On being silent in a noisy world

On being silent in a noisy world

Gal Beckerman in “The Case for Covering Your Ears,” writes about the importance of being silent and of hearing silence in a noisy world.

The sound of winter

The sound of winter

The sound of winter is starkly different in rural Maine than Manhattan. Jennifer Finney Boylan reflects on the difference and her appreciation of the sound of nothing at all.

Embracing stillness

Embracing stillness

Watch this short interview of Steve Orfield, who runs an anechoic chamber, one of the quietest places on earth, as he discusses the importance of stillness.

The sound of silence

The sound of silence

Robert Twigger, poet, writer, and explorer, writes about how he rejuvenates himself when he is feeling crushed by noise.

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