Catch up on the latest talk around down.
On Friday February 19, 2016, pop singer Kesha fought her case against Sony music producer, Dr. Luke, who is accused of drugging and raping the pop singer, according to the Washington Post. The New York Supreme Court denied Kesha a preliminary injunction that would have allowed her to go outside of her contract to record songs until the case is finalized, but this does not extinguish all hope. Thousands of people have supported Kesha using the hashtag #FreeKesha.
The mobile dating app Tinder is adding a health safety section to the app that includes a link to free HIV and sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing centers, according to the OC Register. This health addition satisfies public health advocates who relate the spike in STDs to the rise of dating or hook-up sites, like Tinder, Grindr, and Match.
The New York Times displayed tweets from the OC sheriff that released the route used by three men who escaped the Orange County Central Jail in Santa Ana, California.
The Orange County Central Jail.
The men cut through ¼-inch thick metal screen behind bunk beds in cell.
The men crawled through plumbing tunnels that led to the roof.
The men removed the razor wire surrounding the roof and repelled down five stories to the ground using rope they made from bed sheets and prison cloths.
The world’s youngest barista is a 3-year-old boy named Adler, according to What’s Trending. Adler works at his father’s coffee shop called Brindle Coffee in Fort Collins, Colorado where he learned his coffee-making skills from watching his father.
The Bagel Store, a bagel shop in Brooklyn, New York, is home to the world’s most beautiful bagel, according to YouTube channel “60 Seconds Smarter.” For the past 20 years, store owner Scot Rossillo dyed the bagel dough using neon rainbow colors and topped it off with funfetti cream cheese and sprinkles.