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Archive for August, 2012

Trivia Question: August 30, 2012 – Superheroes

Super HeroesQUESTION:

Superman, Batman, Spiderman, Wonder Woman:  Which comic book superhero is oldest? (Based upon when they first appeared in a comic book).


Trivia Question 8/23/12 — Snow Chains

Tire ChainsWell, it’s been so cold recently, I thought a snow question would be in order.

On this date in history… Today is the birthday of  Snow chains, or tire chains.  These are devices fitted to the tires of vehicles to provide maximum traction when driving through snow and ice.


In what year were snow chains invented?


Trivia Question: 8/16/12 – Japan’s First Patent

Japan Patent OfficeThis week in history… Japan’s first patent was issued on August 14, 1885.


What did the inventor that was issued Patent Number 1 in Japan invent?


Trivia Question 8/2/12 — Gold!


I have a solid 24-karat gold cube 6 inches square.  How much would it weigh on a bathroom scale?