Daily 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?

California almonds suck as much water annually as Los Angeles uses in three years. (source) ?

 

The hottest place in the universe is a cluster of galaxies called RXJ1347; it was discovered in 2009 by the Japanese telescope Suzaku and has a constant temperature of 300 million Celsius degrees. (source)

 

Once every year on Christmas Island, over a million red crabs make their annual march toward the sea to lay eggs which causes roads to be closed off. Crab bridges have also been set up to prevent crab casualties. (source)

 

Hyenas are not related to canines (dogs), but are instead part of a suborder including large cat predators like Lions, Cheetahs, and Leopards. (source)

 

Swedish magician Lennart Green was disqualified from a large annual magic convention in 1988 because the judges accused him of using assistants in his act to shuffle the cards. ?Three years later he performed the same act but instead had the judges shuffle the cards…he was awarded first place. (source)

 

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