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Articles written 1860 to 1869 that Hacker News still talks about.
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1868507 Mechanical Movements (507movements.com)
957 points across 2 posts | 3 years ago with 30 comments
1863Experts Doubt the Sun Is Burning Coal (scientificamerican.com)
401 points | 4 years ago with 232 comments
1868507 Mechanical Movements (507movements.com)
291 points | 8 years ago with 27 comments
1861Is democracy a failure? (nytimes.com)
167 points | 7 years ago with 266 comments
1869MIT Entrance exam (libraries.mit.edu)
135 points | 13 years ago with 66 comments
1864Lewis Carroll’s Illustrations for “Alice’s Adventures Under Ground” (publicdomainreview.org)
128 points | 3 years ago with 12 comments
1865To My Old Master (lettersofnote.com)
128 points | 11 years ago with 32 comments
1868Five Hundred and Seven Mechanical Movements (books.google.com)
111 points | 11 years ago with 25 comments
1869Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion (bartleby.com)
94 points | 6 years ago with 51 comments
1861Grand Ball Given by the Whales (energyhistory.yale.edu)
85 points | 8 months ago with 24 comments
1869Harvard Admission Exam (peterkrantz.com)
73 points | 9 years ago with 63 comments
1864Karl Marx's letter to Abraham Lincoln (marxists.org)
62 points | 11 years ago with 11 comments
1860On Authorship and Style (ebooks.adelaide.edu.au)
59 points | 4 years ago with 19 comments
1862Post office stamps as currency (nytimes.com)
58 points | 7 years ago with 28 comments
1862Magician's Own Book: Experiments in Electricity (archive.org)
29 points | 2 years ago with 6 comments
1863The “Legal Tender” Decision (nytimes.com)
21 points | 2 years ago with 10 comments
1869Specimens of Fancy Turning (publicdomainreview.org)
21 points | 1 year ago with 3 comments
1863Escaped Slave Showing His Scarred Back (vintag.es)
17 points | 2 years ago with 4 comments
1863Darwin Among the Machines (en.wikisource.org)
16 points | 2 years ago with 4 comments

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