Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ – (4/4/23)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ on this Tuesday – April 4th, 2023. Let’s learn something together:

  1. Brooks Brothers is the oldest apparel brand in America.  It was founded by Henry Sands Brooks in Manhattan in 1818, more than 200 years ago.
  2. There are 20 countries in the world with no rivers.  Saudi Arabia is by far the biggest, it’s 830,000 square miles, and there are zero rivers.
  3. Kenneth Branagh was the first person to be nominated for an Oscar in five different categories:  Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Live Action Short Film.
  4. The eye chart with the “E” on top is called a Snellen chart.  It’s named after an ophthalmologist from the Netherlands named Herman Snellen, who created it in 1862.
  5. The people of Adak, Alaska are further from a Starbucks than anyone else in America.  The closest one is approximately 1,000 miles away, in Kodiak, Alaska.

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

 

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