Friday, August 29, 2014

Trivia Bits 29 August


Bonoba Monkey

The pygmy chimpanzee less and often, the dwarf or gracile chimpanzee is also known by Bonoba (pictured) and mainly found in the Congo Basin.

The board game of Articulate, originally released in 1992, includes a circular board 500 cards with 3,000 words and a timer.

Vincent van Gogh's Sunflowers paintings of 1888 were intended to decorate the bedroom of his friend and fellow painter, Paul Gauguin.

Vermont, admitted as the 14th state in the United States in 1791, was the first addition to the original 13 colonies.

Running for a total of eight seasons after debuting on October 29 1993, Diagnosis: Murder, a mystery/medical/crime drama television series starred Dick Van Dyke as Dr. Mark Sloan, a medical doctor who solves crimes with the help of his son, a homicide detective played by his real-life son Barry Van Dyke..

American author Harriet Beecher Stowe’s most famous novel was Uncle Tom’s Cabin published in 1852.

Buddy Richard en el Astor by Buddy Richard was the first live album ever recorded on 10 December 1969 at the Teatro Astor (Astor Theatre) in Santiago and released by a Chilean artist on the RCA Victor, Warner Music Chile label.

The first-known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 BC.

People who suffer from anosognosia deny or do not know that they have relatively significant challenges such blindness or paralysis.

The House of Lancaster, symbolized by the red rose, won England's 'War of the Roses.'

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