delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

writing the script for animal house -- 8/17/17

"east berliners romped through the newly porous wall" -- 8/16/17

the perils of overreach -- 8/15/17

lincoln tries to recruit garibaldi -- 8/14/17

crows have a pr problem -- 8/11/17

jules verne was never that interested in science -- 8/10/17

almost all of us are a lot better than average -- 8/09/17

filming star wars was a disaster -- 8/08/17

very few wanted to enlist for world war I -- 8/07/17

u.s. grant's humiliation -- 8/04/17

math is the world's dominant language -- 8/03/17

the most successful mammalian predator in Africa -- 8/02/17

her monthly allowance greatly reduced from $12 million to $8,000 -- 8/01/17

a ban on drinking alcohol -- 7/31/17

leonardo, michelangelo, and paper -- 7/28/17

the self-taught engineers of the erie canal -- 7/27/17

chairman mao's catastrophe -- 7/26/17

the magic of the flounder -- 7/25/17

the danish devastation of england -- 7/24/17

brothers who were set up to kill each other -- 7/21/17

the microbiome -- 7/20/17

the american meat colossus -- 7/19/17

movie attendance reaches an all-time low -- 7/18/17

thomas jefferson and sally hemings -- 7/17/17

how emotions are made -- 7/14/17

studying sex -- 7/13/17

the rise of spiritualism -- 7/12/17

george washington crosses the delaware river -- 7/11/17

shawnee scalping technique -- 7/10/17

edward hopper's paintings -- 7/07/17

pollen is food -- 7/06/17

don cornelius and soul train -- 7/05/17

china, sun yat-sen, and the revolution of 1911 -- 7/03/17

the childhood of marlon brando -- 6/30/17

how babies learn -- 6/29/17

the debut of "stairway to heaven" -- 6/27/17

wax tablets were popular in ancient greece and rome -- 6/28/17

the "hollywood on the tiber" era -- 6/26/17

the end of christian civilization -- 6/23/17

choose what to leave out -- 6/22/17

how the moon was created -- 6/21/17

a brief guide to the interstate highway system -- 6/20/17

the biggest underreported story of the twentieth century -- 6/19/17

the origins of america's national parks -- 6/16/17

incentives can impede productivity -- 6/15/17