Sheet music title “Eagerville Waltz”.

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In this third part of their four part series, Big Something interns Jake Brownell and Brian Wray explore the mysterious history of the goings-on within the Independent Order of Odd Fellows operating in Colorado Springs in the early 1900′s. You can watch Part I which is focused on the Royal Arcanum, HERE. [...]

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Portrait of Charles Baldwin Jr. wearing a regal costume including an ermine cape, chain necklace, and cap. The logo on his cap may be that of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

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In the midst of putting together a segment focused on the music scene of Colorado Springs we became aware of a collective of musicians and artists who call themselves The Kings of Space. The group is made up of musicians from Southern Colorado bands Briffaut, The Grant Sabin Band, We Are Not a [...]

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Colorado College Sociology Professor C.J. Pascoe discusses the roots of bullying and its relationship with the enforcement of masculine stereotypes in young men and boys.

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Robert Adams.

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Big Something interns Jake Brownell and Brian Wray recently uncovered a historical list of secret organizations operating in Colorado Springs in the early 1900′s, this discovery fueled an investigatory journey to uncover the secrets of these secret organizations. In this, the second part of their investigation, Jake and Brian explore the history and [...]

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Scene along Tejon Street after the snowstorm of 1913, showing snowbanks and streetcar. Stores visible are Robbins, Dern Coffee, E.G. Hayner, Vorhes Shoe Co. and F.W. Woolworth Co.

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What started as an innocuous visit to the public library resulted in a quest of discovery for Big Something interns Brian Wray and Jake Brownell. You see, they came upon a document titled “Secret Societies of Colorado Springs.” Armed with scant details they endeavored upon a course of action to uncover the truth about these [...]

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Sprawling building with sign “Farmers Insurance Group” and a snow-covered Pikes Peak in background. “Speed Limit 35″ sign in at side of road in foreground. Photo identified on back as Regional Office 3500 North Nevada Avenue.

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From the video description in YouTube (we know nothing more about it, except it has nearly 2.5 million views on YouTube):

A remake of the 1987 classic A Chipmunk Adventure. Summer 2009, Pioneer Museum Colorado Springs, CO. You could have done this…..but you didn’t. Danielle, Sarah, E-mile-I, Justin, Taggart, Abel and Becca, thanks for [...]

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For the last few months I’ve been building what the authorities refer to as a multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle. It turns out that transforming a box of wires, motors and various doodads into something that flies – mostly from scratch – takes a hell of a lot longer than I had initially [...]

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Aerial view of Broadmoor Hotel and surrounding buildings before the International Center was built. Broadmoor Lake, Penrose Stadium and Ice Palace are visible. Photo has identification label on back.

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A little while ago, one of our readers sent us a series of photos of what remains of the old Cheyenne Mountain Lodge (it’s not open the public and we certainly discourage anyone from trespassing, on account of us being responsible members of society), aka The Honeymoon Lodge, one of Spencer Penrose’s many opulent [...]

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Spencer Penrose and man identified on back as Col. Roscoe Turner at Cheyenne Mountain Lodge with view of Pikes Peak behind. “Pikes Peak in the distance” printed on right side of print. Caption on back reads “June 20 1936 Spencer Penrose and Col. Roscoe Turner, famous distance aviator, on top of Cheyenne Mountain Lodge.”

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A couple of months ago, we presented a microLECTURE by Colorado College economics professor Daniel Johnson focused on his methodologies for utilizing the principles of economics to predict the number of medals any given country could be expected to win on the Olympic stage.  If you missed the microLECTURE, you can view [...]

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