Crows Use Vending Machines
Crows are smart, and very good at cause and effect. They're already known for dropping nuts at intersections so cars will do the hard work of cracking them open; it's a small step from this to world domination.
There's a rather wobbly video of the crows going nuts for his machine while the seagulls waddle about ignoring it.
Via Mark's liveblogging of TED talks on BoingBoing.