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5 Things You Need to Know Today: Jan. 31

1. Eat a Banana to Honor Ham!: On this day in 1961 Ham the Chimp became the first hominid launched into outer space.

2. There’s An App for That, but You Won't Use It: Consumers ignore most apps on their smartphones. Of smartphone owners, 68% open only five or fewer apps at least once a week, finds a survey by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project.

3. Contacts Lenses Don’t Discriminate: An elephant in Amsterdam's zoo has made history after being fitted with a jumbo-sized contact lens following an eye injury, a statement said Monday.

Music Review: Tim McGraw's Emotional Traffic

Music Review: Tim McGraw's Emotional Traffic

From the day I started listening to country music, Tim McGraw has been one of my favorite artists. He has a good vocal range and the ability to make albums with a little bit of everything. By that I mean that he has a mix of up-tempo, nostalgic, and inspiring songs.

Halloween Candy Smackdown

Pottery Barn Kids Halloween Fashion Show Oct. 1st at 2pm

Pottery Barn Kids Halloween Fashion Show Oct. 1st at 2pm

 

Time: 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2011

Location: Pottery Barn Kids at the St Johns Town Center

Cost: FREE

Info: (904) 996-9388; Website

A spooktacular showcase of this year’s best costumes and accessories. Children can dress up in their favorite costumes and join Pottery Barn Kids for a costume contest, activities, and a special Halloween parade after the show.

Levy Jewelers Celebrates New Facebook Fan Page with Giveaway

Levy Jewelers Celebrates New Facebook Fan Page with Giveaway

Levy Jewelers Jacksonville has launched a brand new Facebook Fan Page (www.facebook.com/LevyJewelersJax). To celebrate the new Fan Page, Levy Jewelers is giving away a Michael Kors Timepiece to one lucky fan. Details on how to win can be found here: https://sites.google.com/site/levyjewelers/
The contest ends Sunday, August 7th, 2011.