Gabatron Morning Briefing – 8-5-15: Babytalking Gorillas

New research indicates bonobo chimps have mastered the art of babytalk. They can make a range of sounds that can be understood in context, just like babies who are in the early stages of learning to talk.

Interesting Stat of the Day: 27.24 percent. That’s the interest rate Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is paying on his credit card debt.

Speaking of Walker, the lineup for the first Republican Presidential debate on Thursday has been announced and Walker made the cut for the prime time debate.

In technology news, you know how seemingly everything is getting hacked these days? It turns out the GPS system is vulnerable to hacking attacks.

Shocking news has emerged this week. Kermit and Miss Piggy have announced that they have ended their relationship.

Plus, Ultimate Frisbee could soon become an Olympic sport.

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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