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According to BoingBoing, Amazon.com has been threatened with a lawsuit from the American Humane Society for choosing to hawk subscriptions to two cockfighting magazines on their site: The Gamecock (currently the world's #1 cockfighting magazine) and The Feathered Warrior.

While I'm definitely curious about the content provided in these magazines (supposedly they're about rooster grooming and maintenance), and I'm disgusted by the "sport," I do love the name The Feathered Warrior. The staff used to keep a running list of great-titled magazine names: Nuts and Volts, Bread Pudding Magazine, Pro BullRider and The Varmint Hunter (which has sadly been rechristened Predator X-treme much to the dismay of our office). Anyway, if you have any favorites we should know about, do let us know! We're always curious about our newsstand competition.

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Bone Broth 101
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Whether you drink it on its own or use it as stock, bone broth is the perfect recipe to master this winter. Special thanks to the Institute of Culinary Education

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Why Can Parrots Talk and Other Birds Can't?
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If you've ever seen a pirate movie (or had the privilege of listening to this avian-fronted metal band), you're aware that parrots have the gift of human-sounding gab. Their brains—not their beaks—might be behind the birds' ability to produce mock-human voices, the Sci Show's latest video explains below.

While parrots do have articulate tongues, they also appear to be hardwired to mimic other species, and to create new vocalizations. The only other birds that are capable of vocal learning are hummingbirds and songbirds. While examining the brains of these avians, researchers noted that their brains contain clusters of neurons, which they've dubbed song nuclei. Since other birds don't possess song nuclei, they think that these structures probably play a key role in vocal learning.

Parrots might be better at mimicry than hummingbirds and songbirds thanks to a variation in these neurons: a special shell layer that surrounds each one. Birds with larger shell regions appear to be better at imitating other creatures, although it's still unclear why.

Learn more about parrot speech below (after you're done jamming out to Hatebeak).

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