Interesting Stat of the Day: 16 days. That’s the average number of vacation days taken by the American worker last year, a 35-year low and down from 21.1 days in 1996
A jury has ruled that a gun shop in Milwaukee must pay $6 million to a pair of police officers who were wounded by a gun they sold. The gun was sold to someone who was ineligible to buy one. The lawsuit argued the store should have done more to ensure something like that would not happen.
In technology news, believe it or not, For the majority of the world, “Googling” and “Facebooking” are not second nature. There are currently 4.2 billion people — 57% of the world — who are still offline on a regular basis according to a new survey.
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.