Netflix reveals first look at Imelda Staunton in 'The Crown'

July 30, 2021 Mashable

A third Queen Elizabeth II begins her reign soon on The Crown.Netflix revealed a first look at Imelda Staunton, who will take over the role of queen in The Crown's upcoming fifth season. Tweet may have been deleted Claire Foy originated the role in 2016, followed by Olivia Colman with both actors st...

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EU slaps Amazon with a record $886 million fine over privacy violations

July 30, 2021 Mashable

Amazon's $100 billion quarter has gotten a bit sour after the company got hit with a record, 746 million euro ($886 million) fine for violating the EU's privacy rules. According to Amazon's regulatory filing, the decision was made on July 16 by Luxembourg's data protection authority CNPD, which clai...

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Improve air quality in your home with a Levoit air purifier on sale

July 30, 2021 Mashable

Save $30: Grab the Levoit Core 400S air purifier on sale for $189.99 at Amazon as of July 30.Every time I've looked at my Apple Watch within the last week, the weather module has displayed unhealthy air quality conditions. Wildfire smoke has been blowing from the West Coast, lowering air quality acr...

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Want to make a career change? Get started with these course bundles on sale.

July 30, 2021 Mashable

Whether you want to master ethical hacking, network administration, or cloud computing, here's a selection of course bundles that will help you get started. Just be sure to enter the code ANNUAL60 at checkout to get the discounted price as of July 30. All deals are active for a limited time.The Comp...

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Beth Shriever won gold in BMX racing at the Olympics. She crowdfunded to get there.

July 30, 2021 Mashable

British BMX rider Bethany Shriever won a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games after she was refused funding and resorted to crowdfunding to be able to go to Japan. The 22-year-old cyclist launched a crowdfunding campaign in 2019 with a goal of £50,000 ($69,719) to cover costs to reach the 202...

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Take a sneak peek at Ford F-150 Lightning’s flashy dashboard screen

July 30, 2021 Mashable

Ford's F-150 Lightning pickup truck will display more than just how much charge is left on an electric battery. Inside, the digital experience on the 15-inch screen front and center of the electric truck will liven up charging, lighting, and towing with animations, high-res graphics, and even some g...

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10 of the best time travel movies you can watch right now

July 30, 2021 Mashable

Is there anything more mind-bending than the concept of time travel?It's a sci-fi staple that goes hand-in-hand with so many complex theories and possibilities that it's something of a double-edged sword in movies: the fictional possibilities are endless, but then so are those of plot holes.Despite ...

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'Jungle Cruise' is an unexpected thrill ride with charm to spare

July 30, 2021 Mashable

"Everything you see wants to kill you — and can," warns Dwayne Johnson’s Frank in Jungle Cruise. It’s a dire sentiment coming from the lovable steamboat captain, who stands in for generations of real Disney employees in this feature-length take on the iconic amusement park ride. An...

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AppleTV+'s 'Central Park' closes out a charming and ambitious second season

July 30, 2021 Mashable

I am obsessed with the city of Weehawken, New Jersey.This is embarrassing to admit as someone who has called New York City home for some seven-odd years, and who has never actually ever been to Weehawken — but thanks to an absolute banger of a rap from Central Park Season 2, I'm all in.The sce...

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An interview with Aiden Rata, the meme queen of depression Instagram

July 30, 2021 Mashable

Welcome to Small Talk, a series where we catch up with the internet's favorite Extremely Online individuals offline.Guided meditation: You’re sitting at your desk waiting to talk to the person behind the four most recent memes sent in your group chat on Instagram. You have your questions ready...

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