No, Women's Voices Are Not Easier to Understand Than Men's Voices

The not-quite human voice that emanates from your phone or GPS or other device is, more often than not, female. It's an obvious pattern, and one that many have claimed has a simple technical explanation: Female voices are easier to understand. The only problem is that it's not true. » 2/05/15 1:47pm 2/05/15 1:47pm

Could You Live in a World Without Women?

With the Y: The Last Man » 10/07/08 12:00pm 10/07/08 12:00pm film coming in 2010, we’ll soon get a big-screen treatment of Brian K. Vaughan’s world without men. All-female societies are not uncommon in science fiction, from culturally advanced utopias to . Far less common are societies where men live, either by choice or circumstance, with few or no…