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February 7th, 2018

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Over Christmas 1989, US soldiers used music to lay siege to Panama's General Manuel NoriegaMANOOCHER DEGHATI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Over Christmas 1989, US soldiers used music to lay siege to Panama’s General Manuel Noriega
MANOOCHER DEGHATI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Everyone has at least one song that sets their teeth on edge. Most of the time, they’re easy to avoid.

But what if you’d lost the power to change the TV channel, switch off the radio, or simply walk away?

What if someone played it non-stop for an hour. A day. A week. Even longer?

This is “music torture” – and while some of its practitioners say it shouldn’t count as torture, there’s little doubt it works. Full story.

BBC News / May 30, 2017

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