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Chimp heard playing a mean drum solo, but is it music?

After a chimp is recorded pounding a bucket, researchers run the beats through digital audio software. Please say the ape was playing a Bananarama song.

By June 23, 2015


Apes who drink: Study finds chimps use leaves to chug, chug, chug

Some West African chimps enjoy taking a sip of grandma's cough medicine by sucking alcoholic sap from leaves and even drinking enough to get visibly intoxicated.

By June 10, 2015


'Top Chef Ape Edition'? Chimps may have mental capacity to cook

Chimpanzees may not only be able to learn how to cook, but prefer a cooked meal over a raw one, a new study says. They'd look funny in those poofy chef hats, however.

By June 3, 2015


Watch chimp smack drone out of air with tree branch

When you're a camera-shy chimp and your overlords want to film you with a drone, there's really only one course of action. Swat it out of the sky!

By April 13, 2015


Chimps outsmart humans at simple strategy game

When it comes to simple strategy games, chimpanzees consistently outperform humans at tasks that involve short-term memory and predicting opponents' moves.

By June 10, 2014


Paddleboarder dwarfed by whales in new drone-captured video

A man standing on a thin piece of fiberglass gets a visit from two very large mammals off the coast of Australia.

By September 28, 2015


Two opposable thumbs up! Apes can remember scary film scenes

Apes can anticipate movie scenes they've seen before, a new memory study shows. The study also produces the most hilarious film starring a monkey since "Every Which Way But Loose."

By September 19, 2015


Right-handed or left-handed? Kangaroos actually have a preference

Primate mammals aren't the only species with hand preferences. A study shows that kangaroos mostly prefer using their left paws over their right when it comes to eating, grooming and possibly boxing.

By June 18, 2015


In 200 years, rich humans will be cyborgs, says professor

Technically Incorrect: An Israeli professor says the amalgamation of man and machine will be the "biggest evolution in the history of biology" in 4 billion years.

By May 25, 2015


This week's viral victor: Man insults monkey, monkey dropkicks him

Technically Incorrect: YouTube is ablaze with millions laughing at a piece of Indian footage that shows a man giving the finger to a monkey and then...

By April 27, 2015