A half-hour monthly show featuring interesting things and curiosities Shawn has found on the Internet, touching on a variety of subjects. Humanity’s first recordings of its own voice in the 1850s, the US government bouncing shortwave signals off the moon, an old world-war II era film about the use of radio during the war, auditory illusions, alternate musical scales, what noise does an ostrich make? And other unusual and rare sounds, These and much more are fair game on Odds and Sods.
This month we explore the strange sounds ice makes when it freezes on a lake. Why does it sound like Star Wars blasters? We’ll find out. Go to Listen to the Global Voice and Tune in tomorrow at 17:30 UTC. That’s 6:30 PM in Central Europe, 12:30 PM Eastern, 9:30 AM Pacific. If you miss […] […]
This month: weird ways animals communicate. While folks in the US where I live have been talking turkey all week, we’ll look into some weird ways animals communicate, including a bug that sings with his penis, rhinos sending scent signals through their poop, gorillas that sing for their supper and literally fart around all day, […] […]