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2014-07-09 08:28:40

Research organized by The OTS Foundation on a prehistoric necropolis yields clues to the ancient use of sound and its effect on brain activity VALLETTA, Malta, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inside a 5,000-years-old mortuary temple on the Mediterranean island of Malta, scientists have detected the presence of a strong double resonance frequency at 70Hz and 114Hz. Laboratory testing indicates that exposure to these particular resonant frequencies can have a physical effect on human...

2014-07-07 08:24:45

WARRENVILLE, Ill., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hear the World Foundation, a global initiative to raise awareness about hearing loss by leading hearing system manufacturer Sonova, is raising awareness about the importance of hearing health and simultaneously forecasting the result of the global football competition in Brazil. During the quarter finals July 4-5, Hear the World used a digital sound level meter, a device to ascertain the noise level of the fans from across the globe in a large...

2014-07-03 23:00:51

The new mixtape is presented by Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes Promotion. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announces the release of the “Entered Through The Exit Door” Mixtape by Rawch. The 12-track project is currently available for download. The mixtape features an appearance from CAP'EM B and original productions from FELLY, JEE JUH, KIDDYNO, HANTO BEATS, KAJMIR ROYALE, and DIGITAL BEATZ. Rawch is a 17-year-old rapper originally from Brazil who has been an...

2014-06-23 23:04:20

New Onkyo components introduce Dolby Atmos multidimensional sound to home theaters. With Dolby Atmos®, sound comes alive from all directions, including overhead, to fill the home theater with astonishing clarity, power, detail, and depth. Upper Saddle River, NJ (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Onkyo has announced that its upcoming TX-NR1030 and TX-NR3030 network A/V receivers, flagship PR-SC5530 Network A/V Controller, HT-S7700 and HT-S9700THX HTiB systems, and SKS-HT693 and SKH-410 speaker...

2014-06-20 23:06:23

Practical Practice Tool Lauded for Form and Function Buena Park, Calif. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The Yamaha SILENT Brass™ practice systems for trombone, trumpet, flugelhorn and French horn, introduced at the 2014 NAMM Show, have won three prestigious design awards, including the Red Dot Design Award for Product Design, the iF Product Design Award and the Good Design Gold Award. The Red Dot Design Award for Product Design is bestowed by Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen and represents an...

2014-06-20 08:21:57

Page X BitTorrent For Remix Contest LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed U.S. producer/DJ and two-time Grammy Nominee Morgan Page continues to explore new technologies and partnerships to push the boundaries of dance music. Last year, Page incorporated a breathtaking 3D interactive experience (originally created for Michael Jackson's "This Is It") to his 2013 tour. To support the June 24 release of "Against The World (Kill The Buzz Remix)," Morgan will partner with...

2014-06-19 12:30:06

Singing your songs with Singing Speech Synthesis - A new experience to be invented. MONS, Belgium, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In early 2014 experts from Acapela Group, innovator in speech solutions, started work on a 3-year program on French singing text to speech. An ambitious project funded by the ANR (The French National Research Agency) and involving high profile partners: LIMSI (coordinator), IRCAM and DUALO. "We aim to innovate and push the boundaries of speech...

Supersonic Passenger Travel May Be Coming Closer To Reality
2014-06-18 03:31:45

Karen Northon, NASA The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA’s efforts to define a new standard for low sonic booms. Several NASA aeronautics researchers will present their work in Atlanta this week at Aviation 2014, an annual event of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. They will share with the global aviation community the progress they are making in overcoming some of the biggest hurdles to supersonic passenger...

2014-06-17 12:22:00

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA's efforts to define a new standard for low sonic booms. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Several NASA aeronautics researchers will present their work in Atlanta this week at Aviation 2014, an annual event of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. They will share with the global aviation community the...

2014-06-17 08:26:19

Casio Sponsors Billy Joel Themed Privia Piano Bar in Various Music Hot Spots Throughout the City DOVER, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc. is pulling out all the stops for National Music Day on June 21st by participating in the 8th annual Make Music New York event for the second consecutive year. As one of the nation's largest annual music events, Make Music New York holds over 1,000 live concerts that create music and harmony throughout the city. This year, in...


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2010-10-04 16:28:51

The telephone is a telecommunications device that transmits and receives sound generally the human voice. The phone's basic function is to allow people who are separated by large distances to talk with each other. The telephone is used across the world and is one of the most common appliances in the developed world. The phone is designed to have a microphone, an ear piece which reproduces the voice, a ringer, and a keypad to enter the numbers. The microphone, earphone, and the keypad are...

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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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