, when he pauses to think of what the telegraph has done for the advancement of the world, and what a slow universe this would e if we did not have telegraphic communication with our fellow beings in the world over.

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9gag Creates Meme Monument

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To celebrate their seventh birthday, the widely mocked internet humor site 9gag created a “man-made monument to humor,” with internet memes submitted by the site’s userbase etched all over the stone monolith. While many of the memes included on this gravestone to comedy are clearly bad, which one was the worst?

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Weekend Events: Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10K, Pet Expo and more

Weekend Events: Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10K, Pet Expo and more
Activities include puppy races, dog contests, dog adoptions, an inflatable obstacle course for kids, training/trick/agility demonstrations, an agility course, and a silent auction. Admission is $ 10 for adults, $ 5 for children (2-12); children under 2 …
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