As the name of this blog suggests*, low-frequency machine noise drives me bug-fucking mad. Well, now I’m in (silent) heaven, having just bought a pair of Bose QuietComfort 2 noise-cancelling headphones. If low frequency background noise stresses you out, I highly recommend these gadgets. They’re designed to eliminate engine noise in aircraft cabins, but they [...]
This animated piece on Ben & Jerry’s research into environmentally-friendly alternatives to refrigerants is cute, educational, and…a little weird. Personally, I like the “really nice cow who doesn’t talk much” the best.