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Liars

The Animas River Spill and the Myth of Mine Safety

Joel Reynolds | Posted 08.19.2015 | Green
Joel Reynolds

This month the industry's biggest lie -- that it can be trusted with our water -- is once again on display as another mining disaster has spilled millions of gallons of toxic mining waste and chemicals into our streams, rivers and lakes.

My Top 6 Lovable Literary Liars

Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez | Posted 05.18.2015 | Books
Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez

My belief in Dahlia as a character came from the fact that I, too, have enjoyed reading about liars in novels. They are some of my favorite characters, and lying is one of the more fascinating parts of the human condition.

4 Ways to Tell If Your Date Is Lying

Metro | Posted 05.17.2015 | Women
Metro

It's one of the biggest fears anyone who has ever agreed to meet up with someone on an app has -- what if your date is lying to you?

The Future of Music Is in Your Hand

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.02.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

When I'm playing, I think about someone like Pollack, and remind myself that I'm throwing sound at blank space until something emerges. I have to trust the process, so I can stay focused and not second guess myself.

The "I Gave Myself a Nickname Guy"

Elizabeth Denham | Posted 04.29.2015 | Divorce
Elizabeth Denham

This guy contacted me through an online dating site. His profile was well written, and he seemed to have his act together. He seemed normal. He was an attorney, new to town and looking to meet new people. He was 45 years old and nice looking according to his profile photo. All signs pointed to responding.

You're Probably A Liar - Even If You're Not Admitting It!

Posted 03.10.2015 | Dr. Phil

"Everybody lies every day," Dr. Phil tells his audience in this exclusive video shot after his show taping. "The average person lies between three and...

What Should I Do if an Employee Is a Liar?

Russ Warner | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business
Russ Warner

We need to be careful not to assume that individuals are guaranteed to repeat past behavior. Such assumptions can limit a person's ability to learn and grow. But, how can we know if an employee is going to repeat past behavior such as illicit drug use, theft, or bribery?

14 Ways You're Being Lied To Every Single Day

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 06.25.2014 | Comedy

Are you paranoid... or is everybody just lying to your face?

Elvis the Mark, Carny Kids and the Showtown Allstars

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 04.22.2014 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

Elizabeth, 9, and her dad Original Tommy Arnold at the Showtown USA restaurant/bar in Gibsonton, Fla., seated at the Liar's Table WATCH THE VIDEO ...

Find Out If You're A Good Liar In 5 Seconds

Posted 02.04.2014 | Science

Are you a good liar? Are your (perhaps soon-to-be-former) friends lying to you? Now you can tell with this five-second test from psychologist Richard ...

People Who Constantly Lie On Social Media

Michael Warbux | Posted 02.08.2014 | Technology
Michael Warbux

Sometimes you come across a profile or two...or twenty...of people that just constantly lie about any and every thing to make themselves look better t...

The Four 'Grand Bargains' That the Republicans Turned Down

Sean McElwee | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics
Sean McElwee

All of these plans failed because the most powerful Republicans (Boehner, Cantor, Ryan) and the Tea Party Caucus are not looking for a compromise. They want unilateral concessions.

Fearless Lie Detection

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Having trained the FBI and law enforcement personnel on lie detection, here are some tips you can use to detect if your supposed sweetheart is lying to you.

Unexpected Truths About Liars and Lying

Kare Anderson | Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

Modern "social" life is ripe for temptation so it's especially helpful to recognize some myths and counterintuitive truths about lying. Just keep in mind our self-deception.

The 50K Lie

Rob White | Posted 05.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

What would the world be like if we all became better at catching lies in the making? Would there be less lying all around? Maybe not, but there would likely be fewer victims if people could learn the signs and signals that they're in the process of being duped.

A Little Lie From the Heart

Rob White | Posted 01.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

All the recent public talk about truth and deception got me thinking about the phenomenon of lying. I wish I could say that from this day on, I'll never tell a lie. But here's what gives me pause: the story of my departed grandfather.

The Cost Of Deceptive Politics

Dana Radcliffe | Posted 01.09.2013 | TED Weekends
Dana Radcliffe

2012-11-09-TEDmeyerpullAt the heart of our ad-saturated democratic process is a moral paradox. Politicians raise and spend billions of dollars to convince us to trust them. But the fevered competition for votes virtually compels them to lie to us.

WATCH: Are We Living In A Nation Of Cheaters?

Posted 08.27.2012 | Sports

Is America a nation of cheaters? In the wake of recent scandals involving Lance Armstrong and Fareed Zakaria, it seems that we're no longer surpris...

Do Liars Make Better Writers?

Wendy Merry | Posted 10.24.2012 | Arts
Wendy Merry

Studies insist half of all people fib at least twice a day. Still, it's consistently creative people, not corporate publicists or teenage babysitters that rank the highest. Why?

Wednesday Night: Outdoor Movie Night Around Town

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.25.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 1. "Vertigo" At Corner Of Norfolk And Auburn Avenues, Bethesda Bethesda wants their movies in rapid-fire order,...

Why Do Smart People Get Played?

Lisa Blackwell | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Blackwell

When a scam or disappointment occurs on something big, it painfully reminds us that blindly handing over responsibility for our own welfare to anyone is a dangerous and sometimes costly error of judgment.

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Says It's No Crime To Lie About Military Honors

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress improperly criminalized lies about receiving military honors, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday. In striking down the Stol...

The Truth on Lying

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Traditional psychological theories have considered a close relationship with truth as an essential ingredient of mental health. We're no longer so sure.

The Liars Channel The Eighties

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.18.2012 | Home

Yes, the Beach House album is bringing boardwalk summers back in style. But there will be darkness: come June 5, the latest from Liars drops, WIXIW (p...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Debates Lying About Military Honors

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday morning appeared divided over whether to strike down a federal law that makes it a crime for a person to ...