Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ – (12/30/22)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ on this Friday – December 30th, 2022. Let’s learn something together:

  1. Turkey vultures use defensive VOMIT to get rid of any disturbing animal.  They can propel their puke up to 10 feet.
  2. “National Geographic” published a picture of its first nude African woman in 1896 and it led to a huge spike in subscribers.
  3. In George Lucas’s early drafts of “The Empire Strikes Back”, Yoda was named Buffy.
  4. The words “idiot,” “imbecile,” and “moron” were once actually assigned to specific IQ ranges.  An idiot had an IQ under 20 . . . an imbecile had one between 21 and 50 . . . and a moron had one 51 to 70.
  5. Almost all of the dinosaurs featured in “Jurassic Park” lived in the Cretaceous period, not the Jurassic period.

Be sure to share these 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ with your family, friends & coworkers at some point today!

 

(Nature Mapping Foundation / Google Books / Io9 / Wikipedia / The Guardian)

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