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Rosalia longicorn bug (Rosalia alpina) photo by Milan Sniper Jakal

Tooling around. The New Caledonian crow—shown here with a tool it crafted—is capable of high-level cognition, researchers report.Credit: Behavioral Ecology Research Group, Oxford

New research suggests that the brainy birds may be even smarter than was previously thought. Given a complex problem and an assortment of tools, New Caledonian crows came up with a creative solution that hints at higher-order thinking. (See link.

A new study identifies 2007 OR10 as the largest unnamed body in our solar system, and the third-largest dwarf planet. (Haumea has an oblong shape that is wider on its long axis than 2007 OR10, but its overall volume is smaller.)

A new study identifies 2007 as the largest unnamed body in our solar system, and the third-largest dwarf planet. (Haumea has an oblong shape that is wider on its long axis than 2007 but its overall volume is smaller.

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Front Yard Island: 2 specimen trees (Laceleaf Japanese Red maple & Lavender Twist Red Bud Tree) + 3 different kinds of Heuchera. used in a front yard island planting.

Saturn... ||| Saturne...

Previous pinner says: Saturn. I love how you can see thru the rings, and I love the different-- vertical-- orientation. Finally, I love how the Cassini probe continues to beam us such amazing photographs of the Saturn system!