THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Tues 2/11/20

February 11th is the 42nd day of the year. There are 324 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 3 days remaining until Valentine’s Day

There are 26 days remaining until Daylight Saving Time Change .. Spring Ahead

Today is National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day, National Inventors’ Day, National Make a Friend Day, National Peppermint Patty Day, Satisfied Staying Single Day, and White Shirt Day

Hot Tamales-flavored Peeps Marshmallows have hit store shelves ahead of Easter 

Ben and Jerry’s will experiment with delivering 2.5 ounces of ice cream by drone.

The company that makes conversation hearts admitted last month that their printer broke, so the messages on some hearts might be messed up . . . but it’s WORSE than expected.  A candy company opened 10 boxes and found only 3% of the hearts actually had a clear message printed in the right spot.  65% were blank, and the rest had a partial or unintelligible print. 

23.6 million people watched the Academy Awards on Sunday. That’s down six million viewers from last year. The numbers were the lowest ever for the Oscars.

What are those crazy TikTok kids doing this week? Eating packing peanuts. Apparently there are certain brands that are made of nontoxic and biodegradable materials that are safe to eat. However, according to Wikipedia “they are not produced in food-safe conditions, and are not recommended for eating.”

According to a study, the big three sports that might put a glimmer in a kid’s eye but blow a massive hole in a parent’s bank account are ice hockey, gymnastics, and horseback riding.

A woman on a plane in Europe screamed while flying through a massive storm.  The plane tried to land multiple times, but eventually had to turn back.  You can’t really blame her for being scared, but just imagine already being stressed out, and another passenger starts screaming like this.

New studies have found that the coronavirus can live on doorknobs, handrails and protective gear for up to nine days. Nurses that are treating patients for the coronavirus in Wuhan, China are shaving their heads because long hair can spread the disease.