Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful. This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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. The new superhero from
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. It starts with an endoskeleton frame (which Motorola
• Different kids with different levels of preparation come into a math class. Some of these kids have parents who have drilled them on math from a young age, while others never had that kind of parental
What makes an entrepreneur successful? 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
The Good The stylish LG Exalt is a flip phone with a large screen, expandable memory, and a free price tag under contract. The Bad The handset's slick coating may prove slippery for some, and its camera
Handwriting input can be extremely useful when you're trying to input characters from a language that is not represented on your current keyboard. It also serves as an alternative method to keyboard typing
The Good 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
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 dominance.
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
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 Things
Unless you really like plants Next week, Ubisoft is launching the latest edition of its long-running Assassin's Creed franchise on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Black Flag takes the series to the Caribbean,
UK-based company Pro-Teq has developed a spray-on solution to create a trail of illuminating stars aptly known as STARPATH. The innovative product boasts an anti-slip and water-resistant surface, not mention
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