Link Tank: Win My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising L.A. Premiere Tickets

We're giving away a pair of tickets to the Los Angeles premiere of Win My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising, plus more news in today's Link Tank!

For anime geeks around the Los Angeles area, we’re giving away two tickets to the L.A. premiere of My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising today on Twitter!

— Den of Geek News! (@DenofGeekUS) February 18, 2020

The Breakfast Club premiered thirty-five years ago on February 15, 1985. Check out these facts about John Hughes’s iconic film.

“On February 15, 1985, John Hughes made his first foray into more adult territory when he gathered together a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess, and a criminal to spend an entire day together and realize that, despite their labels, they weren’t so different from each other. On the 35th anniversary of The Breakfast Club‘s debut, we’re looking back at some surprising facts about the film.”

Read more at Mental Floss.

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SpaceX has plans to send civilians into space. Here’s how Elon Musk’s plan is supposed to work.

“SpaceX has teamed up with a private space tourism company to send up to four private citizens into space. Space Adventures, a Washington, D.C.-based firm, announced Tuesday that it will work with Elon Musk’s firm to host a voyage using the Crew Dragon capsule. The mission, the Crew Dragon’s first free-flying mission, could be the first such space tourism trip powered entirely by American spaceflight technology. A launch could take place as early as 2021.”

Read more at Inverse.

Knives Out 2 has been confirmed, along with the return of Daniel Craig as Benoit Blanc. Here’s why the sequel should also bring back Marta Cabrera.

Knives Out came swooping into our lives in November, and everyone promptly screamed about it nonstop—and for good reason. The Rian Johnson film is filled with twists, turns, and murders that leave us all on the edge of our seats. It also gave Chris Evans quite the post-Marvel character to dive into, with Ransom Drysdale.”

Read more at The Mary Sue.

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Redbox’s Free Live TV is another redundant streaming service, albeit one you don’t need to pay or even make an account for.

“Redbox distributes feature-length films through its rental kiosks and On Demand digital hub, but the Illinois-based company doesn’t want to ignore live TV streaming. Cord-cutting remains a popular trend in the United States, which explains why Redbox’s Free Live TV exists. It serves as a free, ad-supported streaming service that gathers content from all sorts of outlets. You’re able to drop in on several channels without paying a monthly fee or even creating an account.”

Read more at PCMag.

Jeff Bezos, in a rare act of wide scale philanthropy, is starting a $10 billion fund to combat climate change.

“Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who with a net worth of $130 billion is currently the world’s richest man, announced that he was creating the Bezos Earth Fund on Monday. The fund is a $10 billion global initiative that aims to fund ‘any effort that offers a real possibility to help preserve and protect the natural world.'”

Read more at Gizmodo.

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