Pedestrian deaths are on the rise, and people who text and walk at the same time are to blame. They are called “petextrians”. The number of pedestrian deaths has actually gone up 15% since 2009.
Interesting Stat of the Day: 2.7 million. That’s the number of honeybee colonies in 2012, an increase from the levels in 2006.
The University of Michigan is looking at getting their rowdy fraternities in line by bringing back “House Moms.” The idea is to have an adult in the house to keep an eye on the frat louts, serving as a moderating influence.
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.