Monthly Archives: July 2012

Noise and Sports

Noise and Sports Can sports hurt your hearing?  Indeed it can, especially if you are in the audience.  The role of  a crowd at a sporting event is to enjoy itself, and to cheer on the preferred team or athlete. … Continue reading

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The Bruce and Paul Story

The Bruce and Paul Story – Springsteen and McCartney in England OK, OK, let’s get it on the blog. It is this year’s big story (so far) about noise, and control, and crankiness.  Yes, you heard the story right – … Continue reading

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dB Measuring

dB Measuring A few months ago I bought a sound level meter.  I have yet to take it out of the house, because to do so would lead to at least two things: firstly, people would probably start avoiding me … Continue reading

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Sirens, Klaxons, Alarms and Whistles

Sirens and other “noise makers” My last post was about the loud noises made by nature. Since it is summer, our part of Canada often gets thunder and lightning storms, hence that post.  Recently we have had several thunder storms, … Continue reading

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“Into Great Silence”

About two weeks ago I finally watched my copy of “Into Great Silence”, a documentary about monks in the Grande Chartreuse monastery, up in the French Alps.  (The monastery was founded in 1084!) Here is a quote from film maker … Continue reading

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