Human Interest

Star Wars Has Stripped Down, Literally - Amy Brooks

Some burlesque dancers from down under are quite literally performing a stripped-down live version of Star Wars. Appropriately named “The Empire Strips Back — A Burlesque Parody” will be coming to the U.S. with their U.S. debut in California (where else) on May 31, not coincidentally to coincide with the release of the new Star Wars film…

The Yanny/Laurel Debate Began With A High School Freshman

It turns out the whole "yanny" or "laurel" audio clip debate started when a high school freshman in Georgia looked up the word "laurel" on www.Vocabulary.com and when she clicked on the audio clip with the pronunciation, she heard it pronounced as "yanny."  That's where the audio came from and thus the ongoing and mind blowing debate. Said…

Laurel Is Kicking Yanny's Ass On Google - Amy Brooks

The internet seems pretty even split on what the hell they are hearing (yanny or laurel), Google Trends show that the searches for laurel are way above yanny  in every part of the U.S.  Which doesn't necessarily mean more people are hearing laurel, but rather that they're searching for it. GoogleTrends on Twitter laurel is ahead…