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?

Dr. Dre was the highest paid musician in 2014, earning $620 million compared to second placed Beyonce who earned $115 million. This was the widest margin in history between first and second place. (Source)

Lightning bolts prefer to take the path that an aircraft or rocket previously took. (Source)


Prehistoric men cut their beards using shells. (Source)


“Atari” is Japanese for “Crashing”. (Source)


Many seagulls have learned to conserve energy by hovering over bridges in order to absorb raising heat from paved roadways. (Source)



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  • RightOfGenghis

    He’s a colourful fellow this Dr Dre, whoever or whatever he is. Seems a fire at a drunken barbecue fried two firefighters as well as Dre’s house. Not sure if the Avon fire brigade arrived to put it out but there’s a link right there

  • SteveWrathall

    Atari is a suburb of Amritsar, India-4

  • Sally

    Until the Second World War Yate had a large airplane factory called Parnall. During the war, the company specialized in the production of war guns. Many workers were air raids in February and March 1941 killed. Link 2

  • Michael

    Joanne Rowling author of Harry Potter (who has a lightning bolt shaped scar on his forehead) was born in Yate, Gloucestershire which is pictured. Link to 2.

    • AS

      Well done Michael, the win to you today

  • bristol

    “Fire Fighter” is a Atari 2600 computer video game. Link to # 4

  • Totara

    In many countries, firemen (and the occasional firewomen) are not allowed to have beards because it affects the air-tight seal of their self-contained breathing apparatus.

    Link to #3.