THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Fri 10/11/19

October 11th is the 284th day of the year. There are 81 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 20 days remaining until Halloween

There are 75 days remaining until Xmas

Today is “You Go, Girl” Day, National Coming Out Day, National Sausage Pizza Day, Southern Food Heritage Day, World Egg Day and World Obesity Day

Joker is expected to continue to rule the weekend with around $42 million in ticket sales. Will Smith’s Gemini Man will bring in around $25 million to $30 million.… In theaters: The Addams Family (PG); Gemini Man (PG-13

Pringles is coming out with two new flavors:  Rotisserie chicken . . . and parmesan and roasted garlic.  They should be in stores “soon.”

Brachs has released new Candy Corn flavors for Halloween. They include pumpkin pie, chocolate peanuts, fruity mermaid, and donut shop 

Culver’s is now serving a Pumpkin Spice shake and a Salted Caramel Pumpkin Concrete mixer.

Alcohol.org ranked all 50 states according to how many beers people can drink in one sitting before they feel drunk.  Arizona, Michigan came in first at just over 4 beers. Wisconsin & Maine came in third at 3.88 beers. Hawaii came in last at 2.7 beers, then Idaho and Arkansas. (* Pop-up- “I understand you’re struggling with Alcohol…Let’s Talk”)

ICEE BATH BOMBS are now a thing that exists.  You drop one of the balls into your bath and it makes the water look and smell like one of the signature ICEE flavors like cherry or blue raspberry.  But . . . there’s a warning that you shouldn’t drink the water.

Last month, a bigwig at NBC said, quote: “it is my hope and goal that we do an Office reboot” for the network’s upcoming streaming service. If it happens, it probably won’t happen with Greg Daniels, who developed the American version of The Office. He told Entertainment Weekly: “My biggest concern would be disappointing the fans.”

Asteroids known as near-Earth objects are among the most dangerous space items, with space agencies around the world keeping a close eye on them. The European Space Agency is paying particular attention to asteroid 2019 SU3, which may collide with Earth as soon as 70 years from now. The space rock was recently added to the European Space Agency’s Risk List due to the potential for it to collide with Earth on September 16, 2084.

America, you suck at using the turn signal. In a study (by the Society of Automotive Engineers) we’ve learned that 25% of U.S. drivers “improperly use their turn signals” while out on the road. In the same study nearly half of all drivers don’t use their signal to switch lanes.