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Food for Thought- Traffice noise & Pot belly 

A new Swedish study has found a relation between traffic noise and getting a paunch! One can get those extra tyres!, meaning hereby “mid riff bulges” by making him/herself exposed to a combination of all kind if road traffics. 36 more words

Health

Dog kennel owner's legal battle with city continues

The owner of a dog kennel in Vaudreuil-Dorion is still fighting legal action launched by the city regarding nuisance and zoning bylaws after it followed up on a neighbour’s noise complaints. 762 more words

Off-Island Gazette

Here's Why Living on a Noisy Street Could Make You Fatter

The overwhelming hum from nearby traffic is often annoying, but it could also be making individuals more obese, according to new research from Sweden.

In an article… 172 more words

Annoyed with noise

Late one afternoon last week I finished my work early and decided to spend some time reading on my front porch while I waited for a friend to stop by. 561 more words

Environment

5/24/15 thump

from fifty yards off
thump-thump of artillery
in a car passing

Haiku

A Vicious Cycle

Rioting motorcyclists are in the news. They’re disregarding the law and exhibiting antisocial, malevolent behavior.

Why would anyone be surprised?

The great majority of bikers ( 356 more words

General

My co-workers listen to great music! ...whether they like it or not.

Listening to your co-worker’s Euro-pop song can perhaps be tolerated noise pollution. But seriously, is there anything more distracting than hearing only one side of a phone conversation? 283 more words

Business Operations