Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with…
- Marvin Gardens on the Monopoly board has always been misspelled. The actual neighborhood in New Jersey is spelled M-A-R-V-E-N, but in Monopoly it’s M-A-R-V-I-N. Parker Brothers apologized for the mistake in 1995.
- The longest movie ever to get a wide release is . . . “Gone with the Wind”. The theatrical version was three hours and 46 minutes. Any longer movie that’s come out since has been clipped down for theaters.
- The Hangzhou Zhang Xiaoquan Company in China has been manufacturing scissors since 1663.
- Female armadillos always give birth to identical quadruplets.