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…Bee Gees can really keep you stayin’ alive?

Here’s a tip that could save a life: Apparently, the Bee Gees’ 1977 hit “Stayin’ Alive” is the perfect song to pace yourself with when doing CPR.

The song’s 103 beats per minute is close enough to the 100 chest compressions per minute recommended by the American Heart Association, and it’s more appropriate than the similarly tempo’ed song from Queen, “Another One Bites the Dust”.

[Via: Boing Boing]

…Tangerine! loves beats?


Tangerine!, the newest application from the Potion Factory team, allows you to create playlists based on an analysis of the BPM (beats per minute) and the beat intensity of your music. When you first start Tangerine!, it goes to work, analyzing the BPM of each of your songs at a blazing fast speed. Then, it’s up to you. Want something to listen to while you work out? Tangerine! can put together a playlist with hard and fast beats that will have you motivated in no time. Want to relax a little bit? Tangerine! can choose something a little slower and softer to put you in the mood. With a smooth interface, useful features and great iTunes integration, Tangerine! is sure to be a great addition to your music listening experience.