Briefly: Olympic Bikinis, Alternate Reality Hell, Making A Murderer Sequel

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The 16 most horrible alternate realities, 15 people who have kicked Batman’s arse, why women beach volleyball players wear bikinis at the Olympics.

  • There’s a simple reason women beach volleyball players wear bikinis at the Olympics. Business Insider gives the skinny.
  • Movies, TV shows and video games are filled with bleak alternate realities that make the one we all live in feel like a walk in the park. Gizmodo has ranked 16 of the most horrible.
  • Batman is one of the toughest characters in the DC universe — but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t get his arse kicked on occasion. Here are 15 people who sent the Caped Crusader crying to mummy’s gravestone.
  • A federal judge on Friday overturned the conviction of Brendan Dassey, one of two men serving life sentences for the 2005 murder of 25-year-old Teresa Halbach. Business Insider investigates how this ruling could affect Steven Avery’s case.
  • You all need to read this: I Ate My Tooth And God I Wish That Was The Worst Part Of This Story.

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