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Fearless Living Boot Camp, Day 14: No More Lies (VIDEO)

Rhonda Britten | Posted 11.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

Telling the truth (to myself first) is a sure sign that I am willing to own up to what isn't working in my life (and why it's so scary to tell the truth in the first place).

A Political Duffer

Chris Williams | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Chris Williams

A message to those 47%: Become 100% engaged so a political duffer doesn't become a political winner.

The Age of Insanity - Part 2, Paul Ryan

Barry Levinson | Posted 10.30.2012 | Comedy
Barry Levinson

As the age of insanity rolls along, lying has reached a new level in political activism. Apparently, you can lie freely now. I decided to talk to Dr. R.H. Flutes, head of the Lying Institute of America, to explain the lying epidemic sweeping this country.

Lying Is the New Truth

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

hose people -- the confused ones -- come in all shapes, sizes, genders, colors, and political parties but for the sake of argument, and as a nod to the political climate of this GOP Convention week, let's focus on politicians, shall we?

Truthiness: Politics Favorite Bloodsport

Steve Young | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Steve Young

How many degrees of separation must there be between a quote and its context before it becomes a lie?

What Is The Calculation Behind Romney's Campaign Of Lies?

Dave Johnson | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics
Dave Johnson

The Romney campaign has turned to a strategy of swamping the public with flat-out, blatant lies, one after another, again and again, endlessly and lav...

Romney's Most Laughable Lie Since He Said His Dog Liked to Ride on the Car Roof

Paul Slansky | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics
Paul Slansky

Your wife has a horse entered in the Olympics and you're not going to watch the event, whenever it's even on? This is a statement that rings so patently and idiotically false that it exempts all of his future utterances from the need to be taken seriously, or really even listened to.

The World's Biggest Lie

Liana Gergely | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Liana Gergely

Can we learn to be happy in spite of life happening -- or rather, because life is happening? In this moment, life is reason enough to be happy. And any moment we believe we have to wait for our happiness, we're believing a lie.

Deceptive New Romney Ad Is Key Test For Media

Dave Johnson | Posted 09.18.2012 | Media
Dave Johnson

The Romney campaign has released an astonishingly deceptive new ad, containing a blatant, flat-out lie.

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.

Can You Tell If Someone's Lying From Their Eyes?

Posted 07.27.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 07/11/2012 05:28 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries Conventional wisdom has it that when people talk, the directi...

Mike Sacks

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

10 Lies That Boomers Tell

Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.21.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

"Lies" is such a harsh word. But every day we utter words that we know aren't true. Sometimes we do it to make someone else feel better. Other times, it's ourselves we are hoping to protect. Here are a few of our favorite examples. Feel free to add some of your own.

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.

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

Patricia Rust | Posted 08.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Patricia Rust

Telling the truth comes with a sense of freedom because you have nothing to hide. There is a saying: "Oh what a tangled web we weave when we practice to deceive."

When Good People Behave Badly

Sam Sommers | Posted 08.11.2012 | Science
Sam Sommers

The psychology of fraud shares a lot in common with the psychology underlying another of society's most pressing ills... the combover.

5 Lies Moms of Teens Tell

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.21.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

What an easier time we would have if we felt we had permission to be real with ourselves and each other.

The Prize of Peace

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 06.26.2012 | Impact
Sarah O'Leary

The greatest threat to evil is peace.

Is It Okay To Lie On A First Date?

Posted 02.24.2012 | Women

First dates are inherently awkward, and with all those get-to-know-you questions, you may be tempted to make yourself seem ever so slightly more succe...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Debates Lying About Military Honors | 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 ...

27 People Who Lied To Me Last Week

Gene Marks | Posted 04.23.2012 | Small Business
Gene Marks

Want to own a small business? It's not as romantic as you may think. We deal with a lot of headaches. And boy, do we hear a lot of lies! Don't believe me? Here's just a partial list of 27 people who lied to me this past week alone.

Is Infidelity Genetic?

Vicki Larson | Posted 04.02.2012 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

When it comes to matters of the heart, love has less to do with the heart and more to do with the brain.

What's The Worst Lie You've Told Via Text?

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 09.06.2013 | Women

It's 10 pm. Several friends are out and waiting for you, but you're still in pajamas and can't seem to bring yourself to leave the couch. What do you ...

People Lie To Help Strangers Save Face? What 'Wingman' Study Says | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 01.22.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 01/20/2012 04:22 PM EST on LiveScience This just in: Researchers have found that a goo...

6 Good Reasons To Tell Your Children Bald-Faced Lies

Rhiana Maidenberg | Posted 03.13.2012 | Parents
Rhiana Maidenberg

As parents we lie for various reasons. Many of them are for the benefit of our children, but in the spirit of "truthiness" the majority of these deceptions are for our own sake. Here are just a few of the reasons we so readily bend the truth with our little ones.