Useless Facts – 12/16/20

Useless Facts – 12/16/20

Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with…

  • If bees were paid minimum wage, a jar of honey would cost $182,000 in labor.
  • An Indian classical music conductor named Zubin Mehta has the most Grammy nominations without a win, at 18.  Brian McKnight is second with 17 and Snoop Dogg is third with 16 noms and no wins.
  • George R.R. Martin has written all of the “Game of Thrones” books using a computer that’s at least 25 years old.  It doesn’t even have Windows on it, just the DOS operating system . . . and he uses the 1980s word processing program WordStar.
  • There are at least twice as many kangaroos in Australia as people.  There are about 50 million kangaroos and 25 million people.
  • Golfers who win The Masters get to keep their green jacket for a year . . . but then they have to return it.  It gets put in a closet, and then they can wear it whenever they visit from that point on.

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