Today’s Trivia

grizzly

 

While filming a guest appearance on Star Trek TNG, Stephen Hawking was taken on a tour of the USS Enterprise set. When he saw the Warp Core, he paused, and said ‘I’m working on that.’ (source)

 


Singapore has the world’s highest percentage of millionaires, with one out of every six households having at least $1,000,000 US dollars in disposable wealth. (source)

 

That Harry Potter has a striking similarity to Neil Gaiman’s Books of Magic which precedes it by nearly a decade but there have been no lawsuits since both are owned by Warner Bros. (source)

 

That there was a Japanese superhero that got his powers by constantly smoking radioactive cigarettes (source)

 

A grizzly bear can run 30-35mph (48-56km/h)—as fast as a racehorse (source)

 

 

 


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  • Nechtan

    Ok, I’ll do it.Grizzly bear shown.
    Grizzly bear in the 5th item? Or is that too obvious?

    • RightOfGenghis

      Too obvious but someone had to do it ;)
      Warner Bros/Yogi Bear?

      • Nechtan

        Even better!

    • Rex Widerstrom

      Thanks for that, it’s beautiful, and I wasn’t aware of it till now. I’m reading American Gods at present, so especially apt.

  • wanarunna

    Something to do with a YouTube video of Stephen hawking on a bear vs Jezus on a shark. The image of the grizzly flashes up a number of times during the clip

  • middleagedwhiteguy

    I know they shit in the woods, and if I saw that coming at me, so would I.

    • Nechtan

      Me too!!

  • Nick

    Sorry guys! I didn’t realise this was a game now. Tomorrows one is going to be extra hard to make up for this. (And yes the answer is entry 5)

  • Pic suddenly reminded me of Gentle Ben.

    • Heh, little kid in the background yelling, get ‘im Ben!

      • Muzza

        The kid in gentle ben is played by Ron Howard’s little brother, which is probably how he got a job as one of the mission control guys in the Apollo 13 movie

  • middleagedwhiteguy

    Yogi bear, from Warners, is smarter than the average bear, whereas Hawking is smarter than the average human!

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