The study concludes that the distortion in rock music sounds similar to the noises an animal makes when in distress—which, as part of the animal kingdom, excites human listeners.
Have you ever imagined being dead and buried … and then waking up in a coffin, like in an Edgar Allen Poe story? Or being paralyzed, not dead, and trying to scream as they take your liver out? Or perhaps, when Fido or Fluffy died, you insisted on calling the vet anyway – just to be sure. You’re not just paranoid.
This morning brought an end to two years of struggle to save Lennox from Northern Ireland’s arcane, pointless, and discriminatory laws against any dog that might be considered to look like a pit bull. The authorities not only refused to return him to his family, they turned down all requests to take him out of the country.
A “service” animal can be much more than just a seeing-eye dog these days. She may provide “emotional support” – which is something we could all use when flying.