Thomas Brodie-Sangster from 'The Queen's Gambit' chooses his ultimate chess squad

Thomas Brodie-Sangster plays a chess master in Netflix’s new series ‘The Queen’s Gambit.’ From 15 geniuses, we had him choose his ultimate 5-person chess squad. Read our full review of ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ here. Read more…More about Netflix, Mashable Video, Game Of Thrones, Love Actually, and Anya Taylor Joy Original Article… Read the rest

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Trevor Noah reacts viscerally to Black Lives Matter co-founder's home visit from the FBI

On Friday afternoon the FBI visited Alicia Garza, one of the co-founders of the Black Lives Matter movement, because a man who was associated with white nationalist groups had her name on a list, along with other activists’ names. The man was recently arrested on a weapons charge. On Friday night, Garza told Trevor Noah about the unexpected visit on The Daily Show. “This is because we push so hard to make sure Black people… Read the rest

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Future of Uber, Lyft on the line in fight to keep drivers from becoming employees

The future of the gig economy is on the ballot this November. But there are only two choices: one that changes how ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft operate and another that cedes control to the app makers over the drivers and workers. That’s why Uber and other gig-based apps have raised $200 million to convince California voters to vote “yes” on Proposition 22, according to California campaign finance records. If passed, Prop. 22 would… Read the rest

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Here's how to check if your mail-in ballot has been received and counted

If your mail-in ballot is cast, but no one is around to count it, did it make a sound?  The U.S. presidential election is fast approaching, and people keep telling you this is the most important election in a generation. The coronavirus, of course, means that when it comes to safely casting your vote this election is also one of the most unusual. Thankfully, large swaths of the country (but sadly not all) have a… Read the rest

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Everything coming to Hulu in November 2020

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Everything coming to HBO Max in November 2020

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Photos: Despite pandemic, people flock to Apple Stores on iPhone 12 launch day

The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro are available today, and people are going to Apple Stores to buy them — coronavirus be damned. On Friday, the United States hit its second-highest number of new daily COVID-19 cases since the pandemic beganEurope is also seeing a spike of cases. And, still, people want to pick up their iPhones in person.  To be fair, Apple has instituted safety procedures. Even before today, Apple had limited the… Read the rest

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Watch early testers try Tesla's Full Self-Driving mode for the first time

On Friday, we finally got a glimpse at a long-awaited feature that Elon Musk rolled out this week for a select group of Tesla owners: Full Self-Driving mode.  Only a small group of Tesla-chosen drivers with safe driving records were given the software update to test the new autonomous feature, known as FSD, which goes beyond what’s currently available on Tesla’s advanced driving system, Autopilot.  As longtime Tesla vlogger Tesla Raj showed in the video… Read the rest

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Nintendo Switch Joy-Con and Pro Controllers are on sale ahead of Black Friday

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Tom Hanks is a captain on a mission in dramatic 'News of the World' trailer

Tom Hanks is finally the captain again. In the trailer for Paul Greengrass’s News of the World, Hanks plays former Civil War captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, who now travels the country regaling audiences with — you guessed it — the news of the world. He crosses paths along the way with a child (Helena Zengel) separated from her only living relatives, and vows to bring her home. Based on the novel by Paulette Jiles, News… Read the rest

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