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» (E,H) 100 Most Influential Croatians in the World, 100 najmocnijih Hrvata u svijetu
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach | Published 01/16/2006 | Trivia | Unrated
 Top 100 Most Influential Croatians in the World http://www.globus.com.hr/Clanak.aspx?BrojID=141&ClanakID=3560 
» (E) Trivia you most likely haven't heard of
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach | Published 03/16/2005 | Trivia | Unrated
 Trivia you most likely haven't heard ofIn George Washington's days, there were no cameras. One's image waseither sculpted or painted. Some paintings of George Washingtonshowed him standing behind a desk with one arm behind his back while othersshowed both legs and both arms. Prices charged by painters were notbased on how many people were to be painted, but by how many limbswere to be painted. Arms and legs are "limbs," therefore
» (E) Cynthia McKinney's Ties to Dalmatian Clothing
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach | Published 02/11/2005 | Trivia | Unrated
 Cynthia McKinney's Ties to Dalmatian Clothing June 18, 2002Cynthia McKinney's Ties to Dalmatian ClothingA few years ago, President Clinton requested that Representative Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) attend high-level talks to open diplomatic ties with the new Democratic Republic of Congo. At the same time, she has assisted a number of Georgia-based companies in establishing and strengthening trade relations with African nations. This raises
» (E) Trivia for the American travelers in Orange County Register
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach | Published 08/18/2004 | Trivia | Unrated
 Trivia This is an excerpt from the travel section of the Orange County Registerof Aug. 8. by reporter John Flinn, (San Francisco Chronicle) givingadvise to American travelers how to best endear themselves to the locals:"Learning about history and political situation of the places you visitcan endear you to the locals.Here is a bit of trivia I bet you did not know: When the United States ofAmerica declared its independence from Gre
» (E) Largest Truffle in the World - Guinness Book of World Records
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach | Published 08/12/2004 | Trivia | Unrated
 Largest Truffle A white truffle (Eutuberaceae tuber) weighing 1.31 kg(2 lb 8 oz) was found by Giancarlo Zigante of Pototoska on November 2, 1999 near Buje, Croatia. It measured 19.5cm (7.8 in) long, 12.4 cm (4.1 in) wide and 13.5 cm (5.3 in) tall.WHO: Giancarlo ZiganteWHEN: November 2, 1999 WHERE: Buje, Croatia WHAT: 1.31 Kg (2.8 lb)http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/   
» (E) Where is the deepest hole in world?
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach | Published 08/9/2004 | Trivia | Unrated
 Deepest hole in world found in CroatiaAugust 10, 2004ZAGREB, Croatia -- Cave explorers discovered a pit inside a mountain range in central Croatia believed to have the world's deepest subterranean vertical drop, at nearly 1,700 feet, a scientific institute reported Monday.The cave, in Croatia's mountainous Velebit region, has a steady, weaving descent of 203 feet before it takes a direct vertical plunge of 1,693 feet through the ground, sai
» (E) Croatians are currently presidents of 3 countries
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach | Published 04/21/2004 | Trivia | Unrated
 Croatians are currently presidents of 3 countries  I think this story is interesting - Croatians are currently presidents of 3 countries (Croatia, Argentina and now Slovakia)(sometimes 4 with Bosnia-Herzegovina). And I guess we now have someone who's in line to the Jordanian throne (how far down the line is another question).JohnAs for Rym Brahimi there is a transcript on CNN.com where she says she's half Croatian:http://www.cnn.com/TR
» (E) J. Kmetovic and World Trade Center Memorial
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach | Published 11/23/2003 | Trivia | Unrated
 Jessica Kmetovic & World Trade Center MemorialEight finalist were announced today for the WTC Memorial. According tothe NY Times, one of the eight is "Garden of Light" by Pierre David,Sean Corriel and Jessica Kmetovic."This is a three-level memorial with a garden on the top and a privatearea for families of the victims at the tower footprints that isconnected by a path and a stream of water. There is also a public areafil
» (E) Joe Millionare - Zora Andrich?
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach | Published 02/2/2003 | Trivia | Unrated
 Zora Andrich?Nenad:I have a quick question so I will keep this e-mail short and sweet. There is a show called 'Joe Millionare' on Fox TV in the United States that is currently being watched by millions of people every Monday night in the US and Canada. Apparently, there is a 30 year old woman by the name of Zora Andrich who supposedly ends up with this Joe. Being that our whole household watches this, we were wondering (as well as probab


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