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?

 

The Giant Tortoise did not receive a scientific name for over 300 years due to the failure of delivery of specimens to Europe for classification due to their great taste – all were eaten on the voyage back by sailors, even by Charles Darwin.  (Source)

 

Ancient stone slabs in Japan had the following message: “High dwellings are the peace and harmony of our descendants. Remember the calamity of the great tsunamis. Do not build any homes below this point.”  (Source)

 

After 25-years as CEO of McDonald’s, Don Thompson left the company to sit on the board of a vegan company called “Beyond Meat.”  (Source)

 

After a classified Corona spy satellite’s film capsule was found by Venezuelan farmers and broken open, the US realized that labeling it “Secret” was a bad idea. Later capsules offered in eight languages a reward for returning it to American officials.   (Source)

 

Emus are a sex-role reversed species. The female emus battle each other for mating rights, while male emus will construct the nest, brood the eggs, and rear the chicks, usually alone, though the female may remain to protect him during incubation. Females may mate with three males a season.  (Source)

 


 

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