• strict warning: Non-static method view::load_views() should not be called statically in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 864.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::db_objects() should not be called statically in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/includes/view.inc on line 1417.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::init() should be compatible with views_handler::init(&$view, $options) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 744.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_node_status::operator_form() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::operator_form(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/modules/node/views_handler_filter_node_status.inc on line 13.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 906.

Leslie Elman

01/24/2022 - 11:22pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: January 21, 2022 Mark Twain claimed to have been the first person in the world to produce a literary manuscript on a typewriter. That book was “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” which Twain said he’d had “type-copied” in 1874. He bought his first typewriter in Boston in 1873 for the sum of $125 and taught himself to type by repeating “...
01/18/2022 - 8:03pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: January 17, 2022 New Zealand’s 10-dollar note bears a portrait of Kate Sheppard, a women’s suffrage pioneer. She led the campaign to make New Zealand the first independent nation in the modern world to grant women the right to vote, which it did in 1893. A mere 27 years after that, women in the United States...
01/11/2022 - 12:18am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: January 10, 2022 The Mosuo people of southwestern China are one of the few matrilineal communities on Earth, meaning that family relationships are traced through female ancestors and that family property is passed down to daughters. Anthropologists aren’t certain why or when the Mosuo matrilineal system began....
01/03/2022 - 11:08pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: January 3, 2022 The Mid-Ocean Ridge is the longest mountain range on Earth, but these volcanic mountains aren’t for climbing: almost the entire range is underwater. Made up of segments that include the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, the East Pacific Rise and the Galapagos Spreading Center, the Mid-Ocean Ridge stretches some...
12/29/2021 - 1:07am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: December 24, 2021 The Cebrennus rechenbergi, or Moroccan flic-flac spider, doesn’t simply run from danger; it cartwheels away like a gymnast doing an Olympic floor exercise routine. Found only in the Erg Chebbi desert in Morocco, it is active at night and spends its days inside a tubelike shelter that it builds...
12/21/2021 - 2:49pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: December 20, 2021 The Dublin Zoo in Ireland is known for its success in breeding lions in captivity. Since 1857, more than 700 lion cubs have started life in Dublin. The most famous Dublin-born lion was Slats, the first MGM lion. Leo was his stage name! THE LIBRARY at the State University of New York at Buffalo has in...
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