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I know this isn't a physics forum, but there are a lot of smart physics-savvy people here, so here goes...
For months now, there's been a mystery brewing about why U.S. diplomats have been getting sick from weird sensations experienced at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba. The State Department has all but ruled out deliberate sabotage, after a thorough investigation. Today's New York Times ran a story about the symptoms suffered by our diplomats and the similarities of those symptoms to those resulting from concussions. You can read about it here:
What struck me was this photo accompanying the article:
What's with the array of poles in the foreground? I wonder if, when the wind blows, they are able to set up an infrasonic standing wave that could lead to the symptoms reported. Anyway, I've already emailed the State Department to see if this possibility has been investigated.
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