Yes! Ex-Genesis and "Sledgehammer" singer-songwriter Peter Gabriel is working with a few IT people to develop a way for us to communicate with animals via computers. He feels we all share a common communication that might be able to parlay through ones and zeros. Sounds like a cool idea, but will probably digress into a bunch of photos of cute baby humans. More here.
A former radio collegue, and wonderful singer from New Orleans - Sybil Gage If you'd like to have a taste of gumbo, crawdaddy's ...and hurricanes - check her out.
IBM has created the tiniest movie ever, where the stars are actually atoms - magnified over 100,000 times! The plot is kinda thin, though. Have a look!