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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Tues 8/12/14

August 12th is the 224th day of the year. There are 141 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 135 days remaining until Christmas- 19 weeks

Today is National Middle Child’s Day, National Vinyl Record Day, International Youth Day and Julienne Fries Day

CNN claims the fighting in Iraq hasn't caused a spike in gas prices because most of the fighting is in the North while most of the oil fields are in the South

Jersey Shore star Pauly D has ditched his blowout in favor of regular spiked hair

Wendy’s has added the Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger to its permanent menu

Burger King is bringing back Chicken Fries for the first time since 2012

The 'Ice Bucket Challenge' that has taken over Facebook is working. The challenge involves dumping a bucket of ice water on your head, posting the video on Facebook and then challenging others to do the same. If they don't, they must donate to the ALS Association. ALS is also known as "Lou Gehrig's Disease." Some ALS associations like the one in Massachusetts tell Syracuse.com that donations are up 10 times compared to last year.

A bra has gone on sale in Japan to help men with man-boobs. The Floral Goodnight Bra is meant to be worn at night. The man who sells the bra at his Tokyo shop, tells the Mirror: ''It is something that not many men are aware of. But if a man has good pectoral muscles he is at just the same risk as a woman of having them gradually stretched and left out of shape. A man who wears this bra to bed at night will find everything is held firmly in place and looking good the next day. There is also matching underwear designed to make sure man's best friend can be held firmly in place.'' The bra comes in a floral pattern of pink, yellow and lime green.

Some members of a church in New Castle, Ohio have been protesting a nearby strip club for years. But on Sunday, the strippers decided to turn things around…and showed up TOPLESS to protest the church.

On Sunday morning, a 37-year-old woman in Nova Scotia thought her boyfriend was on a plane to go see another woman. So she scaled a barbed wire fence, and ran onto the TARMAC to stop his flight from taking off. Security stopped her before she got close to any of the planes, and it turned out her boyfriend wasn't even ON any of them.

A 29-year-old guy in England was trying to be romantic for his girlfriend, and lit a bunch of candles in their bedroom. But the candles wound up setting the RUG on fire, and the house started burning down. The guy got out safely, and his girlfriend  wasn't home yet, but the house was so messed up they have to move.

A guy was on a train in Russia a few days ago, opened a door to get some air, and fell out. Another guy saw it happen, and instead of getting help . .. he started drinking the BEER the other guy had left behind . . . AND stole his luggage. There's no word on the guy's condition or whether the cops are looking into it.

On Thursday, a five-inch kitchen knife fell off an eighth-floor balcony in China, and hit a 57-year-old man who was walking by. But somehow, he didn't even NOTICE until someone told him there was a huge KNIFE sticking out of his head.

On Thursday, a 47-year-old repeat offender in Florida told a judge that he intentionally got arrested for trespassing . . . because he wanted to focus on his studies, and it's easier to concentrate in jail.

Filth, A Haunted House 2, Bears, Muppets Most Wanted, Hateship Loveship, Jesse, The Railway Man, Heatstroke, Tokarev, Summer in February, Breathe In, Royal Paintbox, Locke, Every Everything: The Music, Life & Times of Grant Hart and Frankie & Alice are all out on DVD today

New Movies Opening Today

Let's Be Cops (Rated R) ... Starring: Damon Wayans Jr., Rob Riggle, Nina Dobrev. It's the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they're not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line.

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