Link Tank: The Best Foreign Shows on Netflix to Watch

The best foreign shows on Netflix, everything to know about the Lyrid meteor shower, noise pollution's environmental effects, and more in today's Link Tank.

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Netflix’s made significant investments into foreign shows in recent years. Check out the best the platform has to offer.

“Netflix, on a mission to appeal to global audiences, boasts a huge collection of foreign shows that you may be overlooking. (If you’re specifically looking for good anime on Netflix, that’s a whole different list.) You’ll want to try one of these titles the next time you wonder, ‘What should I watch?'”

Read more at Thrillist.

One of the earliest recorded meteor showers is appearing again in April. Here’s everything you need to know about the Lyrids.

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“The Lyrids appear in Chinese writing dating back to roughly 690 BCE, making them one of the earliest meteor showers on record. On the night of April 21, the annual shower will make its appearance for 2021. Here’s everything you need to know to catch the event.”

Read more at Mental Floss.

The Florida teen who hacked into Elon Musk and Barack Obama’s Twitter accounts for a Bitcoin scam has been sentenced to three years in jail.

“On Tuesday, state prosecutors in Florida announced Graham Ivan Clark, now 18, entered a plea agreement to serve time in a juvenile facility, along with three years of probation. Last July, Clark was arrested for successfully hijacking Twitter accounts belonging to celebrities including Elon Musk, Kim Kardashian, and Barack Obama in order to instigate a Bitcoin scam.”

Read more at PCMag.

For animals and insects who find mates via sound, human noise pollution is wrecking havoc on their ecosystems.

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“Noise pollution puts whole ecosystems in danger, and rapid urbanization will likely make the problem worse. According to a United Nations report, 68 percent of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050.”

Read more at Inverse.

The CW has unveiled a first look at Stargirl Season 2 supervillain Eclipso, to be played by Nick Tarabay.

“Although he’s one of the DC Comics universe’s most powerful supervillains, Eclipso has never managed to make the jump into live-action. That changes in the second season of Stargirl, in which Arrowverse alum Nick Tarabay will play the evil spirit of revenge.”

Read more at Gizmodo.

Actor Elliot Page’s TIME Magazine interview is an intimate look into his life. Check out some of Twitter’s best reactions to it.

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“Actor and transgender icon Elliot Page has graced the pages of TIME Magazine in an intimate profile, and I am here for it. Not only is he in a place where he can fully be who he’s always wanted to be on the pages of such a huge magazine, but he’s also in a position of power that could change transgender representation on TV and in movies.”

Read more at The Mary Sue.