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Beyoncé Got It Right: Cheating's Emotional Fallout Gushes from 'Lemonade'
Beyonce singing
April 29th, 2016
Beyoncé hasn't revealed what inspired her to create "Lemonade," an album that details emotions felt after learning of a husband's infidelity. But regardless of whether the album is "real," it mirrors what really happens to betrayed partners, experts said.
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Universal Rhythm: People Dance to Same Beat Across the Globe
A group of shishi-odori deer dancers — Japanese folk performing artists who sing, drum and perform acrobatic dancing.
June 30th, 2015
A new analysis of music from diverse cultures around the globe reveals that all music shares certain universal features, such as having a simple beat. And these characteristics tend to be those that bring people together, the researchers said.
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Does Music Give You Math Skills? It's a Tricky Equation
June 27th, 2015
Will Mozart truly boost your mathematical mind?
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4 Unusual Ways Music Can Tune Up the Brain
May 30th, 2014
Music shapes the brain in many ways — it can alter brain structures in musicians, and enhance cognitive skills in children and adults alike, research shows. Still, scientists are continuing to learn much about the way the brain responds to music.
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Jazz-Playing Robots Will Explore Human-Computer Relations
Jazz Musician
October 21st, 2015
Jazz-playing computers and robots could soon yield clues about how to help people collaborate with machines, researchers say.
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Locks on the Block: Mozart & Beethoven's Hair on Sale
A lock of Mozart's hair.
May 27th, 2015
How much would you spend on a few strands of a dead man's hair?
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