Gabatron Morning Briefing – 4-16-15: A Really Futile and Stupid Gesture

Capitol Police arrested a man who landed his gyrocopter on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. A gyrocopter is a small, open, one-person helicopter. He also flew through restricted airspace.

Thousands of lower-income workers and their supporters rallied across the nation, including Chicago, in a quest for a $15 minimum wage.

IKEA has rolled out a new virtual wedding service, allowing couples to get married in lieu of an in-person ceremony. Couples invite their guests through Facebook, who are then able to attend the virtual ceremony using their microphones and webcam.

Cheryl Rios the CEO of Go Ape Marketing in Dallas is taking some heat. People are going ape after she posted on her personal Facebook page “a female shouldn’t be president,” noting “hormones” and other arguments.

Plus, Doctors say a California man tore a tendon in his thumb playing “Candy Crush Saga” for weeks on end.

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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