Cracked Science

My podcasting buddy and general thorn in my side, Dr. Christopher Labos, has published something for the CBC and we’re supposed to, I don’t know, stop everything we’re doing and read it because it’s so great. Here’s an excerpt:

“He points out that most of us are slowly damaging our hearing without realizing it.

“But the ears have their own way of signalling danger. Coming out of a nightclub and finding that your ears are ringing or that you have to speak loudly to hear your own voice is a common situation that most people think is benign. But it is actually a defence mechanism your ears use to protect themselves from damaging noise levels, a phenomenon called a ‘temporary threshold shift’.”

Look, it’s apparently the greatest thing since sliced bread, but there’s at least one missing punctuation mark that I noticed (and this guy is in journalism school). If you listen to music on your phone…

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