THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Fri 2/7/20

February 7th is the 38th day of the year. There are 328 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 7 days remaining until Valentine’s Day

There are 30 days remaining until Daylight Saving Time Change .. Spring Ahead

Today is Working Naked Day, Ballet Day, Bubble Gum Day, National Fettuccine Alfredo Day, National Wear Red Day, Rose Day, Send a Card to a Friend Day and Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbors Day

New Movie- Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Rated R)
STARRING: Margot Robbie—- Movie Synopsis: Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) splits up with The Joker before joining Black Canary, Huntress, and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from a crime lord.

“Birds of Prey” will open with around $50 million. Opening next weekend: Downhill (R); Fantasy Island (PG-13); The Photograph (PG-13); Sonic the Hedgehog (PG); What About Love (NR)

Dunkin Donuts is spending $60 million to improve its coffee. They are buying new smart brewers that will improve their coffee’s quality and consistency.

Russell Stover is selling a new candy this Easter called “Sours!”  And it’s a bunny that’s part sour fruit flavor, like raspberry or cherry . . . and part white chocolate fudge. 

People are going nuts over the CrunchCup, a travel mug where your cereal and milk don’t meet until they hit your mouth. You can eat everything from sweet Fruit Loops to crunchy granola on the go without ever slurping soggy cereal.

A golden retriever set a world record for the number of tennis balls in his mouth, with six.

After a one-and-done season in 2001, XFL Football reboots with the Dragons vs. the Defenders and the Wildcats vs. the Roughnecks. (10a CT, ABC)

Students in Sacramento held a protest on Thursday demanding MORE HOMEWORK.  They’ve had substitutes all year, so they haven’t really been learning much of anything. 

Apple is testing a new iPhone feature called the Car Key. It allows iPhone users to unlock their cars with their phone.

PETA wants us to stop using the term “pets” and start calling them “companions.” 

A new report says the “Friends” reunion special is back on at HBO Max.  Supposedly, all six cast members are getting between $3 million and $4 million to participate.  That sounds like a lot for one special . . . but not necessarily in today’s market.  HBO Max paid $425 million for the rights to “Friends”

The city of Wuhan, China has ordered all 11 million residents to report their body temperature on a daily basis. The police will intervene if a person refuses to comply with the city’s order. If someone has a temperature, health officials will visit them to see if they are infected with the coronavirus.

A study that looked at 475 NFL games among 30 teams found that in cities where the home team lost a game on Sunday, the following Monday there was a 16 percent spike in the consumption of high-fat, high calorie processed foods.