THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Thurs 7/11/19

July 11th is the 192nd day of the year. There are 173 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 53 days left until Labor Day

There are 59 days left until Grandparents Day

Today is Free Slurpee Day, International Essential Oils Day, National Blueberry Muffin Day, National Cheer up the Lonely Day, National Mojito Day, National Rainier Cherries Day, National Swimming Pool Day

New Movies Opening Tonight

Stuber (Rated PG-13) … STARRING:Dave Bautista, Kumail Nanjiani .. An Uber driver, named Stu (Kumail Nanjiani), picks up a detective, who is chasing a ruthless terrorist.

Crawl (Rated R) … STARRING: Kaya Scodelario … gators attack a Florida family after they get trapped in their crawl space following a hurricane

It’s Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven . . . because the date is 7/11.  So you can get a free small Slurpee if you show up between 11:00 AM and 7:00 PM.

Starbucks is now selling its new Tie-Dye Frappuccino for a limited time.  The reviews are mixed so far.  But apparently it’s a pain to make, so baristas hate it. 

Someone online is raising money for strapless flip-flops.  They’re calling them flip-shoes, and they look like the rubber sole of a sneaker hugging your foot, with an open top.  The company is called Link, and the fundraising campaign has raised over $70,000 so far.  

It might be socially unacceptable, but an outburst of swearing after a mishap or stubbing a toe can actually do some good. Scientists discovered that uttering swear words can help to lessen the feeling of physical pain.

There’s been a rise in car accidents on Prince Edward Island in Canada . . . and the police say it’s because the drivers are TOO NICE and wave people into oncoming traffic. 

Now that HBO’s show “Chernobyl” is such a big hit, Ukraine is turning the real Chernobyl into a TOURIST ATTRACTION.  Even though the radiation levels there are still high. 

A turquoise lake in Siberia, Russia that people on Instagram love is actually toxic. 

Only 2.6 million people watched the premiere of CBS’ new dating show, ”Love Island”. 6.1 million people watched the premiere of NBC’s new comedy competition ”Bring the Funny”.

James Holzhauer is coming back to “Jeopardy” for their Tournament of Champions this November, along with the woman who beat him.