THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW – Wed 5/15/19

May 15th is the 135th day of the year. There are 230 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 32 days remaining until Father’s Day

There are 50 days remaining until Independence Day

Today is National Chocolate Chip Day, Nylon Stockings Day, Relive Your Past By Listening to the First Music You Ever Bought No Matter What It Was, No Excuses Day and Straw Hat Day

Burger King is now selling Twix shakes at participating locations. Twix bars are crushed up before being whipped into vanilla soft serve ice cream. The shakes cost $3.99

Kellogg’s is bringing back Chocolate Peanut Butter Corn Pops for the first time since they were discontinued a decade ago.

Pringles is releasing a new MYSTERY FLAVOR.  And if you guess it right, you could win $10,000. The mystery Pringles will be on sale at Walgreens sometime this month and should be available through the end of July. And the flavor might be tough . . . unlike when Oreo ran its mystery flavor contest a few years back and everyone immediately knew it was Fruity Pebbles. Pringles did a mystery flavor contest in Canada last year, and it turned out to be Seven Layer Dip. 

Hershey’s just announced they’re going to change the design of their chocolate bars for the first time in 125 years.  Instead of each little square of chocolate saying “Hershey’s”, they’re going to have different EMOJIS printed on them.  The emoji bars will be available for the summer. 

Red Lobster is giving away insulated fanny packs to keep your Cheddar Bay biscuits warm.

Steak ‘n Shake lost $18.9 million during the first quarter of 2019.Cutting cherries from their shakes could save the chain $1 million a year. Steak ‘n Shake has closed 60 restaurants this year.

The Academy Awards will most likely remain hostless. ABC was pleased with the show’s ratings increase after going hostless last year.

Women were asked: Would you rather your husband be bald or had a beer belly? Bald – 59…Beer belly – 41%

An 11-year-old girl recently wrote to the prime minister of New Zealand looking for a job TRAINING DRAGONS for the country.  And she sent along a $5 bribe.  The prime minister actually wrote her back, apologized that the country isn’t working on training dragons, and returned the money.