Useless Facts – 08/02/21

Useless Facts – 08/02/21

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

  • A psychological phenomenon called the Pratfall Effect says that if someone finds you attractive, doing something embarrassing makes you MORE attractive to them.
  • Alaska is the most northern, western, AND eastern state. How is it the most eastern? A few of its islands cross into the eastern hemisphere.
  • The longest palindrome in the English dictionary is “tattarrattat,” which is a 12-letter palindrome from “Ulysses” by James Joyce that describes a knock on the door.
  • Ray Romano was originally cast on the ’90s sitcom “NewsRadio” but was fired before the pilot when the producers decided to take the character in a different direction. After an actor named Greg Lee replaced him and was also fired, Joe Rogan got the part for good.

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