What’s Wrong with ‘Making A Murderer,’ Plus Russia’s Insane Campaign in Syria: What Happened In The World Today

1. “Making a Murderer may have presented a compelling case that Avery (and, more convincingly, Dassey) deserved a new trial, but it did not get anywhere close to establishing that either one should be exonerated.” The New Yorker pillories your favourite true crime documentary.

2. Russia is bombing Syria’s children — these are their stories.

3. Obama’s reelection campaign was defined by its focus on technology. Now, in 2016, the rest of the field has caught up. On the eve of Iowa, Wired breaks down the 20 tech insiders who are shaping this election cycle.

4. Doctors will soon be implanting these dissolvable sensors into your brain.

5. Minor league defenceman John Scott will not only play in the NHL All-Star Game, he will also captain the Pacific division in this year’s 3-on-3 tournament.