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Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ – (4/29/22)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ on this Friday – April 29th, 2022. Let’s learn something together:

  1. Bryan, Ohio only has 8,000 people, but it was the home of both the candy company that makes Dum Dum lollipops and circus peanuts, AND the company that made the Etch-a-Sketch, until Etch-a-Sketch production moved to China in 2001.
  2. Jimmy Fallon was originally a computer science major at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York but switched to communications when it got too hard.
  3. One of the main algorithms Google uses to rank websites in its results is called PageRank. It’s named after one of the founders, Larry Page NOT web pages.
  4. Christopher Walken and Jeff Goldblum have been in four movies together, but never on screen at the same time:  “Next Stop, Greenwich Village”“Annie Hall”“The Sentinel”, and “Man of the Year”. And they never even MET, until they randomly stopped next to each other at the same red light in L.A. a few years ago.
  5. About 59,000 people around the world still die from RABIES every year, but that includes less than five people in America, thanks to the effective vaccines.

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

 

(Wikipedia / Daily Gazette / Wikipedia / CinemaBlend / CDC)



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