THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW –Wed 3/13/19

March 13th is the 72nd day of the year. There are 293 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 4 days remaining until St Patty’s Day

There are  184 days remaining until our first Friday the 13th (two of them this year- Sept and Dec)

Today is Earmuff Day, National Good Samaritan Day, National Jewel Day, National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day

Del Taco is selling a new soap that smells like French fries.  It’s called “Eau de French Fry” and costs $4 on DelTacoWebstore.com. 

Dollar Tree is going to begin selling higher-priced merchandise in some of its stores. They are testing their new pricing system in an effort to make more money

Schools are now using “Baby Shark” to teach kids CPR.  It has the right number of beats per minute.  Anything between 100 and 120 beats is fine.  “Stayin’ Alive” by The Bee Gees is 104 beats per minute, but not many kids know it.  “Baby Shark” is 115 beats per minute.  Is that really what you want to hear when you’re flatlining though?

The leader in the big Iditarod race in Alaska had to drop out this week after he yelled at one of his dogs, and the REST of his dogs refused to run.

Italy is now fining parents who don’t vaccinate their kids. 

Schools in New York will start doing “Meatless Mondays” at lunch this fall. 

A guy who lives in a 600-square-foot apartment in New York recently got a $38 million electric bill.

Toyota recently filed a patent for a new automatic air freshener that links to your phone and sprays your favorite scent when you start driving.  And it could also double as an anti-theft device . . . and spray TEAR GAS if someone tries to steal your car.