Culture

Are You A Yooper?

If you’re a beer chuggin’, bug swattin’, moose shootin’ kinda person…you might be a Yooper. And that’s a good thing. After hanging out in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, I realized how advanced Yoopers are. They truly understand the meaning of life and live by the golden rule. Being a Yooper (as in UPer) is a badge …

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Can You Handle The Truth?

Back when facts mattered, I came across an amazing lie detector technology, called Truster.  It was a voice-activated machine developed by the Israeli army, used to interrogate spies. Truster analyzed the pitch changes in people’s voices – a signal they’re lying. Apparently, when telling a fib, our throat muscles constrict involuntarily. As a result, the …

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