European governments recognize that noise is a health hazard. London is poised to do something about it, and U.S. cities should follow.
Quiet aircraft coming to an airport near you? Eventually, via technological substitution, the uniquely American approach to everything.
Au revoir to noisy vacuum cleaners? Yes, in the EU, where new regulations limit noise. U.S. manufacturers must act now or lose future market share.
Are quiet restaurants only for the rich? Devra Ferst of Eater New York thinks the answer is yes. So what can the rest of us do?
Is city noise slowly killing you? This Harper’s Bazaar article says yes. Click here to learn more!
How to block out city noise? Noise-cancelling headphones, white noise machines, and earplugs help, but we need to think beyond temporary fixes.