THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Wed 7/29/20-

July 29th is the 211th day of the year. There are 155 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 40 days remaining until Labor Day

There are 120 days until Thanksgiving

Today is .. Lasagna Day, National Chicken Wing Day, International Tiger Day and National Lipstick Day

— On this date in 1981, 700 million TV viewers watched Prince Charles and Princess Diana wed

— On this date in 1987, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream introduced “Cherry Garcia”
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Jet Puffed Marshmallows officially kicked off the Pumpkin Spice season yesterday when they announced they have brought back Pumpkin Spice Marshmallows. Their bags come with a recipe for Pumpkin Spice Rice Krispie treats.

Starbucks announced yesterday that they are bringing back the Pumpkin Spice Latte this Fall 

Post and Dunkin’ Donuts teamed up on two new cereals that taste like Dunkin’ Donuts’ COFFEE.  One is Mocha Latte, and one is Caramel Macchiato.  They’ll go on sale next month, and each bowl has about 10% of the caffeine of a cup of coffee.

An engineer for Tesla has created the perfect CHOCOLATE CHIP.  He designed them to melt smoother and taste better . . . but if you want to try them, it’ll cost you $30 for a bag that’s just over one pound.

Budweiser is releasing a new beer called Budweiser Zero.  It’s only 50 calories . . . and alcohol free.  So basically, it’s for people who want non-alcoholic beer for the taste, but the taste they’re after is super light, cheap beer.  The beer should start hitting stores today.

Many people are struggling with money as the pandemic continues, and resorting to plastic has become even more of a crutch. WalletHub looked at all 50 states and the District of Columbia (using TransUnion credit data) at each state’s median credit-card balance and monthly credit-card payment. Turns out Alaska may need some serious credit counseling soon, with the median credit card debt per card at $3,897… Minnesota is 16th worst… Wisconsin is 30th with an average credit card of just over $2,100.

A new study by the University of Oxford reveals that men over 6 feet tall are twice as likely to get the coronavirus as shorter men.

Last year Korn recorded their take on “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” for their album “The Nothing.”  They recruited Yelawolf to do some vocals, but the song didn’t make the cut.  Yesterday, they released it as a tribute to Charlie Daniels, who passed away on July 6th.

According to a new study, the key to being really happy is . . . sometimes just ignoring your responsibilities, doing something fun, and truly not thinking about the consequences.  The researchers found when you do that, it helps your well-being and mental health.