Tag Archives: noise

Cars and Noise

Cars and the NC Imagine my dismay when I opened THIS link! And they call it “the melodious exhausts”! (Keep your volume down when you start the video.) Here is their praise for the noise from these cars: The Jaguar: … Continue reading

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Mapping Noise, again

Mapping noise, again Well, every few months it seems that I end up talking about maps and mapping noise. Here I go again. In this article, we are introduced to a new app for your smartphone – Noisetube. This app, … Continue reading

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Binaudios

Binaudios Humans have spent many years finding ways to enhance our hearing. Usually the goal is to find a way to improve our hearing. Starting back in the late 18th century, people who were hearing impaired used ‘ear trumpets’ to … Continue reading

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Venice and outer space

Today’s post has two parts to it.  And much as the title suggests a connection between the two parts, there isn’t one. Well, not really.  There are wheels involved in both, and there is sound involved in both. And travel.  … Continue reading

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England and Noise/Sound

Our England Trip and Noise/Sound Encounters My wife Mary and I just returned from a very enjoyable trip to England. So today I am posting about noise and sound in England. (At least my small encounter with it.) Bells were … Continue reading

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Billy Collins and a relevant poem

Yes, two posts in one day, even whilst on vacation!  This one is directly linked to today’s earlier post. Billy Collins has written a number of poems about jazz; and he also wrote this poem, about dealing with noise: http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/billy-collins/another-reason-why-i-don-t-keep-a-gun-in-the-hou/Continue reading

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Taking Care of your Hearing

Taking care of your hearing Today’s post is the last before I take a break for the summer. Noise seems to increase during late spring and into the summer – lawnmowers, power sprayers, road construction, construction, outdoor concerts, live music … Continue reading

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