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This ad will have you air drumming in no time

[embedded content] Before you even say, “It’s not even Thanksgiving yet!,” take a moment to watch this video. Yes, it’s a Christmas commercial. It’s also a big nod to the music of the ’80s, and it might just put a…

Save the date: Major scientific meeting on sound next month in San Diego

(Acoustical Society of America) The Acoustical Society of America will hold its 178th meeting, Dec. 2-6, at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego. This major scientific conference brings together interdisciplinary groups of researchers spanning many fields, including physics, medicine, music, psychology, architecture and engineering, to discuss their latest research. Reporters are invited to attend the meeting for free and participate in a series of press conferences featuring a selection of newsworthy research.

Family Activities

How old is too old to trick or treat?

I think I was in about seventh grade when my friends and I decided we were too old to go trick-or-treating. Newly minted teenagers, we decided to have a Halloween party instead. So we decorated someone’s basement with black streamers,…

How old is too old to trick or treat?

I think I was in about seventh grade when my friends and I decided we were too old to go trick-or-treating. Newly minted teenagers, we decided to have a Halloween party instead. So we decorated someone’s basement with black streamers,…

Harrison Ford, Climate Hypocrite

I have no doubt that Greta Thunberg believes with all her heart that human use of fossil fuels is destroying the planet. But she is being played by the wealthy and powerful people who spoon-feed the world’s children with only…

The best way to solve a problem really may be to sleep on it

You have 99 problems. But if sleep isn’t one of them, you might be in luck. New research from Northwestern University suggests that the best way to solve a problem may be to sleep on it, You probably heard that…

Celebrity XR Backers Admit They’re Climate ‘Hypocrites’, Must Heed Greta’s Words

More than 100 celebrity supporters of climate activists Extinction Rebellion (XR) who hail from Hollywood, the theater world, music, and the arts have admitted in an open letter being “hypocrites” over their high-carbon lifestyles. That said, they think it best if…

What is ASMR (and why does it feel so good?)

Millions of people are viewing YouTube videos of people whispering, crinkling bags and tapping on a variety of surfaces. The people who create this content have become Internet celebrities, amassing hundreds of millions of views. Welcome to the world of…

Arts&Culture

What is ASMR (and why does it feel so good?)

Millions of people are viewing YouTube videos of people whispering, crinkling bags and tapping on a variety of surfaces. The people who create this content have become Internet celebrities, amassing hundreds of millions of views. Welcome to the world of…