25 Awesome Things You Didn’t Know About Music

Although music seems to be so simple, and we often take it for granted, it is one of the most complex and fascinating things in our universe. Based upon mathematical principles, just the fact that waves of certain frequencies can combine to create melodies that our ears interpret in a pleasurable way is quite incredible. At its core, music is something that is built into the physical structure of our world. It flows out of the same laws of physics and mathematics that organize our world into molecules and atoms. It also has to do with our brain, the most advanced computer in the known universe. So, to understand music you have to know both about the complexities of the physical world as well as about the minute details of the biological realm. Although in this list we are not going to dive into boring explanations of advanced topics, we are going to go over some fascinating things that music has caused or influenced in our world. It is probably safe to say that there is not a single person alive who hasn’t been touched by music in some way. These are 25 awesome things you didn’t know about music. And be sure to check out some of the most bizarre and unique musical instruments ever.

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Loud music can cause someone to drink more alcohol in less time

Loud music can cause someone to drink more alcohol in less timeSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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A song that gets stuck in your head is called an "earworm". This is derived from the German word "Ohrwurm".

A song that gets stuck in your head is called an "earworm". This derived from the German word "Ohrwurm".Source: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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NoClue, a rapper from Seattle, was awarded the title of World's Fastest Rap MC by the Guinness Book of World Records (723 syllables in 51.27 seconds)

NoClue, a rapper from Seattle, was awarded the title of World's Fastest Rap MC by the Guinness Book of World Records (723 syllables in 51.27 seconds)Source: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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Music triggers activity in the same part of the brain that releases the "pleasure chemical" dopamine

Music triggers activity in the same part of the brain that releases the "pleasure chemical" dopamineSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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Metallica received the title of being the first and only band to play on all seven continents by the Guinness Book of World Records after it played a gig in Antarctica

Metallica received the title of being the first and only band to play on all seven continents by the Guinness Book of World Records after it played a gig in AntarcticaSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

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