noise pollution

Dial-Up Modem Noise Slowed Down 700%

Ever wonder what an old 56k modem sounds like slowed down 700%? Jesus, you really need to stop wondering about such weird shit, you're scaring me. But,...
June 29, 2011

Scientists Develop Acoustic Invisibility Cloak

Note: Picture only moderately related -- my patented optical invisibility cloak. Researchers at Duke University have developed an acoustic 'invisibility' cloak that can effectively hide an object...
June 28, 2011

Get A Muffler!: Noise Snare Ticketing System

Noise Snare is a system designed for collecting audio evidence (and the license plate numbers) of vehicles running louder than a certain decibel level. No word what...
June 1, 2011

More Games With Updated Sound Effects

Remember earlier this week when I posted a video of Super Mario Bros. with updated sound effects and you were all like "LAME!" "donkeyballs!" "GW suuuuuuucks"? Well...
March 11, 2011

The Sounds Of Star Wars Interactive Book

'The Sounds of Star Wars' is an interactive book with a little speaker-machine attached to the side so you can type in a number corresponding to a...
December 15, 2010

BUTTONS LOTS OF BUTTONS TO PUSH

I love pushing buttons. One time I even pressed the big red one after a guy with a badge and gun told me not to. You want...
April 18, 2010

Annoy Coworkers With The Annoyatron 2.0

The Annoyatron 2.0 is a little gadget that makes annoying noises at random so you can drive a very special coworker to the point of stabbing you...
December 4, 2008

Revenge CD Annoys Neighbors, Yourself

The Revenge CD from Fred is a CD packed with 20 of the most annoying sounds ever, from unhappy dog, to violin practice, to house party. The...
October 10, 2008

Play The Drums -- On Your Shirt!

That's right folks, ThinkGeek is selling this $30 Drumkit T-shirt so you can rock out with your high-hat out anywhere you go. Hit the drums on this...
September 25, 2008

Kids Add Audio Systems To Their Bikes

A group of immigrant teens from Trinidad that now live in Queens, New York call themselves the Stereobike crew and add bad-to-the-ass audio systems to their bicycles....
August 18, 2008