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?

The duck-billed platypus needs to eat about 20% of its own weight each day, which requires it to spend an average of 12 hours daily looking for food. (Source)


Sliced bread was first sold in 1928, marketed as “The greatest thing since wrapped bread”. (Source)


The dumpster was invented in 1935 by George Dempster. (Source)


In the Portuguese colony of Macau, many slaves during the 1500s had slaves of their own. A Portuguese master would often own an African or Southeast Asian slave who in turn would have his own Chinese or Japanese slave. (Source)


Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel arrived on the same boat in the US as members of the same slapstick theatre troupe. (Source)



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