Daily 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?

The price of producing lab grown meat has dropped from $250,000/burger to $80/kilo in the last 2 years. (source) ?


When the number of chlamydia cases in young Swedish people doubled in one year, it was decided that condom ambulances would be on standby three days a week, waiting for calls from those caught in a promising situation, but without protection. (source)


A tick bite can cause a lifetime allergy to red meat. The Lone Star tick injects a type of sugar found in red meat into the blood, and causes antibodies to be made that cause an allergic reaction when the person later ingests meat with the sugar. (source)


Every second of every day, the sun converts 700 million tons of hydrogen into 695 million tons of helium. The other 5 million tons becomes energy. Every second. (source)


During development, Space Invaders had an unintended side effect of causing the game to run faster when there were less aliens onscreen that the computer had to render. Rather than remove this ‘bug’, the developer decided the the increasing difficulty improved the game and left it as is. (source)