From the sound of music to the sound of musical theater, today’s links let you learn about things you listen to.
Broadway Beats: Get an exclusive first listen to the songs from Book of Mormon, Broadway’s biggest new hit. (NPR)
Cat’s Meow: Smokey the Cat hasn’t offered much in the forest safety department, but she recently set the Guinness World Record for being the world’s loudest feline. (Huffington Post)
The Power of Speech: If talking on your cell phone isn’t enough, you may soon be able to talk to your cell phone. (Telegraph)
Double the Decibel? See pictures of some amazing two-headed animals. Does this mean they’re sensory superior? (LIFE)
Musical Priceline: Patronism, a new “pay what you want” music site, lets fans choose how much their music is worth. (Wired)
Odd Inspiration: Some stars liked the sound of these strange names. See the top 10 wacky celebrity baby names. (TIME)
Viral Video: Watch this amazing five-year time lapse of five different cities. (The Daily What)