delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

stephen hawking on artificial intelligence -- 6/26/19

the desolation of khartoum -- 6/25/19

nick biddle tries to spend money -- 6/24/19

brando in the iconic streetcar named desire -- 6/21/19

bloodletting -- 6/20/19

albert einstein lagged behind other children -- 6/19/19

the british army was slow to learn -- 6/18/19

washington faces rebellion -- 6/17/19

marlon brando on acting in the godfather -- 6/14/19

lbj gets caught for corruption -- almost -- 6/13/19

china's rapid advances in artificial intelligence -- 6/12/19

the devastation of tahiti -- 6/11/19

the great depression: a real estate boom gone bust -- 6/10/19

the real doris day -- 6/7/19

elizabethan theater -- 6/6/19

a radical new theory of evolution -- 6/5/19

erik the red's daughter -- 6/4/19

sears, a&p, and piggly wiggly -- 6/3/19

paganini: the turning-point in the history of virtuosity -- 5/31/19

burn victims -- 5/30/19

kepler and the harmony of god's universe -- 5/29/19

the courage and obstinance of ben franklin's ancestor -- 5/28/19

nixon tries to deport john lennon -- 5/24/19

audrey hepburn and the nazis -- 5/23/19

a cure for cancer? -- 5/22/19

china debates whether to build a wall -- 5/21/19

announcing: a brief history of doom! -- 5/20/19

elvis presley in las vegas -- 5/17/19

intersex: neither wholly male nor female -- 5/16/19

blocking anxiety and stress with light pulses -- 5/15/19

the zulu -- 5/14/19

a brief history of immigration -- 5/13/19

michael crawford debuts as the phantom -- 5/10/19

'you' -- 5/9/19

how to build a thermometer -- 5/08/19

china's golden age -- 5/7/19

harper lee moves to new york -- 5/6/19

the founder of goldman sachs bought a violin for a prodigy -- 5/03/19

nutrition -- 5/2/19

kepler's grim family circumstances -- 5/1/19

the all-powerful chinese naval armada -- 4/30/19

the gershwins' porgy and bess -- 4/29/19

the change in working class voters in the 1970s -- 4/26/19

why some people are creative -- 4/25/19

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