An Audiologist Explains Why You Hear ‘Yanny’ or ‘Laurel’ — Or Both

An audiologist has an explanation for why everyone on the internet can’t stop asking: “Yanny” or “Laurel”? By JAMIE DUCHARME  http://educateinspirechange.org/science-technology/audiologist-explains-hear-yanny-laurel/ “This all comes down to the brain,” says Dr. Kevin Franck, director of audiology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear. “The fact that brains go in one way and some brains go in the other means that…

Sometimes, you just have to bring that baby to a meeting

A male politician carrying his baby son into constituent meetings, zoning negotiations, fundraisers, press conferences, neighborhood association gatherings, political conventions, cross-country lobbying trips and every other form of grip-and-grab required of politicos is not, even in 2018, a familiar sight. Marcos Breton https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/good-news/sometimes-you-just-have-to-bring-that-baby-to-a-meeting/ar-AAxyYvS But it has been at City Hall since last November, when Javier William…

‘The man oozes class’: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain reduces Liverpool fan to tears with incredible Champions League gesture for young son

A Liverpool fan has told how he was reduced to tears after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain made an “unbelievable gesture” to his young son. By James Pearce https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/the-man-oozes-class-alex-12537956 Joe Jaggar was dreading telling his four-year-old son Bobbi they wouldn’t be attending the Reds’ Champions League final showdown with Real Madrid in Kiev, Ukraine, after missing out in the club…

Police Officer Returns ‘Stolen’ Pepper Plant To Little Boy

An officer helped make the day of a little boy in North Bend, Oregon, by partaking in the return of a “stolen” pepper plant. https://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/2811/Police-Officer-Returns-039-Stolen-039-Pepper-Plant-To-Little-Boy Credit: Bailee Pultz The boy’s mother, Bailee Pultz, posted the story on Facebook, thanking the North Bend Police Department. “2 nights ago someone stole my autistic 4 year olds pepper plants…

Heroic woman replaces sister’s ex-boyfriend with cat in family photos

We’re all familiar with the steps of recovery after a breakup: denial, bargaining, anger, acceptance, hope and … editing your ex out all of your old pics. by Bryanna Cappadona https://www.today.com/pets/woman-replaces-ex-boyfriend-cat-family-photos-t129125 Right? Well, let’s consider the last one optional — but boy, does it help. How to get over a breakup — with a little help from…

8 Feel-Good Stories Of Strangers Helping Someone They Didn’t Know

Sometimes the person you need most in a trying moment isn’t a person you know at all. By Lindsay Holmes https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/strangers-helping-someone-they-dont-know_us_5ae385fde4b055fd7fcbd035   A few months ago, we asked readers to share experiences in which a complete stranger went out of their way to help. The ongoing project, called The Good Kind, seeks to highlight the unexpected kindness that…

Apple Watch Credited With Saving New York Man’s Life

A man from Westchester, New York was rushed to a hospital last month when his Apple Watch alerted him to a dangerously fast heartbeat. By Mary Papenfuss https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/apple-watch-helped-save-mans-life_us_5aebe575e4b0ab5c3d63abd3   That notification helped save his life, doctors said.   William Monzidelis, 32, was working at his family’s bowling alley in the Bronx when he became dizzy and…

Woman Hilariously Recreates Celebrity Outfits Using Food, And The Result Is Better Than The Original

Cosplay has become a massively popular hobby, as more and more people get into the fun of dressing up as their favorite characters and people. All those costumes can be expensive though! So sometimes you need to be extra creative, cut a few corners and innovate somehow. By​Ilona  https://www.boredpanda.com/food-recreation-clothes-sine-benjaphorn-framsook-lek-lek/ Sine Benjaphorn, 22, from Ratchaburi City…

Young Vancouver Pink fan thrilled to sing with her ‘amazing’ idol at Rogers Arena concert

A 12-year-old girl admits she’s still in shock after getting the chance to sing for Pink at the performer’s concert Saturday night in Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS http://vancouversun.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/young-b-c-fan-of-pink-gets-chance-to-sing-at-her-idols-vancouver-concert/wcm/84817959-3435-465e-90ad-831df927632a Victoria Anthony says she had been dreaming of the opportunity since winning praise for a recent appearance at her elementary school’s talent show, when she performed the Pink…

Wedding Bouncy Castles Are Now a Thing You Can Rent, and Oh My GOSH

To be quite frank, I’ve given a grand total of zero thought to my future wedding. I don’t have a dedicated Pinterest board for planning my dream nuptials, I couldn’t tell a princess from an emerald diamond cut if it slapped me in the face, and don’t even get me started about deciding on a color scheme….

Adult Swim Just Ordered 70 New Episodes of ‘Rick and Morty’

After months of radio silence and confusion about the status ofRick and Morty, we finally have some news: On Thursday, Adult Swim officially announced it ordered 70 new episodes of the hit show. In a significantly less official announcement, co-creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland rang in the good news with a goofy-ass video of themselves in Harmon’s shower, vowing to…