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Who tells more fibs - women or men?

It has been reported that women are less honest men - take our lie detector test to find out the truth<p>It was reported this week that women fib more than men. Four out of five females said they lied every day compared to two out of five men, and some women said they lied up to 30 times a day.<p>The …

We Need Antibiotics. They’re Not Profitable To Make. Who Pays?

Within the slow-brewing crisis of antibiotic resistance—which according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention kills 23,000 Americans each year—there are a lot of failures: of health care personnel who prescribe drugs when they should not; of patients who take drugs badly and encourage …

New test uses a single drop of blood to reveal entire history of viral infections

Immunology,Science,Medical research,Biochemistry and molecular biology,Aids and HIV,Hepatitis C,Biology<p>Cheap and rapid test allows doctors to access list of every virus that has infected or continues to infect a patient, and could transform disease detection<p>Researchers have developed a cheap and …

Father of the internet: 'If we don’t move now, we risk losing all the data we’ve created in the 21st century'

But thousands of years down the line, how will people be able to see old photos we've captured, or open old files we'd written — especially if the computer systems we're using now are completely obsolete by then?<p>Even if Google and Apple don't exist in the year 3015, how can we ensure our files, …

7 awesome ways quantum computers will change the world

Eric Ladizinsky, cofounder of the quantum computing company D-Wave, gave a great explanation of the difference between a regular computer and a quantum computer during a talk at the WIRED 2014 conference in London.<p>Imagine you only have five minutes to find an "X" written on a page of a book in the …

Quantum Computing

Egypt 'quashes Hamas terror blacklisting'

He told AFP that the earlier ruling was thrown out because the court that issued it was not "competent" to make such verdicts.<p>Egyptian authorities have accused Hamas of backing jihadists who have carried out deadly attacks on security forces in the Sinai Peninsula that borders the Hamas-ruled Gaza …

What the latest brain science tells us about 'working smarter'

<b>Dear Annie:</b> Can you explain the expression “work smarter, not harder”? My boss is constantly telling us to “work smarter” but she gives us no …

Scientists Discover the Secret to Keeping Cells Young

Saul Loeb—AFP/Getty Images<p>Pablo Martinez Monsivais—AP<p>Antonio Scorza—AFP/Getty Images<p>Saul Loeb—AFP/Getty Images<p>White House/AFP/Getty Images<p>Paul J. …

Four Americans confirmed held by Houthi rebels in Yemen

Four Americans are being held by Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen who toppled the U.S.-backed government earlier this year, a senior defense official confirmed Sunday.<p>The official who confirmed that the Americans were being held did not have any more information, but the department released a …

Arab Editorial Cartoonists Respond To ‘Charlie Hebdo’

The City of Lights is beginning the healing process after enduring a brutal terrorist attack against the satirical weekly magazine, <i>Charlie Hebdo</i>. The …

Charlie Hebdo cartoonists: heroes or racists? The answer's not that simple

Years ago, I served on a jury that had trouble making up its mind. After we sent the judge one too many questions, he brought us back into the courtroom to impress upon us a distinction. There are questions of law and there are questions of fact, he said. It wasn't up to us to decide what was …

Understanding Charlie Hebdo Cartoons, Business and eCommerce

In France, as in several other countries, some political lobbyists grumble that some residents abuse their state advantages. For instance citizens …

NSA tried Stuxnet cyber-attack on North Korea five years ago but failed

Intelligience sources say a covert campaign to attack nuclear weapons programme was stymied by North Korea’s isolated communications systems<p>The US tried to deploy a version of the Stuxnet computer virus to attack North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme five years ago but ultimately failed, …

Pentagon chief criticizes Beijing's South China Sea moves

SINGAPORE (AP) — China's land reclamation in the South China Sea is out of step with international rules, and turning underwater land into airfields …

Should It Be Illegal for Supermarkets to Waste Food?

