Robert Slavish

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Cheating in Online Classes Is Now Big Business

The growth in courses available on the web has led to a growth in paid services that will impersonate students and do their work for them.<p>When I was in high school, I cheated pretty regularly. And I mean all the time. I remember writing chemistry formulas on small bits of paper that I then sealed …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

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Review: Marvel's 'Ant-Man' Is A Tiny Triumph

<b>Thumbnail: Ant-Man is thematically thin, but it uses its small size to its advantage, crafting a winning comic adventure with spellbinding special effects.</b><p><b>The Box Office:</b><p>I assume that most readers have a pretty good idea of what this film is, how it was made, and what’s theoretically at stake. For …

Watermelon: Health Benefits, Risks & Nutrition Facts

Watermelons are mostly water — about 92 percent — but this refreshing fruit is soaked with nutrients. Each juicy bite has significant levels of …

10 best coding bootcamps for those on a budget

Web and software developers are among the most sought after on the job market today, so it’s no wonder that <b>learning to program</b> can pay off big. But …

How to go completely invisible on Facebook

If you want to stay hidden on Facebook, however, we can help you out.<p>When you're finished with this process, no one but you will be able to see your Facebook activity, view your photos, or see where you've checked in. Your current friends will still be able to view your basic profile — there's no …

Kerry briefs Iran's Gulf rivals on nuclear talks

RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry reassured Gulf Arab states on Thursday that Washington was not seeking a “grand bargain” with Iran, in reference to wider political and security cooperation, and said a nuclear deal with Tehran would be in Gulf interests.<p>U.S. Secretary of State …

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Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years.<p>In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus <i>Homo</i>. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal …