Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ – (3/24/22)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Random Facts for your Thursday – March 24th, 2022. Let’s learn something together:

  1. The median age of the world’s population is 29.6 years . . . half the world’s population is older, and half is younger.  Japan has the highest median age at 46.3 years.  The African country Niger has the lowest at 14.9 years.
  2. There are only two pairs of escalators in the entire state of Wyoming.  They’re both in banks in Casper, Wyoming.
  3. The guy who started the tradition of holding up “John 3:16” signs at football games in the 1980s is now serving three life sentences . . . for taking a maid hostage at a hotel.
  4. The most effective cure for hiccups according to doctors is . . . inserting a finger into the rectum.
  5. The first phone book was published in New Haven, Connecticut in 1878, and only had 50 numbers . . . for all 50 people who had phones.

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


(Our World in Data / Reddit / CNN / NIH / PR Newswire)

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