Today’s Trivia

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?

A man named Theophilus Van Kannel hated opening doors for women, so he invented the revolving door in 1888. (Source)

The Tyrannosaurus Rex is the hardest-biting terrestrial animal ever known with a maximum bite force of almost 12,800 pounds, about the equivalent of an adult T. Rex’s body weight or 13 Steinway Model D Concert Grand Pianos. (Source)

 

The United Kingdom has a “right to roam” that allows public access for walking and leisure to mountains, moors, heaths and downs that are privately owned. (Source)

 

Before the majority had alarm clocks in Northern England they used to hire people to tap everyone’s windows with a long stick. (Source)

 

The first smartphone was called Simon. It had a touchscreen and could send and receive faxes and email. (Source)

 


 

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