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Russell Crowe rages against airline hoverboard ban

Technically Incorrect: The famous actor wasn't impressed when Virgin Australia told him that his two kids' hoverboards weren't allowed on the plane. He also has a very novel name for the hoverboards.

By 30 December 2015

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Google crows that it's got everything (but the Apple Watch)

Technically Incorrect: Preparing itself for the Apple Watch onslaught, Google releases an ad that shows the whole raft of Android Wear watches available.

By 21 March 2015

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Tool-wielding crows are left- or right-beaked: Here's why

The super-smart New Caledonian crow tends to tip its head to one particular side when it is wielding tools. Researchers have figured out why.

By 5 December 2014

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Ravens are smart enough to feel paranoid

The birds show cognitive processes previously thought to belong exclusively to humans: the ability to imagine being spied on.

By 8 February 2016

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Crows: Officially smarter than children

New research with New Caledonian crows has demonstrated that they perform as well as 7- to 10-year-old children on cause-and-effect water displacement tasks.

By 25 July 2014

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Watch MST3K robots audition for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

When "Mystery Science Theater 3000" robot co-hosts Crow and Servo audition for "The Force Awakens" we learn the plight of droid typecasting and why not all robots feel like beeping.

By 4 December 2015

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Floods, fires, power outages: Isn't there an app for that?

See how well some street-smart tech can protect the CNET Smart Home against domestic disasters.

By 12 December 2015

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Goats: the crows of the bovid family?

Just as crows are smarter than the average bird, goats, it seems, are capable of feats of intelligence far beyond what was previously believed.

By 27 March 2014

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Crows can refrain from eating a snack if a tastier snack is on the way

A new study has demonstrated that crows can exercise anticipation and self-control, abstaining from eating a treat if they know a preferred treat is coming soon.

By 12 March 2014

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Dear Tesla and Prius owners, enough with the sanctimonious license plates

Technically Incorrect: Why do owners of greener vehicles feel the need to crow about their eco-superiority? Is it pride, or a need to make the rest of us feel bad?

By 28 April 2015