Gabatron Morning Briefing – 7-7-15: Discovery Takes Shark Week Promotions Up A Notch

A Marine was bitten by a shark off the North Carolina coast last weekend. He has already been released from the hospital and should be fine.

Interesting Stat of the Day: 1.6 million. That’s the number of people who stopped using tanning beds between 2010 and 2013.

The South Carolina Senate has voted to get rid of the Confederate flag. Up next it’ll go to the House. It needs a two-thirds majority in both to become law.

In science news, the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy has released their plans for the High Definition Space Telescope.

People in the news, according to court documents Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he secured quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women for nefarious purposes. The documents suggest he gave them to at least one woman with plans for more.

Plus, helium is leaking from the Newport-Inglewood fault line in southern California. That means it’s a lot deeper than previously thought.

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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