Link Tank: Emma Watson Named Fifth-Most Admired Woman in the World

Emma Watson, Bojack Horseman, The Rise of Skywalker, and more in today's daily Link Tank!

Actress Emma Watson

A “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” theory suggests that Finn may have been a Jedi all along.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker may finally reveal that Finn was a Jedi all along, and we didn’t even know. A new, extremely in-depth theory claims that the Force awakens in both Rey and Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, pointing to evidence from recent video games, official movie novelizations, and the sequels themselves. to make an extremely convincing argument that could have big ramifications in Episode IX.”

Read more at Inverse.

Here’s how Bojack Horseman exposes the problems with the “Nice Guy” through Mr. Peanutbutter.

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“In a recent article by Vulture, writer Jen Chaney said that the Netflix animated show BoJack Horseman has the best writing on television because of the vast number of issues (mental illness, death, addiction, abusive relationships, etc.) that it not only manages to touch on, but excel at exploring in always holding characters accountable in-universe for the severity of their actions.”

Read more at The Mary Sue.

SpaceX has aborted its first attemped flight test of its Starhopper prototype after engine fire.

“A week after a fireball erupted from the base of SpaceX’s prototype “StarHopper” rocket during a static-fire test at the company’s Boca Chica, Texas facility, the company’s first “untethered” test launch of the craft was aborted after encountering technical difficulties on Wednesday, CNBC reported.”

Read more at Gizmodo.

Here’s everything that you need to know about San Francisco’s upcoming marathon.

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“This Sunday, over 27,000 people will take to the streets of San Francisco to run one of the most scenic, urban marathon courses in the world. Runners will take in waterfront views, go over the Golden Gate Bridge (twice), go all over Golden Gate Park, through the Haight Ashbury, and past the ballpark before completing the 26.2 mile loop that includes an elevation gain (total) of 1,175 feet — all before most of us have even gotten out of bed or figured out where we’re having brunch.”

Read more at Thrillist.

Emma Watson has been named the fifth-most admired woman in the world in a YouGov survey.

“YouGov performed their annual survey of the most admired people in the world, and Emma Watson jumped up to join the top five in the Most Admired Women of 2019 list. The Harry Potter star came in just behind Michelle Obama, who was in first place, as well as Oprah Winfrey, Angelina Jolie, and Queen Elizabeth II.”

Read more at Mental Floss.

Nintendo has quietly stopped charging for joy-con repairs.

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“A few days ago a class-action lawsuit was brought against Nintendo claiming it ships the Switch with defective Joy-Con controllers. Now, Nintendo has apparently dropped the charges associated with repairing Joy-Cons.”

Read more at PCMag.