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The Polygraph Has Been Lying for 80 Years

Eighty years ago, Leonarde Keeler’s lie detector made its debut in court. Decades later, we’re still paying the price for his con job.<p>Eighty years …

Ferguson Braces for Grand Jury Decision

Will Monday be the day?<p>Anticipation in Ferguson, Missouri, and around the country has steadily mounted in expectation of a grand jury’s decision …


Pictures of the Week 7.31.14

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State troopers take over security in Ferguson

State troopers are taking over security in this St. Louis suburb after days of clashes between local police and protesters.<p>Gov. Jay Nixon said he decided to put the Missouri State Highway Patrol in charge of security because "at this particular point, the attitudes weren't improving, and the blocks …

WW1 women at work: In pictures

A Smarter Light Bulb That Mimics The Setting Sun

And all you need to operate it is a light switch.<p>In the age of smart appliances, we’re using everything from our iPhones to our gestures to control Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-connected thermostats and smoke detectors. But a new, smarter light bulb called the Drift by Saffron needs only the most domestic …

Home Automation

The Smile Screw from Studio Yumakano

Studio Yumakano paired up with Japanese screw factory Komuro Seisakusho to reinvent a rather overlooked, everyday item – the screw.<p>Highly functional …

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