It's the odd nature of celebrity that once you get famous, your life becomes a public commodity that seemingly belongs to everyone and not just you. And now—thanks to the "Famous Deaths" installation at The Museum of the Image in Breda, Netherlands—that's true for death, as well.
We've all experienced it: watching a home movie or listening to a voicemail played back and being confronted with the horror of how we sound when we speak. Am I really that whiny? Do I really sound like that? How do people's ears not bleed when I talk? We never sound the way we do in our heads. But why? Is technology…
This is Charlotte. She is very new to the world. And she has no fucking idea what that sound is.
Researchers report scrawnier people are more likely to think an approaching sound is closer than it is. They believe the link between fitness and hearing may have evolved to help the weak avoid danger.[UPI]