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2013-10-16 09:12:45

Shoppers are more likely to buy a product from a different location when a pleasant sound coming from a particular direction draws attention to the item, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. "Suppose that you are standing in a supermarket aisle, choosing between two packets of cookies, one placed nearer your right side and the other nearer your left. While you are deciding, you hear an in-store announcement from your left, about store closing hours," write authors...

Airplane Noise Cardiovascular Disease Risk
2013-10-09 10:12:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A pair of new studies in the British Medical Journal indicate that individuals who live near a major airport run a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. In one study, scientists from the Harvard School of Public Health discovered that American zip codes with 10-decibel higher aircraft noise averaged a 3.5-percent higher cardiovascular hospital admission rate for adults aged 65 and older. In the other study, a team of...

2013-10-08 23:19:20

Acoustical Solutions, industry leader in soundproofing and noise control, introduces PolyPhon™ - an environmentally friendly and low cost alternative to fiberglass acoustical panels. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 When it comes to architectural acoustic treatment, paneling has almost always been exclusively been made from fiberglass board. Fiberglass has high NRC ratings, is affordable to produce, and can be easily covered by a variety of acoustically transparent fabrics. This...

2013-10-01 23:18:42

Acoustical Solutions, the nation’s largest supplier of noise control products for worship facilities, will attend WFX 2013 to share new products for speech and music intelligibility in sanctuaries. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 WFX, the largest showcase of church-related products and services in America, is in its eleventh year and taking place at the Dallas Convention Center October 2nd to the 4th. As the industry leader in worship facility noise control and soundproofing,...

2013-09-29 23:04:06

FarHawk Marketing Services promotes IonBench and MS Noise products in the upcoming Greater Boston Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group Corporate Night, to be held Thursday, October 3, 2013. Evans Mills NY and Gananoque, ON. (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 FarHawk Marketing Services will be representing two of its principals, IonBench of Joigny, France, and MS Noise of Sens, France, at the upcoming Greater Boston Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group (GBMSDG) Corporate Night October 3rd, at the...

2013-09-23 23:01:18

DailyGossip.org reviews one of the most efficient natural ways to eliminate disturbing ear noise. The treatment, Tinnitus Miracle, will help patients get rid of this disease easily and permanently. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 According to the Tinnitus Miracle review accessible on Daily Gossip, this new method was created by Thomas Coleman, who actually suffered from tinnitus, too. Daily Gossip Magazine reveals that Thomas Coleman was first diagnosed with this disease years ago....

2013-07-31 23:38:19

Technology development company Hybra Advance Technology (HybraTech.com) has today announced a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign for its revolutionary, next-generation surface sound headset, Sound Band™. The funding generated by the campaign will facilitate certifications and production. Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Michigan-based technology development company, Hybra Advance Technology (Hybra), has today launched a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign for its next-generation...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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