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crows

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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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Spirits of Spring: Can a game strike back against bullying?

Commentary: Spirits of Spring misses the mark when it comes to dealing with the complex emotional issues surrounding bullying.

By November 4, 2014

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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

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Craft a bow and arrow out of household items

YouTube DIY guru DaveHax shows you how to make a bow and arrow out of a plastic coat hanger and kebab skewers.

By August 14, 2014

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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

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Dolphin translator chirps out first word

Scientists working on a two-way dolphin communicator have made a breakthrough -- their device may have translated a single whistle in real time.

By April 2, 2014