noise

Outer Limits

What Will the Outdoors Sound Like in the Future?

We spoke to the lead tech at the National Park Service Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division about dwindling quiet spaces.
Samantha Cole
10.26.17
under the sea

THE FISH CAN'T HEAR ANYTHING OVER ALL THIS NOISE

It's stressing them out.
Jacob Dubé
8.10.17
The Noise

Noise Pollution Hits Segregated Cities Hardest

A new study explores the unequal burden of noise on communities across the US.
Ankita Rao
7.25.17
Do Not Track Me

Visiting Random Sites to Confuse Trackers Won’t Protect Your Privacy

Obfuscation won’t likely stop marketers from figuring out your browsing habits.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.3.17
News

The Canadian Military Is Investigating a Mysterious Noise In the Arctic

Hunters say it's coming from the bottom of the sea and scaring wildlife.
Jordan Pearson
11.2.16
All in Your Head

Science Made This Chamber Silent, Your Mind Is What Makes It Terrifying

People say they’ve started seeing and hearing things in the dark of an anechoic chamber. But is this a myth?
Clinton Nguyen
10.29.15
All in Your Head

Digital Noise Is Creeping Out Our Brains’ Fear Network

What happens in our brains when we hear things that creep us out, and how that’s changing in an age awash in digital noise.
Brian Anderson
10.29.15
Music

An Audio Effects Module That Processes Sounds With Actual Dirt, Epidemiology

Sounds within.
Michael Byrne
10.11.15
Features

The Wall of Sound

The untold story of the Grateful Dead's short-lived mega PA, arguably the largest, most technologically innovative sound system ever built.
Brian Anderson
7.5.15
News

A New Breakthrough Could Help the Elderly Echolocate Like Bats

You too can see using echolocation, but you'll need two young, healthy ears.
Graham Templeton
5.8.15
Music

Inside a Room Built for Total Silence

Artists are increasingly interested in visiting anechoic chambers, where the only sound is your own body.
Thomas Howells
2.20.15
noise

Utah Is Hit With Up to 500 Million Cyberattacks Daily—Blame the NSA?

Since the opening of a new NSA datacenter, the Utah state government has seen a 10,000 fold increase in cyberattacks.
Michael Byrne
2.8.15
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