The fact checkers have been chirping all day about Trump's acceptance speech. But we've heard nothing about the Great Job Creator's talking points about China, its currency manipulation, and how bad trade deals have killed jobs across America. Let's consider some facts. 1. Show More Summary
Birds chirping in the night/I remember all the nightmares
The sounds of chirping birds and running streams make this the perfect midday break.
There something about ushering in a kid to hunting and starting with squirrels. The chirp of the tree rats as they dart around letting the whole woods know exactly what they see walking through the woods. They’re the bane of deer stalkers...Show More Summary
When you want to share your thoughts about an interesting story or blog post, Twitter’ 140 character limit can be a real pain. There’s hardly enough room to describe the context of the story in question, along with your opinion of it and a link to the original post. Show More Summary
"The earth laughs in flowers."-- Ralph Waldo Emerson An idyllic summer evening in nature evokes a smorgasbord of sights, smells, and sounds--golden sunsets, chirping crickets, light shows by blinking fireflies, and wafts of floral perfumes. Show More Summary
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Taylor Swift hosted yet another exclusive Fourth of July bash in Rhode Island over the holiday weekend — and she really might've outdone herself this time around! As you know, we heard chirpings the 26-year-old was prepping for the big day after a fan sighted the "Taymerica" slide, but [...]
What must it feel like to be on the receiving end of one of those intense phone calls that have become a signature of the Jason Bourne series? The phone chirps. You answer it, and immediately, a commanding voice on the other end is barking orders, informing you that there's no time, and if you...
A Magicicada septendecim, a periodical cicada. (Photo: Public Domain) This spring, after some 17 years beneath the ground, billions of cicadas announced their return with a cacophony of shrill chirps. Of course, we're not the first to take take note of the winged, red eyed bugs; ancient civilizations lived with them, too. Show More Summary
The cricket ran off the other day. That’s the kind of summer we’re having. The insects are fleeing the house. Actually, after weeks of chirping from behind the fridge, the cricket just wandered out one morning to see what all the yelling was about. For, as my wife Posh was complaining about the...
The plague came early this year: a distant chirping borne aloft on a hot, sluggish wind—the ominous harbinger of a season of blight and misery. I am talking, of course, about songs with whistling in them. They’re something of a summer...Show More Summary
I woke Sunday morning to my phone chirping that a new text message had arrived. It was from my radio show co-host, Steph Taylor inviting me to a vigil to be held in our local town… a vigil for Orlando. I did not know anything had happened...Show More Summary
The noise, which lasted about a second, emanated from the collision of black holes roughly 14 and 8 times as massive as the sun.
Last month, a few hand-sized, hexagonal robots took over a third-grade classroom in Southborough, Massachusetts. They climbed a whiteboard and drew all over it while flashing multicolored LED’s and chirping musically. All the while, they were teaching kids to code. Meet Root — a robot being beta-tested by its creators at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for... Read more »
ucresearch: How dolphins could be communicating with their snot You’ve probably heard those cute chirps that dolphins make, but how do they make them? Turns out the answer might be dolphin snot. Most scientists believe those echolocation sounds are created when air forced through their nasal passage causes lumps of tissue to collide and vibrate. Show More Summary
As far as seasons go, Summer is generally a fan favorite. The grass is green, the birds are chirping, and we all actually have a reason to wear sunglasses. Summer is so great, in fact, that we regularly fantasize about having it for the other nine-odd months of the year. Show More Summary
This is a short video of Kiwi the parakeet activating Siri on an iPhone. Kiwi says, "I'm Kiwi, I'm a parakeet. A parakeet. Hey Siri." Then chirps, then clams up and never asks Siri anything, presumably because Kiwi already has all the answers. OMG, tell me how I die. Hit the jump for the video, which you can stop watching after twenty seconds because it's very anticlimactic.
Complete silence, not even a chirp. That's what many Cricket customers, myself included, where greeted by this evening as the AT&T based network suffered a several hour long service outage.
The phones are ringing off the hook in the basement of IDIO Gallery, and no one is answering them.