THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW – Tues 05/15/18

May 15th is the 135th day of the year. There are 230 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 13 days until Memorial Day

There are 37 days until the next Jurassic Park movie (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom June 21)

Today is Dinosaur Day, National Chocolate Chip Day, Nylon Stockings Day, and Straw Hat Day

Zima is coming back again for a limited time this summer.  They also brought it back last year for the first time since 2008

American Airlines just released a list of emotional support animals that will no longer be allowed on flights.  Going forward, they won’t let you fly with emotional support reptiles, rodents, goats, insects, spiders, and large birds like turkeys.

This sounds like science fiction, but researchers at UCLA recently took a memory from a snail, and implanted it into another snail.

Kevin Przytula, of Bay City, Michigan, took his girlfriend and her son to a sculpture park on Saturday where he dropped down on one knee to propose. Allyssa Anter accepted as her 3 year-old son Owen dropped his pants and went to the bathroom on a sculpture. The entire scene was caught on video. Allyssa says she is still potty training Owen.

A new study out of the Netherlands found that “short man syndrome” really DOES exist.  The researchers found that guys under 5-foot-7 would act more aggressively in social experiments than men who were taller. So what does it mean?  The researchers say it’s biologically ingrained in short men to be more aggressive when they can and grab whatever resources they can, because they might have fewer chances to get them.

A health club in England just started offering a workout program that lets you watch TV while you run outdoors . . . by strapping an iPad to your trainer’s back.  So as long as you keep up with him, you can watch your show.

 

Melania Trump is recovering from kidney surgery yesterday. She had a procedure done on a benign kidney condition. Melania will be hospitalized for the rest of the week

Floyd Mayweather was recently playing a video poker machine when he won a $101,000 jackpot. He was playing $25 per hand when he hit on a Royal Flush.

Blake Lively was recently spotted at a gym working out in a $795 pair of Christian Louboutin sandals. The yellow sandals had a bow near the toes.

The New England Patriots have hired a martial arts expert to teach defensive players hand-to-hand combat. Patriots coach Bill Belichick used Jon Kim when he was with the Cleveland Browns