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If Bette Middler, Carrot Top and Hagar the Horrible all seem to be grinning a lot more than the Average Joe, it might be due to the theory that they've been getting more action in the sack. According to a new study by Hamburg Sex Researcher Professor Dr. Werner Habermehl, redheads in Germany seem to be having a lot more sex than their fair-haired counterparts. In fact, he went on to state, "The sex lives of women with red hair were clearly more active than those with other hair color, with more partners and having sex more often than the average." He also believes that German women who dye their locks red, are often showing their dissatisfaction with their relationships. In any case, we at the Floss are hoping that Dr. Habermehl's research will finally shed some more light on why Betty and Veronica are so obsessed with Archie, while Jughead's always left sitting in the corner eating burgers.
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New AI-Driven Music System Analyzes Tracks for Perfect Playlists
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Whether you're planning a bachelorette party or recovering from a breakup, a well-curated playlist makes all the difference. If you don't have time to pick the perfect songs manually, services that use the AI-driven system Sonic Style may be able to figure out exactly what you have in mind based on your request.

According to Fast Company, Sonic Style is the new music-categorizing service from the media and entertainment data provider Gracenote. There are plenty of music algorithms out there already, but Sonic Style works a little differently. Rather than listing the entire discography of a certain artist under a single genre, the AI analyzes individual tracks. It considers factors like the artist's typical genre and the era the song was recorded in, as well as qualities it can only learn through listening, like tempo and mood. Based on nearly 450 descriptors, it creates a super-accurate "style profile" of the track that makes it easier for listeners to find it when searching for the perfect song to fit an occasion.

Playlists that use data from Sonic Style feel like they were made by a person with a deep knowledge of music rather than a machine. That's thanks to the system's advanced neural network. It also recognizes artists that don't fit neatly into one genre, or that have evolved into a completely different music style over their careers. Any service—including music-streaming platforms and voice-activated assistants—that uses Gracenote's data will be able to take advantage of the new technology.

With AI at your disposal, all you have to do as the listener is decide on a style of music. Here are some ideas to get you started if you want a playlist for productivity.

[h/t Fast Company]

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