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?

In 2014 top secret photographs of the Hiroshima bomb being prepared for launch became declassified. Technicians signed their names on the tip of the bomb just hours before detonation. (source) ?

 

In 1983, an Israeli F-15 was able to be landed after a mid-air collision, which destroyed its right wing. After the incident, the F-15?s producers, McDonnell Douglas affirmed that it was impossible for such a landing to happen, but were corrected after receiving the photos of the event. (source)

 

Coca-Cola Deutschland created Fanta as a result of difficulties importing Coca-Cola syrup into Nazi Germany during World War II due to a trade embargo, to create a new product for the German market, using only ingredients available in Germany at the time. (source)

 

There is a 36 acre artificial reef in Florida constructed entirely of tires. The “reef” failed as no marine life were able to inhabit it. The site is currently an environmental disaster. “It’s weird…it’s just tires as far as you can see down there.” (source)

 

In World War I, Germans used a non-lethal gas that could penetrate American gas masks and cause vomiting. When soldiers removed their masks to vomit, they were exposed to the fatal gasses already in the air. (source)

 

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