Science Solved It

Meat Rain, Blood Waterfalls, and Chemtrails Star in the Second Season of Our Podcast

Science Solved It returns Tuesday, June 26 with all new episodes.
Kaleigh Rogers
audio illusions

This Computer-Generated Voice Saying Either ‘Laurel’ or ‘Yanny’ Is Tearing the Internet Apart

It’s the audio version of “The Dress.”
Kaleigh Rogers

A French Speaker Company Just Set Up Shop in a 19th Century Opera House

Devialet's most popular speaker is aptly called the Phantom.
Susannah Edelbaum
Radio Motherboard

Sci-Fi Author Ann Leckie Talks Trump, Tea, and the 'Ancillary Justice' Series

The award-winning sci-fi novelist's new book 'Provenance' is due out September 26.
Carl Franzen
Sound Decisions

A Team of Volunteers Is Archiving SoundCloud in Case It Dies

Spurred by recent reports the German streaming music and audio company may be running out of cash, The Archive Team is racing to preserve sound files—at high cost.
Carl Franzen
Radio Motherboard

Sci-Fi Author Kim Stanley Robinson Talks About 'New York 2140'

The new novel imagines life in a partially drowned NYC after massive sea level rise from climate change.
Carl Franzen
Feline Fine

This Website Is Literally Just a Cat Purring Forever

Purrli is the white noise generator of cat lovers' dreams.
Samantha Cole
Headphone Silence

When It Comes to Audio Gear, Price and Quality Don’t Always Correlate

Before you pay big bucks for a hot brand, consider the science behind sound quality and price.
Jason Cross
Space Jams

Jupiter Sounds Like a Fax Machine and Nobody Knows Why

What are you trying to tell us, big guy?
Becky Ferreira
Hearing Clearly

The Next Generation of High-End Gaming Headsets Goes Beyond Sound

A proper headset can give gamers the competitive edge they need.
Kevin Wong
More metal than metal

How the ‘Doom’ Soundtrack Was Made Will Melt Your Puny Mortal Mind

You are like little baby.
Jordan Pearson

This Is the Most Annoying Macbook Touch Bar App Ever Created

It's also kind of genius: an emoji sound board stuffed with pop-culture effects, from 'Law & Order', 'X-Files', 'Metal Gear Solid', and more.
Samantha Cole