An activist has made it so in France. Could he take his campaign global?<p>In 2010, U.S. supermarkets and grocery stores threw out 43 billion pounds, or $46.7 billion worth, of food, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). But if Arash Derambarsh had his way, that number would be zero. …

Agriculture

Obesity poised to overtake smoking as key cause of cancer

Obesity will soon overtake smoking as the principal cause of cancer, warn specialists<p>A middle-aged cancer epidemic is being blamed on Britain’s poor diet and overly generous portions.<p>Leading specialists convened on Friday to issue a stark warning that obesity will soon overtake smoking as the …

Cancer

Lebanon and the Start of Iran and Saudi Arabia’s Proxy War

In the early morning of May 9, 2008, the Lebanese Shiite militia Hezbollah dispatched hundreds of heavily armed fighters to Beirut, and within twelve hours it had altered Lebanon’s political balance. Hezbollah and its allies quickly routed Sunni militiamen, took control of their political offices, …

There is a good argument for why the creator of Silk Road shouldn't go to prison

Earlier, I argued that if you believe drug kingpins should get harsh sentences, then computer and bitcoin guy Ross Ulbricht deserves a harsh sentence. (I should clarify that my definition of a harsh sentence is, like, any time spent in prison. Life in prison is unconscionable.)<p>Bloomberg View's Matt …

Silk Road

ISIS fighter was trained by State Department

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> An ISIS fighter who calls for jihad in a new online video was trained in counterterrorism tactics on American soil, in a program run by the United States, officials tell CNN.<p>The video features a former police commander from Tajikistan named Col. Gulmurod Khalimov. He appears in …

Peshmerga

The founder of Silk Road deserves a harsh sentence (but not nearly as harsh as he got)

"Silk Road was about creating demand and fulfilling demand," the judge told Ulbricht at the sentencing. "You don't fit the criminal profile … but you are a criminal."<p>If you believe the world's drug kingpins should rot in prison, you should believe the same about Ulbricht.<p>I should clarify that I do …

Silk Road

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

'Mad Max' fans are overrunning an Amazon page for a product with hilarious references to the movie

Now, the phenomenon of "Fury Road" is taking one of the biggest websites in the world by storm.<p>For those who have seen the movie, you might recall the War Boys, one of the many warring tribes of this post-apocalyptic world and main antagonists to Max (Tom Hardy) and Furiosa (Charlize Theron). In …

Home Depot

Here's when artificial intelligence could go from helpful to scary

Elon Musk compared AI to "summoning the demon."<p>Bill Gates told Reddit that he agrees with Musk and he doesn't "understand why some people are not concerned."<p>What are they so frightened of?<p>Well, Stephen Hawking told the BBC that AI could — theoretically — end humanity.<p>Here's how that would …

Singularity

India has more illiterates than anywhere in the world—partly because of a preference for sons

India is home to the world’s largest population of illiterates. And part of the blame, according to a new study, may lie in the country’s preference for sons over daughters.<p>Despite education being offered as a fundamental right, more than 40% of India’s children drop out of elementary school—and …

Myanmar's migrants: The man buying back refugees from traffickers

Human traffickers ferrying thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar are refusing to let some of those on board return home unless ransoms are paid.<p>Myanmar says it is not responsible for them and that the region as a whole is failing to prevent the practice.<p>Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand have …

Selling

Duke professor whose online comments about 'the Asians' sparked outrage wrote something eerily similar in 2001

In his online comment on the article, Hough opined that Asian-Americans were more successful than African-Americans because "they didn't feel sorry for themselves, but worked doubly hard."<p>Thanks to the internet, these comments gave him instant notoriety. But it's not the first time he's attacked …

Duke University

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Islamic State fighters on Wednesday stormed the strategic Syrian city of Palmyra, which is home to spectacular ancient ruins.<p><b>2.</b> Five of the world's largest banks — Citicorp, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays, RBS, and UBS — will pay a combined $5.8 billion (£3.7 billion) related to manipulating foreign …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

One innovation changed pig farming drastically

Unlike cattle, which require many leisurely months on pasture, chickens and pigs can be stuffed with feed and turned into meat in short order.<p>Unsurprisingly, then, the agricultural methods developed for one also worked well for the other.<p>In the 1950s and 1960s, American farmers started raising hogs …

Farming