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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


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


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


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


Russell Crowe claims to see UFO -- after no one sees his movie

Is it possible that the great thespian isn't enjoying enough publicity, so he's resorting to claiming he's seen spacecraft from another galaxy? Though it is a lovely movie.

By March 7, 2013


How crows are the smartest birds in the world

Crows are fascinating birds and among the smartest animals in the world. A new study demonstrates how effectively crows can reason cause and effect.

By September 18, 2012


App of the Day: Crow

Every now and again, we get to see a truly beautiful and original game. Crow is one of them.

By May 17, 2012


Ford crows over 105 MPGe rating for Focus Electric

The Focus Electric will have a combined mileage of 105 miles per gallon equivalent, giving it the EPA highest fuel efficiency rating thus far. Range is rated at 76 miles.

By March 2, 2012


Xbox One US sales jump on back of $399 model, Microsoft says

Microsoft crows that Xbox One sales in the US shot up in June after it introduced a cheaper model.

By July 16, 2014


Ep.50: The show where we eat crow

The wraps are pull off Google's Wallet and Offers services, but should consumers be excited? The guys discuss the pros and cons Android rooting, locked bootloaders, and DRM, which triggers a friendly shouting match. As always there are plenty of upcoming and rumored phones on the horizon to drool over. And on this special 50th show, Antuan finally admits that he was wrong about something... a lot of things actually. All of that and more on this episode of Android Atlas Weekly.

By May 26, 2011