Endangered whale threatened by noisy ships

Noise from ships has cut the ability of critically-endangered North Atlantic right whales to communicate with each other by about two-thirds.

Whales stressed out by shipping noise

Low-frequency noise from shipping is causing chronic stress in whales, a study has found.

Phone needs charging? Just yell at it

As if it weren't irritating enough to have to listen to people on their mobile phones, a South Korean team has just given people an excuse to yell into them even more loudly.

Convertibles can make you deaf

Do you drive a convertible? I said, do you drive a convertible? Because new research shows that you may be damaging your hearing.

Digital Storm touts vertically cooled gaming rig

Digital Storm has debuted a new vertically cooled gaming rig. The PC - dubbed Black|OPS Assassin - is reportedly capable of minimizing heat buildup from a three-way SLI configuration of Nvidia's GTX 480s with minimal fan noise.