Gabatron Morning Briefing – 4-29-15: Nation of Morons

The Pew Research Center has a new survey out looking at how much basic political knowledge people have. The results are not pretty.

In light of the unrest in Baltimore, the Orioles and White Sox game was canceled for the second straight day on Tuesday. Wednesday’s game will be played, but the game will be closed to the public, so there won’t be a crowd.

A Russian cargo spacecraft with more than 6,000 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station is spun out of control and burned up.

A wildfire is burning out of control near Chernobyl. Right now the fire is about 10 miles from the reactor and about 3 miles from a giant radioactive pile.

Uber has decided to get into the meal delivery business and it’s already started here in Chicago. Lunch options will range from $9 to $12, while dinner options will range from $10 to $15.

Plus, it’s time for a Gabatron Social Media Tip: If you’ve just been hired for a job, don’t immediately go on social media and say that you hate working in said line of work.

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.

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