Yanny or Laurel? Audio 'illusion' stirs up argument online

Laurel or Yanny? This audio clip is driving the internet crazy

Laurel or Yanny? This audio clip is driving the internet crazy

A YouTube video also plays with pitches to attempt to understand how people hear different words in the same audio clip.

Some Twitter users have said they hear "Yanny" and some say they hear "Laurel". The voice appears to be saying one word, and no one can agree if it's saying "laurel" or "yanny".

I, for instance, correctly hear "Laurel", spoken in a deep male voice with the diction of a seasoned radio announcer.

BSF jawan killed in Pak ceasefire violation in LoC
There was a lull in firing noted along the IB in the past 3 months after intense border skirmishes in January and February. We have not so far detected any tunnel but we are looking for it. "The anti-tunneling exercise is going on", he said.

It all seems to stem from social media user Cloe Feldman's accounts. "The interesting thing about the word Yanny is that the second frequency that our vocal track produces follows nearly the same path, in terms of what it looks like spectrographically, as Laurel".

The Internet has brought back another mind-boggling mystery to divide us all - this time, in audio form.

But for some reason, it's caused enough contention and confusion that it's been compared to the blue and black vs white and gold dress dilemma. You might actually hear different sounds than the person next to you.

HTC Exodus Is A Blockchain-Powered Smartphone
According to The Next Web , HTC's blockchain phone will be called Exodus and is scheduled for a release at some point in October. HTC plans to use the devices to create a blockchain network which will allow users to trade cryptocurrencies among themselves.

The model tweeted: 'I just asked my dad what he heard and he said "nothing" and my mom said "rural"'. To some people, the word sounds like "yanny".

Anyway, listen to the clip and tell what you think, we're divided in the office.

Scanlon wins 10-way primary race in Pa.'s 5th District
Wagner fashions himself as a garbage man coming to clean up a state government that chokes the economy with regulations and taxes. Paul Mango voted Tuesday morning at Pine Richland High School in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, about 15 miles north of Pittsburgh.

Latest News