Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ – (6/10/22)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ on this Friday – June 10th, 2022. Let’s learn something together:

  1. The two least-viewed Wikipedia articles last year were both on moth species. They both only had THREE page views in 2021.
  2. The Heaven’s Gate lookout in Idaho has views of four different states: Idaho, obviously . . . plus Oregon, Washington, and Montana.
  3. The world’s first skyscraper was the Home Insurance Building in Chicago. It was finished in 1885 and was a whopping 138 feet or 10 stories. It was demolished in 1931.
  4. The biggest sports venue in the world is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which is the home of the Indy 500. It has permanent seating for more than 257,000 people and the infield can hold another 150,000 or so.
  5. Kentucky makes 95% of the bourbon in the world, but the official state drink is milk.

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!

 

(Colin Morris / USDA / Guinness World Records / Wikipedia / Courier-Journal)

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