What would you do if workmen were making noise outside your house at 3:00 a.m.? These angry Edinburgh residents expressed their displeasure in the most Scottish way ever…
The New York Times reports on the increase in construction noise in the city. Drs. Fink and Bronzaft suggest the city should put citizens’ need for a good night’s sleep before real estate developers’ desire for profits.
Joel Pavelski, GQ, writes about his month-long sound fast—no podcasts, no music, no YouTube videos. And he found his brain lit up with possibilities when it wasn’t distracted.
An editorial in the Toronto Sun says that noise control laws are worthless unless they are enforced. Dr. Daniel Fink agrees and points to Santa Monica, CA, which uses crowd-sourced citizen reporting to tackle noise.
Looking for a quiet space? David Sykes writes about some that are worth visiting. And don’t put it off—quiet zones are scarce and could disappear.
Quieter lawn equipment aids landscape sustainability says TQC’s Dr. Jamie Banks. Click here to learn what you can do to protect yourself and your environment.