The new THX intro sequence is like being inside a haunting monster

I still remember feeling like THX's iconic Deep Note sound vibrated inside my chest whenever I watched a movie in a theater. So I guess it's appropriate that the new, updated sequence gives me that same trembling sensation while also making it feel like I'm inside the body of some monster's eyeball. It sounds… » 4/06/15 11:36pm 4/06/15 11:36pm

What Is the Most Horrible Technology Sound?

Technology is amazing, until it starts generating noises that make you want to lock yourself inside a Faraday cage time machine and zip back to the Stone Age. Dot matrix printers. A phone buzzing on your upstairs neighbor's floor. The default Android alarm. That stupid marimba ringtone. What is the most horrible sound… » 3/11/15 5:41pm 3/11/15 5:41pm

Incredible music video shows how science experiments react to music

Sound makes funny shapes. We don't usually see it in real life but when you put together water and sand with speakers bumping at different frequencies, you'll start seeing spirals and kaleidoscopes and other wild objects. This new video by Nigel Stanford and directed by Shahir Daud features all those awesome cymatics… » 11/12/14 10:02pm 11/12/14 10:02pm

Hearing the sounds of paragliding is breathtaking

Usually when you think of things that take your breath away, you don't think of sounds. It's the spectacular view or the amazing feeling or the perfect performance. But this video that highlights the sound of paragliding is pretty breathtaking. I closed my eyes and listened and felt the nature around me. » 10/02/14 11:45pm 10/02/14 11:45pm

Watch the visualization of a tech sound your kids will never know

You know what's missing from technology these days? Sound. We have noises but no sound. We open our laptops and we're automatically connected to Wi-Fi. Our phones only squeak for alerts, they don't provide a soundtrack for the future. The old dial up modem handshake though? Now that was real sound. That was like… » 11/07/13 7:13pm 11/07/13 7:13pm

What Different Languages Think Different Animals Sound Like

Hello. Hola. Bonjour. Ni Hao. We all say things differently because each language has their own words. Like, duh. But what about how different languages think animals sound? We're not exactly saying words as much as we are simply enunciating simple sounds and yet, different languages have their own take on each… » 7/10/13 8:30pm 7/10/13 8:30pm

This Incredible Soundboard Website Has Pretty Much Every Sound You'd…

I've found your new favorite website: Funswitcher.com. It has pretty much every sound known to mankind. From TV show theme songs like Community and Buffy, to video games sounds like Super Mario Star. Hell it even has sounds for having an orgasm and your favorite memes. You will lose hours to this website and you will… » 1/30/13 9:00pm 1/30/13 9:00pm