Useless Facts – 08/11/21

Useless Facts – 08/11/21

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

  • Bamboo is the fastest-growing plant on Earth. In fact, the Chinese moso bamboo can grow almost three feet in a single day.
  • Several landlocked countries have navies. Of all those countries, Bolivia’s navy is reportedly the largest, with approximately 5,000 personnel and 60 ships.
  • The town of Morton in central Illinois creates 80% of all the canned pumpkin we eat. Libby’s is the most popular brand of canned pumpkin, and they do all of their harvesting and canning in Morton.
  • Blind people have four times more nightmares than people with sight.
  • The poorest 5% of people in the U.S. are still richer than 68% of the people in the world.

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