5 Noise-Canceling Headphones That Do Nothing to Drown Out Your Inner Monologue

Sony - WH-WH1000XM3: Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headphones ($278)

These noise-canceling headphones give you a virtually soundproof experience. Finally, block out that crying baby on the train and your co-worker talking to her cat over speakerphone. The one downside? You can never block out the time you called your teacher “Mom” in the 5th grade and everyone laughed at you, or the moment you told Sam you loved him and he didn’t say it back, or most importantly, how was it possible that high-profile inmate Jeffrey Epstein wasn’t checked on regularly in the hours leading up to his apparent suicide, as jail policy dictated?