noise pollution

I dream of a car-free New York City. Every night honking cars arrest me from sleep, and every day myself and millions of New Yorkers breathe the carbon monoxide exhaust from a sea of passing cars.
White noise works by creating sound across a broad range of frequencies. Think of it like this: if two people are having
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In a loud and distracting world, finding pockets of stillness can benefit your brain and body. Here are four science-backed reasons why.
Sound appears to have both positive and negative influences, depending on types, noise level, personal preference and other factors. Read on to see how sound influences sleep in both the short-term and long-term, and how to optimize your environment for better nights.
Because of increasing urbanization, noise pollution will only worsen and affect more people. The U.S. National Prevention Strategy -- tasked with increasing the number of healthy Americans through wellness and prevention -- can put noise on the national health policy agenda.
Loud noise may hurt more than just your ears. A new study found that noise pollution like traffic, airplane noises and street activity could be hurting America's health -- to the tune of billions of dollars.
These days workers can barely hear themselves think, much less sing. And while efforts like The Slow Movement offer a vision
Last November, the 79 Living Hotel in Mandalay greeted guests with a note in English explaining that monks would be collecting
I'm continually engulfed in modern day life with beeps, vibrations, commercials, news feeds -- a variety of attacks on all my senses. Yet, silence's mystifying self still delicately reaches for my curious heart.
BOOM. BOOM. BOOM-BOOM-BOOOOOMMMMM! Annoying, isn't it? But guess what -- that's what life will be like for marine mammals in the Atlantic Ocean now that the Obama administration has re-opened the East Coast, from Delaware to Florida, to offshore oil and gas exploration.
"They use sound to bounce off of objects, it’s called active sonar, and it’s the same way a bat echo-locates in the air," Horwitz
How can we make long-term healthy decisions for the Earth when our own inner noise is pushing us just to get out the door?
"We all noticed it right away; Bella was alone in the pool, floating peacefully, making her baby whistle, and it caught our
Sonos is still in the prototype phase, but check out how the device is intended to work in the video below. Do you have a
No one ever said the search for fossil fuels in increasingly hard-to-reach places was easy. As part of their quest to keep