Gabatron Morning Briefing – 3-30-15: Selfie Generation

Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.

Baby Boombers are running into a problem: Their no good millennial kids don’t want any of their stuff. Their parents are trying to unload family heirlooms like giant dining room sets and finding that their kids don’t want them.

Heartless jerks have been taking grinning, look-at-me selfies in front of the East Village blast site in Manhattan, where a building was destroyed and people died.

Speaking of heartless jerks, someone in Massachusetts is stealing cash boxes from Girl Scouts selling cookies.

Friends and associates of Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who crashed the Germanwings airplane into the Alps say that he was a normal guy.

On Sunday night, 60 Minutes shared the story of a Duke clinical trial that is using a re-engineered strain of the Polio virus to attack and kill cancer cells.

Plus, according to a new survey Americans overwhelmingly prefer fake maple syrup to the real thing.

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