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?

Black roses occur in nature in only one tiny village in Turkey.  (Source)

 

A Spider exists in Madagascar whose Silk is over 10 times stronger than a similarly-sized piece of Kevlar.It is the toughest biological material ever studied. This spider was discovered in 2009.  (Source)

 

Athlete’s foot fungus glows orange in black light.  (Source)

 

Titanic survivors were charged $1 per word to send telegrams from their lifeboat. One man used his last dollar to send the word ‘Safe’ to his mother.  (Source)

 

The Sleeping Beauty castles in Disney Park were inspired from the real Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany.  (Source)

 


 

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  • SteveWrathall

    Hong Kong reverted to Chinese sovereignty in 1997, the year the film Titanic, was released-4

  • Totara

    A Japanese company, Spiber, has developed a process for manufacturing the protein found in spiders’ silk, by using fermentation technology similar to making beer.

    http://motherboard.vice.com/read/a-japanese-company-may-have-figured-out-how-to-mass-produce-spider-silk

    Link to #2.

  • Nechtan

    There is a cocktail called Sleeping Beauty which could be made from the contents of the “top shelf” shown; link to item 5?

  • bristol

    Yeast, used in brewing beer, is a fungus. Link to # 3

    • AS

      Well done bristol .. thought I had stumped you all :)

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