Crows are cool. That is all.

Check this out:

Yes, this here video is showing a crow making its own freaking hook! Man, I could just go on about how marvelous these creatures are, but wait… why don’t I let an expert do that for me.

Namely, this one:


Anyway, John is speaking on November 5, 2009 from 7:00pm to about 9pm. Location is Room 1005 in the Forest Sciences Centre. More details (including online registration here)

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David (@ng_dave) is Faculty at the Michael Smith Labs. His writing has appeared in places such as McSweeney's, The Walrus, and He plans on using Terry as another place to highlight the mostly science-y links he appreciates. In fact, if you liked this one, you might also like his main site generally - this can be found at