Links for 1/12/16

Taylor Swift is the corn syrup of the music world. Overly sweet, bland, and just plain unhealthy for you. Before a horde of Taylor Swift fans chastise me with cute, cliché phrases like “Music taste is subjective!” Swift’s music suffers from a very real audio problem:

Source: Why Modern Music Sucks: The Loudness Wars – Upvoted


Improvements in the travel industry are helping us all to be greener globetrotters, writes Lucy Siegle

Source: The eco guide to booking a holiday | Lucy Siegle | Environment | The Guardian




What happens when the planet loses some of its ability to cool itself?

Source: Extreme Research Shows How Arctic Ice Is Dwindling