Hilarious monkey steals a GoPro camera and takes a selfie

Hey Mister Man, what are you doing filming us with that camera over there. Hey Mister Man, I don't appreciate you tempting me with food to trick me into dancing like a monkey. Hey Mister Man, that's it, I'm stealing your camera. That's—I'm assuming—what went through the head of this funny little monkey in Bali who… » 2/25/14 10:37pm 2/25/14 10:37pm

Scientists Have Found a Possible Cure for Ebola

Ebola is an incredibly aggressive virus that kills 90 percent of people it infects, and it is often feared that its use as a biological weapon could wipe out millions of people—because it has no known cure. Now, though, scientists are one step closer to finding a solution, because they can now successfully cure… » 6/14/12 7:29am 6/14/12 7:29am

The First Advertising Campaign for Monkeys: Alpha Males and Genitals

Keith Olwell and Elizabeth Kiehner had an epiphany last year. At a TED talk, the two New York advertising executives learned that captive monkeys understand money, and that when faced with economic games they will behave in similar ways to humans. So if they can cope with money, how would they respond to advertising? » 6/27/11 3:20pm 6/27/11 3:20pm

USB Monkey Hand Warmer Is For Your Hands, Not A Monkey's

So many options to describe this product: "stick your hands up a (USB) monkey for warmth" or "cheat the chills with chimp USB mitts." I'm sure you can do better. It's a pair of monkey-shaped USB hand warmers, for when you're typing in the cold, or you're a sufferer of chilly hands. They get up to 46 degrees in just… » 11/18/08 10:45am 11/18/08 10:45am

Chimpanzees Beat College Students at Computerized Brain Test

You know that game in Brain Age where you get a quick look at a batch of numbers then have to tap them in numerical order after they're hidden? In news that must please the good Dr. Kawashima to no end, scientists at Kyoto University have found that five-year-old chimps are able to perform a (very) similar feat much… » 12/03/07 9:55pm 12/03/07 9:55pm

Kapo Super Monkie - It's a Monkey! No, It's a Radio! You're Both Right!

My favorite behavioral experiment was when they put baby monkeys in a cage with two people dressed like monkeys. There was the "hug" monkey/human that would hug and cuddle all the time and the "play" monkey that would roughhouse all the time. They found that the baby monkey would get scared and run to the hug monkey… » 8/18/05 4:19pm 8/18/05 4:19pm