THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Tues 6/30/20-

June 30th is the 182nd day of the year. There are 184 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 4 days remaining until Independence Day

There are 69 days remaining until Labor Day

Today is National Mai Tai Day, International Asteroid Day, Social Media Day, National Water Gun Fight Day, Meteor Watch Day,

— On this date in 1971, The 26th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified giving everyone over the age of 18 the right to vote

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Fruit Loops has debuted a new tropical cereal that has pineapple, banana, orange and mango flavors. Froot Loops Tropical is going to be available for a limited time in the United States 

Pillsbury has new cookie dough with Oreo pieces mixed in.

A new limited-edition version of Rice Krispies is cookies and cream flavored.

Green onion-flavored Chex cereal has debuted in South Korea . . . 16 years after Kellogg’s rigged a contest to prevent it from being made. 

There’s a new fragrance called Eau De Space that literally smells like outer space.  It was originally developed by NASA, and you can order a bottle for $29 on Kickstarter.  The people who are making it say it smells like a mix of gunpowder, steak, raspberries, and rum.

Amazon is rewarding their employees with $500 million in bonuses. Full-timers will receive a $500 bonus while part-timers will receive a $250 bonus. The THANK YOU bonuses are for the month of June 

Major League Baseball announced its new rules driven by COVID-19 health and safety requirements. Notably, spitting is banned.… Here’s the rule: Spitting is prohibited (including but not limited to, saliva, sunflower seeds or peanut shells, or tobacco) at all times in Club facilities (including on the field). Chewing gum is permitted.

Could you name all 50 states without looking at a map?  A survey found 76% of Americans think they could do it.  Here’s the fastest it’s ever been done.  A girl on RecordSetter.com listed them in alphabetical order in 12.8 seconds.

A new show called “Celebrity Call Center” will allow you to ask celebrities for advice with your problems.  Those “celebrities” will include Nick Cannon, Brie and Nikki Bella, and Kelly Osbourne.

Makeup for men has finally gone mainstream.  CVS just announced it’s stocking a line of makeup for men in about 2,000 of its stores nationwide.  A survey last year found that about one-third of men under 45 say they’d be interested in trying makeup. 

Mariam Nabatanzi, of Uganda, has 44 children. She is raising them alone and had her first set of twins when she was 13. Miriam has a genetic condition that allows her to have multiple babies at once. She has three sets of quadruplets, four sets of triplets and six sets of twins  A doctor has told her that she can’t have any more children because of health problems.