THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Thurs 9/12/19

September 12th is the 255th day of the year. There are 110 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 77 days remaining until Thanksgiving

There are 104 days remaining until Xmas

Today is National Chocolate Milkshake Day, National Day of Encouragement, National Police Woman Day, National Report Medicare Fraud Day, and Video Games Day

New Movies Opening Tonight

Hustlers (Rated R) … STARRING: Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Cardi B, Lili Reinhart, Keke Palmer, Julia Stiles … A group of exotic dancers cheat wealthy men out of their money during the financial crisis of the late 2000s.

Heinz just announced a new version of its ketchup that blends in carrots and butternut squash, too.  They say 25% of the ketchup is made up of those added vegetables . . . and it’s hitting stores now.

The National Toy Hall of Fame announced their finalists yesterday for this year’s induction. The finalists are My Little Pony, Masters of the Universe, Care Bears, Risk, Jenga, Magic the Gathering, Matchbox Cars, Nerf Blaster, Fisher-Price Corn Popper, coloring book, and smartphone. Around two or three toys usually wind up getting voted in every year.  Last year, the three toys that made it were the Magic 8 Ball, the pinball machine, and Uno.

 Apple’s new iPhone has three camera lenses on the back . . . and apparently that’s triggering people who suffer from TRYPOPHOBIA.  (TRIP-uh-foh-bee-yuh.)  That’s a fear of a cluster of holes . . . and apparently, up to 5% of people have at least a mild form of it.

David Rush, of Idaho, recently set a new world record when he broke 98 pencils in one minute. The previous record was 90 

Kim Kardashian’s new shapewear line SKIMS made $2 million within minutes of launching on Tuesday.

A physicist built a new online calculator that tells you exactly how long it’ll take to chill your BOOZE and get it down to an optimal temperature.  Just google the phrase “Chilled Drink Calculator.”