THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW – Thurs 09/13/18

September 13th is the 256th day of the year. There are 109 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 70 days until Thanksgiving

There are 365 days until our NEXT Friday the 13th! (Sept 13, 2019 also Dec 13, 2019.. Our 2 this year were in April & July)

Today is Bald is Beautiful Day, Kids Take Over The Kitchen Day, National Defy Superstition Day, National Peanut Day, Positive Thinking Day and Snack a Pickle Day

Did you know FEMA keeps track of how many Waffle Houses close during natural disasters?  They call it the “Waffle House Index” and use it to gauge how bad the conditions are in different areas.

An annual study has found that people across the world were more stressed out and miserable last year than any other time in the past decade.

Chocolate Mint Candy Corn has hit store shelves ahead of Halloween

Starbucks cafes in Japan are selling a Crispy Sweet Potato Frappuccino. The frappe is made with real Japanese sweet potatoes and topped with crispy sweet potato chips and whipped cream.

Sam’s Clubs are now selling a pumpkin spice latte pie. The buttery crust is topped with pumpkin filling, spice and whipped cream

It looks like M&M’s is going to really start doubling down on the Oreo business model of “let’s release a bunch of strange flavors and, you know, just kinda see what happens.” A picture just leaked of three new, quote, “internationally inspired flavors” of peanut M&M’s.  And they are:  English Toffee . . . Thai Coconut . . . and Mexican Jalapeno. It looks like they’re going to be part of a contest where you can vote for your favorite . . . and the one that gets the most votes will get a permanent spot. They should come out sometime early next year.

A Netflix show called “Magic for Humans” recently pulled a prank where a magician made a guy THINK he was invisible.  Now people are pulling the same trick on their KIDS and posting the videos online.

A new study had guys smell the armpits of 28 different women.  And women who were the most fertile were rated as having the most attractive scents.

Apple introduced their new iPhones yesterday. The iPhone Xs ($999) and iPhone Xs Max ($1,099) will come in gold, silver and space gray as well as two sizes: 6.5 inches and 5.8 inches. Both phones are liquid resistant and have been tested in water, orange juice and beer. Apple’s new iPhone XR costs $749 and comes with a 6.1 inch screen. Cconsumers can start ordering the aluminum phone on October 19th. It has a lower resolution than the Xs and Xs Max. The XR will come in six colors: black, white, red, yellow, coral, and blue.

A new study found that we subconsciously gravitate toward being in relationships with people who look like our PARENTS.  And the most common things your significant other would have in common with your mom or dad are eye color and hair color.

Kevin Hart is going to co-host The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, September 19th. Kevin will be promoting his upcoming comedy “Night School”

Donald Trump’s alleged mistress, Stormy Daniels, is releasing a memoir titled “Full Disclosure.”

Halloweencostumes.com has launched their own line of Ugly Halloween sweaters. They cost $40 and feature pictures of ghosts, ghouls, goblins and other Halloween characters

New Movies Opening Tonight

The Predator (Rated R) .. STARRING: Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Munn, Sterling K. Brown, Thomas Jane … a young boy accidentally triggers the Predator’s return to Earth before a group of ex-soldiers tries to kill it

White Boy Rick (Rated R) … STARRING: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Jason Leigh … “White Boy Rick” is set in the 1980s in Detroit where a teen drug dealer becomes an informant in order to prevent his father from going to jail for selling guns