Name that Trivia!

If anyone can guess which of these nine subjects will be the basis of

the Oct. 19, 2005 edition of Geek Trivia—and can make a reasonable

estimate of the question I will ask—then I'll send the prognosticator

a coveted TechRepublic coffee mug. Personally, I doubt anyone will get this, but the responses should be amusing.

  1. The light bulb
  2. The Six Million Dollar Man
  3. Streptomycin
  4. American football
  5. The transistor radio
  6. The Taipei 101 skyscraper
  7. Supernova 1604
  8. iTunes
  9. The Cardiff Giant

By Jay Garmon

Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...