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Loudness war

{ Article added: 03/22/2009 }
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Categories : Experiments, Music, Technology
Loudness war is the term given to the music industry's practice of increasing the loudness of recorded music so as to be louder than competing releases and previously released material. The standards of loudness have been increasing exponentially since ...Read More »

Tsar Bomba

{ Article added: 03/21/2009 }
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Categories : Experiments, Military
Equivalent to ten times as powerful as all explosives detonated during World War II, including the bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, "Tsar Bomba" was a 50 megaton nuclear bomb detonated by the Soviet Union in 1961. The bomb ...Read More »

Bicycle Day

{ Article added: 03/08/2009 }
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The first intentional, experimental use of the psychedelic drug LSD occurred when its discoverer, Dr. Albert Hoffman, ingested what he felt was a small dose of the drug he synthesized. He was alarmed to find that the dosage was ...Read More »