People Scream At The Top Of Their Lungs In This Egyptian Bookstore — And It Doesn't Bother Customers One Bit

Clearing the mind before turning the page.


When you think of a library, you probably think of the mandatory silence required to visit the stacks. But bookstores are a little more fluid in that you can have people reading among the sounds of the noisy, in-house coffee-making equipment.

But how would you feel if someone started shouting inside the bookstore? That's probably a no-go for many patrons.

At one bookstore in Cairo, it's actually encouraged. The World's Door has a special room called the "Scream Room" that allows young Egyptians to scream as loud as they want to release their anger, woes, sadness, and frustration with the outside world before returning to the shop to relax with their friends. 

And if you don't want to be the one making noise, the insulated room also has a drum set for customers to bang for as long as 10 minutes.

Much like the Midnight Scream before finals begin at Cornell University, it's a fun way to clear your head and your emotions before endeavoring on more mental pursuits. We're wondering how we can get one of these in every workplace. 

Check out the video above to learn more!


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