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Macaws on a telephone line

Parrots find home in Caracas

Caracas, the Venezuelan capital, is notorious for its crime and pollution, but it also, somewhat strangely for a city, has a thriving population of macaws.

Earth

These monkeys kill male infants

These monkeys kill male infants

Male spider monkeys kill male babies to avoid competition

Capital

Gifts that keep on giving

Gifts that keep on giving

Forget socks: seven holiday ideas that could have a big payoff later

Autos

The quietest seat on the road

The quietest seat on the road

Mercedes gives owners the silent treatment

Culture

When Zeppelins ruled the skies

When Zeppelins ruled the skies

What was it like to travel in one?

Future

The hidden power of emoticons

The hidden power of emoticons

Surprising ways they sway our behaviour

Travel

Footage of a death-defying ride

Footage of a death-defying ride

A stunt rider takes on notorious mountain peaks

BBC America

eatimology

The rundstück

Is this the original hamburger?

The frankfurter really was born in Frankfurt, but the hamburger's past is a little more messy. After a grand culinary tour of the New World, has the hot sandwich returned home?

90 second financial fix

Woman shopping / 90 Second Fin Fix

Secrets to smart holiday spending

The festive season offers plenty of chances to score bargains - but how do you ensure you're buying the best possible deal? BBC Capital's Kelsey Hubbard found out.

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Hidden depths

Could a 'dream machine' reach the ocean floor?

Meet the scientist who wants to build the ultimate submersible - one that can bring us face-to-face with the strange creatures that live at the deepest depths.

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