The Mysterious ‘Hum’ and Other ‘Unexplained’ Sounds

Many people from around the world are reporting hearing 'the hum' - a strange, continuous droning sound only heard by a small percentage of the population only in certain areas all around the world. Allegedly, it drives people who report hearing it to the point of insanity, even suicide. But what is it? High-pressure gas lines? Electrical power lines? Wireless communications? Electrical equipment? Mass hysteria? Are they all crackpots?

What of other "unexplained' sounds such as "the upsweep," "the slowdown," "the whistle, and" "the Illinois boom?" Kim Horcher and Tim Frisch discuss, and listen to some of the sounds.

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