Posts tagged "monkeys"

That Time Two Chimps Went To See “Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes” In The Movie Theater

I will never forgive myself for not being at this Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, movie theater last weekend. Several employees from Myrtle Beach Safari decided to give their chimps a night out at BigD movies (yes, that's its real name) to go see none other than "Rise Of The…
By: Katie Oldenburg / July 17, 2014

“Performance Art” Is Now A Gay College Student Having Anal Sex In An Art Gallery

There's a stigma around virginity, so gay college student Clayton Pettet, 19, is doing his part by having anal sex inside an art gallery in front of a live audience on January 25th. Pettet's performance art will be called "Art School Stole My Virginity" and will include first-time butt sex with a…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 25, 2013

Drunk Monkeys Of The Caribbean

Beware if you are planning to visit the Caribbean island of St. Kitts. There are a species of monkeys that will steal your fruity rum drink with the paper umbrella while you tan. BBC's "Weird Nature" featured a segment about vervet monkeys, the alchies of the animal kingdom. And I'm kind of obsessed. But unlike…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 24, 2012

Chimps See The Sun For The First Time Ever

I dare you to watch this video of German lab chimps going outside for the first time and NOT cry. The monkeys hug! If you manage to make it through without welling up a little bit, you're clearly a feelings monster. [YouTube]…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 6, 2011

Monkey Behavior Advertising, Just Like Human Beer Advertising, Appeals To A Male’s Penis

Anyone can make a beer ad: boobs, butts, more boobs, and an ice cold brewski. Don Draper, we have a winner! It turns out that monkey advertising is very similar to that of their two-legged ancestors: sex sells. According to New Scientist, researchers will soon study the effect of ads on monkey behavior…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 28, 2011

Bristol Palin Dances In A Monkey Suit

Last night's "Dancing with the Stars" brought a very special surprise. Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas dancing in monkey suits while doing the jive to the theme song from my favorite old TV show, "The Monkees." See the girl monkey who can't quite keep up? Yeah, that's Bristol. I wonder if Sarah…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 19, 2010

The New TLC Show “My Monkey Baby” Looks Bananas

There are special people out there in America who want to fill a parental void but don't actually want any children. Instead of adopting a traditional pet like a dog, cat, or goldfish, these people spend as much as $5,000 to adopt a monkey, often a capuchin monkey that can grow up to 22 inche…
By: Annika Harris / October 6, 2009

Damn! Calorie Restriction Makes Monkeys Live Longer

According to a new study done on (cute!) rhesus monkeys, calorie restriction—i.e. eating way far fewer calories than is currently recommended—has been shown to slow the aging process. The monkeys whose caloric intake was reduced by about one-third lived longer than those on a regular diet. Calorie restriction also slowed the loss of gray matter…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 10, 2009

Will Have Sex For Meat

You know how women get offended when a man expects a little nooky after paying for an expensive steak dinner? A woman should never be pressured to do something sexually she doesn't want to do, but there is scientific evidence that suggests the man's expectations are only natural. German researchers have found that female chimpanzee…
By: Annika Harris / April 9, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Lost Rings, Monkey Porn, And Breast Cancer

This is a really sad story. A woman who was in a car accident was airlifted to a hospital and eventually died, survived by her husband, a four-year-old and a one-year-old. At some point when she was in the hospital, her engagement and wedding rings, which she designed, went missing. Now there's a $20,000 award…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 8, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Texting On The Toilet, A Sex-Crazed Monkey, And Fines For Flashing

Sixty-three percent of Americans have used a smart phone in the bathroom, according to a report from Solutions Research Group. We're wondering how many of the emails and texts in our inbox were written on the john. [MSNBC] The Pussycat Dolls have been fined $3,400 for flashing body parts during a concert i…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 27, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Banking Vs. Sex, Monkeys, And A Fake Orgasm Lawsuit

People in China are more interested in reading about banks and stocks than sex, according to the most popular words Googled in 2007. [Reuters] Before female macaques (monkeys) in Kalimantan Tengah, Indonesia, will have sex, the males must groom them for about eight minutes. But even more incredible is that the females had sex…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 3, 2008

Female Monkeys Are Screamers In The Sack

Your roommate isn't the only one under the impression that screaming loudly makes sex better. According to a new study, female monkeys call out before, during, and after doing it. But their screams’ purpose isn’t just to annoy monkeys in neighboring trees. The study concluded that the females’ yells make them more attractive to the…
By: Catherine Strawn / December 20, 2007