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They're just like us! 6 animals that use tools

From bonobos to bears, these creatures show an amazing sense of cognition and dexterity.

5 tips to take you from tinkering techie to enterprising entrepreneur

COO Jonathan Caras of acclaimed video-messaging app Glide tells us what worked for him.

How one man turned olive oil waste into a popular household cleaner for Whole Foods

The amazing accidental discovery also led to the invention of products that exfoliate the skin.

5 key moments in the fascinating history of humans and dogs

How long pooches and people have lived together has long been debated by scientists, but we're getting closer to an answer.

Travel's not just for vacations anymore

Job seekers find that globetrotting may lead to exciting employment opportunities.

Why patients play violin, read and sing during surgery

Videos reveal how awake surgery gives doctors instant feedback and keeps patients safer.

Anxiety and high IQ may go hand-in-hand

Why the Paul Reveres among us can be a boon to society.

6 train stations that are must-see destinations

These architectural marvels are worth a visit.

5 gorgeous horseback riding trips around the world

Giddyup out of the city and into the great wide open to enjoy a new travel perspective.

Blimey! Irish pubs are everywhere – and here's why

It's no coincidence that so many Irish pubs look, sound and even smell the same.

How to fix a leaky faucet, on a global scale

How smart leak detection software can save a river's worth of water.

Bats work in teams! Findings from the Bat Lab

The flying mammals find food by following the sounds of others hunting nearby.

Put away the artificial sweeteners – they're making you fat

New research shows that chemical sweeteners may do more harm than good, but there are other tasty alternatives to sugar.

​It’s winter, but don’t put your sunglasses away

Your long-term eye health is affected by your everyday choices, new research shows.

5 hot leggings companies are making waves (and stripes, florals and other crazy patterns)

Black yoga pants are a great basic, but the new trend in stretchy bottom layers is anything but.