THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Tues 10/13/20-

October 13th is the 287th day of the year. There are 79 days remaining until the end of the year

Today is … National M&M Day, National Train Your Brain Day, International Skeptics Day, Navy’s Birthday, Treat Yo’ Self Day, National “That’s What She Said” Day and Silly Sayings Day

There are 45 days remaining until Black Friday

— On this date in 2008, In a video message on his website, Ringo Starr announced that he no longer had time to sign autographs and asked fans not to send him any mail at all.

Dunkin Donuts is celebrating Halloween with a Spicy Ghost Pepper Donut. It comes with strawberry icing for dipping. The donut goes on sale tomorrow 

McDonald’s restaurants in Hong Kong are adding vegan Spam to their menus. The Spam will be used in breakfast dishes, burgers and pasta.

Shoppers are expected to spend $10 billion today and tomorrow on Amazon’s Prime Day sales. Over $6 billion will be spent in the U.S. alone.

A rare 14 karat purple-pink diamond is expected to be auctioned off for $38 million on November 11th. The diamond was cut from the largest pink crystal ever found in Russia.

A new study debunked an old theory that couples start to look more alike over time.  But it did find couples look alike at the beginning . . . because we’re naturally drawn to people with similar facial features. 

Livability.com just released its annual list of the best cities to live in based on things like safety, affordability, the job market, outdoor activities, and growth.  And here are the top 10 . . .

1.  Fort Collins, Colorado

2.  Ann Arbor, Michigan

3.  Madison, Wisconsin

4.  Portland, Maine

5.  Rochester, Minnesota

6.  Asheville, North Carolina

7.  Overland Park, Kansas

8.  Fargo, North Dakota

9.  Durham, North Carolina

10.  Sioux Falls, South Dakota

A guy is suing Caribbean Airlines after he said someone there planted cocaine in his suitcase for his flight from Guyana to the U.S. 

Here’s a study that didn’t need to be done: Parents with kids under the age of 18 start their day earlier than non-parents. A majority of parents with children under 18 wake up by 6AM (56%), compared with 37 percent of non-parents.

The NHL has discussed starting the opening of next season with an outdoor game on Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada. The outdoor game would lessen the chances of any coronavirus spread

A website analyzed all of the car tattoos on Instagram to figure out which brands and models are the most common.  The top brands people get tattooed on themselves are Volkswagen and Jeep . . . and the top models are the Chevy Impala and DMC DeLorean.