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2009-01-26 07:37:00

Visit Pro Tech Technologies, Inc. at Booth #1167 of the Aviation Industry Expo, March 10-12, Las Vegas Convention Center; Win A Free NoiseBuster WILTON, Conn., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Specifically designed to reduce aircraft engine noise for airport ground support crews as well as aircraft maintenance and technical personnel, the NoiseBuster Active Noise Reduction ("ANR") Safety Earmuff combines an ANSI-rated 26NRR passive earmuff with active noise reduction electronics that deliver up to an...

2006-03-14 13:35:00

By Karey Wutkowski WASHINGTON -- More research is needed to determine whether popular portable music players like Apple Computer Inc.'s iPod increase the risk of hearing loss, the National Institutes of Health said in response to a lawmaker's request for a review of the issue. Earbud headphones, like the ones typically used with iPods, project sound directly into the ear canal, while traditional earmuff-style headphones allow the sound to diffuse, the NIH said in a February 14 letter made...

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2006-03-14 13:45:00

WASHINGTON -- More research is needed to determine whether popular portable music players like Apple Computer Inc.'s  iPod increase the risk of hearing loss, the National Institutes of Health said in response to a U.S. lawmaker's request for a review of the issue. Earbud headphones, like the ones typically used with iPods, project sound directly into the ear canal, while traditional earmuff-style headphones allow the sound to diffuse, the NIH said in a February 14 letter made...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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