Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Scientists are closer to creating an invisibility cloak, the worst punishments in 10 religious hells, the mysterious case of the green Olympic diving pool.
- The Harry Potter invisibility cloak might be more attainable that we first thought, after international scientists have been able to derive the required physical properties needed for cloaking shells to function. Head to Gizmodo for the science.
- Not every religion has a version of hell, but if they do, it’s generally not a nice place. It’s where the evil and unjust go to suffer, and the worse they are, the more elaborate their punishments can be. Here are 10 awful (but extremely creative) ways to spend the afterlife.
- Domino’s is offering 40% off Chef’s Best, Traditional, Chicken and Prawn Pizzas. For more online bargains, head to our Hump Day Deals page.
- As the women’s synchronised diving teams took to the pool in Rio de Janeiro today, they were greeted by a strange sight. The diving pool had turned green overnight, while the neighbouring water polo pool remained a crystal clear blue. Gizmodo has the story.