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A new study using eye-tracking software finds that chimps enjoy watching movies featuring humans dressed in ape costumes. Even more surprising, the primates are able to anticipate story turns based on previous viewings. Jeff and Anthony wonder if the eventual planet of the apes is going to look much like this one, with lazy monkeys binge-watching trashy television.
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