THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Tues 8/13/19

August 13th is the 225th day of the year. There are 140 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 20 days left until Labor Day

There is one month until the next Friday the 13th (Sept 13th…it will have been 14 months since the last Friday the 13th– last one was July 13 2018)

Today is International Left-Handers Day, National Filet Mignon Day, National Skinny Dipping Day

Starbucks is bringing back their Pumpkin Spice Latte on Tuesday, August 27th.

Dunkin Donuts will begin selling their pumpkin flavored coffee on August 21st. The coffee tastes like Pumpkin Spice Latte. It can be ordered cold or warm. An apple cider donut will also be offered with the coffee 

Coca-Cola is launching a cinnamon-flavored Coke in the United States. Cinnamon Coke sold well in the U.K.. The drink should be available by Winter 

A new Winter Spiced Cranberry flavor of Sprite is coming out for the holidays.

Bags of JUST Lucky Charms marshmallows are coming to stores this month.  Lucky Charms teamed up with Jet-Puffed Marshmallows to make them, so they’ll be a little bigger and fluffier than the ones in the cereal.

Now Pabst Blue Ribbon is getting in on the spiked seltzer trend . . . and theirs is going to be more alcoholic than the popular brands on the market.

To celebrate the upcoming 25th anniversary of the premiere of Friends, Fathom Events will host a three-night theatrical run of 12 iconic episodes of the sitcom, which have been digitally remastered in 4K format. Over 1,000 movie theaters are expected to participate in the event, called “Friends 25th: The One With the Anniversary.”

Olive Garden is doing its Never Ending Pasta Pass thing again, where you get 9 weeks of unlimited pasta for $100.  And if you buy one this year, you also have a chance to buy a new LIFETIME Pasta Pass for an additional $400.  They’re only selling 50 of them though, and they’ll be chosen randomly.

A snake in Pennsylvania was rescued after it swallowed half of its own body.

Samsung and smartphone maker Xiaomi have developed a 108 megapixel camera. The camera can shoot video at 6K. No word on when it will be available for sale although insiders say it should be released before Christmas.

Here’s a new dating term for you:  DOGFISHING.  That’s when someone poses for their dating profile pics with a dog or other pet that’s not theirs.