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?

Isaac Newton received no training in mathematics until he was 19, yet he helped develop calculus only 7 years later. (Source)

The inventor of the electric chair was a dentist. (Source)

 

In Asian countries, like some parts of China, Korea, and Vietnam, your age starts at 1 instead of the ‘normal’ 0. Someone in Korea who is 18, is technically 17 in the West. (Source)

 

The longest movie ever made (Logistics) is 857 hours (35 days) long. It films the journey of a pedometer in reverse chronological order from end sales to manufacture in real time. (Source)

 

A fully-grown saguaro cactus can soak up, and store, up to 200 gallons of water during a good downpour! (Source)

 


 

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  • SteveWrathall

    Mawsynran Village is located in the wettest place on earth-5

    • AS

      Well done Steve, two in a row for you!

  • RightOfGenghis

    the Sonoran Desert in arizona is the wettest desert in the world and the only place the saguaro cactus will grow. link to that county in northwest india, reputed to be the wettest place in the world

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