This final note on the way out today, something to get your creative juices flowing.
We found a new website -- Coffitivity -- that lets you stream the sound of a local coffee shop to wherever you are.
Why? Turns out research shows that a moderate amount of ambient noise is good for creativity. The perfect range is about 70 decibels -- yes, the same as you might find at a coffee shop or café.
Extreme quiet, by the way, does not foster creativity.
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