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How the new astronomy obscured the traditional night sky (laphamsquarterly.org)
28 points by diodorus 3 days ago | past | web | 3 comments
Operation Ajax: How the CIA’s first attempt at regime change nearly failed (laphamsquarterly.org)
47 points by pepys 11 days ago | past | web | 50 comments
Uncivil Civility: A literary fight club (1858) (laphamsquarterly.org)
13 points by samclemens 16 days ago | past | web
Oscar Wilde’s Radical Wit (laphamsquarterly.org)
56 points by samclemens 19 days ago | past | web | 11 comments
Crossing the Sahara in the Fourteenth Century (laphamsquarterly.org)
88 points by Thevet 26 days ago | past | web | 23 comments
Making an Ancient Roman Murderer (laphamsquarterly.org)
22 points by robertsd247 32 days ago | past | web
Sights and sounds of the final hours of World War I (laphamsquarterly.org)
86 points by lermontov 33 days ago | past | web | 39 comments
Making an Ancient Roman Murderer (laphamsquarterly.org)
21 points by merrier 33 days ago | past | web | 1 comment
The history of humans trying to reduce one another to a personality profile (laphamsquarterly.org)
169 points by diodorus 34 days ago | past | web | 68 comments
A history of sports fans resorting to performance-enhancing curses (laphamsquarterly.org)
38 points by benbreen 39 days ago | past | web | 2 comments
Telegraph operators were first to know news of the Civil War (laphamsquarterly.org)
25 points by samclemens 45 days ago | past | web | 1 comment
Tank Kee’s Library: The adventures of a Chinese imperial encyclopedia (laphamsquarterly.org)
13 points by lermontov 53 days ago | past | web | 1 comment
Ovid’s Game: Pickup Artists Trace a Path from the Ars Amatoria to Neil Strauss (laphamsquarterly.org)
2 points by pepys 62 days ago | past | web
Dr. Johnson's Dream (laphamsquarterly.org)
4 points by benbreen 68 days ago | past | web | 1 comment
A Flannery O’Connor Reading List (laphamsquarterly.org)
56 points by flannery 73 days ago | past | web | 9 comments
Medieval Wellness Tips (laphamsquarterly.org)
77 points by pepys 77 days ago | past | web | 67 comments
“Eat More Onions”: Desperate and massively debatable medical advice from 1918 (laphamsquarterly.org)
40 points by Hooke 84 days ago | past | web | 44 comments
Parry and Thrust: On Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley (laphamsquarterly.org)
55 points by lermontov 88 days ago | past | web | 12 comments
A Room of Her Own (laphamsquarterly.org)
13 points by pepys 88 days ago | past | web | 3 comments
Remembering Castle Garden, a nineteenth-century immigrant welfare state (laphamsquarterly.org)
13 points by samclemens 89 days ago | past | web
Frédéric Chopin and George Sand Go to Majorca (laphamsquarterly.org)
46 points by tintinnabula 3 months ago | past | web | 12 comments
The Art of Not Dying: the First Emperor’s Pursuit of Immortality (laphamsquarterly.org)
101 points by lermontov 4 months ago | past | web | 78 comments
The life of the doctor called to perform at the Hamilton-Burr duel (laphamsquarterly.org)
15 points by lermontov 4 months ago | past | web
Do Not Read: Restricted collections in remarkable libraries (laphamsquarterly.org)
70 points by diodorus 4 months ago | past | web | 13 comments
How science and myth collide in water (laphamsquarterly.org)
7 points by Vigier 4 months ago | past | web
The story of the Avignon papacy and an acclaimed Rhône wine (laphamsquarterly.org)
33 points by lermontov 4 months ago | past | web | 1 comment
The Children of Anaxagoras: Did hands make us human? (laphamsquarterly.org)
35 points by diodorus 5 months ago | past | web | 6 comments
Egil the Mean: The violent backstory of a Viking poet (laphamsquarterly.org)
28 points by Thevet 5 months ago | past | web | 3 comments
Mementos of a Forgotten Frontier (laphamsquarterly.org)
19 points by Thevet 5 months ago | past | web | 4 comments
Killer Queens: When women ran the empire–and their history was preserved by men (laphamsquarterly.org)
1 point by pepys 5 months ago | past | web
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