Posts tagged outdoors
The Lyrebird mimics the sounds of the rainforest, from Kookaburra to chain saw.
Follow the road sign to the echo and perform a strange local rhyme which exploits the distinctive echo
A chance to go back in time and get an impression of what our ancestors heard within Stonehenge.
A place to hear nothing. Although you might be surprised to find out when you get there, that your body isn’t as quiet as you think.
How do you communicate over large distances when your mobile phone runs out of charge or there is no network coverage – use a whistling language!
Drive over a cattle grid and you get a distinctive ringing sound. But why not take that further and have lots of ridges in the road which play whole tunes, even if the melodies are pretty tuneless!
The Singing, Ringing Tree sits high on the Pennine Moors in the UK, using wind to generate discordant and haunting sounds.
Water wheels are not uncommon, but the groaning and creaking from these ancient norias is truely remarkable and unexpected.
The organ buried in Zadar’s promenade makes a haunting but harmonious sound. Air is driven through the organ pipes by the motion of the sea.
Echoes off this pyramid create an unexpected chirping sound. But did the ancient Mayan’s deliberately design this acoustic effect into the building?