All around the country teens have decided it’s a cool idea to take selfies on train tracks. Five people have been killed doing it just this year. They think they’ll be quick enough to get out of the way. Is that just normal teenagers thinking they are invincible or have we reached peak teen stupidity?
Interesting Stat of the Day: 53.9 pounds. How much beef Americans will consume per capita in 2015, the lowest level of consumption since the government started tracking the number in 1970.
The promotions staff behind the new movie “Suffragettes” decided it would be a good idea to have all of the cast members pictured wearing identical t-shirts promoting the film. Unfortunately the t-shirts read “I’d rather be a rebel than a slave.” In the UK where the movie was made, no one batted an eye. Here in the US, “rebel” is a fairly loaded term.
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.