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Forced Monkey Labor

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On January 28, 2021
While we should all be at least somewhat skeptical of claims coming from PETA, this seems to be real and…..my god. Target has joined several other retailers in dropping a Thailand-based company’s coconut products following allegations that its farms use monkey labor. Target will no longer carry Chaokoh coconut products in its stores amid allegations […]

#FloridaMonkeys

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On November 13, 2018

I guess there’s no reason for Florida’s escaped monkeys to be any less disease ridden than Florida’s people: In the heart of central Florida lies Silver Spring State Park—a large p

700 Ton Robots Coming to Kill Me

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On September 13, 2008
This is troubling: Carnegie Mellon University, whose team placed first at Urban Challenge, is partnering up with tractor-maker Caterpillar to build the world’s largest ground robot: a 700-ton robo dump truck capable of hauling 240 tons of earth. Isn’t this always the way? If somebody can build a 700 ton robot, or a monkey-cyborg, they […]

Is There a Monkey Gap?

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On July 26, 2008

Appalling from a variety of perspectives: Hundreds of endangered African monkeys are being taken from their natural habitat and sold for scientific experiments, as well to a “secretive” biological

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Oh. My. God.

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On November 26, 2007
At this blog and in other venues, I have for a long time tried to warn America about the robot menace; the inevitable moment when robots will rise against their creators and, mistaking us for bacon, try to eat us. But have we neglected the monkey menace? Earlier this year I noted that the deputy […]

Egads….

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On October 22, 2007

The problem: The deputy mayor of the Indian capital Delhi has died a day after being attacked by a horde of wild monkeys. SS Bajwa suffered serious head injuries when he fell from the first-floor terr

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