Popular Science Monthly/Volume 25

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Popular Science Monthly  (1884) 
Volume 25
 
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May 1884

The Sins of Legislators I 1
The Beaver and his Works 14
The Progress of the Working-Classes in the Last Half-Century 22
An Experiment in Prohibition 47
The Milk in the Cocoa-Nut 50
Longevity in Astronomers 60
The Chemistry of Cookery XII 62
How Flies Hang on 68
Where Did Life Begin? 73
Christian Agnosticism 78
The Beginnings of Metallurgy 86
Our New Skin and Cancer Hospital 94
The Morality of Happiness V 103
Was He an Idiot? 110
Sketch of Mary Somerville 113
Correspondence 121
Editor's Table 123
Literary Notices 130
Popular Miscellany 138
Notes 143

June 1884

The Sins of Legislators II 145
Modes of Reproduction in Plants 159
Evolution and Dissolution of the Nervous System 171
The Pole and Wire Evil 181
Stethoscopy 189
Coal and the Coal-Tar Colors 191
The Chemistry of Cookery XIII 212
Ensilage and Fermentation 219
Geography and the Railroads 230
The Life-Work of Pasteur 235
Clean Drinking-Water 244
Physiology versus Metaphysics 249
Professor Dvorak's Sound-Mills 258
Arnold Henry Guyot 261
Editor's Table 266
Literary Notices 269
Popular Miscellany 277
Notes 286

July 1884

The Great Political Superstition 289
Colorado for Invalids 313
The New Theology 320
Our Debt to Insects 332
The Fruits of Manual Training 347
Are Science and Art Antagonistic? 357
The Volcanic Eruption of Krakatau 365
The Prevention of Hydrophobia 376
The Morality of Happiness VI 378
Diseases of Plants 385
Adaptation to Climate 396
Glasgow's Bandy-Legged Children 400
Sketch of Averroes (Ibn Rushd) 405
Editor's Table 410
Literary Notices 414
Popular Miscellany 425
Notes 431

August 1884

Hickory-Nuts and Butternuts 433
The Ghost of Religion 440
Retrogressive Religion 451
Some Rambles of a Naturalist 474
Scientific Philanthropy 481
The World's Geyser-Regions 494
Reparation to Innocent Convicts 508
The Chemistry of Cookery XIV 514
My Monkeys 522
The Salt-Deposits of Western New York 530
The Morality of Happiness VII 537
The Mystic Properties of Numbers 543
Sketch of Professor Felipe Poey 547
Editor's Table 553
Literary Notices 556
Popular Miscellany 565
Notes 575

September 1884

Scientific Culture 577
The Upper Missouri River System 594
Aims of the Study of Anthropology 605
Where and How We Remember 609
The Astronomy of Primitive Peoples 620
Sorghum as a Source of Sugar 627
The Chemistry of Cookery XV 636
Hygiene For Smokers 643
How the Dodder Became a Parasite 647
Sun-Kinks 652
National Health and Work 653
The Morality of Happiness VIII 663
The Problem of Population 671
Protection Against Lightning I 678
Chinese Coroners' Inquests 690
Sketch of Professor J. P. Lesley 693
Correspondence 696
Editor's Table 698
Literary Notices 704
Popular Miscellany 713
Notes 719

October 1884

The Significance of Human Anomalies 721
Measurement of Character 732
The Recent Progress of Physical Science 739
Man's Right Over Animals 759
Fetichism of the Bantu Negroes 767
Further Remarks on the Greek Question 772
The Chemistry of Cookery XVI 778
The Origin of Cultivated Plants 784
Wages, Capital and Rich Men 788
Du Motay's Process of Ice-Making 796
The Physiological Aspect of Mesmerism 800
Protection Against Lightning II 810
The Morality of Happiness IX 825
The Cholera-Germ 829
Curious Funeral Ceremonies 831
Sketch of Lord Rayleigh 840
Editor's Table 843
Literary Notices 845
Popular Miscellany 855
Notes 863
Index 865