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Crafty cockatoos master dumpster diving and teach each other

3 monthes ago   |   By Star Tribune

A few years ago, a Sydney scientist noticed a sulfur-crested cockatoo opening his trash bin. Not every resident would be thrilled, but ornithologist Richard Major was impressed by the ingenuity.
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Watch Spanx employees react to the news they're getting $10,000 and...

Sara Blakely started Spanx with $5,000 and turned it into a billion-dollar brand. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Spanx CEO Sara Blakely surprised staff with $10,000 and plane... Read more ...

Blue Origin teams with Boeing to create ‘business park' in space

Blue Origin teams with Boeing to create ‘business park' in space

Billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin on Monday unveiled plans to develop a commercial space station called “Orbital Reef” with Boeing aiming to launch the spacecraft in the... Read more ...

Stocks Close At Record Highs After Tesla Hits $1 Trillion In Market Value

Investors are looking ahead to major tech earnings this week, hoping they can further boost stocks. Read more ...

Tesla's market value breaches $1 TRILLION for first time, after rental car...

Tesla's market value breaches $1 TRILLION for first time, after rental car giant Hertz orders 100,000 EVs

Tesla CEO Elon Musk just got considerably richer, as the world's wealthiest man saw the value of his flagship company reach an all-time high at $1 trillion, after the... Read more ...

Home staging industry resilient during pandemic

In 2020 and 2021, Vegas saw a hot housing market, likely driven by low interest rates and movement from out-of-state buyers. Yet still, COVID and its wider effects weighed on... Read more ...

The FEC unanimously threw out a Mitch McConnell ally's 'circuitous...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell at the US Capitol on October 07, 2021. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images The Federal Election Commission unanimously threw out the Kentucky... Read more ...

The 47 best Amazon stocking stuffers under $20 for the 2021 holiday season

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Dow, S&P 500 hit fresh records ahead of mega-cap tech earnings

New York Stock Exchange floor. AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks closed higher with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 hitting new records. The fresh highs came... Read more ...

Workplace culture has made strides in mental-health support - but...

Insider Studios Small-business decision-makers and employees are not on the same page about mental health at work. A recent Cigna + Oscar small-business survey revealed mental... Read more ...

‘Dynasty' star John James to play Joe Biden in film on son Hunter

‘Dynasty' star John James to play Joe Biden in film on son Hunter

"The script has it all. Money, power, greed, sex, drugs and alcohol," the 65-year-old soap opera star said in a 30-second clip announcing his new role. Read more ...