Author Archives: thenoisecurmudgeon

Frogs

No, this post is not about how noisy frogs can be. (Which they can be!) No, this is to connect you with a short article describing a study that looked at how wood frogs adapt to noise near their breeding … Continue reading

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Restaurants

Noise and Restaurants   Just the other day I was talking to my wife about where in town we could eat in a quiet setting.  And we came up with only two possibles – and neither ranked as really quiet.  … Continue reading

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A must read!

I just found this article a few minutes ago.  Here is a man after my own heart! (And not my heart, the one damaged by noise.)  Give it a read; I bet you will like it, and agree with him.

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Noise and your heart

Of course! Noise is bad for your heart too.  You thought it was just your hearing and your peace of mind that was affected. Read here to learn more. Get those ear plugs out!

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Whales and Noise

Today, I read some good news.  Given the levels of bad news these days, this is a little ray of sunshine! The Canadian government is setting up a project to  address the impact of noise on whales.  Read about it … Continue reading

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White Noise

Quite a few people use white noise, in some form or another, to block out unwanted sounds/noise. Especially while they sleep.  Recent studies seem to suggest that white noise might in fact be BAD for your brain.  Read about it … Continue reading

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Music as Torture, again

Just today, there was a new article posted about the use of music as a torture technique in Guantanamo.  You can read it here. You can also check back on what the Noise Curmudgeon has written before about this issue.

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