Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ – (7/22/22)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ on this Friday – July 22nd, 2022. Let’s learn something together:

  1. They don’t bleach toilet paper to make it white. They bleach it to make it softer and to extend its life. The whiteness of toilet paper is just a by-product.
  2. The Oakland A’s and Cleveland Indians played two games using orange baseballs in 1973. It was the A’s owner’s idea, he thought they’d be easier to see. But the players hated them, so they were scrapped.
  3. The idea of doing 10,000 steps every day to be healthy isn’t based on any actual science, it comes from a Japanese marketing slogan from the 1970s.
  4. The trend of big summer movies advertising during the Super Bowl only started after “Independence Day” did it in 1996.
  5. The Billboard chart called “Hot R&B / Hip-Hop Songs” was called “Hot Black Singles” from June of 1982 through October of 1990.

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

 

(Reader’s Digest / FanGraphsNIH / Wikipedia / Wikipedia)

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