Briefly: Pennywise Returns, Overwatch’s Sniper Mum, Blood Hacker

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Overwatch fans react to new sniper mum character, IT remake’s killer clown revealed, 15 things you probably didn’t know about blood.

  • Stephen King’s IT is getting another movie adaptation with Bill Skårsgard filling the (literally) big shoes of Tim Curry as the evil Pennywise The Clown. Head to Gizmodo for more info.
  • Blizzard’s hugely popular multiplayer shooter Overwatch has a new character. Ana is a lot of things we don’t typically see in video games: she’s a sniper who heals people, an older woman and a mother of a lady who lobs rockets at people’s faces for a living. Kotaku has collected the best fan reactions.
  • Does menstrual blood really attract bears? Why does blood look blue in your veins? And why were the first blood transfusions performed with animals? Here are 15 facts, historical and biological, you probably didn’t know about blood from Gizmodo.

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