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A DIRTY PAST

From soft dough to paper, the world’s definition of a napkin has evolved significantly over the past couple thousand years. (It’s currently evolving again.)
STILL POPPING UP HERE AND THERE

The Gopher protocol, invented at the University of Minnesota in 1991, isn't supported by the modern web basically at all. But despite this, it lingers on, a quarter century from its peak. Here's how.
BLUE IS THE MOST DOMINANT COLOR

Somehow CGA graphics, the IBM PC’s first take on color, haven’t completely faded into history. But those four colors inspire a whole lot of nostalgia.
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