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Exploring the Actual Science Behind Why Music Makes Us Feel Good

From the calming frequencies, to dopamine released when we hear our favourite tracks, can music really heal us? Or is that bullshit?
Daisy Jones

Science Says Pop's Getting Sadder, We Say "Duh, Us Too"

A new study of 500,000 tracks released in the UK between 1985 and 2015 tells us that contemporary pop is all about the crybabies.
Lauren O'Neill
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What Is an 'Arctic Monkey', Though?

We called up some experts to find out.
Nilu Haidari
Holy Shit

This Sped-Up Recording of Volcanic Thunder Is the Sickest Drone Demo of 2018

20 minutes of eruption compressed into 20 seconds of sheer hell.
Kim Kelly
we asked a smart person

We Asked an Expert Why We Stay Obsessed with Music From Our Teens

After a New York Times report confirmed that we solidify our music taste in adolescence, we spoke to someone who could explain why.
Daisy Jones

Rating the 2018 UK Eurovision Song's Chances of Success, As a Percentage

"Storm" by SuRie has been chosen as this year's Eurovision entry for Great Britain, but how well will it actually do? Maths, bitch.
Lauren O'Neill
Important Questions Raised By...

Dear Science, Why Does Giggs Make Me Horny?

I thought it was ASMR but in reality it's more complicated than that.
Emma Garland
asking smart people about science

The Science Behind Why You Keep Smashing Replay on That One Song

I have a legitimate problem with repeat listens, so I called a music professor and brain scientist for answers.
Alfred Maddox
Noisey News

Science Says Regularly Attending Concerts Makes You Happier

If science says so, it must be true.
Lauren O'Neill
Nosiey News

There's Now a Nasty, Prehistoric Crocodile Named After Lemmy

Lemmysuchus was named by Dr Lorna Steel, a Motörhead fan who is definitely a real person.
Alex Robert Ross
Internet Exploring

Here You Go Dorks, Here's Your Goddamn FLAC for iPhones

Of course you won't be satisfied, you people are never satisfied.
Phil Witmer
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Here's a Brief Conversation Between Bill Nye and Tyler, The Creator

You can also hear snippets of Tyler's new theme for 'Bill Nye Saves the World.'
Alex Robert Ross