Gabatron Morning Briefing – 5-1-15: Going Off The Grid

New York City is looking to dim the lights in commercial buildings at night when no one is in them. They are doing it to save some energy.

Yesterday Elon Musk unveiled a new brand called Tesla Energy, which will sell with a line of batteries designed for homes, businesses and utilities.

A study says that the best way to get kids to choose fruit and healthy food at school lunch is to put a smiley face on it. Putting a cool smiley face actually works better than offering them bribes to eat healthy.

According to a new Harvard University study, just 2 percent of Americans trust the media to do the right thing “all of the time.” 39 percent said “never.”

John Oates says that “Hall and Oates” is the worst band name ever.

Plus, Microsoft unveiled an app that they believed could correctly estimate your age by looking at a photo of you.

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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