January 17th is the 17th day of the year. There are 349 days remaining until the end of the year
Today is Ditch New Years Resolutions Day, Hot-Buttered Rum Day and National Bootlegger’s Day
There are 16 days remaining until Groundhog Day
There are 28 days remaining until Valentine’s Day
Betty White is 98
Bad Boys for Life (Rated R) … STARRING:Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, DJ Khaled, Vanessa Hudgens … Mike (Will Smith) and Marcus (Martin Lawrence) reunite after a cartel boss comes after them to seek revenge for his brother. …The movie cost $90 million to produce …Will Smith says Jon Lovitz and David Spade were the original Bad Boys
Dolittle (Rated PG) … STARRING:Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Emma Thompson, Tom Holland, Ralph Fiennes, Selena Gomez, Rami Malek, Octavia Spencer, Kumail Nanjiani, John Cena, Marion Cotillard, Craig Robinson … Dr. Dolittle (Robert Downey, Jr.) encounters many creatures as he sets out to find a cure for the Queen’s illness. …The movie cost $175 million to produce
Bad Boys for Life will debut at the top of the box office chart this weekend, likely bringing in over $45 million. 1917 will land in second and Dolittle will debut in third.
Saturday’s Powerball jackpot is worth $321 million with a lump sum cash payout of $218.7 million
Last year, for the first time since 1901, conversation hearts were NOT on sale for Valentine’s Day. They’ll be back this year . . . but the new owners say they couldn’t make enough supply to meet the demand, and their printer broke so a lot of the hearts you get will be BLANK.
Pepsi will give away a free Pepsi Zero Sugar drink if either team in this year’s Super Bowl finishes with a score that ends in “0” (zero). The drinks will be available between February 2nd February 4th
Cheetos has purchased a Super Bowl commercial to hype their new Cheetos Popcorn. MC Hammer is going to star in the ad.
Klondike is coming out with three donut-inspired Klondike Bars. Boston Cream, Triple Chocolate, and Frosted Strawberry. And yes, they do have a hole in the center. The release date isn’t until spring, but they’re already showing up in some stores.
Demi Lovato is going to perform the National Anthem at the Super Bowl.
Crocs is offering a new wedge shoe. The heel comes in multiple heights and several colors including pink, mint, cantaloupe and electric yellow.
A new survey reveals that 73% of Canadians don’t want the Canadian government to pick up the cost of guarding Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
AMC has renewed ”Better Call Saul” for a sixth and final season
A restaurant in San Francisco is testing out a new policy where you have to keep your meal to 90 minutes . . . and if you stay longer, they’ll charge you $30 per seat.
The average American had 105 bad nights of sleep last year, and 102 “failed naps,” where you try to fall asleep but can’t. That’s about two a week.
A new study looked into the fastest way to board an airplane. And it found that letting slow people board first really does work best. Meaning older people and parents traveling with kids.
Your coffee machine could be one of the dirtiest parts of your kitchen if not cleaned often. Bacteria, yeast, and mold could be growing in your machine because of irregular cleaning, and those little devils don’t discriminate — it doesn’t matter whether you have a coffee pot, a Keurig, or a fancy espresso machine.
Want a simple way to be happier? According to the book The Happiness Advantage, every morning send a friend, family member, or co-worker an email to say thanks for something. There’s tons of research showing that over time, this alone — one little email a day — can make you happier.
Researchers in New England have created the first ever LIVING ROBOTS. They used stem cells from frogs to make tiny, programmable lifeforms that could eventually swim around your body and deliver drugs to specific locations, like tumors.