Daily Trivia

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Glucose (sugar) has an opposite “handed” isomer L-glucose, that tastes identical and isn’t metabolized as sugar, also safe for diabetics. Unfortunately, L-glucose costs 50% more than gold. (source) ?

 

In 1952 Albert Einstein was offered the Presidency of Israel. (source)

 

Monty Python’s “Dead parrot sketch” has its roots in the oldest book of humour known: Philogelos, written in the 4th century. (source)

 

After betraying their mission and informing the FBI about Nazi agents on U.S. soil, the two men who saved America from Nazi infiltration were greeted with life imprisonment, threat of execution, and deportation. (source)

 

Nokia had test manufactured an internet tablet, the M510, featuring a 10-inch screen and speakers, since 2001, nine years before the first iPad. It was not released because the market was “not ready”. (source)

 

 

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