Today’s Trivia

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Sea lions are sometimes considered to have the smelliest breath of any animal. Not only do they eat 60lbs of fish every day, which gets caught between their teeth and rots, but frequently vomit up “indigestible fishy leftovers.” The rotting fish also causes tooth decay.  (Source)

 

One of the world’s most efficient recycling systems is found in Cairo, Egypt, where the Zabbaleen people recycle up to 80 percent of all the waste they collect.  (Source)

 

Crayola has crayons named Shocking Pink, Pink Flamingo, Carnation Pink, Tickle Me Pink, Pink Sherbet and Piggy Pink, but no crayon just named ‘Pink’.  (Source)

 

Kepler proved that orbits are ellipses more than 50 years before Newton did.  (Source)

 

New coins for 2016 in UK are to feature Shakespeare and Beatrix Potter. (Source)

 


 

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  • bristol

    The lead actor in Moilin Rouge is called Christian. The Zabbaleen people are Christian – Link to # 2

  • HunuaRanger

    Pink performed the song “Lady Marmalade” (along with others) recorded for the Moulin Rouge soundtrack. Link to 3

    edit: add link to 3

    • AS

      Well done HunuaRanger, correct answer tonight :)

  • Oh Please

    The photo is from Moulin Rouge, which means Red Windmill. The first windmill was used in the first century AD in Alexandra, Egypt. Link to #2.

  • Michael

    Ewen McGregor played Beatrix Potter’s publisher and fiancé in the 2006 film Miss Potter. Link to 5.

  • KiwiDR

    Moulin rouge is a purply red colour…link to 3

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