Are Kids Natural Lie Detectors?

Are Kids Natural Lie Detectors?

When President Obama learned that the 6-year-old daughter of Rolling Stone interviewer Douglas Brinkley supported his candidacy, he responded, “[K]ids have good instincts. They look at the other guy and say, ‘Well, that’s a bullshitter, I can tell.’ ” Are children really that good at sniffing out lies?

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99 Facts About Beer On the Wall…

No one knows who penned the song “99 Bottles of Beer,” but it’s saved the sanity of many a parent and camp counselor stuck with unruly kids on long road trips. Here’s a tribute to the masterpiece.

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Storm Chaser’s Gorgeous Photography Tracks Extreme Weather

“I’m driving along, having gained at least a small bit of ground again, when I see this white cross and a roadside chapel next to the road. No way. Slam on the brakes, pull over and jump out of the car and shoot fast fast.”

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The Sex Lives Of Conjoined Twins

One thing we know for sure about the sexuality of conjoined twins: People who aren’t conjoined are fascinated by it.

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Man Claiming Facebook Ownership Arrested On Fraud Charges

In 2010, an entrepreneur made an explosive legal claim: An agreement that he had with Mark Zuckerberg, entitled him to a major stake in Facebook. On Friday, authorities sided with Zuckerberg.

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