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 farthest distance into space humans have traveled was reached during the Apollo 13 emergency. (source) ?

 

Europeans didn’t know Marco Polo’s “Cathay” was really China or that the city “Cambulac” was really Beijing, until 1598 when Jesuit priests in Beijing talked to Arab merchants there, who still called it Cambulac. Maps until the 17th century showed China and Cathay as 2 different empires. (source)

 

King Herod “The Great” was so concerned that no one would mourn his death that he ordered a large group of distinguished men be killed at the time of his death to cause more widespread grief. His son and sister never carried out his request. (source)

 

There is a book that is over 800 years old, that is 3 feet tall and almost 2 feet thick. It is known as the Devils Bible and was written by a single person. (source)

 

Learning a second language greatly reduces the risk of having Alzheimers later in life. (source)

 

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