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Lie detectors to be used in NBÚ

THE NATIONAL Security Office (NBÚ) is introducing the use of lie detectors as part of its strengthening of security clearance procedures.

Candidates for clearance will also have to submit a hand-written CV for graphological analysis, two personal references, and information about their partners.

So far, the office has processed more than 3,000 applications, of which only 33 were rejected.

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A Slovak prisoner tattooed in Auschwitz, remained silent until he grew very old

Lale Sokolov fell in love in the concentration camp; only those close to him knew his story.

A tattoo, illustrative stock photo

Kiska: Only president can bestow awards

President Andrej Kiska turned to Constitutional Court over the law on state awards recently passed by the government.

President Andrej Kiska granting awards, January 1, 2018

Global warming is a myth, claims a hoax

According to recent hoaxes published online, snow in the Sahara disproves global warming and milk can block airways.

The snowfall in Sahara can be seen in this satellite picture.

Blog: Are flying cars coming to the skies?

At least 19 companies, including a Slovak one, are currently developing flying car planes, but there are still many issues that must be worked out.

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