Category Archives: Brooks

Useless Facts – 09/03/21

Useless Facts – 09/03/21

Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with… The first webcam was invented in 1991, and it was because computer science researchers at the University of Cambridge just wanted to see if there was coffee in the break room. There’s a disorder that makes people think…read more »

Useless Facts – 09/02/21

Useless Facts – 09/02/21

Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with… South Africa didn’t have television service until 1976. (It’s unclear what programs were the first to air, but 1976 WAS just in time for the premiere of “Charlie’s Angels”.) The contestants on “Jeopardy!” all stand on platforms that…read more »

Useless Facts – 09/01/21

Useless Facts – 09/01/21

Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with… Unfrosted Pop Tarts have MORE calories and fat than frosted Pop Tarts. The unfrosted ones have a slightly thicker crust to make up for the lack of frosting. If you could see Jupiter’s magnetic field from Earth, it…read more »

What Is Your Favorite Birthday Gift You Ever Got?

What Is Your Favorite Birthday Gift You Ever Got?

Here is Brooks’ weekly blog… On Sunday, I turned 32 years old. Now, I will be the first to admit I am a materialistic type of person. The bigger and better the present for me. But on Monday my fiancee gave me my final present and it was the greatest present I have ever got.…read more »

Useless Facts – 08/31/21

Useless Facts – 08/31/21

Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with… Baby elephants suck their trunks for comfort, just as a human baby would suck its thumb. Fall leaf colors are actually present year-round. The red, orange, and yellow pigments only show up once chlorophyll . . . the…read more »

Useless Facts – 08/30/21

Useless Facts – 08/30/21

Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with… There’s a word for animals with partial pigment loss. Albinism is the congenital absence of ANY pigmentation or coloration, but “leucism” is a different rare condition where some pattern or color remains. The largest sand castle in the…read more »

Missed Connections – 08/30/21

Missed Connections – 08/30/21

If any of these descriptions are describing you, please let us know either by messaging us on Facebook @V1033Music or email Brooks @ chris@v1033.com… Let us help make that connection. Swansboro Speedway (Swansboro) We were both in line at the register this morning about 530. Had a pleasant conversation that I wouldn’t mind continuing. If interested…read more »

*Useless Facts – 08/27/21

*Useless Facts – 08/27/21

Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with… A $1 bill doesn’t live as long as you’d think. According to the Federal Reserve, each buck lasts about 6.6 years. The $100 bill has an average lifespan of 22.9 years. Baby sea otters can’t swim right away.…read more »

Useless Facts – 08/26/21

Useless Facts – 08/26/21

Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with… Not every Model T was black. For the first few years of production, it came in gray, green, blue, and red. Tell this to your mother-in-law: You can major in wine at Cornell University. Technically, the degree is…read more »

Which Celebrity Do You Share A Birthday With?

Which Celebrity Do You Share A Birthday With?

Here is Brooks’ weekly blog… My Birthday is this Sunday, August 29th, I will be 32 years old. But I will never forget when I found out I shared a birthday with Michael Jackson, I thought it was the coolest thing in the world. I grew up watching and listening to that man’s work, he…read more »

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