Today’s Trivia

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Celtic languages (such as Irish and Gaulish) were once spoken throughout most of Europe, ranging from Portugal to Ukraine. (Source)

 

Istanbul is the most populous city in Europe. (Source)

 

Vincent Van Gogh sold only one work of art during his lifetime. (Source)

 

The asteroid that led to extinction of the dinosaurs hit the surface of the earth near today’s city of Chicxulub, Yucat√°n (Mexico). (Source)

 

A seed is a small embryonic plant that is enclosed in a seed coat; a nut, on the other hand, is a hard-shelled fruit that contains a single seed. (Source)

 


 

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  • Mike

    Picture is of a dutch canal. Van Gogh born in Netherlands. Link #3

  • Caprice

    Mayan civilization is known for it’s canal systems, mainly for drainage and agriculture . Link 4

  • Karl

    The Van Gogh Museum is in Amsterdam. Link to 3

    • AS

      Well done Karl, correct link tonight :)

  • F T Bear

    The trees are oak trees, oak trees seeds are nuts. link to 5

  • NahYeah

    The only painting that Vincent Van Gogh ever sold, while he was alive, was “The Red Vineyards near Arles” which featured a canal. Link to #3.

    “Now, I understand, what you tried to say to me
    And how you suffered for your sanity
    And how you tried to set them free
    They would not listen, they did not know how
    Perhaps they’ll listen now”

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