Why We Should Embrace It

February 18, 2015 10:18 PM

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There is no doubt that America is noisy. But rather than blocking out the sound of blaring car horns, airplane engines and the whir of machinery, researchers suggest that we embrace it.

At the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science on Monday, scientists with the National Park Service presented a map of noise levels across the country. In order to determine the quietest and loudest places in the United States, they used 1.5 million hours of acousti...

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