• 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.
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  • 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

09/17/2018 - 10:51am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: September 17, 2018 Melissopalynology is the study of the pollen bees collect to make honey. (“Melissa” is the ancient Greek word for “bee;” palynology, the study of pollen and spores, comes from the ancient Greek word for “scatter.”) In use since the 1890s to determine a honey’s composition and place of origin, this super-...
07/23/2018 - 11:28am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 23, 2018 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 three inches long. It’s considered to be the largest fly on earth, although there are related species that grow...
07/16/2018 - 12:24pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 16, 2018 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...
06/25/2018 - 7:38am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 25, 2018 NFL wide receivers Julio Jones and Marvin Jones are among the athletes who have suffered a Jones fracture, a repetitive stress injury that occurs at the base of the small toe, causes a lot of pain and takes a long time to heal. Julio and Marvin can’t take credit for the name, though. That belongs to...
06/18/2018 - 8:36am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 18, 2018 On July 17, 1918, Czar Nicholas II of Russia, his wife, Alexandra, and their five children were murdered by Bolshevik revolutionaries. A few years later, a woman came forward claiming she was Anastasia, the czar’s daughter, and that she’d survived the shooting. Her story captured public...
06/11/2018 - 9:53am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 11, 2018 You can thank Scottish chemist Charles Macintosh for keeping you dry on a rainy day. In 1823, he patented the first water-resistant fabric, made by sandwiching a layer of rubber between two layers of fabric. A company that bears his name — with a k added after the c — still makes raincoats, and...
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