Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ (12/8/21)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Random Facts for your Wednesday – December 8th, 2021. Let’s learn something together:

  1. We are born with only two natural fears: The fear of falling and the fear of loud sounds. All other fears and phobias are learned or acquired later in life.
  2. Zach Braff and Lauryn Hill grew up in the same neighborhood in New Jersey, and she even went to his bar mitzvah.
  3. There are 14 people who have seven physical keys that control the main database behind the entire Internet, they’re spread around the world and the keys are all in safe deposit boxes.
  4. Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin were born just a few hours apart on the same day, February 12th, 1809 – Lincoln in Kentucky and Darwin in England. Darwin lived until 1882 & Lincoln was assassinated in 1865.
  5. There’s only one U.S. Navy battleship that isn’t named for a state – the USS Kearsarge. It’s named after a ship from the Civil War.

Be sure to use one of these little tidbits in your life this week!


(CNN / Contact Music / The Guardian / Smithsonian / Wikipedia)

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