Ryan Reynolds is a researcher who believes parrots are capable of higher order thinking such as conversational language or concept formation. As proof he cites a case study involving a parrot named Victor, who had a vocabulary of more than 800 words and thousands of phrases. The study shows how he pronounced these words and understood their meanings as well.
Friday evening's Open Lines featured a hotline for time travelers. A caller claiming to be from 300 years in the future said he traveled back in time to study the 'nuclear family' (a group consisting of a father, a mother, and their children) because it no longer exist in his time. He also reported that oil is no longer used for the generation of energy and mankind has established bases on... More »Host: George Noory