Today’s Trivia

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The show Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends has been narrated by Ringo Starr, George Carlin, Alec Baldwin and Pierce Brosnan. (source)


Tyrannasorus Rex is a species of extinct beetle, not to be confused with dinosaur Tyrannosaurus Rex. (source)


Buzz Aldrin’s mother’s maiden name is “Moon”. (source)


Microsoft filed a patent in 2011 for media DRM based on monitoring users with cameras connected to a video game console. (source)


In Qatar there is a sport called Robot Camel Racing where robots are placed on top of the camels are operated by a joystick, using the right hand to crack whips and the left to pull on the reins. by law they are the only jockeys allowed in Qatar. (source)




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  • Lopsy

    Is that because they can’t trust real jockeys to behave themselves. You all know the old saying…”It’s easier to pass a needle through the eye of a camel.. hang on that’s not quite right “It’s easy to make a pass at a camel…no.. bugger it!

  • Saccharomyces

    You are worthress Arec Barrwin!