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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, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/modules/node/views_handler_filter_node_status.inc on line 13.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$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

09/21/2020 - 11:28pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: September 17, 2020 The modern triathlon — swimming, biking, running — originated in France in 1920, where it was known as Les Trois Sports (The Three Sports). It consisted of a 3 kilometer run, a 12 kilometer bike ride and a swim across the River Marne. (A 1900s version of Les Trois Sports involved running, biking and rowing.) Fast-forward to Sept. 25, 1974...
08/10/2020 - 4:53pm
LESLIE TRIVIA BITS: August 10, 2020 “Hand Mit Ringen” or “Hand With Rings” by Wilhelm Roentgen isn’t a work of art; it’s a masterpiece of science -- the earliest published example of an X-ray. In 1895, Roentgen found certain light rays passed through skin and soft tissue but were blocked by metal and bone. These...
08/04/2020 - 10:54pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: August 3, 2020 At approximately 92 feet below sea level, Baku, Azerbaijan, is the world capital with the lowest elevation and the world’s largest city below sea level. A trading port on the Caspian Sea since ancient times, Baku has some extraordinary modern architecture including a carpet museum that resembles a...
07/28/2020 - 11:33pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 27, 2020 The word “noon” comes from the Latin “nona hora,” meaning “ninth hour.” It’s related to the word “nones,” a specific time for prayer observed by Christians. The thing is, in Christian communities, the prayers for nones are said in the afternoon at about...
07/20/2020 - 5:18pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 17, 2020 Whale sharks, the biggest sharks in the world (and the biggest fish in the ocean) have teeth, but they don’t use them for chewing. Instead, they suck in gallons and gallons of water and filter it through their rows of raspy teeth to catch all the plankton, plants and tiny sea creatures they need to...
07/13/2020 - 7:20pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 13, 2020 “Don Quixote” by Miguel Cervantes was published in Spanish in 1607. The first English translation came along in 1612. That was a speedy turnaround for a book containing more than 400,000 words, particularly when you consider that translator Thomas Shelton claimed to have completed the task in...
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