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The 10 Worst Places To Live In The Universe

And you thought 97 degrees F was bad.<p>Recently, we told you about an exoplanet that rains glass. <i>Sideways</i>. Which got us thinking: 1.) we will never complain about the weather here on Earth again and 2.) surely that's got to be the worst place to live in the entire universe. But no! With the help of …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: anti-mosquito sticker, a cancer-identifying scalpel and the world's largest offshore wind farm

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>Urine and cellphones don't mix -- just ask anyone who has ever dropped their phone in the toilet. At least that's what we thought before learning that a team …

The hoaxer who breaks women's hearts: http://bit.ly/1aK852A When Claire met Seb online she thought she'd found true love, but slowly it became clear that Seb was not who he said he was. Then the other women began to get in touch. In a remarkable investigation, Tom Lamont unpicks an unsettling tale of hope, secrets and dishonesty. Photograph: Suki Dhanda for the Observer

Bloodthirsty 'factual' TV shows demonise wildlife

Most people's wild beasts live in the TV.<p>What I mean is that, in my experience, most people are highly unlikely to come eyeball-to-eyeball with a …

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Experience: I dreamed a symphony, then composed it 'I told my wife I thought I could be a great composer. Understandably, she thought I was deluded. I couldn't even read music, let alone write it' http://gu.com/p/3ff6y/tw Photograph: Fabio De Paola for the Guardian

Kids are just the cutest little sacks of filthy deception, ain’t they?

<b>#4. “I Was in a Gang Back in My Hometown”</b><p>Because adults enjoy activities like drinking and sex-drinking, and also because we can’t stand them, we often have cause to leave children lightly attended for a length of time, with only their peers to keep them company. This inevitably leads to a frighteningly quick descent into ferality, with the children jockeying for position like the pack animals they essentially are, using all sorts of saber-rattling techniques.

You got us, Ray J. We’re talking about you. That rascally Ray J wins every time!

If you’re like us, you probably have no desire to learn about every jackass who’s been inside Kim Kardashian. That said, one of these jackasses, famed sex partner Ray J, has recently released a new single called “I Hit It First.”<p>The song is clearly about Kim.<p>See that? That’s the spitting-image actress in the music video, which we’re actually pretty sure will be used as evidence in a future courtroom trial. See, while the song itself is pretty innocuous as far as rap star boasts go, the …

Harry Potter's cloak of invisibility takes one big step towards reality

This week, science holds the answer to <i>Minority Report</i>­-style profiling, showing us that you really can tell if someone is going to commit a crime, …

Apple planning summer launch for iRadio?

Apple has been long rumoured to enter the streaming music market with its "iRadio" service. The Cupertino-based company is pushing for a summer …

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Stanford researchers create genetic transistors, make biologic computing possible

When constructing computer circuits, most folks start with silicon and metal, but not the researchers at Stanford. The boffins in Palo Alto want to build computers out of living tissue, and to that end they've created a biological transistor, called the transcriptor. Transcriptors substitute DNA …