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?

Apollo 11 astronauts (Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins) didn’t have life insurance, so they autographed hundreds of items for their families to sell in the event that they died.  (Source)

 

Victor Lustig was a con man who got the better of Al Capone, wrote the ‘con commandments’ and sold the Eiffel Tower, twice.  (Source)

 

People have a dominant nostril, and the dominant nostril changes during the day.  (Source)

 

In the top 50 cities by murder rate, brazil holds 21 cities. Next is Venezuela with 8.  (Source)

 

There is a lake in Kazakhstan that was created by a nuclear bomb.  (Source)

 


 

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  • Mike K

    Western Australians watching the moon landings of Apollo 11 thought they saw a coke bottle on the lunar surface, link to item 1.

  • SteveWrathall

    Coca-Cola originally contained cocaine-the cause of much murder in Latin American cities-4

  • zam

    coke was the first soft drink to be consumed in space link to 1

    • AS

      Well done zam, points to you today

  • Karma

    Professor Robert Lustig, an American doctor, criticised coca cola as contributing to obesity. Link to no. 2. Same surname.

  • Oh Please

    Sugar tax is a con. Link to #2.

  • Caprice

    Venezuela has halted production of sugar sweetened Coca Cola, for want of sugar. Link 4

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