THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW – Thurs 2/07/19

February 7th is the 38th day of the year. There are 327 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 7 days left until Valentine’s Day

There are 134 days until Summer begins (Fri June 21)

Today is National Fettuccine Alfredo Day, Rose Day, Send a Card to a Friend Day and Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbors Day

Papa John’s is once again selling heart-shaped pizzas for Valentine’s Day. A one topping heart-shaped pie costs $11

The Unicode Consortium is a nonprofit that runs a bunch of different standards for the Internet.  And no one really paid attention to them until a few years ago . . . when we found out they control EMOJIS. They just announced 230 new emojis that should roll out to your phone sometime later in the year.  Here are some highlights . . .A yawning face…..New animals, including the flamingo, sloth, and skunk…..New foods, including a waffle, butter, onions, and a juice box.

A study that looked at 475 NFL games among 30 teams found that in cities where the home team lost a game on Sunday, the following Monday there was a 16 percent spike in the consumption of high-fat, high calorie processed foods.

According to a new study, researchers found that when men saw pictures of attractive women, it made them hungry for RED MEAT.  They say it all comes down to evolutionary biology . . . the picture makes us want to demonstrate we’re manly, and the easiest way to signal that is by eating some meat.

The Hallmark Channel is now going to show Christmas movies all year long. Every Friday at 8 p.m. Eastern they will show a classic holiday film. Response to the new programming has been overwhelmingly positive.

The family of a guy in New Orleans got creative with his obituary.  He died on Sunday at 1:00 P.M., and they wrote that he was “determined not to watch Super Bowl 53.”  His name was Henry Jaume, and he was a 65-year-old veteran and former law enforcement officer.

A woman in England says she’s terrible at making decisions . . . so she just posted a job listing to hire someone to make every decision for her for a month.  And she’s offering $2,600.