Soundcloud is this cool site…

with cool recordings about cool stuff. Here is the story of the origin of the Teddy Bear and it’s also-ran competitor, the Billy Possum, named for William Howard Taft:

As a bonus, here is a curious story on 15 sounds of the artificial world that you never think about, but somebody worked hard to create:

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  • http://www.likelierthings.com Jon W

    My dad and I have been telling the Hydrox sob-story for years. Problem is, nobody even knows what we’re talking about anymore.

    Also, Mark, both links are the same.

  • Juan

    Hi Mark,

    Both of the audio recordings are the same :)

    • Mark Shea

      D’oh! Fixed it!