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Justin Bieber Gets Blasted for Anne Frank Comment

Yikes!<p>On Friday, Justin Bieber paid a visit to the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam – the hiding place of the young Holocaust victim who notably …

Was Marina Chapman really brought up by monkeys?

Marina Chapman says she isn't as mobile as she once was. It's not so easy to climb trees these days, let alone swing from them. Well, she is about 60 …

Telescope that can see into the early universe to begin construction in April 2014

Construction will begin next year on the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), an instrument that will allow researchers to see galaxies forming 13 billion light years away near the beginning of the universe. The TMT will be the world's largest optical telescope when it's completed later this decade, and …

Biofuels: 'Irrational' and 'worse than fossil fuels'

<b>The UK's "irrational" use of biofuels will cost motorists around £460 million over the next 12 months, a think tank says.</b><p>A report by Chatham House says the growing reliance on sustainable liquid fuels will also increase food prices.<p>The author says that biodiesel made from vegetable oil was worse …

Nasa Ladee mission: Solving a Moon mystery

Nasa's Ladee mission is part of a resurgence of interest in the Moon and it is all down to the fact that we barely understand our cosmic neighbour.<p>You would be forgiven for thinking that America lost interest in the Moon forty years ago, in December 1972, when Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan left …

Astronomy

Hawc gamma-ray telescope captures its first image

<b>A new set of "eyes" to capture the Universe's highest-energy particles and light has snapped its first image.</b><p>The High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory or Hawc, high on a Mexican plain, now holds the record for the highest-energy light it can capture.<p>The image - of the shadow cast by the Moon as …

How Exercise And Other Activities Beat Back Dementia

The numbers are pretty grim: More than half of all 85-year-olds suffer some form of dementia.<p>But here's the good news: Brain researchers say there are ways to boost brain power and stave off problems in memory and thinking.<p>In other words, brain decline is not necessarily an inevitable part of …

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10 Most Horrifying Things Landlords Have Ever Done (PHOTOS)

First of all, just the word is off-putting: <i>landlord</i>. Many of us urban-dwellers don't have any land. And the person who charges above market rate for an apartment that should probably be condemned is certainly not worthy of being called "lord."<p>To be fair, not all of them are bad. Some landlords are …

Kidney grown in lab successfully transplanted into rat

Scientists have grown a kidney in a laboratory and shown that it works when implanted into a living animal. The work is an important step towards the …