delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

exoplanet J1407b -- 1/20/21

hernando cortes lands "with one bare foot" -- 1/19/21

martin luther king visits india -- 1/18/21

weather report and jaco pastorius -- 1/15/21

how to be a better problem solver and more creative -- 1/14/21

the greatest discovery of all time -- 1/13/21

war sex -- 1/12/21

land booms and busts -- 1/11/21

pompeii's restaurants, bars, and hotels -- 1/8/21

emotional expressions are part of biology -- 1/6/21

guinness beer goes public! -- 1/5/21

attacking george washington -- 1/4/21

the first woman ranger-naturalist at the grand canyon -- 12/31/20

nettie stevens and chromosomes -- 12/30/20

registering women to vote -- 12/29/20

toni morrison -- 12/28/20

dickens and christmas -- 12/24/20

tyrannosaurus rex had feathers -- 12/23/20

the death of mussolini -- 12/22/20

the legendary rendezvous of the mountain men -- 12/21/21

wagner's death -- 12/18/20

locust plagues -- 12/17/20

our future -- 12/16/20

business in the earliest days -- 12/15/20

the horrifying matter-of-factness of slavery -- 12/14/20

the real lois lane -- 12/11/20

casino royale -- 12/10/20

newton versus huygens -- 12/9/20

europe’s banker nathan rothschild -- 12/8/20

farmers versus merchants and bankers -- 12/7/20

richard wagner and war -- 12/4/20

american brevity -- 12/3/20

a true alpha male -- 12/2/20

europe invests in latin america -- 12/1/20

the life of a mountain man -- 11/30/20

native american tribes in northeastern america -- 11/27/20

empty -- 11/25/20

charles rules america -- 11/24/20

money and taxes -- 11/23/20

the greatness of “white christmas” -- 11/20/20

the receding back room

the emergence of cotton -- 11/17/20

slavery and southern unity -- 11/16/20

stanley kubrick at home -- 11/13/20

the fragmentation and concentration of the world -- 11/12/20