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?

Henry III introduced the fork to the French people. (Source)

 

When co-inventing the CD, Sony and Phillips agreed the length should be 74 minutes as to fit Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. (Source)

 

Fish breath by first drinking large amounts of water and then forcing it out through their gills. (Source)

 

Boeing’s first engineer in 1916 was a Chinese man named Wong Tsu. (Source)

 

At supersonic speeds, Concorde’s fuselage heated & expanded by as much as 300mm, including a gap that opened on the flight deck between the engineer’s console and bulkhead. During last flights, crew eternalized the moment by placing their caps in this gap, locking the cap when it shrank again. (Source)

 


 

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