Think You Can’t Sing? Science Doesn’t Believe You

I’m tone deaf. I can’t sing. It’s usually accompanied by a smile or laugh, but the message is both clear and absolute. And wrong.

Lorna MacDonald is Professor of Voice Studies and Vocal Pedagogy at the University of Toronto, and she puts it even more strongly. “That’s a blatant lie.”

Read more at: https://www.ludwig-van.com/toronto/2017/10/24/feature-think-you-cant-sing-science-doesnt-believe-you/

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Thor Ragnarok: 15 Rumors We Hope Aren’t True

Thor: Ragnarokhas been making everyone’s list of most anticipated movies of Fall 2017 weeks ahead of its release date. With indie director Taika Waititi at the helm, there’s been a lot of talk about the movie’s new direction for the admittedly lackluster Thor franchise. Of all the Marvel superhero trilogies, it’s had the most problematic reviews and box-office results.

Read more at: http://www.therichest.com/world-entertainment/thor-ragnarok-15-rumors-we-hope-arent-true/

15 Of The Youngest Moms To Ever Give Birth

Kids having kids — that sounds like a lurid tabloid headline, but sometimes, it really is true. Shockingly, children as young as age 5 have been known to get pregnant and give birth. Precocious puberty is a condition where a child’s body develops very early in life – before the age of 8 when it comes to girls. It’s not that uncommon. What’s uncommon is when someone takes advantage of that early onset of fertility and a baby is the result.

Read more at: http://www.therichest.com/shocking/15-of-the-youngest-moms-to-ever-give-birth/

16 Dirty Little Secrets A&E Doesn’t Want Us To Know About Their TV Shows

A&E has strayed pretty far from the Arts & Entertainment focus that it began with. Nowadays, it’s all reality TV and big ratings. Most reality TV shows, from Hoarders to Live PD, purport to have some kind of positive goal. It’s about drawing attention to a good cause, so they say. But from producers who’ve talked about how they manipulate the show’s subjects in interviews, to lawsuits, scandals, and more, there are a lot of skeletons hidden in the closet.

Read more at: http://www.therichest.com/world-entertainment/16-dirty-little-secrets-ae-doesnt-want-us-to-know-about-their-tv-shows/

15 Taxi Drivers Confess Their Worst Passengers Ever

Taking a taxi involves a certain amount of trust on the part of both the driver and the passenger. Passengers trust they’ll be taken to their destination safely at a fair price, and the driver has to trust that their rides will pay the fare and not cause trouble. Sadly, as we all know, faith in human nature is often misplaced, resulting in the kinds of taxi horror stories we’ve found all over the web.

Read more at: http://www.therichest.com/shocking/15-taxi-drivers-confess-their-worst-passengers-ever/