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Productive News: February 6th 2018


In Productive News: Norovirus strikes Olympic security guards, 60,000 Mayan structures discovered, and Rob Gronkowski's home robbed.
Productive News: February 6th 2018

by Marc Matlioski

A week ago


The top news of the day for 2/6/18 done productively. Stay up to date with the important stuff by reading our quick and to the point news briefs.

NOROVIRUS OUTBREAKS STRIKES OLYMPIC SECURITY GUARDS

WHAT'S THE DEAL?

41 South Korean security guards have come down with diarrhea and vomiting days before the opening of the 2018 winter olympics.

TELL ME MORE

 

The Pyeongchang olympic committee has pulled 1200 more security guards in hopes of preventing the disease from spreading. The guards have been replaced with 900 military personal who will now be responsible for security checks of the 20 venues.

WHAT CAN WE LEARN?

 

LASERS FIND THOUSANDS OF LOST MAYAN STRUCTURES

 WHATS UP?

Special laser equipped airplanes have located nearly 60,000 Mayan structures located in a dense jungle in Guatemala. 

Tell Me More...

Researchers used the Light Detection and Ranging system to see through the jungle and their scans discovered a network of cities containing houses, palaces, fortifications, and highways. The scans showing raised highways show that society was more interconnected than initially believed. The new data could mean that the Mayan population was as high as 10 million.

WHAT CAN WE LEARN?

SPORTS

POLICE INVESTIGATING BREAK IN AT ROB GRONKOWSKI'S HOME

Police wouldn't say when the robbery happened, but Gronkowski was away for the Super Bowl when the break-in took place. In a recording between police and dispatchers, a dispatcher said, " multiple safes and possibly guns" were taken. 

Durant vs Westbrook

The former teammates turned heated rivals will face off against each other tonight in Oracle Arena. The Warriors and the Thunder are both coming off losses and will look to get back to their winning ways on national TV. The game is scheduled for 10:30 p.m. Eastern. 

 

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