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Every single chaotic time card in 'Candy.' That's it.

Candy, one of the latest streaming installments in the controversial true crime genre, is a whirlwind. And not just because of the events that inspired it.The five-episode Hulu series stars Jessica Biel as Candy Montgomery, a Texas woman accused of brutally murdering her friend Betty Gore (Melanie Lynskey) in 1980. It’s based on real events, and like so many other on-screen stories, Candy doesn’t follow a linear timeline. The limited series relies heavily on flashbacks… Read the rest

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15 of the best mystery movies on Netflix for you to solve

Grab your magnifying glass and get ready to investigate as Mashable uncovers Big/Little Mysteries.Nobody can resist a good mystery.Whether it’s a whodunnit-based crime story, a suspense movie that keeps you guessing, or a mind-bending psychological thriller, sitting confused in front of your screen can be a way more enjoyable experience than it sounds.Often, the best mysteries span out over a whole series on Netflix, making the TV side of things pretty well populated — think… Read the rest

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Congratulations, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos. You played yourselves.

Once upon a time, the phrase “billionaire shows his whole ass on social media” was just a metaphor. Now, judging by the direction Jeff Bezos is going, it may soon be a headline. “Thank you, I’ve been working hard on my ass,” the Amazon founder told a user with 37 followers, who had asked for an invite to Bezos’ mega-yacht so he could “see that fine piece of ass in person.” This enlightening Q&A could… Read the rest

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Is the Peloton App worth it if you don't own the bike? We tested it to find out.

Once fitness-forward folks realized that we’d be in the pandemic (and in our homes) for the long haul, home gym equipment started flying off the shelves. By April of 2020, the delivery time for Peloton Bikes and Treads skyrocketed as people began to really build out their home gyms. It’s been more than two years since then, but it seems as though at-home workouts are here to stay. Though Peloton demand has slowed down significantly… Read the rest

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'SNL' Weekend Update takes on the crypto crash and the baby formula shortage

For seemingly the millionth week in a row, every news headline was more dire than the last. But at least Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update brought some levity to the proceedings.Longtime co-hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che played their usual roles as current event court jesters, taking digs at everything from the crypto crash, to the ongoing baby formula shortage, and even Mitch McConnell’s visit to Ukraine. Boy, it can’t be easy to come up… Read the rest

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Activists march in 'Bans Off Our Bodies' protests across the country

As the country awaits a final decision from the United States Supreme Court on the future of Roe v. Wade, reproductive justice activists and community members rallied together in several nationwide marches to call for bodily autonomy. The groups organized in response to a leaked draft opinion on a current Mississippi abortion law case being heard by the Supreme Court. As written, the opinion would effectively overturn the protections established by the 1973 Roe v.… Read the rest

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'Firestarter' review: Life is dull and frustrating enough without subjecting yourself to this

When setting out to make a remake, there has to be a point beyond cashing in on IP recognition. Otherwise, you end up with a movie like the new-to-Peacock bore that is Firestarter. A remake of the 1984 Drew Barrymore vehicle based on a 1980 Stephen King novel, this dreadful horror offering makes changes to the story, but misses out on any of its heart or heat. Adapted by Halloween Kills scribe Scott Teems, Firestarter… Read the rest

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Hulu teams up with Xbox to give subscribers 3 free months of PC Game Pass

Between the ongoing fiasco at Netflix to the near-instant implosion of CNN+, this spring has been a reckoning for the streaming industry. Now, Hulu is rolling out a new perk to win over price hike-weary and subscription-fatigued viewers: free video games.The Disney-owned streaming service has struck a new partnership with Xbox to give its subscribers three months of PC Game Pass for free, it announced Thursday. U.S. Hulu subscribers in good standing and new Xbox… Read the rest

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The return of Google Glass? Google gives us a peak at its new AR glasses.

Remember Google Glass? The controversial wearable tech product ultimately failed, but it looks like Google is ready to give a version of it another try.At Google I/O 2022 on May 11, Google gave viewers a peak at its new AR glasses. And based on the short video showcasing what the company has been working on, it seems like Google has a very specific use for this product in mind: breaking down language barriers. Translation appear… Read the rest

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