What alien blood would look like? Apparently, it’s equally likely to be any colour in the rainbow. Earth animals of all kinds have different blood colours already, influenced by the compounds that shuttle oxygen around our bodies. Most vertebrates have red blood from haemoglobin, but it’s possible for aliens to be blue-blooded like octopuses (hemocyanin), green-blooded like earthworms (chlorocruorin), or even translucent if they live in very cold environments.
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Why Do Modern Pop Songs Have So Many Credited Writers?
The music industry has changed dramatically over the last few decades – with the number of songwriters credited on number one hits more than doubling. This is due to a combination of factors, including money, the computer and a changing definition of what songwriting is. For example, if The Beatles’ classic “I Feel Fine” was released today, it would likely have four writers credited instead of two, due to the influence of producers, samples and interpolations. With the rise of lawsuits, artists now preemptively add songwriter credits to their songs, even if the similarities between their song and the source material are coincidental. It all goes to show that the music industry is becoming more complex and competitive. Read full article here