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Sep 30, 2019

Let a sea of stardust carry you to sleep as we read "Astronomy for Young Folks" and learn about constellations, planets, and the equinoctial points of the ecliptic. You know, kid stuff.

 

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Sep 23, 2019

Sink into slumber as we detail the musical miracle of the Victrola, "the world's greatest instrument," and dream of a distant world where music on demand is a life-changing novelty.

 

Read "How to Get the Most Out of Your Victrola" at Project Gutenberg:

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/53656

 

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Sep 16, 2019

Drift off in a world of snow and silence with Robert Peary's account of his trek to the world's northernmost point. But first, a rather lengthy history of Arctic exploration going back to the 1500s! Bundle up.

 

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http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/18975

 

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Sep 9, 2019

Tonight we find sleep in sport with a detailed history of the game of cricket. This wander through the origins of England's national game is sure to bowl you over with boredom.

 

Read "The Cricket Field" at Project Gutenberg:

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/52022

 

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Sep 2, 2019

To wrap up a month of Revisiting Relaxation, let's drift back through one of your favorite sleep-inducers, the Sears Catalog. Tonight's selection is a perfect pick for this podcast, and confirms that, truly, Sears was the Amazon of 1897.

 

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