Scientists have finally come up with a solution for the world's most annoying household sound

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It haunts you when you’re trying to eat your dinner in peace. It disturbs you when you’re trying to watch TV. It even keeps you awake in the wee small hours. 

It’s the insufferable, interminable drip-drip-dripping of a leaky tap. Well, scientists at the University of Cambridge have finally figured out what’s causing what is almost certainly the world’s most infuriating sound. Not only that, these clever clogs have also come up with a solution that could bring peace to all households. 

“A lot of work has been done on the physical mechanics of a dripping tap, but not very much has been done on the sound,” Dr Anurag Agarwal — from Cambridge’s Department of Engineering, who led the research — said in a statement. “But thanks to modern video and audio technology, we can finally find out exactly where the sound is coming from, which may help us to stop it.”  Read more…

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Scientists have finally come up with a solution for the world's most annoying household sound