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? ?

Rich people in China often hire body doubles to serve their prison sentences. (source) ?

 

Japanese Honeybees will lure Giant Hornets into their hive. Once inside the honeybees will signal each other to swarm the hornet and then proceed to vibrate, raising the temperature up to 47? C. The honeybees can tolerate the heat but the Giant Hornet cant and is literally cooked alive. (source)

 

IBM has stated that the Scroll Lock key on your keyboard does nothing. When PC Magazine asked an executive of keyboard manufacturer Key Tronic about the key’s purpose he replied, “I don’t know, but we put it on ours too.” (source)

 

Viking blacksmiths would often add bones from ancestors or animals like bears to their iron ore to add carbon content, and to imbue the weapon with mystical properties. (source)

 

In falconry that birds reared from hatchlings by a human become sexually imprinted on that human. To breed, the human lets the male bird copulate with his head while he is wearing a special hat with pockets on to catch the male bird’s semen. (source)

 

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