Today’s Trivia

via nationalgeographic.com

via nationalgeographic.com

Diane Fossey, a gorilla conservationist would track down poachers and torture them including setting one of their hut’s on fire and kidnapping their child for hostage. In her attempts to save the gorillas she made many enemies leading to her death, which is still unsolved. (source)

 

On April 15, 1912, a steward who hadn’t yet heard about the Titanic sinking spotted an iceberg smeared with red paint and snapped a photo. (source)

 

There is a nude version of the Mona Lisa painted by one of Leonardo di Vinci’s pupils, titled Monna Vanna. (source) [Yes, if you absolutely have to, it is there to be seen if you click the link – P]

 

Charles Manson had three children: Charles Manson, Charles Manson Jr., and ‘Pooh Bear’ Manson. (source)

 

Dogs can detect cancer in human breath samples. “InSitu trains dogs to detect cancer in humans at it’s earliest stages, making it an effective means of identifying and treating cancer before it’s life threatening.” (source)

 

 


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