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?

Aldous Huxley, C.S. Lewis, and John F. Kennedy all died on the same exact day, November 22, 1963.  (Source)

 

Nauru, a tiny island nation in the South Pacific once had the highest per-capita income in the world due to phosphate mining. The mining industry has since collapsed and the unemployment rate is 90%.  (Source)

 

Steven Seagal speaks fluent Japanese.  (Source)

 

The coolest spot in the Universe ( 200 nano-Kelvinis ) is in CAL’s ground testbed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The goal is one Picokelvin ( 293 trillion times less than room temperature ).  (Source)

 

Lamp posts in NYC’s Central Park are numbered, indicating to which cross street they are closest.  (Source)

 


 

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Full results were: bristol (12); SteveWrathall (7); Oh Please (4); Michael (2); Karma, Uncle Bully, Odd Ball, Platinum Fox (1)

 


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  • Oh Please

    The Friends characters drank their coffee at Central Perk – link to #5.

  • Michael

    The opening credits of Friends show the cast playing in and around the Pulitzer Fountain in Central Park, link to 5. (Although it’s actually a replica at Warner Brothers Studio in California.)

    • AS

      Well done Michael, a win for you tonight

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