The 9 Most Annoying Sounds and Why They Bother Us

9. Persistent music late at night One of the most widespread complaints received by the Noise Abatement Society concerns loud music being played by neighbours at night. For the partygoers the music is pleasurable, while for the complainants it is unbearable. Context and control determine how people emotionally interpret the soundscape; a ‘noise’ can be thought of as a sound that ...

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Most Terrifying Special Forces From Around The World

Special forces and special operations forces are military units trained to perform unconventional missions.Special forces, as they would now be recognised, emerged in the early 20th century, with a significant growth in the field during the Second World War.Depending on the country, special forces may perform some of the following functions: airborne operations, counter-insurgency, “counter-terrorism”, covert ops, direct action, hostage rescue, ...

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Because visiting a cemetery is not nearly as fun when you’re dead, we put together this bucket list of 13 fascinating graveyards to hit while you’re young, spry, and not in a box. Waverley Cemetery Sydney, Australia Why you’re visiting: The ocean views Since it opened in 1877, about 80,000 people have been laid to rest on the cliffs of Australia’s famous rugged coast (the ...

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