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Old 02-12-2015, 01:53 PM   #1
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Default Mystery of your fridge's strange NOISES solved

Scientists finally figure out why it makes such a racket at night
Engineers placed sensors in domestic fridges to identify cracking sounds
Around half of households are thought to be disturbed by the loud noises
These noises are more random than the hum from fans and compressors
The study found stress caused by rapid temperature changes is to blame
Plastic panels around heaters in anti-frost fridges create most of the noises
The researchers say their findings could help design quieter appliances
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Old 02-12-2015, 02:50 PM   #2
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I don't care what the scientists think.

I know for a fact that the little man who lives in my fridge, whose job it is to turn on the light when I open the door, parties at night. That's why it's noisy.

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Old 02-12-2015, 03:11 PM   #3
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Old 02-12-2015, 04:30 PM   #4
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Temperature changes.........
Years ago I worked underground and you would be amazed at the sounds the Earths crust makes between midnight and morning......... all caused by temperature changes
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