THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW – Mon Jan 1/114/19

January 14th is the 14th day of the year. There are 351 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 19 days left until Groundhog Day

There are 97 days left until Easter (By ecclesiastical rules, which fixes the date of the equinox to March 21, the earliest possible date for Easter is March 22 and the latest possible is April 25. There are 35 dates on which Easter can take place)

Today is International Kite Day, National Clean Off Your Desk Day, National Dress Up Your Pet Day, National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day and Organize Your Home Day

NFL Scoreboard
Rams 30 Cowboys 22
Chiefs 31 Colts 13
Patriots 41 Chargers 28
Saints 20 Eagles 14

Sunday, January 20th … Conference Champsionships
Rams @ Saints … 2:05 PM FOX
Patriots @ Chiefs …. 5:40 PM CBS

Taco Bell is going to test a vegetarian menu later this year.They already feature 28 vegan items including refried beans, crunchy taco shells and tortillas.

Krispy Kreme is offering a new type of donut to help people cheat on their diet. The chain is covering four of its classic donuts in chocolate because they want customers’ cheat days to count. Krispy Kreme released a statement saying; “If you’re taking a brief break from your diet or exercise routine, you may as well make it worth it. This is worth it.”
The new Choco-fied donuts include ..
– Chocolate Glazed Cake Batter Doughnut
– Chocolate Glazed Raspberry Filled Doughnut
– Double Chocolate Glazed Kreme Filled Doughnut
– Chocolate Glazed OREO Cookies & KREME™ Doughnut

Arm-chair kickers went 0-101 in Goose Island’s ‘Cody Parkey Challenge,’ where people could win a YEAR of free beer if they could make the kick that Cody missed last week.  Since there were no winners, Goose Island donated $20,000 to the Lurie Children’s Hospital, the charity Cody picked. 

One mom came up with the perfect solution for kids who refuse to clean up after themselves. A recent Instagram post shows a plastic bin labeled “Toy Jail,” which holds toys hostage until children complete their chores. The message on the clear plastic bin says: “Toy Jail. You left it out and I picked it up, I’ve got your stuff, you’re out of luck. To get it back, please do a chore, then it’s yours, just like before.”

A bunch of Bigfoot sightings in North Carolina turned out to be an eight-foot statue of Bigfoot some guy had put up . . . complete with glowing red eyes. 

“The Upside”, starring KEVIN HART and BRYAN CRANSTON, topped the box office this weekend with $19.6 million.  It made $19.6 million this weekend, which is about TWICE what some experts predicted.  “Aquaman” made another $17.3 million to come in second. “Aquaman” dropped to second place with $17.3 million. By the way, the Keanu Reeves movie “Replicas” debuted in 12th place with just $2.5 million, which is his career WORST opening for a movie in wide release.