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 October 2013


TUESDAY OCTOBER 29th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: The average driver will go 12 days before they….do what?

ANSWER: check a warning light on the dash
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MONDAY OCTOBER 28th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: According to a new survey, 90% of American workers do this when they get sick.

ANSWER: they go to work anyway!
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FRIDAY OCTOBER 25th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: 33% of Disney visitors have this in common.  What?

ANSWER: they don't have children with them!
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THURSDAY OCTOBER 24th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: Nobody keeps gloves in their glove compartments. Usually it’s proof of insurance, car registration, napkins...and..?
 
What's the next item most likely to be found in your glove box/compartment?

ANSWER:  CONDIMENTS 
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WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 23rd, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: Experts say 11% of these that you see on a daily basis are deceptive. What?

ANSWER: TEXT MESSAGES

Researchers (Cornell University) examined over 5,000 texts and found that 10.7% of them are used to tell people we're some place we're not, or that we "have to go" when we really just want to end a conversation.
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TUESDAY OCTOBER 22nd, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: According to a new study, 74% of smart phone users regularly share this about themselves with others, sometimes without even realizing it.

ANSWER: THEIR CURRENT LOCATION

A lot of your smartphone apps use your location. Apps like Facebook will include that location in your posts unless you tell it not to. I've seen people post things from locations where they maybe weren't supposed to be! Have you ever accidentally revealed your location through an app or a post?
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MONDAY OCTOBER 21st, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: what 70's movie inspired a surf revolution in the Philippines that continues to this day?

ANSWER: Apocalypse Now
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FRIDAY OCTOBER 18th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: 25 years ago, 70% of households had one of these, today about 2% have one. What is it?

ANSWER: A Popcorn Popper
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THURSDAY OCTOBER 17th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: 80% of Americans say theyʻd really like to accomplish THIS in their lifetime. Accomplish what?

ANSWER: publish a book
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WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 16th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: What is your earliest memory? In a survey of adults, this was the #1 answer.

ANSWER: Christmas
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TUESDAY OCTOBER 15th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: research shows that doing this while you're out and about may annoy you but it's actually good for you. What do you think it is?

ANSWER: WAITING IN LINE. 

Those who know how to stand in line have more patience, make better financial decisions and experience a greater reward at the end of it.
 
Scientists found that people who queue place a higher value on the goods they are waiting for. This, in turn, makes them more patient as they believe their purchase is worth it.
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MONDAY OCTOBER 14th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: Researchers say we become "visibly agitated" if we have to wait more than 40 seconds for THIS. What?

ANSWER: AN ELEVATOR
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FRIDAY OCTOBER 11th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: According to a poll “what did you try once & then quit forever?” The #1 answer was “ROLLERBLADING” What was  #2?

ANSWER?  GOLF
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THURSDAY OCTOBER 10th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: what legendary actor’s last role was as the voice of a Transformer?

ANSWER?  ORSON WELLES

On Oct. 5, 1985, Welles spent the day on the set of Transformers: The Movie, giving voice to Unicron, a villainous, planet-eating planet. On Oct. 10, he was dead. The man's first feature film had been Citizen Kane; his last was an animated movie based on a line of toy robots. 
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WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 9th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: According to a new survey, 68% of babies born in the past year have had this happen to them within one hour of their birth.

ANSWER?  Their photo was posted online..
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TUESDAY OCTOBER 8th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: In 2009, a  search for the Loch Ness Monster turned up empty. However they did find 10,000 BLANKS. 10,000 what?

ANSWER?  GOLF BALLS
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MONDAY OCTOBER 7th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: If today is an average Monday, you'll have the shortest wait time of the week here. Where?

ANSWER: the doctor's office
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FRIDAY OCTOBER 4th, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: according to a survey, what’s the best job for people who don’t like other people? 

ANSWER: accountant!  Followed by computer programmer, writer, forensic science technician, budget analyst, medical transcriptionist, actuary.
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THURSDAY OCTOBER 3rd, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: According to the latest research, it is proven that people who do THIS at least once a month, have less stress in their life.  What do you think it is?

ANSWER: Go to the movies
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TUESDAY OCTOBER 1st, 2013
BRAINBUSTER: According to a recent YouGov survey, most of us try to avoid this experience but two-thirds of those who've done it say it was a positive one. What is it?

ANSWER:  JURY DUTY!
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