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?

Yuri Gagarin had to eject himself and parachute down to Earth because his reentry from space in the capsule would have killed him as it had no brake mechanisms to slow him down sufficiently. (Source)


Rice can grow in a wide range of environments, but it is typically grown in submerged fields because it can tolerate such conditions while most weeds and pests cannot. (Source)


The largest cockroach in existence lives in Australia, and some people keep them as pets. (Source)


The current world record for restraining a Harley Davidson motorcycle is one minute, 4.53 seconds. (Source)


During World War II, the United States guaranteed the unhindered passage through the Panama Canal of vessels from Germany and Japan. (Source)



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