Motörhead-playing robots are the ultimate metal band

All-robot rockband Compressorhead pays tribute to their namesake in this video. Of course, it's a lot easier to play "Ace of Spades" when your guitarist has 78 fingers and your drummer sports four stick-wielding arms. » 1/06/13 5:00pm 1/06/13 5:00pm

Lifelong musicians can understand you better at noisy parties

Remember the last time you were at a noisy party — the kind of party where you have trouble understanding what the person next to you is saying? Scientists call this the "cocktail party problem," and use it to describe the difficulty that humans have understanding speech in the presence of background noise. » 9/13/11 5:00pm 9/13/11 5:00pm