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? ?

Filipino officials stopped illegal fishing techniques using dynamite by placing underwater statues of Jesus and the Virgin Mary which no one would dare damage. (source) ?

Yoko Ono once brought a dead rat in a shoebox to a recording studio, and insisted that the sound engineer record it. The engineer recorded two takes of the “dead rat solo.” (source)

 

The “proof” scale for alcohol was created by 16th century British sailors to describe the strength of their rum rations. Gunpowder soaked with less than 100 proof rum would not burn and was considered unacceptable. (source)

 

A Green Bay Packers fan regularly donated blood in order to afford tickets to games. He later found out that he had a potentially deadly blood disease that was only preventable through blood donation. He had without knowing it been saving his life the entire time. (source)

 

When making peanut butter, the heart of the peanut is taken out because it’s too bitter. The peanut hearts that are collected are put into birdseed. (source) (video / auto starts)

 

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