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March 3, 2017

 

Train tunnels are designed to let air forced inside by the train escape

Popping Ears on a Train

Why do people's ears pop when they're riding on trains?

January 8, 2016

 

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Popping Ears

Ears pop during flight because of changes in air pressure as the plane ascends and descends.

July 17, 2014

 

There's a surprising amount of potential energy stored up in a balloon.

Bang!

Bursting balloons make a lot of noise. How can something so simple be so loud?

March 14, 2014

 

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What We Can Learn From A Fly’s Ears

Flies are small, but in some cases, their sense of hearing is absolutely amazing.

December 30, 2013

 

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Teen Tinnitus

Perhaps due to the ubiquity of headphones, hearing problems aren't just for the elderly anymore.

October 16, 2013

 

Sound waves travel through your body. Think about that the next time you're at a concert!

Voices On Tape

Have you ever noticed that when you hear your own voice on tape it doesn't sound like you?

January 9, 2013

 

If you have chronic tinnitus it can make relaxing and sleeping nearly impossible, which can lead to a range of stress related health problems.

Tinnitus: The Annoying Ringing Or Buzzing In Your Ear!

Have you ever heard a strange buzzing or ringing in your ear that went away after a few seconds? What is that strange occurrence called?

January 20, 2012

 

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Look Behind Your Ears

Some species use their ears not just for hearing, but for communicating as well.

November 3, 2011

 

Wonder what they're saying to eat other?

Can Fish Hear?

Fish don't appear to have ears. So how do fish hear?

October 27, 2011

 

How Sound Waves Work Underwater

Water does a much better job than air of conducting sound waves, but that extra conductivity makes it harder, not easier, to tell where a sound comes from.

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