Today’s Trivia

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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?

Humans are the best long-distance runners on the planet, able to beat natural running animals( horses and dogs) in marathon distance races. (source)  

 

The dude in jail on the Monopoly game board is named “Jake the Jailbird” and the police officer is named “Officer Edgar Mallory” (source)

 

There is an Internet phenomenon in South Korea called “Mokbang”. Where people will record themselves eating food for the enjoyment of other people; some making up to $9000 per month. (source)

 

There is one species of insect that lives on Antarctica: the Antarctic midge. At only 2-6 mm long, it’s the largest purely terrestrial animal on the continent. (source)

 

The European Polecat will, at times when food is scarce, paralyze its prey with a bite to the brain, then store it alive in its den to keep it fresh. (source)

 

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  • ShortBackwardSquare

    Kevin Bacon played ‘Jake’ in ‘She’s Having a Baby’ Link to 2.

  • Tony

    Surely Kevin Bacon is within seven degrees of all of them…..

  • Cowgirl

    One food people enjoy the consumption of is bacon – oblique reference to item 3.

  • Two got lukewarm, but I’m looking for a specific answer :)

  • wanarunna

    6 degrees of Kevin Bacon is also a type of phenomenon

    • type of Internet phenomenon. But yes, that’s the one.

  • The only animal capable of long distance seemingly effortless running is the wild pig. Especially when I am after the bloody thing with a 3-ought-8 and just want some of it for breakfast. Link to anything about bacon,

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