delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

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

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

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

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

chiang kai-shek was surrounded by yes men -- 6/14/17

the historical origin of the amazons -- 6/13/17

the mystery of dark matter -- 6/12/17

hemingway took away the nazis' pants -- 6/9/17

the horrors of surgery in the nineteenth century -- 6/8/17

the illegal "pig" trade -- 6/7/17

his choice was hanging or cutting off his own ears -- 6/6/17

scotland, william wallace, and the english king -- 6/5/17

theodore roosevelt versus mark twain -- 6/2/17

the computer mouse -- 6/1/17

comic books are dangerous -- 5/31/17

"democracy" as a civil religion -- 5/30/17

america creates a new world order at bretton woods -- 5/26/17

we are surrounded by dinosaurs -- 5/25/17

norse mythology was foreboding -- 5/24/17

advertisement for tobacco in 1917 -- 5/23/17

audrey hepburn and the nazis -- 5/22/17

child refugees enter america -- 5/19/17

the founding of apple computer -- 5/18/17