Today’s Trivia


You shouldn’t use Calvin Klein’s “Obsession” scent when you are on a Safari. Cheetahs,Tigers, Jaguars and other wild cats are attracted by it. Scientists use it to count the population of these animals better. (source)


A Canadian politician, late to his own dinner party, may have inadvertently initiated the fall of the USSR. (source)


Cuddling significantly improves the healing process of bruises and wounds due to the release of Oxytocin. (source)


John Belushi disappeared off the set of ‘Blues Brothers’ (1980) one night. On a hunch, Dan Aykroyd went to the nearest house with lights on; “Belushi? He came in here an hour ago and raided my fridge. He’s asleep on my couch.” The confused homeowner informed him. (source)


When you learn some (usually obscure) fact, word, phrase, or other item for the first time, then encounter that item again, perhaps several times, shortly after having learned it, is called The Baader-Meinhof phenomenon. (source)




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  • Hazards001

    Roflmfao…somethings missing

    • Hazards001

      What’s missing?

  • Bunswalla

    This is taking trivia to a whole new level, Pete.

    • Hazards001

      My favourite regular post too…I only stay on here to see what he comes up with…yeah….right

  • Whoops :) Got away from me there. All fixed and queued for 8 :)