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Swearing is a powerful painkiller, study shows

By |2016-11-20T07:53:45-05:00April 19th, 2011|Categories: Brain, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

You may already know this to be true, but now there is scientific evidence... MSNBC, "The Body Odd" 19April2011 -- Next time you stub your toe, go ahead and let those four-letter words fly. Cursing actually does help dull our perception of pain, new research suggests. In the study, researchers from the UK's Keele University asked [...]

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Bogart-Bacall Syndrome

By |2016-11-20T07:53:46-05:00January 10th, 2011|Categories: Movies/Music, Randomness|Tags: , , , , , |

Yes, Bogart-Bacall Syndrome is a real syndrome. Possibly the syndrome with the coolest name ever, but nonetheless.... Bogart-Bacall Syndrome happens when you speak or sing for extended periods of time in a different vocal range than what you are used to. It is most common when you speak or sing with a lower register than normal. [...]