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Patrons leave all kinds of messages on the vintage typewriter at Literati bookstore in Ann Arbor, Mich. Mike Gustafson hide caption

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'Notes From A Public Typewriter' Muse On Everything From Cats To Commencement

When Mike and Hilary Gustafson opened the Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor, Mich., they put an old typewriter on the store floor so patrons could peck out their thoughts — now compiled in a new book.

Calamity Song The Decemberists
Champloo Crates Reki
Battles

(Left) Sean Hahn is a realtor in Phoenix. (Right) Adriana Rodriguez is a former homeowner. Caitlin O'Hara for NPR hide caption

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How Phoenix's Real Estate Market Is Faring 10 Years After Housing Crisis

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Vibe Drive Podington Bear
See Tycho
Risk of Rain Chris Christodoulou

It took Brynjar Karl Birgisson 11 months to complete the world's largest Titanic replica, using only Legos. Courtesy of Titanic Museum Attraction hide caption

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Builder Of World's Largest Titanic Replica In Lego Says His Autism Is A Gift

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Razin Rim I Lev Leonid Fedorov
Water in Water Buildings
Blue Schwinn Yppah
Anonymous Skulls Medeski, Martin & Wood
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Elmer's Revenge Steve Kimock

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Europe's New Online Privacy Rules Could Protect U.S. Users Too

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No Basic Future
Late Night Tales Jean Philippe Goude

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The U.S. Has Accepted Only 11 Syrian Refugees This Year

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Joyride Meniscus

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Japan's Premier Visits Trump Amid Troubles Both Foreign And Domestic

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5 Star Motel Gitkin
Babe Evenings

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Democrats Call For National Park Service Investigation After Climate Report Deletions

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'Notes From A Public Typewriter' Muse On Everything From Cats To Commencement

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Special herbs MF Doom
Flying Lotus All In

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Trump Attorney Michael Cohen's Secret 3rd Client: Fox News Host Sean Hannity

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