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The Top 10 Quietest Places on Earth

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At a time of the year when peace and quiet aren’t really in abundance I thought some might welcome a little insight into where you can possibly go to for some real sound down time. From some of the remotest corners of the world to technological soundproof solutions, here is a rundown of the top 10 quietest places to visit on Earth.

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NoiseNews Round-Up: Brussels Sprouts Noise Complaints

NoiseNews Round-Up: Brussels Sprouts Noise Complaints

Yes, it’s me – The Noise Doctor. I’m back with another NoiseNews Round-Up. I’ll be bringing you some of the latest and quirkiest noise-related news stories from around the world. In this edition, I’m looking at measures by the Brussels government to tackle noise nuisance from airlines, how underwater noise affects our fish, a R&B fan who damaged his own hearing and much more. Let’s get started.

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Should Noise be Considered a Toxin?

Adam Swersky, a Harrow Councillor, was recently quoted in the New Statesman saying “Our cities are being poisoned by a toxin that surrounds us day and night. It eats away at our brains, hurts our hearts, clutches at our sleep, and gnaws at the quality of our daily lives.”. So, should noise really be considered a toxin?

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NoiseNews Round-Up: Inconceivable! – Noise Dampens Chances of Getting Pregnant?

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Yes, it’s me – The Noise Doctor. I’m back with another NoiseNews Round-Up. I’ll be bringing you some of the latest and quirkiest noise-related news stories from around the world. In this edition, I’m looking at whether noisy roads dampen the chances of getting pregnant, the noise problems of the super rich, howling hounds and Heathrow. Let’s get started.

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New York Turned into the Sound Laboratory of the World

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If someone asked me what does New York city sound like, the first things that spring to mind are sirens and honking car horns – after all, New York isn’t known as the city that doesn’t sleep for nothing. But, like many other metropolis around the world, it seems its citizens are waking up to the fact this may not be something to boast about when it comes to cityscape noise pollution.

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NoiseNews Round-Up: Legoland, Silent Discos, Warring Councils & Dementia

NoiseNews Round-Up: Legoland, Silent Discos, Warring Councils & Dementia

Yes, it’s me – The Noise Doctor. I’m back with the NoiseNews Round-Up. I’ll be bringing you some of the latest and quirkiest noise-related news stories from around the world. In this edition, I’m looking at plans for a new Legoland, drum & bass music being replaced by a silent disco, councils warring over noise and how noise pollution is a possible factor in the onset of dementia. Let’s get started.

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