Link Tank: 10 Best “Spa Day” Episodes from Genre Shows

Best "spa day" episodes on genre TV, how to make a face mask without sewing skills, and more in today's Link Tank!

Rick and Morty Episode "Ricklaxation"

Check out the best “spa day” episodes to watch on genre television while in quarantine.

“We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite ‘spa day’ episodes or scenes from beloved genre shows, whether it’s the famous hot tub scene from Xena: Warrior Princess or that time Rick and Morty used a spa machine to literally suck all the toxins out of their bodies. Who knows, maybe it’ll inspire you to try a little at-home face mask or body scrub. Just make sure it doesn’t come with any unpleasant side effects…or surprise bills!”

Read more at Gizmodo.

Amid the current health supply shortage, please consider forgoing medical-grade face masks and making your own with an easy DIY guide such as this one:

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“Following the CDC’s updated face-covering recommendation last week, there was a surge in homemade mask production. My Instagram feed alone has become a stream of artfully masked selfies. But what should you do if you can’t sew at all, or lack the supplies where you are?”

Read more at The Mary Sue.

Major League Baseball‘s plan to restart in May is woefully misguided and potentially dangerous.

“While nothing is certain yet, and MLB tersely stated Tuesday that ‘the health and safety of our employees, players, fans, and the public at large are paramount,’ ESPN’s Jeff Passan credibly reported this week that the league and players’ union are ‘increasingly focused’ on starting the season ‘as early as May.'”

Read more at The Week.

For theater enthusiasts and casual fans alike, YouTube is streaming a different Andrew Lloyd Webber musical every Friday.

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“Broadway may have temporarily shut down all productions to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, but Andrew Lloyd Webber is here to make sure that musical theater aficionados still get their fill of top-notch content for the foreseeable future.”

Read more at Mental Floss.

Here are five essential things you need to know about Materia in the Final Fantasy 7 remake.

“In Final Fantasy VII Remake, magic spells, new abilities, and stat boosts can be obtained by equipping Materia to each character’s offensive and defensive equipment. The original PS1 game’s Materia system allowed for virtually limitless customization: any character could be a formidable magic user, a defensive tank, or a long-range fighter.”

Read more at Inverse.

These may just be the strangest operating systems to have ever been released.

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“Ninety-nine percent of computer users don’t give a single thought to their operating system. It comes with the machine, it gets updated automatically, and that’s all there is to it. But here at PCMag, we like to talk about that other 1 percent. If you’re really interested in getting into the guts of how your home PC works, installing a new operating system is a fascinating way to do it. While there are many alternative OS choices with dedicated user bases, there are also some weird beasts out there, made for niche interests and unique hardware”

Read more at Gizmodo.