It Takes Longer To Compose Texts That Have A Lie In Them

Most people lie. Whether it's once and a while or daily, everyone has to do their thing and sometimes lying seems like the best way to make it all work. But liars have tells, which can be just as important in life as in poker. And a new study suggests that people take longer to respond to texts when they're cooking up… » 9/08/13 9:19am 9/08/13 9:19am

Windows 8 Pro Is Still Only $15 If You Don't Mind Being a Liar (Update: …

Technically, Thursday was the last day to pick up a Windows 8 upgrade for $40 before it jumped up to $200, but that's not exactly the case if you know what you're doing. There's a loophole that will let you get that upgrade for a scant $15, and all you have to do is lie to Microsoft; they're not even checking. » 2/02/13 11:00am 2/02/13 11:00am

Why It's So Easy to Lie on the Internet

There was a delightful story floating around this week about a humongous poop tattoo rendered on some drunken cheating girlfriend's back. It's fake, of course. It's always fake. The internet is Lucy holding a football, and even in the weird online world of immediate and crippling skepticism, we're always sure that this … » 11/30/11 2:00pm 11/30/11 2:00pm

How To Be an Expert Liar and Not Alienate Your Friends Online

If there's anything I've found to be painfully clear about social media, it's that having friends is exhausting. Privately, I don't care if it's your birthday. I secretly hate you. But society now forces me to acknowledge your virtual existence. » 8/13/11 1:00pm 8/13/11 1:00pm

McGraw-Hill Still In Deep Denial Over iPad Leak

Remember when McGraw-Hill CEO Terry McGraw confirmed the iPad—and its OS—a day early on national television? And then Apple pointedly left them out of the presentation? Well, McGraw-Hill doesn't! No sir, never happened at all. » 1/28/10 3:06pm 1/28/10 3:06pm

USB Presidential Polygraph Lets You Say 'Thanks But No Thanks' to Liars

The Presidential Polygraph is a USB lie detector that will let you quickly and easily determine whether or not someone is telling the truth. For a mere $50, it comes with all the stuff you'll need to determine whether or not your brother-in-law really » 10/02/08 11:16am 10/02/08 11:16am loves your sister: a pulse oximeter finger clip, skin galvanization …