Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with…
- “Vogue” started as a weekly newspaper focused on high society in 1892. It became a magazine in 1905.
- The opening scene in “Saving Private Ryan” where American troops storm the beach at Normandy cost $12 million . . . almost one-fifth of the movie’s entire budget.
- The word for a group of pugs is a grumble.
- It takes a surprisingly long time for your garbage to decompose . . . like one to five years for a cigarette butt . . . 10 to 20 years for a plastic shopping bag . . . 450 years for a diaper . . . and one million years for a glass bottle.
- The oldest evidence of humans in North America is from 130,000 years ago in the San Diego area.