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Leslie Elman

08/02/2021 - 8:34pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: August 2, 2021 Named for the 17th-century Italian anatomist who discovered them, the ampullae of Lorenzini are unique gel-filled sensory organs found in sharks and rays. These super-sensitive organs, connected to pores in the animal’s snout, detect tiny changes in the electrical fields produced by sea creatures underwater. They make it possible for sharks to hunt...
07/26/2021 - 10:21pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 23, 2021 “All in the Family” yielded the spinoffs “Archie Bunker’s Place,” “The Jeffersons,” “Maude” and a short-lived 1994 show called “704 Hauser.” Spinoffs of the spinoffs include “Gloria,” from “Archie Bunker’s Place,...
07/19/2021 - 3:57pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 19, 2021 As annoying as common houseflies can be, you could have worse fly problems to contend with. The Gauromydas heros fly, found in Brazil and other parts of South America, has a body nearly 3 inches long. It’s considered to be the largest fly on earth, although there are related species that grow nearly...
07/12/2021 - 11:11pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 12, 2021 The element vanadium (atomic number 23) is so nice it was discovered twice. The first time was in 1801, by Andres Manuel del Rio, a professor of mineralogy in Mexico City. But when he sent his findings to Paris for confirmation, they were rejected. Thirty years later, Swedish chemist Nils Gabriel Sefstrom...
07/06/2021 - 3:34pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 5, 2021 Glass blowers in Lauscha, Germany, are world-famous for making two things: handblown glass Christmas ornaments and prosthetic glass eyes. In the 1880s, they began producing the Christmas ornaments for which they’ve become famous. Around the same time, local glass blower Ludwig Muller-Uri started...
06/29/2021 - 10:14pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 24, 2021 Hesternopothia is a yearning for the “good old days.” It comes from the Latin word “hesternus,” meaning “of yesterday.” Now, how about the day before yesterday? That’s always been a tricky thing to specify, but in 1647, the writer Nathaniel Ward gave it a try with...
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