THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW –Thurs 3/14/19

March 14th is the 73rd day of the year. There are 292 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 3 days remaining until St Patty’s Day

There are 175 days remaining until NFL Regular Season begins (Thurs Sept 5)

Today is Genius Day, National Potato Chip Day, National Save a Spider Day, Popcorn Lovers Day and Pi Day

Facebook went down for millions of users worldwide yesterday.  Instagram and WhatsApp also had problems.  

8 million people watched the season finale of ”The Bachelor”.That’s up from the 7.9 million, who watched the 2018 finale.

A town in Germany that accidentally ordered WAY too much toilet paper has finally gone through it . . . more than 12 years later. 

Scientists say old age begins at 27 as mental powers start to decline. In fact, researchers have found that peoples’ mental abilities peak at 22 before beginning to deteriorate just five years later. The researchers say the results suggest that therapies designed to prevent or reverse age-related conditions may need to start earlier, long before people become retired.

“The New York Times” talked to a doctor about how our immune systems are becoming weaker, because of stuff like antibacterial soap.  And she said it might be a good idea to pick your nose and eat it more.  She also said if you drop food on the floor, pick it up and eat that too.  She was giving over-the-top examples, but the point is that our immune systems are being deprived of the challenges that actually make them stronger.

This is a great prank.  A woman noticed her sister was selling a creepy porcelain doll on Facebook, because she was moving to a new house, and getting rid of some stuff.  So she bought it anonymously . . . then brought it to the new house, hid it in the basement, and filmed her sister’s reaction.

People on Ranker.com were asked to name the best U.S. cities for beer drinkers.  Cleveland is #1, followed by Asheville, North Carolina, Portland, Oregon, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Chicago. 

New Movies Opening Tonight

Wonder Park (Rated PG) … Starring Matthew Broderick, Jennifer Garner, Jeffrey Tambor, Kenan Thompson, Ken Jeong, Mila Kunis, John Oliver, Brianna Denski, Norbert Leo Butz, Ken Hudson Campbell .. The movie cost $100 million to produce

Captive State (Rated PG-13) … Starring John Goodman … Chicago Police Officer Mulligan (John Goodman) is tasked with uniting the world against an extra-terrestrial enemy.

Five Feet Apart (Rated PG-13) … Starring …Haley Lu Richardson and Cole Sprouse .. a pair of teenagers with life-threatening illnesses fall in love after meeting in a hospital.