On The Late Show on Tuesday, Stephen Colbert suggested that the audio clip was "the song of summer", and danced to it playing on repeat.
As people took to social media to let the world know what they heard - and argue with those who hear differently - scientists were trying to figure out why this debate even exists. "It's not surprising that this is perceived in different ways".
If you heard "Laurel", you are the victor and have earned bragging rights for this round of internet debate.
Pristine studio headphones will give you a Laurel, while a tinny 2015-era cell phone is probably going to give you Yanny. As for the dress, some people said it was white and gold while others saw blue and black. Some of them didn't hear Laurel or Yanny.
The brain and ear together makes a quite a toolset, selectively listening and/or blocking what we hear. Dr. Kevin Franck, the audiology director at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, told TIME that the audio clip in this instance forces the brain to decide quickly about what word it hears.
Experts are also divided on the cause of the phenomenon, however some say it depends on the pitch to which you are most accustomed.
Some speculated online that the age of the listener might determine what was heard, while others changed the pitch to alter results.
It's a poignant, intriguing-enough buried subplot that I nearly wished Qi'ra were the star of her own story. Discovering how Han met Chewbacca, or why he made the famous Kessel Run, doesn't make him more interesting.
The average revenue per user of the company declined by 26 per cent to Rs 105 from Rs 142 during the quarters under review. India's objections to jurisdiction and the company's claims are scheduled to be heard together in February 2019.
But just about everyone is pointing to this Reddit post from Roland Camry as the original source of the Laurel-Yanny conundrum. If the volume is turned down low , there's a higher chance one might hear " yanny " because the bass is not as prominent.
The report came almost 14 years after America brought the dispute to the WTO at the behest of Boeing , Airbus's closest rival. It is anticipated that US tariffs will be authorized up to the amount of annual harm the subsidies are determined to cause.
City leaders say they're looking forward to working with the new owner of the Queen City's National Football League team. Tepper gave away slightly less than $1.2 million worth gift cards (nearly 12,0000 cards) to victims of Hurricane Sandy.
His decision comes on the heels of similar retirements by fellow greats Cooper Cronk and Johnathan Thurston late past year . Brandon Smith, utility Joe Stimson and youngster Harry Grant are likely in the running to fill Smith's shoes.
Political sources told AFP that two meetings have been held under Iranian guidance to bring together several political blocs. The final vote count is yet to be completed before confirming the final make-up of Iraq's new 329-seat parliament.
Actors (also) culpable", said American entertainment reporter Roger Friedman , while another who left tweeted , "Gross. Despite the controversy, the film still received a standing ovation from those who stayed until the end.
Officers responded to the home and discovered the apparent abuse when the children's mother, Ina Rogers, called 911 on March 31. She said the "squalor" officers saw while investigating came from her tearing her house apart as she searched for her child.
The young winger needs to start taking games by the scruff of their necks if he is to prove himself worthy of the big-name links. The club's last trip to Wembley was under different circumstances - the FA Cup Final in 2015 - where they faced Arsenal.
Most, not all, school budgets earn voter support
In Niskayuna, voters approved a budget that lifted the local tax haul by 2.64 percent, with 1,186 in support and 525 opposedt. The residents were asked to vote on a $99.3 million budget, which was an increase from last year's budget of $96,818,467.
Celtics take Game 1 of East finals, beating Cavaliers 108-83
But the real way that Boston was able to impact Cleveland's offense was through solid execution on their own offensive end. The Boston Celtics appear ready for just that. "We've got a different team, just like they do, and a lot of younger guys".
Robinson Cano Suspended from 80 Games for Drug Policy Violation
Robinson Cano is out six-to-eight weeks after he was hit by a pitch throughout Sunday's recreation towards the Detroit Tigers . Cano's acceptance of the suspension is surely tied to his injury, which may keep him out for a big chunk of that 80-game ban.