THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Fri 4/11/14

Stephen Colbert has been named the successor to David Letterman as host of the "Late Show," CBS announced Thursday.

There was a shift in the wind at the Atlanta Braves game the other night. That's what's being blamed for one of their pyrotechnic displays lighting their American Flag on fire. Oops.

Oprah turned 60 this year. Her biggest regret? "Recognizing the time that you wasted and the things that you worried about that really didn't matter."

KISS frontman Paul Stanley calls the group's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame "a farce." But he was still in attendance last night as Kiss, Nirvana, Hall and Oates, Peter Gabriel, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens were inducted.

She's back! Former "Today" show host Jane Pauley is going to join CBS News Sunday Morning as a contributor.

Trouble in paradise: Glee star Naya Rivera and her fiance, Big Sean, have called off their engagement. Actually, it appears he did the calling off.

The Masters Golf Tournament is underway without Tiger Woods this year.

Family Dollar says it's going to close 370 under performing stores.

UFO enthusiasts are speculating their brains out over a photo snapped April 3rd by NASA's Curiosity rover... that included a strange blip of light.

Former "Dancing With the Stars" co-host Samantha Harris has breast cancer and will undergo a double mastectomy.

Rapper 50 Cent has been ordered to pay a Bradenton earphone manufacturer more than $16 million in connection with a failed partnership to produce the entertainer's line of headphones. Oh, by the way, his real name is Curtis Jackson III.

Great quote from the late Mickey Rooney: "I lost a $2 bet 65 years ago and have spent about $3 million trying to get it back."

Katherine Heigl is suing a pharmacy for using a picture of her leaving one of their stores in an advertisement.

Hosting "Saturday Night Live" earlier this year showed off his talents... and now, Drake has been asked to be the host of this year's "ESPY Awards" on ESPN.

Among the attendees at the premiere of David Arquette's new indie film, "Sold": Courtney Cox and her new boyfriend.

The NFL has announced that the 2015 Pro Bowl will be played in Arizona, not Hawaii.

Really? People are naming their kids after "Game of Thrones" characters?

The Universal Studios theme park is getting a $1.6 billion makeover. [Finally, visitors won't have to bring their own roller coaster seat belts.] 

LIGHT ON MARS IS NOT FROM ALIEN FLASHLIGHT - In a recent photo taken by the Mars Curiosity Rover, there's a light that has caused a fuss. So much fuss, in fact, that NASA actually had to come out and clarify that it wasn't, in fact, anything of consequence. One possible explanation for the bright spot in this image is a glint from a rock surface reflecting the sun.

THERE'S A REAL-TIME FEED OF INSTAGRAM SELFIES - If you love selfies -- taking them and looking at them -- prepared to be Selfeed. Selfeed.com is a website that shows every selfie posted on Instagram with the #selfie hashtag in real time. The site presents an endless stream of self-portraits, each one on the screen for less than a second. 

JELLYBEAN MILK  - Chocolate and strawberry milk are already a fake-nutritious thing, so why not Jellybean Milk? we have Prairie Farms Dairy to thank for this. Those who've tried it say it takes like, yes, candy.

US Weekly claims Barack Obama saved Michelle Obama from a wardrobe malfunction. They were boarding Air Force One when a gust of wind blew her skirt up. He held it down.

Michael Jackson's ex, Debbie Rowe, is marrying longtime friend Marc Schaffel. She tells TMZ: "He loves me, knows my kids, loves my kids and we'll see where this goes."

TV Land is rebooting “Candid Camera” for 10 episodes

Hugh Hefner celebrated his 88th birthday with a Casablanca-themed party

Victoria's Secret is dropping wovens, outerwear, denim and some dresses from their clothing line

Donny Osmond will be the guest judge on Dancing With the Stars on Monday

The NY Post claims Apple's iWatch could cost over $1,000. It will come in two sizes: 1.3-inch screen and 1.5-inch screen

The best exercise for your heart is brisk walking, and not running. It turns out, it is the distance you go, rather than the speed, that reaps the biggest health benefits. And those benefits include reducing blood pressure and cholesterol, as well as lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes.

France's unions and employers have barred employees from checking work-related email before 9 a.m. and after 6 p.m.. The country wants to maintain their 35-hour-a-week schedule

In a new survey, 29% of Americans say they LIKE doing their taxes . . . and 5% take it even further and say they LOVE doing their taxes.  That adds up to more than one in three people.  On the other side, 56% of people either dislike or HATE doing their taxes.

Don't believe the hype about women today having messed up body image.  A study just found that women are HAPPIEST with how they look at AGE 40 . . . and 56% of women over 40 believe they look younger than they are. 

France just passed a new law that BANS people from checking their work email after 6:00 P.M., or before 9:00 A.M.  And you can't look at anything work-related on your computer either.  Back in 1999, they passed a law making a 35-hour workweek the new norm.  And apparently the average was getting closer to 40 hours again, because everyone checks email from their phone.

IN THEATERS THIS WEEKEND - Draft Day (PG-13); Oculus (R); Rio 2 (G)