Recommended Reading: 'Wonder Woman' is a timely superhero movie

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Wonder Woman may be set in the time of World War I, but the movie's themes are particularly relevant right now. The Atlantic analyzes how a female superhero rescues a solider on the run before taking on a much bigger foe -- and what all of that means for in the present day. That Lasso of Truth sure would come in handy for us in 2017.

The Complete, Untold History of Halo
Steve Haske, Waypoint

A behind-the-scenes look at Halo, including new accounts from the folks who made it.

If We Want Bionic Limbs That Actually Work, We Might Need Smarter Amputations
Sarah Fecht, Popular Science

The key to further advancement in bionic limbs may require an update to how doctors perform amputation procedures.

How Mad Catz Used up Its Last Life
Alex Calvin, Eurogamer

Gaming accessory company Mad Catz filed for bankruptcy back in March, but the company showed signs of struggle long before that paperwork was signed.

The Algorithms Behind 'Moana's' Gorgeously Animated Ocean
Adrienne LaFrance, The Atlantic

When your animated film takes place on the open ocean, you better make sure the water looks good.