Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The World Chess Championship gets interesting, Frank Herbert’s Dune makes a comeback, the ten countries with the highest average wealth.
- Legendary Entertainment, the team behind The Dark Knight, Godzilla, Interstellar and Pacific Rim, just picked up the rights to Frank Herbert’s equally legendary sci-fi novel, Dune. Gizmodo has the story.
- Lightning has struck at the World Chess Championship with Magnus Carlsen losing Game 8. Business Insider has the story.
- Whenever a console FPS player shows off their skills online, there’s invariably a chorus of “let’s see how good you are on a PC!” Well, Overwatch player DSPStanky did just that. QWNED, as the kids used to say.
- Here are the 10 countries with the highest average wealth. (Australia is a lot higher than you might think.)