THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Thurs 1/07/21-

January 7th is the 7th day of 2021. There are 358 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 38 days remaining until Valentine’s Day

There are 66 days remaining until Daylight Saving Time starts

Today is … Tempura Day (Tempura is a typical Japanese dish usually consisting of seafood, meat, and vegetables that have been battered and deep frie), National Bobblehead Day, Harlem Globetrotters Day, I’m Not Going To Take It Anymore Day, National Pass Gas Day, National Job Hunting Day and National Nicolas Cage Day

— On this date in 1929, the Tarzan comic strip debuted

— On this date in 2005, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston announced they were separating after four years of marriage

Wednesday night’s Powerball jackpot was worth an estimated $427.1 million. The winning numbers were 1, 66, 20, 22 and 60. The Powerball number was 3 and the Powerplay Multiplier was 3. No one won last night’s Powerball jackpot so Saturday’s drawing is worth $470 million with a lump sum cash payout of $362.7 million

Mountain Dew is launching a new pink soda flavor called Major Melon. The watermelon drink will come with and without sugar. It’s Mountain Dew’s first new permanent flavor in a decade 

Pepperidge Farm is releasing a new Goldfish flavor. The cheddar-and-sour cream flavor will hit store shelves later this month 

And now for something completely serious: How do you cut your sandwiches? The results of The Great Sandwich Survey of 2021 are in and 54% of you cut your sandwiches diagonal. 28% cut them horizontal. And 18% don’t cut them.… We also find that 84% of you eat your sandwich crust on. The rest… crust off.

A new study found 43% of online shoppers had a box stolen by porch pirates last year, up 10% from 2019.

Samsung just announced a new 110-inch TV that costs $156,000 and has a solar-powered remote. 

A public health campaign in the UK said kids between the ages of 4 and 10 consume the equivalent of 5,500 sugar cubes a year. The sugar comes in the form of juices, soft drinks, cookies, breakfast cereals, desserts, etc. … Experts say a five year old shouldn’t have more than 19 grams of sugar per day — that’s five cubes.

Busch Light just announced they’re bringing back their “Snow Day” promotion this year.  Basically, for every inch of snow between now and the end of March, they take $1 off the price of a 24- or 30-pack.

Two influencer models are battling because one took the other’s baby name.  The name?  Baby.

Katie Couric is going to guest host Jeopardy. She is going to do an entire week sometime this year