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?

In 1919 a huge molasses tank exploded in Boston, sending a molasses tsunami down Commercial Street at 35mph, killing over 20 people and injuring another 150. (Source)

Rich Uncle Pennybags in Monopoly is modelled after J.P. Morgan the influential US financier and banker. (Source)

 

There are only 7 males in the 100 verified oldest people to have lived. (Source)

 

Abraham Lincoln and Karl Marx exchanged friendly letters and discussed their similar views on the exploitation of labor. (Source)

 

Finland speeding ticket fines are proportionate to how much money you make. For example, national hockey leaguer Leo Komarov, recently paid over $50k for two speeding tickets. (Source)

 

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