Energy Captured By Jaw-Powered Chinstrap

Energy Captured By Jaw-Powered Chinstrap

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Canadian scientists have developed a new method of harvesting energy from chin and jaw movements using a strap made from smart materials. The captured energy can be turned into electricity...

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2014-05-29 23:03:40

Mack’s® Ultra Soft Foam Ear Plugs from McKeon Products, Inc. are now available in an easy-to-open, resealable pouch exclusively at Walmart. Warren, Michigan (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 McKeon Products, Inc., makers of Mack’s® Ear Plugs, brings consumers a newly designed, innovative package available exclusively at Walmart. Mack’s® Ultra Soft Foam Earplugs can now be found packaged in an easy-to-open, sleek, resealable pouch. Mack’s®, the #1 doctor recommended brand of...

F1 Races Can Damage Your Eardrums
2013-12-05 10:27:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Auto racing fans, listen up! New research has revealed that being track-side during a grand prix could drastically exceed your daily recommended noise exposure, potentially damaging your eardrums. The idea for the research came to acoustical engineer and University of Texas, Austin Craig Dolder, who attended a Formula 1 race in Montreal, Quebec that coincided with an Acoustical Society of America (ASA) conference held earlier this...

2013-06-20 23:16:23

Sound Relief Hearing Center´s Dr. Julie Provides 5 Tips to Protect Your Hearing During the Noisiest Season Centennial, Colo. (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Dr. Julie Prutsman of Sound Relief Hearing Center, Colorado´s premier provider of hearing and tinnitus services, has released five tips for children and adults to protect their ears and hearing during summer recreation. Summer is the loudest season and typical activities such as swimming, watching fireworks, landscaping, attending a...

2010-08-04 11:22:00

SAN FRANCISCO, August 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensear, world leader in the development and manufacture of high noise communication headsets, today announced the completion of a private funding round, supported by existing shareholders, totalling AUD$7.1 million. The capital infusion will be used to strengthen global sales growth and to enhance Sensear's award winning technology and product range. "In a tough market for any emerging technology company, Sensear has continued to prosper as a...

2010-03-23 11:50:00

SMITHFIELD, R.I., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Howard Leight® is offering employers and workers free samples of its new Pilot(TM) push-in ear plugs for occupational hearing protection. Pilot features an innovative hybrid design offering superior performance, long-wear comfort, and total control over fit. Visitors to http://www.howardleight.com/trypilot can learn about Pilot's features and benefits, view the ear plug in 3D, and request a free sample pack of five pairs of Pilot...

2010-03-15 12:20:00

SMITHFIELD, R.I., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A series of free seminars scheduled for Phoenix, Reno, Salt Lake City, and Denver in May are set to help employers improve hearing conservation efforts and prevent noise-induced hearing loss among their workers. Titled "HearForever(TM): Best Practices in Hearing Conservation," the three-hour sessions will provide employers with practical information on noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), and the latest research and technologies to enhance worker...

2010-01-26 09:20:00

SMITHFIELD, R.I., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Howard Leight® today officially introduced the new Pilot(TM) push-in ear plug for occupational hearing protection - featuring an innovative hybrid design that combines the performance and cost savings of Quiet® multiple-use ear plug with the superior comfort of Max® single-use ear plug to deliver long-wearing comfort and total control over fit. "Ear plugs should feel good all the time, not just...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.