THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Wed 9/11/19

September 11th is the 254th day of the year. There are 111 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 50 days remaining until Halloween

There are 82 days remaining until Cyber Monday

Today is “I Want to Start My Own Business” Day, Make Your Bed Day, National Day of Service and Remembrance, National Emergency Responders Day, National Hot Cross Bun Day, National No News Is Good News Day, and Women’s Baseball Day

McDonald’s brought back the Shamrock Shake . . . but only in Philadelphia this month.  It’s in honor of the Philadelphia Eagles, since their main color is green. 

KFC is testing new fries, and they’re covered in the 11 secret herbs and spices.

One of the weirdest looks at New York’s fashion week was models wearing fake beards made out of jewels.

The new iPhones are the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. The Pro and Max each have a three-camera system, complete with a telephoto, ultra-wide, and regular lenses. Apple touted that each of the three cameras is capable of shooting in 4K resolution at 60 frames per second.

A new survey reveals that the average parent spends a combined 82 days a year trying to get their child to go to sleep. The average parent spends 34 minutes a day reading to their child

A new study found you can get your kid to eat vegetables by . . . OVERWHELMING THEM with vegetables.  They found kids who had lots of different vegetables on their plate wound up eating twice as many as kids who only had one vegetable. 

Apple announced its new iPhones yesterday and also a new feature called “slofies.”  Those are selfie videos in slow motion.  It’s a cool feature . . . but people on social media don’t seem very hot on the word “slofie.”

KFC has created a new video game called “I Love You, Colonel Sanders!  A Finger Lickin’ Good Dating Simulator”. In the game, you’re classmates with a young, sexy . . . but still gray-haired . . . anime-style Colonel Sanders at culinary school.  And the entire point of the game is to try to date him. If you’re interested . . . although I’m not totally sure why you would be . . . it’ll be available for free for Windows and Mac computers in two weeks.  

There’s a new website that blurs the screen when it detects you slouching.

A 71-year-old guy in England spent $37,000 fighting a $123 speeding ticket, and lost.  The worst part is it was a large chunk of his son’s inheritance. 

Some drug traffickers in Australia were busted after they encountered a seal that wouldn’t get out of the way.  The cops seized more than $1 BILLION in drugs.