Gabatron Morning Briefing – 8-28-15: A Plague On All Of Our Houses

A Utah man in his 70s has died after contracting the plague.

Some new words have been added to the Oxford Dictionary, and some of them are common in pop culture.

In political news, Hillary Clinton says that on some issues, her Republican opponents are “just like terrorist groups.”

In technology news, streaming TV is finally getting taken seriously by old media. Nielsen is now tracking shows on Netflix and other services like Amazon Prime and Hulu, and it now has data on nearly 1,000 shows.

Plus, If you’re a healthy person, you could make $40 a pop selling your “leavings” to medical science.

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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