Gabatron Morning Briefing – 9-4-15: Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Donald Trump signed a pledge Thursday afternoon vowing not to seek a third-party bid under any circumstances. He also said that he will “endorse the 2016 Republican presidential nominee regardless of who it is.”

Interesting Stat of the Day: 10 million. National Audio Company sold 10 million tapes last year and sales are up 20 percent this year.

Five polar bears have captured a team of scientists in Russia. The bears are, according to CNN, “hungry” and blocking two meteorologists and an engineer from leaving a weather station.

That county clerk in Kentucky who is refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples is going to spend some time in jail.

In science news, if you applied to be one of those Mars One people you might want to re-think your plans. A researcher from MIT says that with today’s technology it would be impossible for people to survive indefinitely.

Plus, a college student in Texas got her drivers license suspended after a DWI, so she had to find an alternate mode of transportation: She bought a Powerwheels Barbie Jeep on Craigslist and drives it to school every day.

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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