delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

dna can store an astonishing amount of information -- 4/24/19

japan closes its doors to the world -- 4/23/19

henry clay's children -- 4/22/19

john lennon and the fbi -- 4/19/19

the war of the worlds -- 4/18/19

the small chapel at the end of the world -- 4/17/19

for churchill, war did not mean forgoing comfort -- 4/16/19

the great native american warrior black hawk -- 4/15/19

beethoven's late string quartets -- 4/12/19

don't stare at a macaque -- 4/11/19

capturing an octopus -- 4/10/19

the portuguese foil napoleon -- 4/09/19

u.s. grant's famed world tour -- 4/8/19

paint is colored glue -- 4/5/19

the ratio of negative to positive behavior in relationships -- 4/4/19

the spanish flu devastates DC -- 4/3/19

the vikings -- 4/2/19

the terrors of a lynch mob -- 4/1/19

andy warhol and pop art -- 3/29/19

harvard college -- 03/28/19

the quest for immortality -- 3/27/19

venezuela seized eighteen corn flour plants from private compa­nies -- 3/26/19

the legend of the 54th massachusetts -- 3/25/19

billie holiday and lady sings the blues -- 3/22/19

the adverb is not your friend -- 3/21/19

the extraordinary phenomenon of musical savants -- 3/20/19

china overtaking the u.s. in scientific research -- 3/19/19

the mexican-american war of 1846-- 3/18/19

church edicts to destroy the violin -- 3/15/19

niccolo machiavelli -- 3/14/19

confronting a tiger -- 3/13/19

one origin of "a line in the sand" -- 3/12/19

wyatt earp's three rules -- 3/11/19

"some magnetic quality which sets them apart" -- 3/8/19

beatrix potter -- 3/7/19

the battle for dinosaur bones -- 3/6/19

the horrifying global famines of the british empire -- 3/05/19

teddy roosevelt and j.p. morgan -- 3/4/19

philadelphia was a cultural mecca -- 3/1/19

the hook -- 2/28/19

a legendary pilfer at apple -- 2/27/19

opium and the shah -- 2/26/19

the invention of the "four hundred" -- 2/25/19

young beethoven -- 2/22/19

washington gets a letter -- 2/21/19