An epidemic of noise-induced hearing loss will only get worse in coming decades as today’s children begin to use earbuds at earlier ages.
Noise is the next great public health crisis, so where is the U.S. government? Learn about this looming health crisis by clicking here.
Finally, some good noise news: New York City hospitals testing “ambient” ambulance sirens. And they’re just like the more tolerable ones used in Europe.
What will the outdoors sound like in the future? Kurt Fristrup, chief of the Science and Technology Branch at the National Park Service Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division, has an idea.
Greg Scott’s groundbreaking research proves restaurants are too noisy. Click here to learn more about his free IOS SoundPrint app!
This new year resolve to avoid products that damage health (even when used as directed)! Click here to see what you should avoid to protect your hearing.
From The Quiet Coalition Humans and our animal ancestors before us evolved in quiet, as shown by this noise map prepared by the U.S. National Park Service. Average sound levels range from 20 to 40 A-weighted decibels at most. (A-weighting reflects sounds as heard by...
It’s time to change our definition of “old” and start embracing transcendent design—designing thing so easy to use that everyone wants them.