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Research shows Spotify is changing the way songs are titled
Research shows Spotify is changing the way songs are titled
Do you think song titles have changed much over the past few years? Maybe you've thought they've used more unique words? Or even gotten shorter? If you've noticed any of these changes—you're absolutely correct. Read more: Spotify says 2 million users found a way to secretly block ads Michael Tauberg, a self-described "engineer interested in words and how they shape society," took a deep
Study says BMTH, Marilyn Manson fans are more neurotic, less agreeable
Study says BMTH, Marilyn Manson fans are more neurotic, less agreeable
If you’re a fan of Bring Me The Horizon, would you consider yourself a little neurotic? Maybe not-so-conscientious? Well, according to a study by researchers at Stanford University and Cambridge University, they’re thinking that could be the case—and it’s totally based off your Facebook “Likes.” Read more: Bring Me The Ho... Read More ... Read More ...
Study shows metal music is good for your brain
Study shows metal music is good for your brain
Need a reason to crank up the jams? Listening to metal music can actually improve your mental health, according to a new study published in the Journal of Community Psychology. Looks like it's time to start headbanging! Read more: Study explains why we don't like new music In "Contextualizing the Mental Health of Metal Youth: A Community for Social Protection, Identity and Musical Empowermen
New study finds ‘Pokémon Go’ led to an increase in traffic accidents
New study finds ‘Pokémon Go’ led to an increase in traffic accidents
It appears that people playing Pokémon Go—the popular, location-based augmented reality game that swept the globe on release in July 2016—actually led to an increase in traffic accidents, according to a new study. Read more: Video game about cooking eggs sends you to hell As covered by Rolling Stone, the recent paper from Purdue University, "Death By Pokémon Go," created a rise in traff
10 reasons to study abroad
10 reasons to study abroad
Many students have doubts as to whether or not they should study abroad. Maybe they are too afraid to go out on their own, or maybe it might feel  like it’s way too much work. Which is sad, because not many students in the world are given this awesome opportunity. The ability to ...
Turns out zombies tend to be the fast ones, according to neuroscience
Turns out zombies tend to be the fast ones, according to neuroscience
Real-life "zombies" are the fast ones, says neuroscience. The lazy, lumbering spectres seen in classic horror flicks like Night Of The Living Dead just don't compare to our closest experience of zombification: Sleepwalking. Read more: 10 essential odes to zombies Contrary to the slow pace of the fictional walking dead, those who "rise from the dead of sleep" tend to be pretty s
Teens think Twenty One Pilots, Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco are “cool,” according to new study
Teens think Twenty One Pilots, Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco are “cool,” according to new study
Emo tunes are ~cool~ with the teens, according to a new Google study about what teens and Gen Z think are “lit.” They define cool as “just being yourself, embracing what you love, rejecting what you don’t and being kind to others,” and in terms of music, it’s about tunes that “make them feel something.” And Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco ...
Musicians are three times more likely to be depressed, says new study
Musicians are three times more likely to be depressed, says new study
A new study conducted by Help Musicians UK in conjunction with University of Westminster has found musicians may be three times more susceptible to depression and anxiety than the general public. How did they find this? Well, the preliminary research surveyed 2,211 musicians, making it the largest initiative of its kind in the United Kingdom. Read mo... Read More ...

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