THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Mon 1/13/20

January 13th is the 13th day of the year. There are 353 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 32 days remaining until Valentine’s Day

Today is National Clean Off Your Desk Day, National Gluten-Free Day, National Rubber Ducky Day and National Sticker Day

1917, a front-runner for multiple Oscars (nominations today) collected roughly $37 million in North America over the weekend, considered to be a nice chunk of box office change for an R-rated period film with no marquee stars. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker ca,me in second at $15.1 million

Did you swear off all alcohol for the month of January?  It’s a popular New Year’s resolution . . . but according to a new survey, about one-third of people who made that pledge have already given up.

When Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan announced plans to step back as senior members of the royal family, the palace confirmed that a solution would be reached within days, not weeks. This afternoon (Monday) Prince Harry will join a family meeting with Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, and Prince William “to talk things through.”

Pampers unveiled a new diaper at the Consumer Electronics Show. It has a sensor that sends notifications when a child has a dirty diaper. The sensor also tracks sleep.

A nuclear warning was accidentally sent out in Ontario, Canada yesterday morning.

A 17-year-old kid in England was playing an online video game last week when he had a seizure.  And another gamer in Texas saved him by calling for help. 

Nassly Sales, of Jersey City, New Jersey, recently received the shock of her life after she ordered diapers from Amazon.com. She opened her package and found that several of the diapers contained human waste. Amazon has launched an investigation to find out how used diapers were sold 

A woman in Oklahoma who was late for work said she had a flat tire, and sent her boss a picture of a nail in a tire.  Only it looked totally fake if you zoom in . . . and it’s the first picture that comes up in a Google Image search for “nail in tire.”  There’s no word on whether she was fired.

A mom from New Jersey recently ordered some diapers off Amazon . . . and some of them were USED and soiled.  Amazon says it’s investigating. 

There are now more women than men in the workforce in the U.S.  It happened once before, briefly, in 2010 . . . but this time, it looks like it might be this way for good.