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Friday, June 23, 2017

SOUND Meter - with Alarm - Android Apps on Google Play



Sound Decibel Detector

Sound Meter is also known as sound level meter, decibel meter (dB meter), noise meter,       sound pressure level meter (SPL meter).

SPL(sound pressure level) meter app uses your built-in microphone to measure noise 
volume in decibels(db), and shows a reference.

With this app, you can easily measure the current level of environmental noise. 
Simple operation and easy to use. 

The best helper to detect noise.

The high decibel value will be harmful to your physical and mental health and                         hearing function. 

You'd better avoid exposure in noisy environments.

To protect your and your family's health, detect the decibel value now!

Features:
- Unique design style, give you a different experience.
- Indicates decibel by gauge
- Display the current noise reference
- Display min/avg/max decibel values
- Display decibel by graph, easy to understand
- Accurate calibration, can calibrate the decibel for each devices .
- Pause, continue, reset function, you can check the noise level of a certain period of time.

★ Levels of Noise In decibels (dB) according to American Academy of audiology:
140 dB - Gun shots, fireworks
130 dB - Jackhammers, Ambulance
120 dB - Jet planes taking off
110 dB - Concerts, Car horns
100 dB - Snowmobiles
90 dB - Power tools
80 dB - Alarm clocks
70 dB - Traffic
60 dB - Normal conversation
50 dB - Moderate rainfall
40 dB - Quiet library
30 dB - Whisper
20 dB - Leaves rusting
10 dB –Breathing

Do not hesitate, order to your healthy life, Come and download this application now.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Train Noise study at the University of Memphis' Intermodal Freight Trans...




   - The Quest for Quiet in A Noisy World -

Disturbed by the cacophony of his everyday life, one writer sets out to discover how sound affects us all.
By Robert Earle Howells
Read more: http://www.oprah.com/spirit/noise-pollution-effects-how-noise-affects-the-body-and-spirit#ixzz4jVyDDK15

Silence is Golden: Railroad Noise Pollution and Property Values - 27 Pages Posted: 26 Jun 2015 Last revised: 25 Jan 2016                    Jay K Walker Old Dominion University - Economics Date Written: January 17, 2016  


The College Park Family 2 community is a good example of some people who are suffering from a procession of trains and planes that are often making loud noises at the same time and often for hours at a time --- train horns blaring day and night. I found one review that discusses these trains and also the structural damage to the property --- it is a sad situation to say the least --- click this link: Memphis Housing Authority - College Park Family 2  





    











        


   

   


  


  
   











































Wednesday, June 7, 2017

This bus can literally drive over cars - Business Insider

This bus can literally drive over cars - Business Insider

Paris is banning cars from the Seine highway - Business Insider

Paris is banning cars from the Seine highway - Business Insider

Spain's plan to create car-free 'superblocks' is facing protests - Business Insider

Spain's plan to create car-free 'superblocks' is facing protests - Business Insider

Friday, May 26, 2017

How Will Self-Driving Cars Enable Access for Disabled Individuals? - Rewrite

This may be the key solution for car-free zones --- pedestrian friendly electric vehicles that do not blow fumes into the faces of bike riders, walkers or disabled individuals, especially within condensed urban areas  --- these vehicles can stay with a disabled passenger for as long as  they need them, then someone else will get a turn --- what drives down the over all cost is that everyone is able to use them often enough to also save wear and tear on our environment, which is the bottom line really.        



How Will Self-Driving Cars Enable Access for Disabled Individuals? - Rewrite

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Cargo Bike --- WOW --- TReGo Kickstarter video - YouTube

(1) TReGo Kickstarter video - YouTube

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Undercover Investigation Gets 'Kingpin' of Bicycle Thieves Arrested

Monday, May 15, 2017

Backpack With Wheel: MULE Hauls Heavy Loads Over Any Terrain

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The World In 2050 [The Real Future Of Earth] - Full BBC Documentary 2017