Today’s Trivia



Al Capone earned $105m per year in the Prohibition era from alcohol and rackets. This today would be equivalent to $1.4b per year. (source)


Sea Otters have a pouch that they use to keep their favorite rock. (source)


When Stalin’s son attempted suicide by shooting himself, Stalin’s response to finding out he would survive was “He cant even shoot straight”. (source)


In North Korea’s version of basketball, a dunk counts as three, you get an extra point on a three pointer that doesn’t touch the rim, eight if you score in the last three seconds, and -1 for a missed free throw. (source)


The pathologist who conducted JFK’s autopsy burned his original notes in his home fireplace. (source)




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  • Michael

    That’s Stalin’s son. Because it’s not Capone.

    • Skene

      Yakov Dzhugashvili

  • “The pathologist who conducted JFK’s autopsy burned his original notes in his home fireplace”

    lol -{

  • Steve (North Shore)

    Big Bill Thompson (Mayor) was owned by Capone. Now where does that leave us with our support in Auckland?

  • Rodger T

    Looks like Robert De Niro,who played Capone in The Untouchables.

  • Dick Brown

    I actually would watch North Korean rules basketball to be honest.

    • chris73

      It would make the game more exciting

  • Chancey

    Back and to the Left – Bill Hicks


    If you put crushed garlic in your socks, twenty minutes later you can taste it.

    • OT Richter

      You are more flexible than me.


        Ha Ha nice one OT!
        They say it gets in your bloodstream and circulates all around. Must try it one day.