The Daily Buzz: Unarmed Black Man Fatally Shot by Tulsa Police; NFL Players Love Getting High Before Kickoff; Manic Information Addiction

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Sep 20 2016

The Daily Buzz: Unarmed Black Man Fatally Shot by Tulsa Police; NFL Players Love Getting High Before Kickoff; Manic Information Addiction

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Black Man Fatally Shot by Tulsa Police Was Unarmed, Chief Says, as “Disturbing” Video Is Released [Washington Post]
His name was Terence Crutcher; he was 40 years old.

“I Played Stoned”: Some NFL Players Love Getting High Before Kickoff [New York Post]
NFL players are calling for the ban on weed to be lifted.

Mexican Police Found a “Homemade Bazooka” That Might Have Been Used to Fling Drugs Across the Border [Business Insider]
And it’s not the first such device to be found.

Drugs Fatalities Overtake Car Fatalities for the First Time in England [The Conversation]
In the US, this happened years ago.

I Used To Be a Human Being [New York Magazine]
Tech made this writer a “manic information addict.”

Room for Debate: The Cost of Corporate-Funded Research [New York Times]
What happens when companies fund “science.”