Lost property across the lifespan – babyhood & beyond

Did you know that according to a recent US survey, we waste on average 2.5 days per year searching for lost stuff, and spend up to $50 per year replacing them? Misplacing things is not just a child’s game. We continue to lose things across the lifespan, sometimes in increasingly novel and exciting ways. We […]

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11 of the weirdest items in the lost and found

Many positive things rose from the ashes of the French Revolution: Liberty Equality Fraternity The lost and found office. Yes, the lost and found office. I bet your history teacher didn’t tell you about that. The Bureau of Found Objects¬†is considered the first modern lost property office. It opened in 1805 when Napoleon ordered the […]

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