What Is the World's Worst Noise? And Can It Kill You?

Find out whether or not the "brown note" is a myth and how loud a sound would have to be to make a person’s head explode

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Welcome to our biweekly podcast, “I Learned A Thing In The Bathroom,” where we explain a weird, tricky or surprising subject in mere minutes. In this edition, you’ll hear about the infamous, bowel-voiding “brown note”; how a cruise ship defended itself from pirates with a sonic weapon; and how loud a sound would have to be to make a person’s head explode.