NASA has felt the need to weigh in on the prediction that the world will end on or around October 15th. They say they are currently tracking no asteroids or comets currently on a collision course with Earth.
Interesting stat of the day: 22.8 billion pounds. That’s the wealth of the British Royal Family as Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest reigning British monarch.
It turns out working a 9 to 5 day is another thing you can add to the ever-growing list of things that might be killing you. An Oxford University researcher says forcing ourselves to work before 10 a.m. doesn’t line up with our bodies’ circadian rhythms.
In science news, a French team plans to wake up its second ancient virus in two years to study its genetic structure. It’s 30,000 years old and they claim it cannot harm humans or animals.
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.