delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

writing great fiction -- 3/24/17

the implied powers of the constitution -- 3/23/17

paris narrowly escapes destruction -- 3/22/17

cannibalism in the animal kingdom is not rare -- 3/21/17

hamburgers and hot dogs -- 3/20/17

the mania for "bird's-eye view" maps -- 3/17/17

one of the most remarkable revolts in world history -- 3/16/17

a ten-year-old japanese-american girl in an internment camp -- 3/15/17

the first professional football game -- 3/14/17

how to increase testosterone levels -- 3/13/17

stalin starves more than one million to their death -- 3/10/17

the amazon was a vast inland sea -- 3/9/17

the beach boys' abusive father -- 3/08/17

the glorious english revolution of 1688 -- 3/7/17

an apple falls from isaac newton's tree -- 3/6/17

america's first great industrial boom -- 3/03/17

a hundred-mile wall is built in berlin -- 3/02/17

eclipsing the wright brothers -- 3/01/17

buying your way into high society -- 2/28/17

ancient sports fanatics -- 2/27/16

temperature influences our feelings -- 2/24/17

how long to form a habit -- 2/23/17

nathan's famous hot dogs and upton sinclair -- 2/22/17

unaccompanied women were not allowed in restaurants -- 2/21/17

pancho villa and emiliano zapata -- 2/17/17

the founding of islam -- 2/16/17

casting out immigrants -- 2/15/17

napoleon's love letter to josephine -- 2/14/17

the rise of an american "strongman" was predicted in 1998 -- 2/13/17

how new amsterdam became new york -- 2/10/17

fred astaire and ginger rogers -- 2/09/17

kitty genovese -- 2/8/17

the favelas of brazil -- 2/8/17

feasts of dolphin flavored with oriental spices -- 2/7/17

polynesian masters of the sea -- 2/6/17

the invention of the railroad -- 2/3/17

the great circle of life -- 2/2/17

beating up george lucas -- 2/1/17

the 1920s real estate boom brought the great depression -- 1/31/17

human sacrifice -- 1/30/17

a president highly acclaimed, then forever derided -- 1/27/17

you are influenced in ways you don't realize -- 1/26/17

how america paid for the civil war -- 1/25/17

the challenges of being a billionaire -- 1/24/17

italian restaurants -- 1/23/17