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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 March 20, 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 December 4, 2014

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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 July 24, 2014

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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 March 26, 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 March 11, 2014

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Watch a wild crow tackle a complex eight-step puzzle

A BBC Two program about animal intelligence has once again demonstrated the incredible power of the corvid mind.

By February 13, 2014

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Teenager wearing earphones killed by train

A 13-year-old boy walks home along railway tracks. The train driver allegedly sounds his horn. The boy doesn't hear.

By March 22, 2015

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I got to be Arya Stark in 'Game of Thrones'

At South by Southwest, HBO creates an interactive installation where "Game of Thrones" fans can take portraits in the Iron Throne and play a game that lets them hone their sword-wielding skills.

By March 13, 2015

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Here's how silly taking a call on Apple Watch might be

Technically Incorrect: A parody video shows just one of the dilemmas that people might soon be suffering when they have a watch and a phone that take calls.

By March 22, 2015

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A nice handheld flamethrower? How handy

Technically Incorrect: Monday sees the launch of the XM42, which claims to be the first ever legally available portable flamethrower.

By March 22, 2015