KEEP IT DOWN: Special for the Cranky Noise Police

| Tue Jun. 5, 2007 3:22 PM EDT

All these years, the cranks among us complaining about other people's blaring music, endless car alarms and stupid, stupid leaf blowers have been right. The noises of modernity really are sending human civilization—and individuals' health—down the toilet. Read more on The Blue Marble.

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