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Kangaroo apocalypse – He should be thankful they aren’t killer cows

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Today’s Trivia

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Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

Butterflies attach their eggs to leaves with an almost unbreakable glue, the chemical compounds of which we still do not understand. (Source)

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Are you a racist?

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Thank goodness for Faraday cages

Although those people were perfectly save, I suspect they had a bad day as they plane would have had to undergo safety checks – if only to ensure the tires were still good to go.

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Daily Roundup

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Imagine that guy’s CV

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Might I suggest a couple of sturdy river stones would be cheaper

The Aussies are investigating whether or not they should chemically castrate pedo scumbags.

A new government task force in Australia is considering whether to force child sex offenders to undergo chemical castration as a judicial alternative to prison sentencing.

Western Australia and Victoria courts have the authority to mandate libido-reduction treatment for sex offenders who are deemed particularly dangerous while they’re in prison, as part of the conditions of their release.

In New South Wales (NSW), the location of this new task force, convicted child sex offenders can volunteer to undergo the treatment.   Read more »

More Labour dog whistle politics or a champion for the consumer?

via 3 News

via 3 News

Labour MP Stuart Nash has renewed his call for an inquiry into petrol prices.

He says importer margins have risen to levels that previously prompted concern.

In February, Energy Minister Simon Bridges confirmed he had written to the big five petrol retailers.

He told BP, Mobil, Chevron, Gulf and Z Energy he was “disappointed” that as crude oil prices fell in late 2014, their margins had risen.

He said if they didn’t pass on lower costs to consumers more promptly in future, he would “assess his options”. Read more »

Words matter

Words matter in politics, especially the key words associated with a politician.

In this regard Hillary Clinton has massive problems.

These are the words most associated with her:

Hillary Word Association Read more »