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HBO Max orders Greek mythology series ‘Circe’

The Greek goddess who infamously turned Odysseus’s crew into swine in Homer’s Odyssey is getting a modern-day reboot. HBO Max has ordered eight episodes of Circe, a modern-day adaptation of the ancient Greek myth that is based on the bestselling novel by Madeline Miller, reported Variety. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/30/hbo-max-orders-greek-mythology-series-circe/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D1997%252C1318%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1056%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-images%252F2019-07%252F27248490-b324-11e9-be7e-d3dc5a76e440%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3Dc0e74dc00374a998c87c1a67a32c18fefd1f16d1&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=6f9335c0143927c843727082f29de9873c38df2e

Leak shows Samsung’s brand new Galaxy Note 10+ isn’t even as powerful as Apple’s year-old iPhones

With just over one week to go before Samsung makes its new Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ official, there’s really not much left for the company to surprise us with. Why? It’s not that Samsung is predictable, it’s that almost every last detail has already leaked at this point. from https://bgr.com/2019/07/29/galaxy-note-10-plus-release-date-soon-vs-iphone-xs-max/https://boygeniusreport.files.wordpress.com/2019/07/screen-shot-2019-07-29-at-5.55.35-am.png?w=834

Drink up, stoners

It’s 2019, and Big Alcohol wants in on legal pot — but only on its own terms. One by one, the largest beer companies in the world have announced their intention to create drinkable marijuana products. from https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/30/18639829/weed-beer-drinkable-marijuana-cannabis-drinks-alcoholhttps://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/64876604/VRG_ILLO_3503_Mobile.0.jpg

Estrogens and Memory Loss in Women

As you read this article, your brain has begun a series of complicated chemical steps in order to form a memory. How long you keep this memory may well depend on whether you are a man or a woman. Some scientists think that the reason for this difference may be estrogens. from https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/estrogens-and-memory-loss-in-women/https://static.scientificamerican.com/blogs/cache/file/0DE8B861-CCC5-457B-AAC2459353130018_source.jpg?w=590&h=800&6F55828E-AA1D-44DC-9FD1B0DD19B1C74C

You can now run Android on a Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch can now run Android, giving the hybrid game console access to Netflix, YouTube, Spotify, Twitch, a wide array of Android apps, and loads of classic game emulators, of course. Specifically, it’s an unofficial port of LineageOS 15. from https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/7/29/20746304/android-nintendo-switch-nvidia-shieldhttps://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/64874619/jbareham_1492_170228_0126.0.0.jpg

Sony is crowdfunding a wearable air conditioner

Are you struggling to cope with the heat outdoors? Sony might have a solution, if not as soon as you might like. The company’s First Flight program is crowdfunding a wearable air conditioner, the Reon Pocket, that slips into a pouch in a special t-shirt. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/28/sony-reon-pocket-wearable-air-conditioner/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fcrop%3D1600%252C1067%252C0%252C0%26quality%3D85%26format%3Djpg%26resize%3D1600%252C1067%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-uploaded-images%252F2019-07%252F2b19b5c0-b0c2-11e9-bdff-c3c0f7eebed3%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3D0398a58ce1204eb1927fe22b75cb0470aac1178d&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=4311d1218d89ee5f1b7b6e305583457181c21e50

It’s time to take Google’s Pixel phones more seriously

Google got a lot right with the Pixel 3a. It has excellent cameras, reliable performance, respectable battery life and clever software. Best of all, at $400, the Pixel 3a costs half the original price of the flagship Pixel 3. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/26/google-pixel-3a-sales-doubled-important/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?crop=980%2C619%2C0%2C0&quality=85&format=jpg&resize=1600%2C1011&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fs.yimg.com%2Fos%2Fcreatr-uploaded-images%2F2019-07%2Fe6eb0f90-afca-11e9-83ee-94f064814c1e&client=a1acac3e1b3290917d92&signature=cc9c3ebabf12289e629067b563f5b7943c4f34c5