Gabatron Morning Briefing – 6-26-15: Sightseeing On Mars

The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the United States.

On the same day, the Massachusetts Supreme Court has ruled that it’s OK for parents to spank their children. It has to be “reasonable” force and the child cannot be permanently harmed.

Interesting Stat of the Day: 8,678. That’s the number of cases of Wish-Bone Ranch Salad Dressing that were recalled because someone in the factory mislabeled them. They are actually bleu cheese dressing.

People in the news, Bristol Palin has announced that she’s pregnant with her second child. She was engaged, but called off the wedding a couple of weeks ago.

In science news, in an open invitation to the scientific community and space geeks alike, NASA has announced it will accept suggestions on where to land humans on Mars. They are pretty open to suggestions, but they want there to be at least two “Interesting” features within 100 miles.

Plus, the latest trend to lure employees to a company is to offer health insurance for employee pets.

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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