R. Kelly is guilty of 6 of the 13 charges he faced in his Illinois federal case. The jury convicted him yesterday on the child pornography counts he faced, but acquitted him on 7 others -- including charges of conspiracy and enticement. He’ll be sentenced in this case at a later date. But he’s already been previously convicted of federal sex crimes in New York and sentenced to 30 years in prison. This new sentence will range from 10-90 years. READ MORE.
Patagonia is transferring ownership of the company after nearly 50 years into two entities that will help fight the climate crisis, one which is the Holdfast Collective which is a nonprofit will make sure that the company's annual profits, about $100 million per year, will be used to "protect nature and biodiversity, support thriving communities and fight the environmental crisis.” The rest of the company's stock will fund the newly created Patagonia Purpose Trust. READ MORE.
A team at Georgia Tech just invented painless tattoos. The new technique doesn't use conventional needles. Instead, there's a patch with thousands of microscopic needles on one side, so small you can't even feel them. But the tattoo is still permanent. The needles are made of tattoo ink that's encased in a material strong enough to get through your skin, then it dissolves. READ MORE.