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Bassists Are The Most Important Member Of A Band—According To Science

In what will come as no surprise to anyone who loves rock n’ roll or the blues, researchers have now determined that the bass is the backbone of any song. Turns out our brains can find the rhythm more easily when it is played in a lower tone. In other words, bassists are far more important to a song’s structure that previously thought. Take THAT, lead singers and drummers!

According to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, people are more perceptive of the changes in the lower-pitched notes...


Offbeat Valentine's Day Date Ideas

We all love our boos (well maybe not all of us) but honestly Valentine's Day dates can be a big snooze fest. Dinner, red roses, candles. What is this "The Bachelor"? Sorry I just felt a little barf rise in my mouth as I said that. If you're stumped on what to do with your hubby/baby daddy/guy you only text but haven't met/future fiance (he doesn't know it yet) than read on. Here are some offbeat Valentine's Day ideas for those of you are more sarcastic than sappy.  

1. Take a Cooking Class