Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with…
- Red Delicious apples are the most common crop of apples in the U.S. . . . but they’ve become extremely unpopular because they’re bred for looking good over tasting good. So about two-thirds of them are now exported.
- The Sutter family from Viking, Alberta, Canada had seven boys. Six of them went on to be NHL players in the ’70s and ’80s. The seventh one won $10 million in the lottery.
- Women blink more often than men. Women blink an average of 19 times per minute, men blink 11 times.
- Shakey’s Pizza was founded by a guy named Sherwood Johnson. His nickname was “Shakey” because he got malaria during World War Two, which left him with nerve damage that made him shake.
- No point in Michigan is more than 85 miles from a Great Lake.