Link Tank: Jiu Jitsu Is the Weird Escapist Sci-Fi Film We Need in 2020

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Nicolas Cage’s new martial arts sci-fi movie, Jiu Jitsu, is the escapist break we all need in this moment.

“Every six years, an alien comes to Earth looking for a fight. This has happened for generations. As a result, every six years, a team of expert martial artists must face him, using techniques this alien himself passed down centuries ago. If they don’t, everyone on Earth will die. Is Nicolas Cage up to the task?”

Read more at Gizmodo.

Looking forward to that big plate of roasted turkey on Thanksgiving? Learn a few fun facts about the bird itself to pass the time!

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“Most of us probably associate turkey with a sumptuous Thanksgiving spread, but there’s a lot more to the big bird than how delicious it is alongside your grandma’s famous cranberry sauce. Here are a few bits of knowledge you can drop over the dinner table—when you’re not fighting with your family, that is.”

Read more at Den of Geek.

Astronomers may have finally figured out the origin story of the Blue Ring Nebula after sixteen years.

“The Blue Ring Nebula has puzzled scientists for the past 16 years. Discovered in 2004, the colorful nebula has defied scientists attempts to piece together its origin story. But a team of astronomers may have finally cracked the case.”

Read more at Inverse.

Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit is not likely to get a second season on the streaming platform. Here’s why.

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The Queen’s Gambit was made as a limited series, and if there’s any justice in the world, it will remain that way. Nothing ever good comes of extending a story that’s not meant to be extended. Of course, in this television economy, it has happened before.”

Read more at Thrillist.

Michael B. Jordan is People‘s pick for Sexiest Man Alive in 2020, and the internet could not have been happier.

“Michael B. Jordan has been named People’s Sexiest Man Alive, and before we all say ‘Yes, of course, that’s just facts,’ let’s take a look at his Instagram post about the title and how absolutely adorable he is.”

Read more at The Mary Sue.

2020’s most common passwords are out. If any of yours make the top 200, change them immediately!

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“Chances are that if a password is easy for you to remember, a hacker can easily crack it. And despite years (and years) of tech companies warning consumers to use hard-to-crack passwords, plus two-factor authentication, people are still using laughably insecure codes.”

Read more at PCMag.