Kyle James

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How to Tell If Someone is Lying, According to Behavioral Experts

If you claim that you never lie, well, you’re a liar.<p>Those little white lies are slipping out more often than you realize: One study found that Americans, on average, tell about 11 lies per week. Other research shows that number is on the conservative side. A study published in the Journal of Basic …

Psychology

The One Theory of Quantum Mechanics That Actually Kind of Makes Sense

But most physicists don't buy it.<p>Quantum mechanics is baffling. On the atomic and subatomic scale, matter seems to behave in ways that we, in the macro world, would generally think of as impossible. Particles can exist in two different places at once, and particle-like interferences in space are …

Bella Hadid Bares All for Jaw-Dropping Vogue Nude Shoot

8.2K<p>SHARES<p>Bella Hadid stuns on the September cover of <i>Vogue Paris</i> alongside Taylor Hill, both touted as harbingers of "<i>Génération Instagirls</i>."<p>But …

Bella Hadid

Scientists have made the largest map of galaxies ever, and it will shine light on one of the darkest mysteries of the universe

It's called dark energy.<p>Now, an international team of scientists on the hunt for this dark energy have created the largest 3-D map of the universe, measuring the positions of more than 1 million galaxies over a volume of 650 cubic billion light-years.<p>"Using this map we were able to make some of the …

Universe

Secret chapter of 9/11 inquiry released after 13-year wait

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly declassified pages from a congressional report into 9/11 released Friday have reignited speculation that some of the hijackers had links to Saudis, including government officials — allegations that were never substantiated by later U.S. investigations into the terrorist …

NASA just broke its biggest rule in space in order to safely send humans to Mars

In the movie <i>Gravity</i>, Sandra Bullock is the sole survivor of her space shuttle colliding with a Russian satellite—experienced astronaut George Clooney has just sacrificed himself to get her to safety. But at that point, there are still 40 minutes left to the movie, so, inevitably, she’s not safe at …

Space Exploration

The Story Behind The U.S. Military’s Decision To Cut Ties With ‘Independence Day’

Ahead of the July 2, 1996 release of <i>Independence Day</i>, trailers and television commercials emphasized the disaster movie’s massive alien ships, explosions and other spectacular visuals above all other elements. Why? To put as many warm bodies in theater seats as possible. The marketing magic worked, …

America’s little-known ISIS: The fundamentalist Mormon sect that blends polygamy, child rape and organized crime

You might remember the sordid tale of prophet-rapist Warren Jeffs, but you don’t know about his vast crime empire<p>Over the past century or more, there have been quite a few breakaway Mormon sects scattered across rural North America, small groups led by self-appointed prophets who rejected the …

For Athletes, the Risk of Too Much Water

Are we, with the best of intentions, putting young athletes at risk when we urge them to drink lots of fluids during steamy sports practices and games?<p>A new report about overhydration in sports suggests that under certain circumstances the answer is yes, and that the consequences for young athletes …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

Associated Press News

Texas daycare center accused of withholding water to keep diapers dry | Reuters

DALLAS (Reuters) - A Texas child care center accused of duct-taping children to mats at nap time also withheld water from children to avoid frequent diaper changes, according to an investigation by the state’s regulatory agency for child care licensing.<p>Texas Department of Family and Protective …