Useless Knowledge Recap Week Of 9/5/16

Useless Knowledge
9-5-16

LABOR DAY! No question today

Useless Knowledge
9-6-16

Q: This has the best sense of taste of any animal?

A: Catfish have the best sense of taste of any animal . . . they have more than 100,000 taste buds all over their bodies. Humans have about 10,000 taste buds, and they’re all on our tongue. Chickens have the fewest, with just 24.

Useless Knowledge
9-7-16

Q: What is the largest living thing in the world?

A: The largest living thing in the world is a mushroom in Oregon that’s 2.4 miles long.

Useless Knowledge
9-8-16

Q: What was the first cartoon on TV in color?

A: “Colonel Bleep” in 1957.

Useless Knowledge
9-9-16

Q: In the early 1900s, before alarm clocks were popular, how did people wake up?

A: In the early 1900s, before alarm clocks were popular, people in England would hire people to knock on their windows with a pole to wake them up.