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Always sounds like http://ia600500.us.archive.org/12/items/ird059/tcp_d1_01_the...

(give it some time...)

and http://www.lostcosmonauts.com/firstman.ra managed to scare the hell out of me...

shiver

I wonder how fear and sounds like these are wired in our brains...




I've heard of the lost cosmonauts before. But what is the first sound? I haven't listened to all of it yet, mainly because you grouped it with the lost cosmonauts, and those recordings scare the hell out of me as well, even though I believe they are mostly hoaxes.

It's certainly not hard to guess why unknown sounds would trigger fear in humans from an evolutionary standpoint. Biologically I wouldn't care to speculate.


The first sound is a (german) numbers station where a woman (i can't help my self and interpret the voice as a child's voice) speaks some testing numbers (i guess) it's 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0 - the interleave signal is: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swedish_Rhapsody_No._1


Sorry for asking, but what is odd about this sound? I also don't know what a interleave is.

But, anyway, this sounded to me as something we could find in a station from Lost.


These real life mysteries were probably part of the inspiration for Lost.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numbers_station


Everyone loves numbers stations. Here's a video of one of the actual devices used to generate those signals: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xkc_Ig87TnM


Besides being a number station, I'm not sure there's anything particularly strange about that recording.





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