THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW – Mon 4/15/19

April 15th is the 105th day of the year. There are 260 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 6 days remaining until Easter

There are 20 days remaining until Cinco de Mayo

Today is Tax Day, Boston Marathon Day, Holy Monday, National Glazed Spiral Ham Day, National Griper’s Day, National Rubber Eraser Day, National That Sucks Day, Patriots’ Day, Take a Wild Guess Day & Titanic Remembrance Day

The Bath Township, Michigan police canceled crime last night between 8 pm and midnight because ”Game of Thrones” was on. They posted ….Just a reminder that no crime shall be committed on Sundays between 8pm and Midnight until Game of Thrones is over.

Today is Tax Day, and a new study found it’s the top day of the year for ROBOCALLS.  Scammers like today because everyone’s on edge and not sure they did their taxes perfectly, so we’re a little more susceptible to someone posing as the IRS asking for money or personal info. 

Dr. Pepper-flavored cotton candy is now being sold on Amazon.com for $22.

An ice cream chain called Amorino just started serving a GELATO BURGER at two of its locations in New York.  It’s got two scoops of gelato and a topping like Nutella . . . all on a chocolate-flavored hamburger bun.

According to a new study, the key to slowing down your hearing loss as you get older is . . . MORE CHOCOLATE.  The researchers found people who regularly ate chocolate lost less of their ability to hear as they got older . . . and it’s probably because of all the antioxidants. 

Tiger Woods won the Masters yesterday by one shot. It was his fifth Masters win. Business Insider claims a gambler made an $85,000 bet that Tiger would win The Masters. The gambler won the bet and will receive $1.19 million. Tiger hadn’t won a major golf tournament since 2008. His odds to win The Masters were 14 to 1. Tiger won $2.07 million. 

Last night’s Angels-Cubs game at Wrigley Field in Chicago was postponed because of heavy snow.

Disneyland’s new Star Wars attraction is going to open next month. It will feature blue milk at the Cantina as well as Coca-Cola served in grenade-like bottles.

Residents of a neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi, are confused by the bowls of mashed potatoes they’re finding on their cars, porches and mailboxes.

A study has found that men with beards carry more germs than dogs — including deadly bacteria — in their facial fuzz. Researchers discovered that nearly half of all sampled beards hosted bugs dangerous to human health. The study described dogs as ‘cleaner’ than bearded men.