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114-year-old woman had to lie to join Facebook

Due to Facebook age limitations, newly tech-savvy Minnesotan Anna Stoehr had to lie about her age to join the social network.

By October 13, 2014

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For camera makers, hope lies in pricey devices for the few

As smartphones replace point-and-shoots, companies from Nikon to Fujifilm are scrambling to build premium product lines. That's great news for photo enthusiasts.

By September 25, 2014

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Your brain waves could reveal what you forgot (or lied about)

A study with implications for criminal investigations finds that looking at a particular brain wave could help recover buried or hidden information.

By September 24, 2014

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The 404 Throwback Ep. 24: Where today, the cake is most definitely not a lie (podcast)

Today's rerun takes us back to 2008 when Jonathan Coulton joined us for the very first time. (Original air date: 1/28/08)

By August 12, 2014

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The 404 Throwback Ep. 958: Where we lied our way into this job (podcast)

Relive the first ever episode featuring Emily Dreyfuss!

By August 8, 2014

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Snakes invade casino? Ask the social-media lie detector

A truth-detection system being funded by the EU could help distinguish fact from fiction online. Not that the Internet ever lies, of course.

By February 20, 2014

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Doctors, haircuts, even kittens -- now on demand, via your smartphone

An explosion of on-demand apps gives a modern twist to some old traditions and even delivers us some new ones we didn't know we needed.

By November 25, 2014

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Samsung's 'eye mouse' enables users to control their computer with a glance

Now in its second generation, Samsung's EyeCan+ will help people with disabilities create documents and browse the Web using only eye movements.

By November 25, 2014

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Secrets and lies: Whisper and the return of the anonymous app

The app is a reaction to the over-embellished existences we find on social networks, making it often moody and melancholy -- and real in the most unsettling of ways.

By January 22, 2014

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Science says perfect french fries lie beyond Mars

Food researchers have pinned down the ideal gravitational conditions for frying "potato sticks," and they're not found on this side of the asteroid belt.

By January 6, 2014