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For Egyptian Collector, No Object's Too Dusty Or Trivial For 'Mosaic Of Our History'

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 5:31am

Amgad Naguib collects old ticket stubs, wigs, letters and toothbrushes that he says tell Egypt's history. "I am sure I have more dresses and hats and handbags than you and all your friends," he says.

(Image credit: Jane Arraf/NPR)

How Schools Are Like Uber, Trump U Settlement, And Other Education News Of The Week

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 5:30am

A financial aid flap, DeVos on stage, and more.

(Image credit: Maria Danilova/AP)

An Artist Incubating Chicken Eggs Is No Joke. But Is It Art?

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 4:52am

Artist Abraham Poincheval is roosting over eggs in a Paris museum, hoping to hatch them like a mother hen. NPR'S Scott Simon says it's an attempt at performance art that doesn't quite make the grade.

(Image credit: Stephane de Sakutin /AFP/Getty Images)




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