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Small But Incredibly Dangerous

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            TRIVIA TODAY - Friday, June 6, 2008 
       "Six Items a Day of Enduring Insignificance" 

Greetings Infomaniacs,

Congratulations to "Brad Barden" who won this week's "Mind 
Scrambler". Here was the scrambler: 

What 5 chemical elements make chocolate? 


Carbon (C)
Holmium (Ho)
Colbalt (Co)
Lanthanum (La)
Tellurium (Te)

Together they make chocolate 
(C Ho Co La Te) 

NOTE: If you have any questions about the Mind Scrambler, 
send an email to Michele at michele@thedailytease.com. 
If you are the winner remember to put "Winner" in the 
subject line. Please do not direct your Mind Scrambler 
questions to me. 


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                    TODAY'S MYSTERY QUOTE 

QUOTE: "Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in 

HINT: Was one of the most prominent of Founders and 
early political figures and statesmen of the United 


                     SMALL BUT DANGEROUS

Tarantula hawks are named for the fact that they hunt 
tarantulas as food for their larvae. It's sting is rated 
as one of the most painful in the world. One researcher 
described the sting as causing immediate, excruciating 
pain that simply shuts down one's ability to do anything, 
except, perhaps, scream. The Tarantula Hawk is the 
official state insect of New Mexico.


The Deathstalker is a species of scorpion that is highly 
dangerous because of its venom. The venom is actually a 
powerful mixture of neurotoxins. Although, the poison 
would not kill a healthy adult, it could be fatal to kids 
and the elderly. Ironically, a component of the venom has 
the potential to cure human brain tumors while the other 
toxins may help against diabetes.


A bite from a Bullet ant will not kill you, but you will 
never forget it. The Bullet ant (thus named because a bite 
feels like being shot) inflicts the most painful bite of 
any creature known to man. It is described as causing waves 
of burning, throbbing, all-consuming pain that continues 
unabated for up to 24 hours. 



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Castroville is known as the Artichoke Capital of the World. 
In 1947 a young woman named Norma Jean was crowned Castro-
ville's first Artichoke Queen. She went on to become actress 
Marilyn Monroe. 


In 1925 a giant sequoia located in California's Kings Canyon 
National Park was named the nation's national Christmas tree. 
The tree is over 300 feet in height. 


Air pollution may contribute to two percent of all deaths 
in the US, some 50,000 cases per year. A nine-year study 
of US cities showed a strong correlation between death 
rates and periods of significant pollution. 



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QUOTE: "Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in 

ANSWER: Benjamin Franklin 


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