In 2015, a blue/gold dress took the internet by storm. Relationships unraveled, families divided, and some people had emergency eye exams. But the dust has settled since then, and people seemed ready to move on and begin the healing process. “Not so fast,” said the internet. In 2018, we were exposed to the viral clip of “Laurel/Yanny.” A one-second sound bite somehow caused work productivity to drop 20% and headphone sharing to rise 3,000%. One thing is certain; whether you heard “Laurel” or “Yanny,” we can all agree that it was a complete waste of time.