Noise Is The Next Great Public Health Crisis https://futurism.com/future-noise-pol... “Cities don’t just get filthy in the visual sense — urban spaces can often be a raging mess of sound. The blaring car horns, the police sirens screaming through the usual waves of traffic, the clatter of passing trains, the constant cacophony of voices rising and falling as a strange melody — this deluge of noise can be devastating to the human psyche.”
Owls use 'stealth technology' to help capture prey https://www.theguardian.com/science/2... “Study reveals that owls’ flight feathers absorb aerodynamic sound and suppress vibrations, allowing them to swoop on their quarry in perfect silence.”
Exposure to Traffic Noise May Raise Your Risk of Obesity https://www.citylab.com/transportatio... “The list of concerns around noise pollution is growing longer and wider, as a new study in Occupational and Environmental Medicine reveals an association between exposure to high decibels of road, rail, and air traffic sound and a risk of developing excess fat around the abdomen.”
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