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New research shows crows are capable of conscious, self aware, thought something scientists have previously only seen in primates and humans. So when crows are eating that rotting possum corpse, it's not instinct. They actually thought that's what they'd like to have for dinner. Now All we need to do is cross breed a crow, which can think and a parrot which can talk The birds. First words will be wait. Why do I want a cracker? That's terrifying. It's a little terrifying. We've always known that crows were smart. They used tools, for example, but they're they're very smart. Apparently, they have the kind of like awareness of time and place and memory that we've only seen before. In primates. Well, just the Crozier is so creepy and now to know that they No, there would be the the counting crows. My device had been counting. That's true. All right, Britney here is your next limerick going to and from work, Brains reboot. Plus, you might finish projects and route. As you're working from home, we will let your minds Rome. On your virtual morning. Kamu. Yes, Commute. If working from home Has you missing the rush of morning trafficker? The smell of the six people cram next to you on the evening train. Microsoft has your back. A new update to their teams software package re creates the sensation of a daily commute. By forcing you to start an end each day by yourself reflecting in your job and swearing at the idiot in front of you. So the idea is that doesn't make you actually drive around till you get on your meaning. And it gives you like time at the start of your day and at the end of your workday. To reflect you know you're not leaving home. Write the software prompts you to set goals for the day and in the evening gives you space and time to replay over and over that awkward moment when you accidentally said I love you to your boss, Isn't that just a meditation app? The problem is when we used to commute you would you could you could kind of zone out. Listen to the radio, Whatever, Whatever. So you should take the time. But Microsoft doesn't need to create a new thing to tell me that. Just tell me to get off my stupid computer and go look at the trees. Look, the crows outside or something. Who in this Microsoft Microsoft You've brought so many good things who brought us something called Windows your window? Yeah, The first the first meditative break was with bikers off windows wouldn't work for hours at a time. All right here. Britney is your last Limerick. Quiet from Earth, flaky skins of this grace. You need night repair cream for the face. The shuttle's in motion. So put on this lotion. We're launching our skin care to stay face. Yes, NASA this week. Announced they were partnering with a stay Lauder to send 10 bottles of advanced night repair face cream to the international space station. This seems foolish. But remember, in space, it's always night time. You'd be a fool not to use advanced night repair face cream. You'll launch looking like balls, Aldrin, you returned to Earth looking like Zendaya. I'm sorry. I think spending money to just send the cream or someone on their way. And they're like, please take this cream. Well, the cream is going up in a regular resupply mission to the space station. Although The makers of the cream. Este Lauder paid NASA $128,000 for this basic product placement. This sounds like an elaborate insta card order. In a wrong one. I just ordered one bottle. You sent me 20 the pressure on people to look good. I'll say people, but I think Mostly women toe look good while they're in space being astronauts depressed, But you know what if you had never put on face cream in zero gravity You just dropped you just spray a little drop it in his floats around and he just felt your face into the droplets. Ryan, How did how would you know? Oh, I had a dream for a while. Bill. How did Britney doing our quick? She got him. All right. Perfect. Score. Way to go, Brick. Congratulations, Britney. Great job. And as a big fan of Chicago Theater, I hope I see you on the stage around here pretty soon. Thank you, Peter. Take care. Now on to our final game lightning fill in the blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill in the blank questions as they can Each correct answer, of course, is now worth two points. Bill. Can you give us the scores? Ryan has to. Jessie has three and Muz has three. All right, Brian, you're in third place, you'll be up first, The clock will start When I begin your first question fill in the blank. On Thursday, President Trump signed a bill temporarily preventing a blank tic tac van. I know a government shutdown in this case hours before Tuesday's debate, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris both released their 2019 blanks. Tax returns right. 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