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  1. lies
    Cops and the Culture WarThere’s an old purpose behind the milkshake lie.
  2. kylie fib kit
    Kylie Jenner’s Billionaire Status Questioned by ForbesShe then called out the report’s “inaccurate statements and unproven assumptions.”
  3. donald trump
    What If Trump Supporters Love Chaos as Much as He Does?There’s new evidence that a significant number of Trump supporters love the man precisely for his destructive, nihilistic, and mendacious ways.
  4. donald trump
    The Taxpayer Tab for Trump’s Golf Outings Tops $100 Million: ReportThe guy who said he wouldn’t play golf as president appears to have lied.
  5. lies
    Sarah Sanders Lies About Reporter Who Called for Her to Be Fired for LyingNo, April Ryan does not want Sarah Sanders to be decapitated.
  6. the crime scene
    I Write Fiction About Border Crime, But Unlike Trump I Tell the Truth.The author of the Cartel trilogy reflects on depicting brutal border violence while Trump exploits it politically.
  7. the kavanaugh hearings
    Former Classmate ‘Shocked’ Kavanaugh Said ‘Devil’s Triangle’ Wasn’t About SexBrett Kavanaugh’s former classmate Jaime Roche told Anderson Cooper that he was shocked when Kavanaugh said it was a drinking game.
  8. lies
    Report: Trump’s Inauguration Pics Were Edited to Make the Crowd Look BiggerIt was a simpler time.
  9. lies
    Sarah Sanders’s Correction of Jobs Stats Felt Rare Because It WasThe White House is fond of demanding corrections, but it doesn’t often issue them.
  10. the criterion collection
    Steven Soderbergh: Those Bad ’90s Movies Were Necessary for My Development“In my mind, this was all part of the process that I had to go through.”
  11. GOP Primary Loser Chided for Not Getting Over Smears Like Trump’s Rivals DidIf Lyin’ Ted Cruz and “nutjob” Lindsey Graham could forgive Trump, other Republicans should grin and bear it, too.
  12. President Trump Claims California’s Elections Are Illegitimate“In many places, like California, the same person votes many times … Not a conspiracy theory, folks. Millions and millions of people.”
  13. Trump Says He ‘Modernized’ America’s Nuclear Arsenal in 6 MonthsMeanwhile, Sebastian Gorka announces that we’re living through a modern Cuban Missile Crisis, and so all criticism of the president must cease.
  14. A Beginner’s Guide to Calling BSIt’s a basic life skill we all need these days.
  15. When It Comes to Spotting a Lie, Maybe Trust Your Gut Over Your BrainResearch shows that all the tricks about watching eye contact and body language are no match for your intuition.
  16. Trump Is Not Going to Win a Personal Credibility Contest With James ComeyComey’s Senate testimony leads inevitably to a he-said/he-said dispute over facts. Trump’s lawyer took the bait in responding.
  17. House Republicans Have a Simple Strategy to Defend the Health-Care Bill: Lying▶️ Who needs the truth?
  18. lies
    Madonna Calls Biopic ‘Lies and Exploitation,’ Doesn’t Know Her Own Origin StoryLet’s do some fact-checking.
  19. People Don’t Mind Lying If They Think It’s for a Good CauseThe psychology of “blue lies,” or deception that benefits a group.
  20. Fox News Tweets That Trump Was Working When He Was Actually at His Golf CourseA weird news alert.
  21. The Right Spreads Baseless Lie That Nunes Just Validated Trump’s Baseless LiesEven if the House Intelligence Chair’s allegations are true, they do not remotely vindicate the president’s “wiretap” claims.
  22. Pence Vows Full Evaluation of Voter Rolls in Leaked Audio of Private MeetingThe vice-president isn’t going to let a total lack of evidence get in the way of a perfectly good voter-fraud investigation.
  23. In White House Press Briefing, Sean Spicer Declares Intention to ‘Never Lie’But Trump and his team are “frustrated” and “demoralized” by media negativity, he said.
  24. Your Brain Gives Up When Discerning Truth From Lies Gets Too HardA rather bleak forecast for the next four years.
  25. what is truth anyways
    The Debate Over Whether Trump’s False Statements Are ‘Lies’ Is a Red HerringIt’s impossible to know what’s going on in Donald Trump’s head when he says something crazy, and it isn’t worth arguing about.
  26. Donald Trump’s War Against FactsHis falsehoods seem intended to deny the possibility of truth. When he takes the oath, that practice will become policy.
  27. steaming piles of bullshit
    Texas Is Handing Out an Abortion Booklet That’s Full of MisinformationMisinformational material.
  28. select all
    Right-Wing Media Reports: Anonymous Twitter Guy Is Committing Election FraudA completely true story from Twitter.
  29. If Only Kids Knew How Bad Adults Are at Spotting Their LiesThis would’ve been nice to know a little earlier in life.
  30. biopicked
    Julia Roberts to Star in True-Crime Film FramedThe strange case of Kelli Peters is coming to the big screen.
  31. When Trump Lies, Reporters Should Say So. Even If It Makes Them Look ‘Biased.’The New York Times public editor seems to disagree.
  32. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Goes After Trump’s BirtherismNo, Donald Trump did not end the birther “controversy.” He started it.
  33. Donald Trump Suggests President Obama Supports ISIS (Again)Trump retweets a supporter’s claim that the GOP nominee was “right” to question Obama’s commitment to defeating ISIS — and he has the documents to prove it.
  34. extremely convenient studies
    Let’s All Pretend We Can Get in Shape in One MinuteToday in very convenient headlines.
  35. mercury in retrograde
    Do Not Believe Reese Witherspoon When She Tells You, ‘Mercury Is in Retrograde’She is not being truthful about the current position of Mercury. 
  36. lies
    This Healthy-Sounding Cereal Cannot Be TrustedCheerios Protein: not a lot of protein.
  37. it's science
    Having to Pee Makes You a Better LiarHydrate before you fabricate.
  38. benefits
    Another Genius Panda Fakes Pregnancy for SnacksYuan Yuan, you diva.
  39. lies
    The Most Iconic Studio 54 Photo Is a Big Lie Bianca Jagger and the horse she did not ride in on.
  40. being an adult
    Is 10 p.m. Really the Perfect Bedtime? Spoiler alert: no. 
  41. lies
    Pimp My Ride, Like Your Entire Childhood, Was a LieXzibit, how could you? 
  42. Uncultured
    Icelandic Yogurt Company Piles on Greek-Yogurt Bash-athon Already in Progress“It’s about to get real,” the ad claims.
  43. false hopes
    ‘It’ll Be Out This Year’: A History of D’Angelo Album Promises“It’ll happen this year.” Really?
  44. Here’s How Many People Admit to Keeping a Secret From Their Significant OtherResearch reveals insights about the secrets we keep. 
  45. Don’t Believe Anything You Read About Kimye’s WeddingKim klears it up.
  46. hard habits to break
    Help: I’m a People-Pleaser, and I Hate ItI want to stop (but I still want you to like me).
  47. lies
    Boys Are Waffles, Girls Are Spaghetti, and Other Sex Ed LiesJustin Lookadoo, meet Shelly Donohue.
  48. party chat
    Ryan Reynolds Says That Airplane Story Was a LieIn reality, it’s been decades since a girl vomited on him.
  49. lies
    Women More Likely to Lie About Reading ClassicsWe saw the Keira Knightley version, okay?
  50. truth and consequences
    Lying on Dating Sites Might Be a Federal CrimeIt’s also bad for finding true love.
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