Parrot Uses Alexa

Parrot Uses Alexa to Order Watermelon, Lightbulbs While Owner Is Out.  A parrot has been caught ordering strawberries, a watermelon and even a water boiler through his foster owner’s electronic personal assistant. Rocco, an African Grey, requested the items through an Alexa device while his minder was out of the home. Luckily, due to a parental lock, none of his attempted purchases went through. Rocco, who lives with Marion Wischnewski…

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Parasites Can Mind-Control Animals

Parasites Can Mind-Control Animals Without Infecting Them  A tapeworm is essentially a very long, parasitic towel with a grappling hook for a head. It attaches itself to the internal organs of its host with its fiendish head spines, and it absorbs nutrients through its tagliatelle-shaped body. Once fastened, it does very little. It has no mouth or gut, no circulatory or respiratory systems. Its sparse nerves culminate in a cluster…

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