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?

George Washington Carver developed 300 derivative products from peanuts among them cheese, milk, coffee, flour, ink, dyes, plastics, wood stains, soap, linoleum, medicinal oils and cosmetics. He did not, however, invent Peanut Butter. (Source)

 

The Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbour employed radio silence and used AM radio station KGU in Honolulu as an incoming homing signal. (Source)

 

The “three lions” on the English coat of arms are technically considered “leopards” in heraldic terms. (Source)

 

If Earth was the size of a marble, the solar system would measure around 7 miles (11km) across. (Source)

 

The difference between white and dark meat is due to the difference in fast-twitch and slow-twitch muscles, respectively. This is why ground-based birds like chickens and turkeys have white meat for breasts and wings while flying birds like duck and geese have dark meat. (Source)

 


 

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