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How a 5-Ounce Bird Stores 10,000 Maps in Its Head

It weighs only four or five ounces, its brain practically nothing, and yet, oh my God, what this little bird can do. It’s astonishing.<p>Around now, as we begin December, the Clark’s nutcracker has, conservatively, 5,000 (and up to 20,000) treasure maps in its head. They’re accurate, detailed, and …

Oprah Winfrey goes on diet, gains Weight Watchers deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey, who has publicly struggled with her weight for decades, is going on a diet again. But this time she stands to gain a lot of money from her efforts.<p>Weight Watchers said Monday that it signed a five-year deal with the former talk show host. Winfrey, a co-owner of OWN: …


Deutsche Bank handed a hedge fund $6 billion on a 'fat finger' error

The bank mistakenly paid out $6 billion to a hedge fund client earlier this year as a result of a "fat finger" error, according to Katie Martin and Martin Arnold at The Financial Times.<p>The term "fat finger error" is commonly reserved for when a bank employee makes a mistake entering information, …

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21 pictures of New York City in the early 1900s

But one thing that hasn't changed is its residents' desire to photograph it.<p>A vast trove of photos in The Library of Congress gives us the opportunity to look back at New York just before it was entering the 20th century.<p>These images give us an idea of what life was like in the early 1900s — how …

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20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

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