Yanny or Laurel? The origin of the divisive audio clip

Yanny or Laurel? The origin of the divisive audio clip

AN audio snippet with just two syllables has ignited an internet meltdown, dividing social media users into staunchly opposed camps: do you hear “Yanny” or “Laurel?” But how did we get here? The collective sensory experiment causing a Twitter tizzy mushroomed from a short audio clip originally published by a …

Laurel or yanny: What’s the origin of the audio clip that’s dividing opinion?

Laurel or yanny: What’s the origin of the audio clip that’s dividing opinion?

Updated May 17, 2018 11:24:18 Photo: We can blame Vocabulary.com for this. (NBC) Productivity around the world took a massive dive yesterday as people started debating whether they could hear the word “yanny” or “laurel” in a four-second audio clip which took over the internet. It’s #TheDress all over again. …

Laurel or Yanny? What you hear could depend on your hearing loss

Laurel or Yanny? What you hear could depend on your hearing loss

Posted May 16, 2018 22:12:42 Related Story: Dress social media sensation flips views on colours Do you hear “Laurel” or “Yanny”? An expert says your answer could depend on your level of hearing loss. A four-second audio clip of a computer-generated voice saying a word has divided the internet. External …

Laurel Hubbard: five myths about transgender athletes debunked – Commonwealth Games 2018

Laurel Hubbard: five myths about transgender athletes debunked – Commonwealth Games 2018

Posted April 09, 2018 17:35:06 Photo: New Zealand’s Laurel Hubbard competes at the IWF Weightlifting World Championships in California last year (Supplied: Linda Brothers/IWF) Another sporting event, another transgender outrage. New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is at the centre of a media-driven, talkback-fuelled controversy at the Commonwealth Games, where she …

Commonwealth Games: Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard withdraws after suffering injury – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard withdraws after suffering injury – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 09, 2018 16:40:17 Photo: Laurel Hubbard could not continue in the competition after injuring her arm. (AAP: Dean Lewins) Related Story: ‘A man is a man’: Controversy over transgender New Zealand weightlifter at Commonwealth Games New Zealand’s transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has withdrawn from competition in the women’s …

Commonwealth Games: Split in Pacific ranks over transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Split in Pacific ranks over transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard – Commonwealth Games 2018

Posted April 08, 2018 06:14:54 Photo: Laurel Hubbard is favoured to win gold at the Commonwealth Games. (Supplied: Linda Brothers/IWF) Related Story: Pacific weightlifters on the gold trail at the Commonwealth Games Related Story: Pacific athletes unite at Commonwealth Games to promote the power of sport One of the most …