THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Mon 6/29/20-

June 29th is the 181st day of the year. There are 185 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 5 days remaining until Independence Day

There are 85 days remaining until Autumn begins (Sept 22)

Today is Waffle Iron Day, International Fisherman’s Day, Please Take My Children To Work Day, International Mud Day and Camera Day

— On this date in 2007, the first Apple iPhones went on sale

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Coca-Cola is planning to sell its first-ever alcoholic drink under the name EH Canning Co. It is a fruit flavored hard seltzer.

Starbucks has added another drink to their secret menu. The Peaches and Cream Frappuccino has a vanilla bean frappe base, peach juice, ice, whipped cream and caramel sprinkles 

Pizza Hut restaurants in Taiwan are selling a Ramen noodle pizza. The pie is topped with thick Ramen noodles, pork slices, white sesame, fresh chili and a hard boiled egg in the middle. Spring onions and bamboo shoots are served on the side.

Go-Gurt is releasing a “slushie” yogurt that has a “fizzing texture.”

The baby website TheBump.com posted a list of the most popular baby names on its site this year.  And “Corona” is the 100th most popular girls’ name.  The top three are Mila, Aaliya, and Aurora.  For boys, it’s Braxton, Zion, and Hunter.

The website YourTango says if you place a mixture of organic raw honey and  Himalayan sea salt under your tongue before bed, you won’t wake up tired. Himalayan salt contains 84 trace minerals and elements your body needs for different processes, aiding your body’s ability to recover from the day. Honey contains glucose with the aid in supplying our body’s cells with energy. This honey and salt combination works to increase serotonin as well, helping us to de-stress naturally, allowing us to get the best sleep possible. Your quality of sleep will end up improving and you will wake up refreshed.

In the U.S. you can name your new baby almost anything you want. That’s not the case in the rest of the world. For example in Germany, you must be able to tell the gender of the child by the first name, and the name chosen must not negatively affect the well being of the child. Also, you can not use last names or the names of objects or products as first names.

A woman who was giving birth in the back of an ambulance in New Zealand got caught up in a TORNADO.  She suffered some cuts, but her 10-pound baby boy is doing fine.

Rachel Vetter, of Rathdrum, Idaho, is allergic to water. She develops hives if she showers, sweats or gets caught in the rain or snow. The disease affects 1 in 156 million. Rachel can no longer shower. She was diagnosed in July 2019.

Johnny Depp may play The Joker in the new Flash film. Michael Keaton is in talks to play Batman. The movie site JoBlo says Keaton is not only going to play Bruce Wayne, but is also going to wear his Batsuit again 

The average American could get about $199 for all of the old electronics they have in their house that they aren’t using anymore, according to a new survey.  But sell fast:  Old tech goes down in value about 26% per year.