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

07/07/2020 - 6:00pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 3, 2020 Until recently, climbers on Mount Everest would know they were near the top when they reached the “Hillary Step,” named for Sir Edmund Hillary, who scaled the world’s highest peak with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in 1953. A massive boulder atop a group of smaller boulders, the Hillary Step was the final vertical obstacle to reaching the summit...
04/20/2020 - 5:36pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: April 17, 2020 Chinese checkers is sort of like checkers, but it’s not Chinese. It’s based on a game called Halma -- from the Greek word for “jump” -- devised in the 1880s by a Massachusetts surgeon named George Howard Monks and inspired by an older English game called Hoppity. Originally, Halma...
04/13/2020 - 3:11pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: April 10, 2020 George Clooney became famous playing Dr. Doug Ross in the TV medical drama “ER,” but years earlier he played Ace, an emergency medical technician, in a medical sitcom called “E/R” that ran for 22 episodes in 1984-85. Like “ER” the drama, “E/R” the sitcom was...
04/06/2020 - 7:32pm
TRIVIA BITS: April 6, 2020 The Liberty Bell isn’t the only famous bell with a characteristic crack. The first Big Ben, at the Houses of Parliament in London, cracked beyond repair in 1857 while it was being tested. The second cracked after about three months, was mended and still hangs in the tower. The 202-ton, 20-foot-tall Tsar Bell in...
03/31/2020 - 12:07am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: March 27, 2020 Just 250 or so people live on the Pacific atoll Pingelap, and about 10% of them are completely colorblind. This isn’t ordinary colorblindness, though. It’s the result of a rare hereditary condition called achromatopsia that inhibits development of cone cell color receptors in their eyes. The...
03/23/2020 - 3:11pm
Leslie’s trivia bits - test your knowledge The Earth has three distinct layers. At its center is a super-hot metallic core. Surrounding that is the mantle, which is about 1,700 miles deep. The outer layer is the crust. And between the mantle and the crust is a defined zone known as the Mohorovicic discontinuity, or the Moho. It’s named...
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