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Create a flavorful exhibit

Wandering through an exhibit or museum is both entertaining and educational. The beauty of a museum is that you can expand the breadth and depth of your knowledge about a subject while going at your own pace and never walking around in circles. SpicyNodes can bring an online exhibit or informational kiosk to life in the same way, providing your visitors with a exploratory journey through virtually any subject.

Take a tour. Then copy our recipe.

SpicyNodes was created by IDEA, which also curates several online exhibits. Take a tour of the WebExhibits that feature implementations of SpicyNodes.

  • Poetry through the Ages: Since ancient Sumarian poets carved their odes into tables more than 4,500 years ago, civilizations have expressed their most profound thoughts through poetry. With SpicyNodes, you can map a course through the evolution of Western poetry. Go to exhibit’s nodes »
  • Daylight Saving Time: The implementation of Daylight Saving Time has been fraught with controversy since Benjamin Franklin conceived of the idea. With SpicyNodes, you can navigate your way through the clouds of debate, as well as find where in the world Daylight Saving Time is observed. Go to exhibit’s nodes »
  • Calendars though the Ages: Since Emporer Huangdi devised the Chinese calendar in 2637 B.C.E., humans have endeavored to organize our lives in accordance with the sun and the stars. With SpicyNodes, you can travel through the history of calendars from a variety of cultures. Go to exhibit’s nodes »

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