In this episode:
- Prepared to be surprised by the most misspelled words across the U.S., reported by Google.
- Movie studios put the blame on Rotten Tomato critics for killing so-called “popcorn flicks.”
- And “The People vs. O.J. Simpson” stars a profound cast that accurately portrays the most infamous murder trial of the 1990s.
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Question of the week: What is your favorite Marvel movie?
Color-changing tattoos that could eventually save your life
Traditional tattoo ink is replaced with different biosensors that can change color according to changes in body chemistry, like changes in blood sugar or sodium. The ink, a collaboration between MIT and Harvard University, is undergoing preliminary tests and still awaits human trials. — Mashable
Because You Can Never Be Too Safe
A pair of thieves in Las Vegas broke into a Lelo warehouse Friday night, escaping with tens of thousands of condoms. The next morning, two men presumed to be the same thieves broke in and stole more than $10,000 worth of sex toys. — CNBC
America’s most misspelled words, according to Google
As the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee gets underway, Google has decided to honor the annual event by compiling a list of the most misspelled words in the country. — CBS News
What We’re Streaming
Jason Bourne (2016)
Directed by: Paul Greengrass
The CIA’s most dangerous former operative is drawn out of hiding to uncover more explosive truths about his past.
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Directed by: Ryan Murphy
The story of the 1994 – 1995 trial of former NFL superstar running back Orenthal James “OJ” Simpson for the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown and her friend, Ronald Lyle Goldman.
The Latest in Streaming
‘Screw you, Rotten Tomatoes,’ says film studios everywhere
In a dramatic twist of events, producers of recent box office flops Baywatch and Whatever That New Pirates of the Caribbean Sequel/Prequel Is, are now blaming Rotten Tomatoes for their movies’ poor performance. — Quartz
Netflix puts an end to “Sense 8”
Netflix has canceled the high profile dramatic series “Sense8” after two seasons. Created by filmmakers Lana and Lilly Wachowski, along with J. Michael Straczynski, the series followed an international cast as 8 strangers who discovered that they had become mentally and emotionally linked to one another. — VARIETY
“Carpool Karaoke” comes to Apple Music
Apple Music subscribers will be able to watch a new series based on James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke” beginning Aug. 8. Originally, “Carpool Karaoke: The Series” was supposed to debut in April, but Apple pushed back the premiere without explanation. — REUTERS
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