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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 …

Psychology

Symantec Has Found a Spying Tool Active on Computers Around the World

Computer security experts Symantec say their researchers have uncovered a sophisticated malware tool on Windows PCs across the globe, that appears to be used for spying and data collection, reports Recode.<p>Named ‘Regin’, the tool is a Trojan that has infected several organizations’ and individuals’ …

Stephen King: The Rolling Stone Interview

Stephen King's office building sits on a particularly dreary dead-end road on the outskirts of Bangor, Maine, just down the street from a …

Stephen King

Christopher Nolan: the man who rebooted the blockbuster

In early spring of 2013, Christopher Nolan and his crew were scouting for locations in Iceland – looking for glaciers that could stand in for the icy wastes of a distant planet in Nolan’s new film, Interstellar. They were on foot, the terrain proving inaccessible by car through freezing rain. The …

A Consumer View of Healthcare Reforms and IoE driven Healthcare IT Innovations

In the past, they were called ‘Patients’, today their mindset and their behavior patterns have changed; they are called ‘Consumers’ of healthcare. They just don’t look at healthcare to consume the services when they are sick, but see it as a means to help them maintain their wellness and remain …

Digital Health

How The Internet of Everything will Cure Cancer

I recently stumbled upon a mobile app that will utilize the compute power of your mobile phone, while you are sleeping to decrypt protein sequences for cancer research. Even though utilizing an idle computer CPU for research isn’t something new, it caught my attention for the fact that it has now …

AT&T to take gigabit broadband to 21 new metro areas

AT&T plans to extend its U-Verse with GigaPower fiber network to more cities as it prepares to face off with Google in deploying ultra high-speed broadband.<p>AT&T is giving Google a run for its money when it comes to building ultra high-speed gigabit broadband networks.<p>On Monday, AT&T announced that …

Telecoms

Google+ is automatically creating your own year in review video

If you're anything like us, the thought of sifting through mountains of media to create a year in review video is more than a little intimidating. However, it just got a lot easier for some Google+ members. The social network is now using Auto Awesome to create year in review clips for anyone who …

No siblings: A side-effect of China's one-child policy

<b>What's it like to grow up in a world where no-one has brothers or sisters? Are siblings really that important? Researchers have been asking those questions for years - and China, with its famous one-child policy, has been a good place to look for an answer.</b><p>Chinese families used to have an average …

China

Blizzard Dismisses Idea Of Free-to-Play 'World of Warcraft'

There was a lot of gaming news that came out of Activision’s earnings call last week and Blizzcon this weekend, but one item sort of slipped under the radar. Over the past few months, World of Warcraft lost 100,000 subscribers, and is down to 7.6 million total.<p>Or rather, World of Warcraft <i>only</i> lost …

Thor's Chris Hemsworth not happy about topless scene

Thor: The Dark World star Chris Hemsworth was reluctant to remove his shirt for an excruciating scene in the comic book sequel in which the Norse god shows off his rippling muscles.<p>The new superhero tale from Disney-owned Marvel studios features an early cutaway where Thor divests himself of upper …

Modular smartphones aren’t so crazy now: Motorola gets in on the action with Project Ara

Like the highest tech Lego blocks you’ve ever seen, Motorola last night unveiled Project Ara, a bold plan to build smartphones with modular hardware.<p>It starts with an endoskeleton frame (which Motorola calls the endo), and from there you’ll be able to attach different hardware modules to create a …

Twitter Now Fills Your Feed With Photos

Remember the old days, when you used to have to click on a picture in Twitter to see it? No longer. As of Tuesday, Twitter is making your photos and …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

All Great Entrepreneurs Have This | Inc.com

What makes an entrepreneur successful?<p>Some people believe it's the ability to innovate. However, many startups are refinements of existing business models or improvements on how everyday products and services are delivered. Being innovative helps, but it's not the deciding factor.<p>How about access …

Entrepreneurship

Found: Old LaserDisc with never-before-seen 'Star Wars' footage

A rare 1984 LaserDisc containing 30 minutes of behind-the-scenes "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi" footage is recovered from Lucasfilm's EditDroid archives.<p>A LaserDisc that has apparently been in limbo for 30 years has been recovered, and it contains never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage of …

Star Wars

LG Exalt (Verizon Wireless) review: Stylish, and gets the basics right - CNET

MSRP: $199.99<p><b>The Good</b> The stylish <b>LG Exalt</b> is a flip phone with a large screen, expandable memory, and a free price tag under contract.<p><b>The Bad</b> The handset's slick coating may prove slippery for some, and its camera lacks a flash.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> With its generously sized screen and smooth …

Gear & Gadgets

Add handwriting input to Gmail on the Web

Looking for a faster way to input characters from languages other than English? Or maybe you have a need for handwriting input when writing e-mail? Check out these easy steps for enabling the handwriting input feature in Gmail.<p>Handwriting input can be extremely useful when you're trying to input …

Apps

Police firing GPS tracking 'bullets' at cars during chases

In Iowa and Florida, they have a new method of chasing suspects. The police car's grill opens up and out is projected a better method of keeping up with the vehicle they're chasing.<p>Car chases are exciting, but fraught.<p>One slip of the wheel, one errant pedestrian, one drunken driver, and difficult …

GPS Tracking

Roku 2 (2015) review: Faster Roku 2 masters the streaming universe - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Roku 2 is just as fast as the Roku 3. The best-in-class Roku platform delivers more apps than competitors, constant updates and doesn't favor one content provider over others. Its interface is lightning-quick, fully customizable and dead simple to use. Search is the best on the market, …

Smart TV

Chrome is Used More Than Firefox, IE, and Opera Combined

Social analytics firm Shareaholic today released browser share data for the year 2013 so far. There are quite a lot of figures to go over, but the biggest trend that immediately jumps out is Chrome’s utter dominance.<p>In September, Chrome was used more than Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Opera …

Android Q&A - Note 3 vs iPhone 5s, CyanogenMod Installer release

Hello and welcome back to Android Q&A! We had a lot of questions this last week including the CyanogenMod Installer release, whether or not one should purchase the iPhone 5s or the Note 3, and more. As always if you’d rather watch it, check the video above.<p>Question 1<p>Is Android getting better in its …

iPhone

Instead of Raises, McDonald's Tells Workers to Sign Up for Food Stamps

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>McDonald's has taken a lot of heat lately for the subpar wages it pays its employees, but the …

The Millennials' failure to launch: searching the jobs report for answers

If this month’s jobs report is any indication, it appears as if millenials will continue to have trouble living up to President Obama’s description of them as the generation that will build America’s future.<p>Things are bad all over, sure. The September jobs report is out with very little good news. …

Waiting for next-gen: why 'Assassin's Creed IV' won't make you buy an Xbox One or PS4

Unless you really like plants<p>Next week, Ubisoft is launching the latest edition of its long-running <i>Assassin's Creed</i> franchise on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. <i>Black Flag</i> takes the series to the Caribbean, letting players explore a massive world, venture out into the high seas, and just generally …

STARPATH: An Electricity-Free Alternative to Streetlights

UK-based company Pro-Teq has developed a spray-on solution to create a trail of illuminating stars aptly known as <i>STARPATH</i>. The innovative product boasts an anti-slip and water-resistant surface, not to mention an energy-free alternative to streetlights, that is ideal for pedestrians at night. It is …

Coats

Google launches new anti-DDoS service called 'Project Shield'

Google has announced a new suite of tools for activists and non-profits at their Ideas conference in New York today, including tools for evading web censorship and oppressive regimes. The biggest focus has been on DDoS attacks, a kind of brute-force action that can easily take down a small site …