Today’s Trivia

 

via variety.com

via variety.com

 

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?

 

NASA sprays masses of water underneath the space shuttle before launch – it’s there to absorb acoustic shock waves which might otherwise do massive damage to the shuttle itself. (source)

 

Hogwart’s Express is a real train. (source)

 

North Korea holds elections every 5 years. (source)

 

The form of a crab is so good 5 separate groups of crustaceans have independently evolved into similar shapes. (source)

 

Trovants are a type of rock in Romania that can grow and multiply. (source)

 


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  • MAWG

    Link is to #5. Elsa’s sister is healed by trolls that first appear as growing rocks that multiply. Thanks to little Miss MAWG who’s repeated viewings of the source material made this answer possible!

    • James Howlett

      Yep ‘the cold never bothered me anyway’ – well done MAWG.

  • Michael

    Frozen, Tangled and The Little Mermaid all occur in the same universe (according to Internet lore). One of the main characters in The Little Mermaid is Sebastian the Crab. Link to 4.

  • knight

    Freezing charms feature quite a bit in Harry Potter movies. Link to 2

  • HunuaRanger

    Chris Buck, who was the director of Frozen was working for Sony which was hacked by North Korea. Link to 3

  • Don’t Stop Me Now

    Kristoff from Frozen lives with the “rock trolls”

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