THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook sold over 265,000 shares of Apple stock last week, making him $54.7 million richer.
  • Valerie Harper finally lost her battle with brain cancer on Friday. She was 80.
  • Kevin Hart was in a car accident over the week. Police say he suffered a "major" back injury in the crash of a vintage muscle car in the hills above Malibu that occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning.
  • Coming next summer to Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey, the Jersey Devil Coaster which will shatter 3 roller coaster records-as it will be the "tallest, fastest and longest single rail coaster" in the world. The ride will tower 13 stories, at speeds up to 58 mph and take riders soaring over 3,000 feet of track.
  • While in the Star Wars universe, TIE (fighter) stands for "Twin Ion Engine," George Lucas gave the starfighter the name "TIE" simply because he thought that they looked like bow ties.
  • Det. James Leavelle who was handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald (he was the guy in the white hat) died last Thursday at age 99.
  • According to a new survey, only a third of Americans believe that Jeffrey Epstein actually committed suicide.
  • What did you do over the holiday weekend? Michelle Lesco of Arizona set a new world record for eating 3-1/2 jars of mayonnaise in three minutes.
  • Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma told the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai Thursday that artificial intelligence should enable people to work 4 hours a day, 3 days a week.
  • A Maryland man spent 82 days in jail for having meth which turned out to be just honey.
  • Nissan has developed a golf ball that always finds the hole.
  • The world's largest, fastest, tallest roller coaster is coming to Saudi Arabia's Six Flags theme park with speeds up to 155 mph.
  • Marriott says it is banning little shampoo bottles by 2020.
  • A California man scammed investors for $14 million for a fake Netflix movie.
  • Kanye West and Kim Kardashian were seen eating two nights in a row at an Ohio Cheesecake Factory.
  • Steve Wozniak says the Apple Watch is so great, he can tell his wife the dog just pooped.
  • The next iPhone will be announced next week, on September 10.
  • Alex Trebek says he's completed chemotherapy treatments for cancer and is hard at work on Season 36 of Jeopardy, which debuts September 9.
  • It's said that Liam Hemsworth filed for divorce from Miley Cyrus because his "conservative" family freaked out over pics of her and Kaitlynn Carter.
  • Fergie and Josh Duhamel have been separated for over 2 years now, but for some reason the ex-couple has been hesitating in finalizing their divorce.
  • Lindsay Lohan has released her first new song in 11 years, "Xanax."
  • A Texas coroner said in a report made public Friday that Los Angeles pitcher Tyler Skaggs died after choking on his vomit with a toxic mix of alcohol and the powerful painkillers fentanyl and oxycodone in his system.
  • The brother of Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles was hit with a murder charge Thursday for his alleged involvement in a triple homicide in Ohio on New Year's Eve.

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