Scientists discover the two quietest places in America


If you are craving serenity, researchers from the National Park Service have found the top two quietest places in the contiguous United States: the Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado and Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.

Each park registers a background noise level below 20 decibels, a silence so deep the researchers believe that the areas have remained sonically untouched since European colonization of the Americas in the tenth century, Science reported.

For comparison, most cities range from 50 to 60 decibels. READ MORE.