delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

directly communicating between brains -- 10/18/18

the father of information theory -- 10/17/18

german jews were superpatriots -- 10/16/18

the boldness of the monroe doctrine -- 10/15/18

nat king cole's humiliation -- 10/12/18

"the strong do what they can, the weak suffer what they must" -- 10/11/18

this is why humans have big brains -- 10/10/18

love and marriage in the mexican revolution -- 10/09/18

a society in which LSD is administered to an infant once a week -- 10/5/18

joseph smith has his founding vision at age seventeen -- 10/04/18

the new york times didn't believe rockets could be used to explore space -- 10/3/18

geography determines destiny -- 10-2-18

the richest man in america goes bust -- 10/1/18

stan lee and spiderman -- 9/28/18

blinding fifteen thousand war captives -- 9/27/18

caterpillars turn into butterflies -- 09/26/18

the racism of the british against the irish -- 9/25/18

bill clinton in the white house -- 9/24/18

the first american poet was a woman -- 9/21/18

the most lethal gas is incense -- 9/20/18

the first wireless phone -- 09/19/18

german jews wanted to negotiate with the nazis -- 9/18/18

dams were congressional boondoggles -- 9/17/18

the many failures of walt disney -- 9/14/18

a philosopher of the absurd -- 9/13/18

mass extinctions have dominated earth's history -- 9/12/18

king george and the murder of tsar nicholas II -- 9/11/18

the controversial end of the vietnam war -- 9/10/18

the hollywood cowboy roy rogers -- 9/07/18

i was hungry and you fed me -- 9/6/18

beetles and society -- 9/05/18

concentration camps in mexico -- 9/04/18

jazz's legendary earl "fatha" hines -- 8/31/18

cavemen did not have cavities -- 8/30/18

brain freeze -- 8/29/18

diplomacy between britain and china -- 8/28/18

the first texas oil boom -- 8/27/18

the qing dynasty's use of art -- 8/24/18

the japanese begin to eat meat -- 8/23/18

the importance of nothing -- 8/22/18

karl marx and the french revolution -- 8/21/18

fdr's path to the presidency -- 8/20/18

the origins of cubist art -- 8/17/18

lincoln tried to recruit garibaldi -- 8/16/18

the empty universe -- 8/15/18