We know that the rocks of Stonehenge were carried there from over 200 miles away, but we've never known why. Now, researchers say they believe it was for the special sonic qualities of a particular kind of stone—and that Stonehenge might have served as a bell-like instrument.
The 56-bell carillon at the University of Wisconsin is the latest ridiculous way people have decided to cover the Game of Thrones theme song. It's performed by UW's carilloneur and amateur Jeor Mormont impersonator Lyle Anderson.
Get me this DIY USB Desk Bell for my desk immediately! I plan to place it on said desk and use it to command an army of interns to do my bidding and/or a Pavlov's Dog activity involving coffee.
This bell rig, called a carillon by we cultured folk, is a late post-Christmas creation that puts and nice bookend to the holiday. Just ignore the crazy, twitching tambourine-playing doll.