A Seattle man was ticketed for holding up a sign that tipped motorists off to an impending speed trap. He has been hit with a $138 ticket, which he is fighting because he says the police are overstepping their authority and threatening his freedom of speech.
Interesting Stat of the Day: $9.1 million. That’s how much the US Government is going to pay Microsoft to keep supporting Windows XP for the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command.
Another case of life imitating a Seinfeld episode, with a medical professional engaging in anesthetic-induced shenanigans. A jury has given a Virginia man $500,000 after he was mocked by an anesthesiologist during a colonoscopy in 2013.
In technology news, Lexus may or may not have finally invented the hoverboard.
Plus, a conspiracy theory is emerging. Some people online are claiming that Taylor Swift and Apple have been in cahoots the whole time.
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.