delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

is boyajian's star evidence of extraterrestrial civilizations? -- 4/25/17

the death of garibaldi's wife -- 4/24/17

when leeuwenhoek discovered microorganisms-- 4/21/17

humans cheat -- 4/20/17

the years before mao -- 4/19/17

station clocks had not one, but two minute-hands -- 4/18/17

england destroys its forests -- 4/17/17

the men at the end of the earth -- 4/14/17

all happy books are based on sadness -- 4/13/17

two types on modern artists -- 4/12/17

advice from mark twain on how to tell a story -- 4/11/17

seinfeld's julia louis-dreyfus -- 4/10/17

the star-spangled banner -- why baltimore? -- 4/07/17

voters never approved the euro -- 4/06/17

the 1868 presidential campaign was blatantly racist -- 4/05/17

the wright brothers become anachronisms -- 4/04/17

the treatment of nazi resisters after world war two -- 4/03/17

small words are hard to define -- 3/31/17

neuroplasticity and chronic pain -- 3/30/17

religious qualifications found no place in the con­stitution -- 3/29/17

electricity almost ruined baseball -- 3/28/17

jerry seinfeld's agent -- 3/27/17

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