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Leslie Elman

04/19/2021 - 10:53pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: April 19, 2021 When she wasn’t drawing Peter Rabbit and her other beloved storybook characters, Beatrix Potter was drawing fungi and beetles. Her lifelong devotion to nature studies (she was a great fan of mushrooms) is one reason that her illustrations, while inevitably charming, are also quite accurate. True, rabbits don’t wear jackets in the wild. On the...
03/08/2021 - 11:27pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: March 8, 2021 The Grevy’s zebra is named for Jules Grevy, a former president of France who received one in 1882 as a diplomatic gift from King Menelik II of Abyssinia (now Ethiopia). A representative from the Paris museum of natural history noticed this zebra was different from other known zebras — taller,...
03/01/2021 - 11:37pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: March 1, 2021 The first female host of the Academy Awards ceremony was Agnes Moorehead, who co-hosted with Dick Powell in 1948. By that time, she’d been nominated for two best supporting actress Oscars and would receive two more nominations. That was long before she became known to TV audiences as Samantha’s...
02/22/2021 - 11:13pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: February 19, 2021 While Vladimir Lenin was stoking the fires of communism in Russia, his wife, Nadezhda Krupskaya, was right by his side. In the early years of the Soviet Union, she promoted women’s causes, advocated for more libraries and served in political roles related to education. These days, her most...
02/17/2021 - 12:35am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: February 15, 2021 Kericho, Kenya, is known for two things: tea and hail. The high-altitude region near the equator yields more than 800 million pounds of tea each year. It also typically sees hailstorms more than 100 days a year. The trouble comes when the two coincide. While the hailstones in Kericho tend to be small,...
02/08/2021 - 11:23pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: February 8, 2021 Phobos and Deimos — Fear and Terror — are irregularly shaped objects that orbit Mars. We call them moons, although it’s more likely they’re asteroids caught in the planet’s gravitational pull. Asaph Hall, a mathematician and astronomer at the U.S. Naval Observatory,...
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