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Orangutans monkey around with iPads at zoo

A program called Apps for Apes has swung its way into the Smithsonian's National Zoo in the U.S. capital.

By January 23, 2013


Orangutan takes photos, shares them on Facebook

Cool use of a Facebook fan page: A hub for photographs taken by an ape with a digital camera.

By December 3, 2009


Monkey Brains Bowl: Eat lunch from a 'hairy gaping cranium'

Relive the shocking dinner scene in "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom," or just pretend you're getting vengeance for the bad "Planet of the Apes" films.

By May 29, 2014


Polar bear dons high-tech collar for USGS

Tasul the polar bear is helping scientists collect valuable information on how bears are reacting to climate change by wearing a high-tech collar in her enclosure at the Oregon Zoo.

By July 31, 2013


The iPad -- it's not just for humans any more

A new program at the Miami zoo involves using iPads to communicate with orangutans. With tougher "orangutan-proof" screens, the zoo may let the general public in on the high-tech gabfest as well.

By May 9, 2012


Crave Ep. 106: DIY laser cannons

This week on Crave, we take a look at the deadly do-it-yourself Iron Man Laser Gauntlet and monkey around with iPad-wielding apes. Then we wash our hands with ManHands manly scented soaps.

By January 25, 2013


Vint Cerf sees an 'Interspecies Internet' to talk with animals

The Internet visionary foresees the Web as becoming a way for humans to communicate with animals and connect with the cosmos.

By February 28, 2013


Ultrabooks no longer ultra-pricey

Google takes the Project Glass camera for a spin, orangutans are communicating with iPads, and the prices are dropping for Ultrabooks.

By May 9, 2012


The 404 1,051: Where we were big in the '90s (podcast)

Leaked from today's episode: Facebook death patrols, ink cartridge scams go a step further, your Mom using a smartphone...in bed, Carmageddon revisited, and butt dialing 911.

By May 10, 2012


@Uh-oh: Twoddler lets toddlers send tweets

A tricked-out Fisher Price Activity Center with pictures of family members and friends attached and an Arduino board inside lets toddlers sent predefined messages to their own Twitter accounts.

By December 5, 2009