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Mysterious hum driving people crazy around the world
nbcnews ^ | 26 Jul 2013 | Marc Lallanilla

Posted on 07/27/2013 7:05:34 AM PDT by shove_it

It creeps in slowly in the dark of night, and once inside, it almost never goes away.

It's known as the Hum, a steady, droning sound that's heard in places as disparate as Taos, N.M.; Bristol, England; and Largs, Scotland.

But what causes the Hum, and why it only affects a small percentage of the population in certain areas, remain a mystery, despite a number of scientific investigations...

(Excerpt) Read more at nbcnews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: newmexico; stringtheory
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1 posted on 07/27/2013 7:05:34 AM PDT by shove_it
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To: shove_it

Hmmm. Haven’t heard of this one.


2 posted on 07/27/2013 7:07:24 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: shove_it

Mash this link for THE MUMMMMMMMMM ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=EuRBM0i8mbI


3 posted on 07/27/2013 7:07:56 AM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us about 0bama's America)
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To: saganite

I believe it’s been at least ten years since we had a thread on this.


4 posted on 07/27/2013 7:09:06 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Don't assume Shahanshah Obama will allow another election.)
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To: saganite
The Humm ... tinnitus? Tintinabulations? Tinniblus?
5 posted on 07/27/2013 7:09:42 AM PDT by Ken522
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To: shove_it

This is probably related to the “Russian Woodpecker” a device similar to the US HAARP system.


6 posted on 07/27/2013 7:09:57 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: saganite
It ain't this ....
7 posted on 07/27/2013 7:10:32 AM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us about 0bama's America)
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To: shove_it

Sounds like my refrigerator.


8 posted on 07/27/2013 7:10:56 AM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: shove_it

I thought I was suffering from this till I figured out it was my neighbor SNORING.


9 posted on 07/27/2013 7:11:14 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: shove_it

Creeping Socialism.


10 posted on 07/27/2013 7:11:22 AM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: shove_it

The Langoliers are coming.

And it’s about damn time!


11 posted on 07/27/2013 7:11:30 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: ASA Vet

Everything old is new again.


12 posted on 07/27/2013 7:11:50 AM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us about 0bama's America)
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To: shove_it

O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-B-B-B-B-B-B-B-B-B-B-B-B-A-A-A-A-A-A-A-A-M-M-M-M-M-M-M-M-A-A-A-A-A-A-A-A


13 posted on 07/27/2013 7:12:04 AM PDT by John 3_19-21 ("as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.")
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To: Ken522
The Humm ... tinnitus? Tintinabulations? Tinniblus?

Yep, I hear the hum right now.

14 posted on 07/27/2013 7:12:11 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: shove_it

Followed the link and I’m throwing down and calling this report as just more B.S. distraction from the main event ...

... and that is the socialists take over of our once proud Republic.


15 posted on 07/27/2013 7:12:23 AM PDT by exPBRrat
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To: shove_it

I heard it for years....turned out to be a train. It was so far away that you couldn’t hear the engine or horns.

The humming sound and rumble transmitted through the ground. As it went up a long hill, it would shift up and down constantly causing two tones of slightly different frequency.

Finally one day I was on the other side of town and could hear “the hum”. I asked the guy I was visiting if he could hear that. He told me what it was.


16 posted on 07/27/2013 7:12:44 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (HEY RATS! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: shove_it
Humana humana humana humana....
17 posted on 07/27/2013 7:12:58 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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18 posted on 07/27/2013 7:13:05 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: shove_it

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm — I wonder what it could be???? Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm


19 posted on 07/27/2013 7:13:15 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: shove_it

That old-school. We new-school.


20 posted on 07/27/2013 7:13:19 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Justice for Trayvon: Dig up his body and shoot him again.)
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To: shove_it

I hear too. Usually when the hot tub is in the filtering cycle.


21 posted on 07/27/2013 7:14:55 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (To stay calm during these tumultuous times, I take Damitol. Ask your Doctor if it's right for you.)
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To: shove_it

They are NOT having sex with them women...(or each other - can’t leave them homosexuals out...).


22 posted on 07/27/2013 7:15:08 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: saganite

My wife heard this when we were in Taos.


23 posted on 07/27/2013 7:16:20 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: shove_it

It’s all these damn droning speeches from Obama.


24 posted on 07/27/2013 7:17:10 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: shove_it

Oh, for goodness’ sake. That’s the Earth’s biological clock ticking. If Earth doesn’t have another moon soon, it will probably never have one. Look for a date with Mars. (Oh, Earth’s probably getting irritable and having hot flashes. Look for anther Mt. St. Helens.)


25 posted on 07/27/2013 7:17:43 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: shove_it

They don’t know the words?


26 posted on 07/27/2013 7:18:59 AM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: shove_it

The electric toothbrushes have reached critical mass in some areas.


27 posted on 07/27/2013 7:19:20 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: shove_it

I have been hearing the hum too, for years...and the voices. So, what’s the big deal.


28 posted on 07/27/2013 7:20:53 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (The Lefties can drink Kool-Aid; I will drink Tea.)
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To: FrankR
It’s all these damn droning speeches from Obama.

It is obama Drones or Huma

29 posted on 07/27/2013 7:21:00 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: FrankR

“It’s all these damn droning speeches from Obama”

THAT’S IT! NSA DRONES spying on us. HMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM


30 posted on 07/27/2013 7:21:37 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: shove_it
Okay, this is weird: I clicked on the youtube video and heard absolutely nothing, but my 24 year old daughter, sitting about 10 feet away said, "Wow! What is that hum?"

