Today’s Trivia

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America is named after Amerigo Vespucci, the Italian explorer who set forth the then revolutionary concept that the lands that Christopher Columbus sailed to in 1492 were part of a separate continent. (Source)

 

The freshwater snail kills 1000x more humans annually than sharks. (Source)

 

Different animals perceive time differently. (Source)

 

The average lungs have a surface area of around 540-810 square feet, around the size of a tennis court. (Source)

 

When eagles fight, they will lock talons in midair and freefall down towards the earth in a ”aerial game of chicken”. (Source)

 


 

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  • SteveWrathall

    The crest of Nuremburg features an eagle-5

    • AS

      Well done Steve, points to you today

  • Jude

    Hitlers Eagles nest is in Bavaria link to #5

  • HunuaRanger

    The Nuremberg sphere of 1492 was made the same year that Christopher Columbus discovered America ~ link to 1

  • Jude

    The Nazi trials were held in Nuremberg and the Eagle was a symbol of German empire link to 5

  • bristol

    The German coat of Arms features an Eagle with outstretched talons. Link to # 5

    • bristol

      The (Bald) Eagle is also the national symbol for the USA – Link to # 1

  • SteveWrathall

    Germany under Frau Merkel is in freefall-5

  • Thomas Village

    Number 4: The community pictured in Number 4 can be navigated only on foot and it is situated at a very steep elevation, thus the reference to lung capacity pertains. “The average lungs have a surface area of around 540-810 square feet, around the size of a tennis court.”

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