How one loser miscreant with an air horn “inspired” by a YouTube “celebrity” prankster ruined a young girl’s hearing and changed her life
Using “thick data” to make a smart city is a first step. Then, armed with data, government has to balance competing interests.
Portable listening devices are too loud and they will damage hearing. What will it take to get regulators to protect young peoples’ hearing?
Noise is the new “secondhand smoke” and cities are starting to regulate it by going after the low hanging fruit, like helicopters and leaf blowers.
What was the loudest sound on earth? A volcanic eruption on Krakotoa over 125 years ago cause shattered ear drums and tsunamis.
The 1st biomarker for noise-induced hearing loss found. Great news. But you can prevent NIHL now with one simple step: avoid loud sound.
CDC warns it can take as little as one minute to permanently damage your hearing if you use power tools without hearing protection.
A small but not insignificant noise victory has been achieved: Google finally blocks noisy autoplay videos in Chrome.