She had no idea I played the video. I paused it without saying anything and she said it went away, then clicked on "play" again and she said "There it is again! What is that? Where is that hum coming from?" This is the honest truth.

31 posted on 07/27/2013 7:22:00 AM PDT by FrdmLvr (Qui pacem, praeparet bellum.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

It’s called infrasonic noise or sound. It is the effect from ground waves or vibrations, not air waves, and it is low frequency which may account for the hum or whatever. You feel it as much as you hear it.


32 posted on 07/27/2013 7:23:23 AM PDT by gr8eman (Ron Swanson for President!)
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To: shove_it

Definitely working on Taos! I was through there this week and the flat plain West of town looks like junk trailer city and a clown town!


33 posted on 07/27/2013 7:25:04 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: shove_it

Wind Turbines ?


34 posted on 07/27/2013 7:25:14 AM PDT by molson209
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To: shove_it

I for one have been hearing a hum in my head for the last 6 months... Which was alright because I was tired of the voices... Until the hum is now to the tune of It’s A Small World.... Someone please shoot me...


35 posted on 07/27/2013 7:26:30 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: shove_it

My 26 year old son just walked in and I clicked on the video. He noticed it. I still can’t hear it. I’m 59.


36 posted on 07/27/2013 7:27:31 AM PDT by FrdmLvr (Qui pacem, praeparet bellum.)
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Only about 2 percent of the people living in any given Hum-prone area can hear the sound, and most of them are ages 55 to 70...

Younger people with better hearing can't hear it but us old geezers can. Interesting. Maybe it's something in their water, food supply, or air that screws up their hearing over a long time.

I don't hear a hum, just a gentle hiss from listening to too many chainsaws, snow blowers, and riding mowers without hearing protection.

37 posted on 07/27/2013 7:27:48 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: shove_it

This particular hum sounds to me like it could be the wind going over a rock formation in the mountains. My wife and I had an Acura that generated a similar noise when we were driving down the road at about 50 mph. It turned out to be a defective windshield being hit by the road wind.


38 posted on 07/27/2013 7:27:58 AM PDT by Average Al
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39 posted on 07/27/2013 7:28:46 AM PDT by bolobaby
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To: FrdmLvr

It doesn’t affect me affect me affect me affect me ...


40 posted on 07/27/2013 7:29:49 AM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us about 0bama's America)
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To: FrdmLvr

I think it depends on whether you can hear low-frequency sounds; obviously, your daughter can hear it clearly.

I’ve heard it myself in Taos - I was with two friends, only one of whom could hear it along with me. The one who couldn’t hear it thought we’d lost it, but both of us heard it quite clearly. There’s a similar noise here in the eastern Czech Republic, though it’s not always easy to hear, as there’s a small commercial airport nearby, but if you go into the surrounding forests - we’re near the Western Carpathians - you can hear it on a quiet night. It’s audible provided you can hear low frequencies.


41 posted on 07/27/2013 7:31:04 AM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: baddog 219

Hope that never happens to me. The Meow Mix jingle is bad ‘’nuff.


42 posted on 07/27/2013 7:32:14 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: gr8eman

Yeah, I’ll bet a lot of these reports involve trains, hills and bedrock.

The surrounding hills can deflect and absorb the train sounds, the granite could connect the low-freqs to the ground, where it could travel and radiate.


43 posted on 07/27/2013 7:32:57 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (HEY RATS! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: shove_it
Very few things say "I have more money than sense" like a Hummer.. d;^) /grammatic fail
44 posted on 07/27/2013 7:33:44 AM PDT by CopperTop
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To: shove_it

yoga classes


45 posted on 07/27/2013 7:35:16 AM PDT by larryjohnson (USAF(Ret))
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To: FrdmLvr

Is there a random electronic noise on that video? I don’t hear the hum but it sounds as if the recording equipment isn’t good.


46 posted on 07/27/2013 7:35:33 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: saganite

Too many people lost the will to learn the words and lyrics to the songs...so they hummmmm.


47 posted on 07/27/2013 7:36:06 AM PDT by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: shove_it

I, my self, have pretty good hearing and while not loud or obtrusive almost everything hums: Computers, refrigerators, ventilation fans, trucks on the highway a mile away, power lines etc. Civilization just downright hums. Even lights make noise ( turn on a set of fluorescent lights on a cold day); I can hear from 20’ away in my office, if my wife turns on the lights in the kitchen, assuming there isn’t any noise to block it.

The only time it’s ever quite is when you are out in the country a long ways from the roads. Even then they seem to be planes passing overhead it feels like your in Lonely are the Brave.

That said I don’t know what these people are talking about maybe nature wants to get in on the act.


48 posted on 07/27/2013 7:36:40 AM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy (Ride for the Brand. Joshua 24:15)
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To: VRW Conspirator

Ear noise, I have heard this for years. Like a truck on the highway but it never passes your house. We heard the voices too, finally figured out it was the a/c. Sometimes it sounded like ghostly music but a new a/c unit fixed that, back to just voices. :D


49 posted on 07/27/2013 7:37:27 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: shove_it
Wow, 2 threads in 24 hours for an homage to Frank!

Dyna-Mo, Dyna-Mo, Dyna-Mo Hummmmmm

50 posted on 07/27/2013 7:40:58 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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