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Similarities Between Operatic Soprano Singers And Helium-Huffing Monkeys Detailed
2012-08-23 13:53:06

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you are not a fan of opera music, you may have already assumed the similarities of a classic music form and the shrieks of helium-huffing monkeys. Researchers in Japan however, have released a study detailing similarities between such primates, gibbons in particular, and professional soprano singers. A gibbon´s song is acoustically unique among primates, with a melody which can be heard over two miles away. Wild gibbons use...

2012-03-14 21:33:22

A team of researchers from the University of Miami and Duke University find that voters prefer candidates with lower-pitch voices; the findings could have important implications for women who seek positions of leadership Convincing speeches are central to campaigning for elected office, but do our voices affect how we select our leaders? A newly-published paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences shows that men and women vote for male and female candidates with...

2012-02-15 08:00:00

This contest is for true senior karaoke enthusiasts (not a professional performers or singers) who would like to win cash prizes. Please visit http://www.karaokeseniorsusacontest.com for details. Laughlin, NV (PRWEB) February 15, 2012 Pre-Labor Day Special Event - August 26-29 of 2012 will be an exciting time at Don Laughlin's Resort Hotel & Casino, where the Karoke Seniors USA Contest and Show of Appreciation will be held in the beautiful Starview Room. Fountain Productions is...

2012-02-12 08:00:00

RealSing.org is intended to give music fans and music makers an organic new standard of reference from which to measure vocal prowess, interpretation and mastery. los ángeles, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2012 Launching today during GRAMMY® Week, RealSing.org is intended to give music fans and music makers an organic new standard of reference from which to measure vocal prowess, interpretation and mastery. RealSing.org and its RealSing Advisory Collective provide credible...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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