Search the Harper's "Index" index


Whether you have some productive reason to search for stats, or you just need a daily factoid fix, Harper's magazine's online "Index" search will pull up decades' worth of short, sourced blurbs on 1000s of topics ... and open up delightful rabbit holes by linking one factoid to other, connected, topic searches.

A search for "cancer" resulted in my learning:

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