How To Record Your Neighbours With A Microphone

Anyone who lives or has lived in a flat, terrace or semi-detached house has heard their neighbours talking (or shouting). But there’s a big difference between ‘hearing’ them and actually ‘listening’ to them.Recording your neighbours’ conversations could be considered a breach of their privacy, but if you are recording them as part of a legitimate investigation or to gather...

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What’s It Like To Be A Spy At MI5?

Espionage and intelligence is the stuff of myth and legend - exotic globe-trotting lifestyles, glamorous affairs and coolly delivered violence are never far away - but how far from reality are these depictions?Quite far, it turns out. Dig a little deeper than Bond or Bourne and the life of an MI5 spy, while interesting and fiercely rewarding, isn’t...

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Should I Take A Lie Detector Test if I’m Telling The Truth?

How do lie detectors work?The most important element of lie detector tests is the polygraph. This machine is used to trace your physical responses to telling the truth, telling lies and how you react to being questioned.In a polygraph test a pneumograph will be attached to your chest and abdomen to measure your breathing and chest movement. In...

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