May 22nd is the 143rd day of the year. There are 223 days remaining until the end of the year
There are 3 days remaining until Memorial Day
There are 43 days remaining until the 4th of July
Today is Don’t Fry Day, National Buy a Musical Instrument Day, National Solitaire Day, National Vanilla Pudding Day, National Wig Out Day, and World Goth Day
— On this date in 1892, the toothpaste tube was invented
Kellogg’s just created a new cereal called “Mashups” . . . and it’s a mix of Frosted Flakes and Froot Loops. It hits stores next month.
Starbucks brought back their S’mores Frappuccino yesterday for the Summer. It’s made with marshmallow-infused whipped cream, chocolate sauce, vanilla, milk, coffee, ice, whipped cream and graham cracker crumbles.
Google just released the results of its annual study on the most common “How do you spell . . .” searches in every state this year. “Quarantine” was the top search in the most states . . . and “canceled” was number two. In Minnesota it was Quarantine. In Wisconsin the most common “How Do You Spell Search” was for the word “Illustrator.”
Yelp just figured out what takeout and delivery food has been disproportionately popular in every state during the past two months. Some foods that were number one in multiple states are pizza . . . burgers . . . gyros. In Minnesota it’s “Donuts.” And in Wisconsin it’s “Pad Tai.”
A company in the Middle East called Geometry has come up with a device that slides across shopping cart handles, dispensing a thin layer of disinfectant for between-use cleaning. The company first conceived the product in 2015 but is retooling the concept for mass production.
Crayola has launched a new set of crayons called “Colors of the World” that features all different skin tones.
Dolphins at a beach in Australia keep leaving gifts for humans on shore, like bottles and coral. It’s possible they miss interacting with people . . . or just miss the free food they usually get.
Netflix is automatically terminating accounts that haven’t been used in more than a year. This represents .5% of their overall membership.
ESPN plans to follow their Michael Jordan docuseries with a new series about Tom Brady and his Super Bowl runs. The series is titled “Man In the Arena.”