hearing loss

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Are You Getting Any? How Training Horses Makes Me a Better Top

To find dates outside her two regular partners, this 28-year-old avoids Tinder and Bumble in favor of this old-school service.
Anna Pulley
5 days ago

This Is What It's Like to Have Sex With Hearing Loss

Embracing my hearing limitations has come, somewhat counterintuitively, from eroticizing them.
Anna Pulley
Asking for a friend

Does Wearing Headphones Lead to Hearing Loss?

The World Health Organization has warned that millions of young people may be listening to music too loud. Are we all damaging our hearing by spending so many waking hours with two miniature speakers stuffed into our ears?
Nick Keppler
The VICE Guide to Right Now

US Tourists Think They Were Hit by Those Weird 'Sonic Attacks' in Cuba

After a handful of American diplomats reportedly suffered hearing loss from a bizarre sonic device, dozens of US citizens say they think they were targeted too.
Drew Schwartz

Here's How You Can Protect Your Hearing at Shows and Not Be a Dumbass

Noise-induced hearing loss is forever, and it sucks, but there are solutions out there.
Adam Feibel

New Drug Treatment Could Reverse Hearing Loss

But quit standing next to the speaker anyway.
Jesse Hicks

Enter ‘The Dusk of Punk’ with LA Lo-Fi Misfits Goon

Kenny Becker talks losing his hearing, losing his faith, and finding meaning in his grunge-addled new project. Stream Goon's debut EP exclusively on Noisey.
Artemis Thomas-Hansard

Bangladeafy's Jon Ehlers Is Doomed to Play Rock Music, Hearing Disability be Damned

Stream the NYC proggy drum'n'bass duo's bewildering new EP and read an interview with Ehlers on disability representation, jazz, and hearing aids.
Alex Deller

DJs Shouldn’t Have to Live With Constant Ringing in Their Ears

Laidback Luke, Roger Sanchez, and more on the dangers of hearing loss and what they do to protect themselves.
Benjamin Boles
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Your Daily Coffee Consumption Could Be Making You Deaf, Says Science

A university study's found a connection between caffeine and hearing damage, so everything is indeed wonderful right now.
VICE Staff

Bad News for People Who Love Coffee and Loud Music

According to recent research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, caffeine can impair the recovery of noise-induced hearing loss.
Nick Rose
Longreads Or Whatever

Living with Tinnitus: I Find It Hard to Believe Silence Ever Existed

Tom Bellamy from the band Losers woke up one day with ringing in his ears. Five years on, we asked him to write about life with tinnitus.
Tom Bellamy