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  1. science of us
    Lie About Yourself Enough and Even You’ll Believe ItOur “memories” are more malleable than we think.
  2. Your Dog’s Not Above Lying to You to Get a SnackMan’s best friend, unless treats are involved.
  3. How the White House Lies: What Jonathan Swift Has to Say About Kellyanne Conway“We’re putting conundrums on top of hypotheticals on top of conjecture here.”
  4. A New Study Explains How to Raise an Honest KidThere’s a sneaky way to incentivize them to tell the truth.
  5. Most People Don’t Think Lying by Omission Is More Honest Than Plain Old LyingUnless you’re the one who’s doing it.
  6. No, Democrats Don’t Need to Lie Like TrumpThe temptation to stretch the truth because it worked for Donald Trump is powerful, but it’s dangerous to the values of the Reality-Based Community.
  7. Every Time You Tell a Lie, You Feel Less Guilty About LyingYour brain becomes less sensitive to the emotional effects of dishonesty.
  8. A Lesson From The Bachelorette on How to Spot a LieLook sharp, JoJo.
  9. You Probably Can’t Tell When Your Kid Is LyingA new study on parents and “truth bias.”
  10. An Interrogation Psychologist Explains How to Catch Someone in a LieMake their brain tired.
  11. How Do Spies Keep Their Double Lives Secret?A former undercover CIA agent took to Reddit to explain how he pulled off the biggest lie of his life.
  12. politics
    Here Is One Way to Tell If a Politician Is LyingA study with an assist from PolitiFact.
  13. memory
    Some of Your Best Anecdotes Are Probably StolenIt’s apparently pretty common for people to plagiarize personal stories. 
  14. lying
    The Truth About the Ways People LieA new documentary explores how and why humans cheat, lie and steal.
  15. 5 Scientific Truths About the Way We LieHonest! 
  16. osama bin killed
    Osama bin Laden Was Opposed to … Lying?Killing thousands of people is cool, though. 
  17. How to Act Like You’ve Seen Something You Haven’tI consider myself an honest person, except for when I’m in one of three situations: 1. Riding in a taxi, 2. Getting a haircut, and 3. Hanging […]
  18. the new adventures of old christine
    Fun With the Christine O’Donnell ArchivesShe would tell the Nazis about hidden Jews?
  19. early and often
    Peter King Calls Newsday a LiarHe didn’t say the things they said he said, he says.
  20. early and often
    Obama Toughens As McCain Is Exposed. Just Mind the Blowback.Could complaints about McCain’s dishonesty end up hurting Obama more than McCain’s dishonesty hurts McCain? Our head hurts just thinking about it.