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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


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


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


Actor Felicia Day joins new cast of 'Mystery Science Theater 3000'

MST3K creator Joel Hodgson announces that Day will join comedian Jonah Ray in the new series.

By 25 November 2015


Joel wants to bring back 'Mystery Science Theater 3000'

Series creator Joel Hodgson urges fans to help crowdfund 12 new feature-length episodes of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" via Kickstarter.

By 12 November 2015


Electric Jukebox aims to bring online music to people who find streaming too 'niche'

The new Electric Jukebox turns your TV into a music-streaming hub. It's aimed squarely at those who are looking for a hi-fi replacement.

By 14 October 2015


Ravens recognise cheaters, give them the cold shoulder

Ravens have demonstrated a behaviour previously only observed in primates: Recognising and punishing selfish fellows.

By 9 October 2015


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


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


Sperm whales develop culture, regional accents

A study comprising 18 years of data has found that, just like humans, sperm whales develop "culture" as evidenced by their regional dialects.

By 9 September 2015