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.