THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Thurs 2/18/21-

February 18th is the 49th day of 2021. There are 316 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 45 days remaining until Easter

Today is .. Drink Wine Day, National Crab-Stuffed Flounder Day, National Battery Day, National Hate Florida Day, National Thumb Appreciation Day and Flirting Day

— On this date in 1564, the artist Michelanglelo died

— On this date in 1930, Pluto was discovered

Cold Stone Creamery is going to sell Lucky Charms ice cream for St. Patrick’s Day. The green ice cream has Lucky Charms marshmallows, gold glitter and a whipped topping. It comes in a green waffle cone 

Applebee’s launched a new menu item yesterday. Their Cheeto-coated wings are available through Uber Eats and are called Cosmic Wings.

Many people turn to apps to help them lose weight. But they may not be helping, according to research (University of Sydney). Researchers looked at 800 apps before narrowing it down to 28 apps specifically targeting weight loss. The best ones had “motivational components” including game elements like rewards, challenges, points and feedback. Overall though, the apps weren’t winning over any weight-loss researchers.