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Phantom of the floppera

People have made floppy drives sing before, but this is George Whiteside’s take on it. It features two 3 1/2″ drives and two 5 1/4″ drives connected to a PIC18f14k50 microcontroller. I wonder how many people will never see a floppy drive? If your’e interested in more of the technical details of how it works…

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Dial-up modem sound slowed 700% is 100% creepy

You know how when you slow a Justin Bieber song down by 800%, you get a neat ambient track? Well if you do this kind of thing with the most horrible sound in the world… OH MY GOD I CAN NEVER SLEEP AGAIN The audio you hear in the video was created with a program called…

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Largest musical instrument in the world

Largest musical instrument in the world

This is a picture of the largest musical instrument in the world. It’s the pipe organ in the Municipal Auditorium in Atlantic City. The organ It was designed by Emerson L. Richards in 1930. It has 7 keyboards and 33,112 pipes ranging in length from 6 mm to 19.4 meters. It is the largest organ…

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The Why Cry Baby crying analyzer

The Why Cry Baby Crying Analyzer is a device that claims to listen to your babiy’s cries, and tell you why they are crying with a 90% accuracy. It can figure out if the baby is hungry, in pain, bored, or even just overtired. Apparently, it actually works – the Amazon reviews are all glowing,…

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Dialup modem dubstep

Check out this dubstep song, via muzik4machines, made solely from the noises from a dialup modem. Skip to 11:57 if you want to skip “the making of”, and get right to the song. I have heard that dubstep sounds like a dialup modem, so I decided to test if the modem could sound like dubstep. Every sound…

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Audio of exorcism performed in Germany, 1976

“The first person to recognize that Anneliese Michel was possessed by demons was an older woman accompanying the girl on a pilgrimage. She noticed that Anneliese would not walk past a certain image of Jesus, refused to drink water from a holy spring and smelled bad — hellishly bad. An exorcist in a nearby town…

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