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The Secrets of Sound Engineering

Quora | Posted 06.07.2016 | Arts
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

"Sun & Moon" Poetry

Meg DeBussey | Posted 04.21.2016 | Arts
Meg DeBussey

The sun shine singes my skin In prickly patches of abrasive tinges. Corrosive edges of Burnt starburst--bursting forth, Heavily heaved And collaps...

Now Hear This: The Best Audio Products of 2016

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 03.15.2016 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

Talking to Jonathan Levine, the founder of Master & Dynamic, about crystal clear sound, gorgeous product design and his appreciation for high quality ...

Exclusive Interview With Alex and Allyson Grey at the Gem and Jam Pre-Party in Los Angeles

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.08.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

There are those rare conversations in life where time slows down and every sense is simultaneously awakened. A few weeks ago at the classic Belasco theater in downtown Los Angeles, I had the opportunity to get to know visionary artists, Alex and Allyson Grey.

These Music Clips Are Supposed to Change the Way Your Coffee Tastes

Science of Us | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

In 2004, Charles Spence, a professor of experimental psychology at Oxford University, published the first of many papers that marked him as the premier expert of the way sound and food work with our minds to create illusions of taste.

The Deep Lessons of Ambient Sound Meditation

Rick Heller | Posted 01.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rick Heller

It's common to meditate while listening to beautiful music, but I've found that meditating to ambient sounds -- whatever sounds are present at this ve...

How Your Media Choices Can Make You Happy

Katie Ashley | Posted 01.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Katie Ashley

Starting today pay a little extra attention to what messages you are taking in and how it is contributing to how you feel. Then make a switch if possible.

Scientists May Have Discovered A New Kind Of Humpback Whale Sound

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.08.2015 | Science

Biologists have long known that humpback whales use different sounds -- including clicks, whistles and pulsed calls -- to communicate, navigate, searc...

How Sound Impacts Your Sleep Cycle

Rosie Osmun | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

Sound appears to have both positive and negative influences, depending on types, noise level, personal preference and other factors. Read on to see how sound influences sleep in both the short-term and long-term, and how to optimize your environment for better nights.

Apologies and Their Complexities

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To acknowledge imperfections, some of us have to confront our idealized image, a narcissistic view of the self that dictates we must be perfect. In this case, a mistake and the need to apologize, can be experienced as like a blemish that needs to be hidden.

Sound Premiers at Seattle's ACT Theatre; An Innovative, Modern and Historic Perspective on the Lives of the Deaf

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 09.23.2015 | Entertainment
L. Steven Sieden

All in all, Sound is a production that leaves audiences inspired and asking questions of themselves and of others.

Groove to the Music in Every Room Using Play-Fi and AllPlay

Michael L. Berman | Posted 09.10.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

In the beginning, the Great Technician created the Sonos speaker system. And it was good, as music reverberated around the Earth. But, realizing his new invention would not play well with others, he ordered the creation of Play-Fi and AllPlay and urged them to be fruitful and multiply.

Cow Chips and Politics

Don Ringe | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics
Don Ringe

Several years ago, I bought into the notion that GSR (Galvanic Skin Response) technology could be a measurement used in political focus groups to analyze the intensity of a group member's response to a series of TV spots.

Get Ready for the Sound of Kaleo

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.01.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Haven't heard of Kaleo? Listen to "All the Pretty Girls" and you'll have 'em on repeat.

Some of My Favorite Tech Gadgets From CES 2015

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 05.23.2015 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

Apple Watch, Apple Watch, Apple Watch. Everyone's talking about the Apple Watch. And I'm just tuning out.

When It Comes to Pure Sound, Does Size Matter?

Michael L. Berman | Posted 04.13.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

We recently played with three portable Bluetooth speakers ranging in size from "desktop" to "briefcase" and discovered that the smallest of the trio gave us the best sound.

Soundscapes and Our Sense of Belonging

Kim Haines-Eitzen | Posted 04.08.2015 | Religion
Kim Haines-Eitzen

Sounds are also not a cultural universal: music for one person may be noise to another; the sound of thunder may frighten some and be soothing to others; the call of the adhan may be "grating and annoying" to some and "beautiful" to others.

The Creative Class With Legendary Music Producer Bob Ezrin (VIDEO)

Rana Florida | Posted 10.26.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

This week features Bob Ezrin, one of the most commercially successful producers of all time. He's worked with many of the world's most important contemporary artists.

The Internet Makes A Sound -- And It Will Drive You Nuts

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.14.2014 | Technology

Turns out the Internet is pretty damn noisy. A new project from director and designer Timo Arnall puts the viewer at the center of service provide...

Do F1 Racing Cars Need Megaphones?

Trevor Cox | Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports
Trevor Cox

The complaints about the sound of F1 must be focussing the minds of those preparing cars for the new Formula E Championship, the first all-electric auto racing series launching in September 2014.

Music for Ice Ports

j.frede | Posted 05.04.2014 | Arts
j.frede

34.09461° N / 118.24873° W March 1st 2014 54° F / 12° C Music for Ice Ports is a collection of field recordings and compositions made during m...

The Music We Make

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Ruth Neubauer

The Music We Make It's about the music of our voices. I want to be able to see in notation and hear my voice when I speak The musical notes of my vo...

WATCH: The 5 Most Mysterious Sounds Ever Recorded

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

Do you hear that? Earlier this month, YouTuber Dark5 uploaded a video listing the five most mysterious sounds ever recorded. It covers everything ...

7 Ways Noise Affects Your Health

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

We are surrounded by sound. From coworker chit-chat to the sounds of traffic outside to that tinny trace of music coming from a co-commuter's earbuds,...

More Glee: The Story Behind the Magic

Cortney McDermott | Posted 02.17.2014 | Style
Cortney McDermott

We've all witnessed it: A monotone whisperer reading from slides. Even if the content was spot on, you'd never know because he lost you at hello. But what if you could combine killer content with Beyonce's ability to captivate an audience?