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?

The only known armed German military operation on North American soil in WW2 was the installation of a covert weather station in northern Canada. It was not discovered until 1977. (source) ?

 

In Kyoto, Japan there are five temples that have blood-stained ceilings. They use the floorboards from a castle where warriors killed themselves after holding off against an army for eleven days. You can still see footprints and outlines to this day. (source)

 

Elvis Presley once asked his limo driver, “Do you own this limo or do you work for the company?” He responded, “I work for the company.” Elvis said “Well, you own it now.” The limo driver’s tip was the limo. (source)

 

A monkey’s fist knot is used as the weight in heaving a line between ship and dock. Recognizing their potential, drunken sailors began using them as melee weapons in street and bar fights with the knot eventually being adopted by street gangs of the 19th century. (source)

 

The USA hands out $25 billion a year in subsidies to the farm industry. Three fourths goes to just 10 percent of the farmers. (source)

 

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