Why Are Leaf Blowers So Irritating?

UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 19: M.J. Bardwell and Gary Aiken, of the Architect of the Capitol, blow leafs on the west front of the Capitol, Oct. 19, 2009. (Photo By Tom Williams/Roll Call/Getty Images) Tom Williams / CQ-Roll Call,Inc.

If the sound of leaf blowers makes you angry, you're not alone -- and there's science behind why.

Topics in this Podcast: autumn, noise, brainstuff, howstuffworks