Useless Facts – 03/30/21

Useless Facts – 03/30/21

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

  • BMW had to recall their GPS navigation system in Germany in the ’90s, because German men refused to take directions from a female voice.
  • If you took all the cardboard that Amazon uses for shipping boxes in a year, it could cover the entire U.S. around two-and-a-half times.
  • Safeway grocery stores once had a mandatory policy that employees had to smile and make eye contact with customers . . . but they canceled it after too many male customers thought the female employees were hitting on them.
  • There’s a town called Zilwaukee in Michigan. The founders chose the name in 1848 to try to confuse people who were planning to move to Milwaukee so they’d accidentally move there instead.

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