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?

The Nazi’s had their own TV station that lasted for over 10 years. (Source)

 

Joseph Sauveur, born in 1653 in La Fleche, France, was born deaf, and did not talk until he was seven years old. Despite his deafness, he became a royal professor of mathematics and established the science of musical acoustics. (Source)

 

Scorpions are fluorescent, glowing a vibrant blue-green under UV light. The newest theory explains this extreme sensitivity as a whole-body light measuring device so they can tell if they’ve found suitable (sun-blocking) shelter when fleeing a predator, without having to actually look. (Source)

 

New Zealand’s Pink and White Terraces, once known as the ‘8th Wonder of the World’, were buried in 1886 by a violent volcanic eruption and were recently rediscovered under a lake. (Source)

 

Though JFK was the youngest President to leave office, he was only the second youngest to assume office. Teddy Roosevelt has that distinction — because he was VP when McKinley was assassinated. (Source)

 


 

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  • bristol

    Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb, was deaf. Link to # 2

    • RightOfGenghis

      and began when he heard something “pop” inside his ears. Caused according to Thomas by being picked up by the ears to keep from falling out of a train.

    • AS

      Well done bristol, a win to you tonight

  • SteveWrathall

    Neon has atomic number 10-link 1

  • RightOfGenghis

    Lake rotomahana wherein the terraces are buried runs hot enough to light a 60 watt bulb every square metre, believe it or not

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