Colorado College Tutt Special Collections Librarian Jessy Randall shared this VERY special collection with us: The myriad objects, photos, bookmarks, and ephemera left behind betwixt the pages of the books. With placeholders as strange as Legos to condom advertisements to architectural sketches, the bookmarks/ephemera are often baffling or fascinating in and of themselves. Or, […]

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June 3, 2015 | NPR · That’s what researchers found when they gave chimps a device that appeared to work like an oven. The findings add to the argument that our ancestors began cooking soon after learning to control fire.
 

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June 3, 2015 | NPR · The U.S. Department of Agriculture said it will allow pasteurized egg imports from the Netherlands to alleviate dwindling supplies and higher prices from the ongoing outbreak on U.S. poultry farms.
 

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June 3, 2015 | NPR · Only women with more advanced cases of ductal carcinoma in situ benefited from surgery, a study found. Most women do have surgery for DCIS, although it’s a controversial diagnosis.
 

Arts & Life

CBS
June 3, 2015 | NPR · We don’t want to hide the ball on this one, so we’ll just tell you: we really, really, really didn’t like the new show in which families are psychologically tortured over piles of money.
 

NPR
June 3, 2015 | NPR · Leona Francombe’s debut novel is all about rabbits: They eat, they sleep, and they think about the battle of Waterloo. Reviewer Jason Sheehan says it’s a lovely story that sometimes lacks a point.
 

NPR
June 3, 2015 | NPR · Steve Stern’s slice of the mythical South is the Pinch, a hardscrabble immigrant neighborhood of northwest Memphis where the Torah trumps the King James Bible and the rabbis have magical powers.
 

Music

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June 3, 2015 | WXPN · Hear stripped-down performances from the band’s new, narrative-rich album, Strange Trails.
 

Mountain Stage
June 3, 2015 | NPR · In a live setting, the folk duo’s poignant songwriting is offset by sharp, witty stage banter.
 

NPR
June 3, 2015 | NPR · There is a wealth of music, along with music-related artifacts and conversation, on the Internet, but the companies that control these vast resources don’t always prioritize permanence.
 

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