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According to info sent to us by hearing loss non-profit Hear the World, Chicago is damn hard on our ears. See their decibel readings after the jump.

Decibel Levels in Chicago
Hunt Club: 91.3
Wrigley Field: 84.7
Grand Red Line subway stop: 97.3
Navy Pier: 70.7
Buckingham Fountain: 74
Millennium Park (@ The Bean): 72.7
Magnificent Mile (Chicago and Michigan): 86.3
....With Ambulance Approaching: 107.3
For comparison, a normal conversation rates about a 60.

 
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