Gabatron Morning Briefing – 7-16-15: Highly Evolved Stinking Paws

American and Spanish researchers studied the hands of chimps, orangutans, humans, as well as those of human ancestors and ancient apes. They found something interesting, apparently chimp hands are more evolved than human hands.

Interesting Stat of the Day: According to a new study, one third of young US adults are too fat to join the military.

President Obama was asked about Bill Cosby during his press conference on Wednesday. Everybody’s distancing themselves from the Cos’ but the US government won’t be joining them. There’s no mechanism for taking away someone’s Presidential Medal of Freedom.

In technology news, it seems like everybody has a complaint about Prime Day. Amazon is saying that their birthday sale just surpassed Black Friday in rate of sales.

People in the news, Donald Trump has released his financial particulars. He says that he is worth $10 billion.

Plus, there is an interesting potential solution to anger over the Stone Mountain Monument in Georgia.

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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