DC's Brainbuster

Join me at  6:20am every morning as we fire up the neurons with useless trivia that you just can't resist. We call this THE BRAINBUSTER. Or just BRAINBUSTER would be fine. You put a THE in front of it and people may start taking it seriously.  

Enjoy! We'll post each day's answers here everyday! 

DC
Posts from January 2013


THURSDAY JANUARY 24th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: Three-quarters of Americans say this should be homemade... what is it?
 
ANSWER: PIE
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WEDNESDAY JANUARY 23rd, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: according to a new study of out UC Berkeley, THIS is the worst thing for your relationship. 
 
(CLUE: it’s something you’re not getting enough of)
 
ANSWER: lack of sleep
 
A study suggests that lack of sleep tends to prioritize ourselves over our partner and become complete jerks. We forget the little things, like saying “thank you.” The study, out of UC Berkeley, found that if “you slept like a baby, but your partner didn’t, you’ll probably both end up grouchy.”
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TUESDAY JANUARY 22nd, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: researchers at Cambridge University used the first webcam to monitor this object. Monitor a what?
 
 
ANSWER: a coffee pot
 
The year was 1991 and the Trojan Room coffee pot was the inspiration for the world's first webcam. The coffee pot was located in the so-called Trojan Room within the old Computer Laboratory of the University of Cambridge. The webcam was created to help people working in other parts of the building avoid pointless trips to the coffee room by providing, on the user's desktop computer, a live 128×128 grayscale picture of the state of the coffee pot.
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MONDAY JANUARY 21st, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: Which President’s inaugural  parade route was littered with dead pigeons?
 
 

ANSWER: Richard Nixon. In 1973, Nixon's inaugural parade route was littered with dead pigeons. The birds had eaten a repellent meant to keep them off trees.
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FRIDAY JANUARY 18th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: According to a survey among 1,006 randomly selected Canadian adults, 43% of them would choose THIS over sex. Choose what?
 
 
ANSWER: BACON
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THURSDAY JANUARY 17th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: We use this every day, but most of us clean it only once a year. What is it?
 
Answer: Our mattress. Experts advise vacuuming or cleaning it every month.
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WEDNESDAY JANUARY 16th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER According to a new survey, 49% of Americans would not buy a product from a company that makes this mistake in a letter or email.
 
ANSWER: Misspells their name.
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TUESDAY JANUARY 15th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: People are less likely to do this on a Tuesday than any other day of the week. Less likely to do what?
 
ANSWER: Purchase gas for their car.
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MONDAY JANUARY 14th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER According to a survey of Americans, 57% of us still believe in this. What is it?
 
ANSWER: Love at first sight!
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FRIDAY JANUARY 11th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: It's the #1 thing you can do to annoy your flight attendant... what is it?
 
 
ANSWER; "snapping" like snapping your fingers at them. They HATE that.
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THURSDAY JANUARY 10th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: what is the most popular nickname for four year colleges nationwide?
 
ANSWER:  Eagles (76), Tigers (46), Bulldogs (39), Panthers (33), Knights (32), Lions (32), Bears (30), Hawks (28), Cougars (27), Pioneers (28), Warriors (27) and Wildcats (27).
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WEDNESDAY JANUARY 9th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: The President gets 21 of these while the Vice President gets 19. What?
 
 
 
ANSWER: GUN SALUTE whenever they arrive somewhere
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TUESDAY JANUARY 8th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: the Apple iPhone is the second best selling product of all time. What’s the first?
 
 
 
ANSWER: Rubik’s Cube  
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MONDAY JANUARY 7th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: people who go here on a regular basis DREAD the month of January. People who go where?
 
ANSWER: the gym 
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FRIDAY JANUARY 4th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: The Miss America contestants of 1975 voted Gerald Ford as greatest man alive. Followed by Henry Kissinger. Third was a tie between evangelist Billy Graham and what singer?
 
ANSWER: JOHN DENVER
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THURSDAY JANUARY 3rd, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: Over half of women in a survey say a man is much more attractive if he has a nice ______. A nice what?
 
ANSWER:  A nice KITCHEN
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WEDNESDAY JANUARY 2nd, 2013:
BRAINBUSTER: According to Time magazine, men and women both buy THIS every year-and-a-half. What is it?
 
ANSWER: A new cell phone
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