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Leslie Elman

08/19/2019 - 12:47pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: August 19, 2019 Fifty-five of the 181 paintings by Mexican artist Frida Kahlo were self-portraits. Eight of those show her with the spider monkeys she kept as pets at her home La Casa Azul — the Blue House — in Mexico City. The Museum of Modern Art in New York owns one of her “monkey portraits.” Another is at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in...
07/08/2019 - 9:42pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 8, 2019 Although we call all Olympic first-place finishers gold medalists, no gold medals were awarded at the first modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. First-place finishers received a silver medal, an olive branch and a diploma. Second-place finishers received a bronze medal, a laurel branch and a diploma. The...
07/01/2019 - 10:36pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 1, 2019 Morocco was the first nation on Earth to recognize the United States as an independent country. The acknowledgement was made in 1777, largely at the request of the Continental Congress who wanted safety for American trading ships visiting the Moroccan port of Tangier. The official Moroccan-American Treaty...
06/24/2019 - 3:46pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 24, 2019 The wind that blows through the subterranean caves at Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota changes direction depending on the atmospheric pressure in the area. A high-pressure system forces air into the cave. A low-pressure system forces it out, “force” being the operative word — gusts...
06/17/2019 - 7:58am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 17, 2019 The term “Iron Curtain” describing the growing influence of the Soviet Union in Europe was first used by Winston Churchill in a speech at Westminster College, in Fulton, Missouri, on March 5, 1946. The college is now home to the National Churchill Museum, housed in a 17th-century English church...
06/10/2019 - 10:29pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 10, 2019 In the “there’s a museum for everything” category: The Spargelmuseums in Beelitz, Nienberg and Schrobenhausen, Germany, are museums devoted to asparagus. (“Spargel” is German for asparagus.) The thick-stalked white asparagus for which Germany is famous grows underground. No...
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