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2010-09-29 13:51:22

White noise improves memory in schoolchildren Playing white noise in class can help inattentive children learn. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Behavioral and Brain Functions tested the effect of the meaningless random noise on a group of 51 schoolchildren, finding that although it hindered the ability of those who normally pay attention, it improved the memory of those that had difficulties in paying attention. Göran Söderlund from Stockholm University,...

2005-11-18 04:30:00

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Get ready for more "White Noise." Independent producer Gold Circle Films is moving forward with "White Noise 2: The Light," a sequel to the horror hit that grossed $57 million upon its release in January. In the new film, a man's family is murdered and he is brought back from the brink of death. The man realizes he has changed and can now identify those among the living who are about to die. When he tries to save people from their fate, he...

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2005-01-07 18:03:20

(AP) --  White noise is intended to help you fall asleep. "White Noise" would never let you do that, though. It's far too interested in a cacophony of cheap scares: otherworldly screeches, deafening bursts from the radio and a nearly nonstop, buzzing din of television snow. The title sequence, a harbinger of things to come, is one of those seizure-inducing, don't-adjust-your-TV-set montages of blips and blasts and zig-zaggy lines, possibly in preparation for the movie's arrival on...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.