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 Kallanai Dam is considered to be the oldest dam, built nearly 2000 years ago, and is still in use. (Source)

 

A library in Dublin puts readers in cages to prevent them from walking off with rare books. (Source)

 

Einstein’s wife was his first cousin through his mother, and his second cousin through his father. (Source)

 

The longest time spent without breathing (voluntarily) is 24 minutes. It was set by ALEIX SEGURA VENDRELL in February 2016. (Source)

 

The phrase “nuclear winter” was founded and coined by a group of five scientists called TTAPS. This was an acronym for the five scientists, R. P. Turco, O. B. Toon, T. P. Ackerman, J. B. Pollack, and Carl Sagan. (Source)

 


 

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