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Recommended Reading: The story of 'Legion,' Marvel's latest TV show

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Marvel's 'Legion,' explained
Eric Watson,
Polygon

Marvel's latest TV series debuted on FX this week, and if you're a little lost on the backstory or just need a quick refresher, Polygon is here to help. The gaming news outlet posted a primer on Legion this week that offers a look at the most recent comic to make the leap to the small screen. If you're looking for a review of the show, The Atlantic has you covered there.

Buying Your First Synth: What to Consider and Where to Get the Best Deal
FACT

Synthesizers offer a aspiring musicians at a range of skill levels a solid starting point. What's more, there are some great affordable options to help you figure out if the desire to make noise is worth a big investment. FACT's guide is a handy reference for things to consider as well as some gear recommendations.

How to Build a Space Suit That's Actually (Sort of) Comfortable
Katharine Schwab, Fast Company

We've reported on Boeing's fancy new space suit in the past, but Fast Company offers a detailed look at what went into designing and building the orbit attire that could do wonders for in-flight comfort.

Russians Engineer a Brilliant Slot Machine Cheat -- and Casinos Have No Fix
Brendan I. Koerner, Wired

Elections aren't the only thing Russian hackers are tampering with.

Channeling Steve Jobs, Apple Seeks Design Perfection at New 'Spaceship' Campus
Julia Love, Reuters

If you're wondering what's taking so long for the new Apple HQ to be completed, Reuters has an answer: obsessive attention to detail.

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