Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The 11 Worst Sounds in the World

Annoying? Unbearable? Squirm-inducing? However you care to describe them, certain sounds are just intolerable to some people. Beginning in 2007, Professor Trevor Cox of Britain’s Salford University launched an ambitious ongoing research project to discover what sounds bug humans the most. Over the years, Cox has received over one million responses, both via his online site and an exhibit at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry, and thus far the results are as follows

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