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Take an inside look at two legendary castles of Japan: Matsumoto and Himeji

Dating back hundreds of years, Himeji and Matsumoto are largely original castles from Japan's feudal era. Here's a tour of both.

By 29 May 2016


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


Watch the first orangutan taught to mimic human conversation

Rocky, a friendly ape, might be the key to how we humans found our voices. He also really likes treats.

By 28 July 2016


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


ADT is the one who Rings

ADT announces a partnership with Ring Video Doorbells, continuing its foray into the smart home market.

By 15 July 2016


6 reasons to love the 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' reunion

Fans cheered the stagehand, roared at Minnesota jokes and pondered whether corn was grass as the cast of the cult show reunited.

By 30 June 2016


These decaying island buildings feel like real-world Fallout game

Decades of storms and decay have transformed Japan's tiny Hashima Island, once home to 5,259 people, into the haunting and incredible Gunkanjima: Battleship Island. Here's a tour.

By 4 June 2016


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


Ravens at least as smart as chimps, tiny heads notwithstanding

New research has shown that ravens are just as smart as chimpanzees, indicating that brain size has little to do with intelligence.

By 27 April 2016


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