Anne Miller

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Security Agents Often Miss When Passports Don't Match Faces

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Fake and stolen passports have become a huge international problem — and it turns out security agents, who should be able to catch them, have blind spots like the rest of us.

How big is the problem? Interpol estimates that 9,800 people tried to cross into Europe with false ...


The Science Behind Baking Your Ideal Chocolate Chip Cookie

Thursday, September 04, 2014

You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a way to bake chocolate chip cookies to please everyone.

There is! And, no, it's not Martha Stewart's way. It's science.

We've taken our cues from a few spots: a bioengineering grad student named Kendra Nyberg, ...

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Why Smartphone Breaks At Work Aren't Such A Bad Idea

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

In that cubicle by the water cooler you see him: your employee, on your dime, tilted back in that pricey Herman Miller chair, his personal smartphone in hand. Judging by the furrowed brow, you'd guess it's a hot game of Words With Friends.

Which do you do?

1. Chastise him.


Who Is Smuggling Immigrant Children Across The Border?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

"They call me the Wolf," said the 25-year-old human smuggler sitting in front of me, sipping a Coke and stepping away for frequent cellphone calls.

"Everybody says we're the problem, but it's the reverse. The gringos don't want to get their hands dirty. So I bring them the Mexicans and ...


Can't Stand Meetings? Try Taking Away The Chairs

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

The secret to more productive meetings? You might simply need to stand up.

This we know, to some degree. Just take as examples the growing popularity of standing desks, which took off after a flurry of reports found that sitting for long periods of time can significantly, negatively, impact employees' ...


Just One-Third Of People Can Tell If You're Faking That Laugh

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Scene: The happy-hour office party.

Your boss is relaxed, drink in hand. A little liquid courage of your own, and you approach her, taking a shot at an opportunity to impress. You open with a quip. She chuckles.

But does she really mean it? Or is she faking?

Only one-third ...


What Men Really Want When It Comes to Work

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Sure, there's salary and vacation time, but there's one more benefit on the minds of many men — even in their 20s and 30s — when it comes to job necessities.

Eighty-nine percent of men say paternity leave is hugely important to them, says a new Boston College study to ...