Today’s Trivia

Poisonous Snake

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Sharks have eyelids, but they do not blink because the surrounding water cleans their eyes. (Source)

 

Daniel Day-Lewis is the only actor to win an Academy Award for playing an American President.  (Source)

 

Walt Disney World has a permanent no-fly zone above it.  (Source)

 

The only insects that don’t have wings are fleas, lice, silverfish and firebrats.  (Source)

 

There is a mathematical theorem known as the “double bubble” conjecture, inspired by the merging of soap bubbles. (Source)

 


 

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  • bristol

    Snakes have no eyelids, neither can they close their eyes or blink. Link to # 1

    • AS

      Well done bristol :) I think I need to head back into my “hard” basket again ;)

  • Sally

    A family are suing Disney World after a grandmother died from cardiac arrest when she saw a snake fall from a tree and bite a boy. Link 3

  • SteveWrathall

    Abraham Lincoln, whom DDL won his award playing, used a metaphor of snakes in bed with his children to oppose emancipation, pre-Civil War (2)

  • Oh Please

    Link to 2. Daniel Day Lewis appeared in a film called “The Ballad of Jack and Rose” which was originally to be called “Rose and the Snake”.

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