Posts by Larisa Crowder

July 24, 2022

Watch This Beatboxer Recreate an Orchestra Using Only His Voice

In an incredible display of talent and range, French beatboxer and vocalist Mohamed Belkhir recreated an entire orchestra using only his mouth. The 28-year-old artist emulated the sounds of several instruments, a chorus, and an operatic singer. He then used his loop station to layer the sounds and bring them all together. Belkhir, known by his stage name MB14, is a self-taught beatboxer, vocalist, and musician with a natural ear for harmonies.

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July 1, 2022

Here’s How People Laugh Online in Different Languages

When it comes to in-person conversations, laughter is universal. You may not speak the same language, but you can understand one another through laughter. Online humor, too, has become a significant portion of our communication with people from all over the world. If you speak English, you probably tend to use onomatopoeia (“haha”), abbreviations (“LOL” or “LMAO”), or maybe you have a favorite emoji. But have you ever thought about laughing online in different languages?

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