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Alligator Sound Perception Comes From Air-Filled Canals Between Their Ears
2014-03-28 09:21:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For an animal without external ears, alligators have a strong sense of directional hearing and a new study published on Wednesday in the Journal of Experimental Biology has revealed that the reptiles’ refined hearing is a result of large, air-filled canals connecting two middle ears. "Mammals usually have large moveable ears, but alligators do not, so they have solved the problems of sound localization a little differently,” said...

2014-03-27 16:23:20

NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leo Group, LLC ("LeoGroup"), the comprehensive wealth management firm, today announced the purchase of a "golden period" Stradivarius violin using bitcoin. The violin, an extremely rare instrument built by Antonio Stradivarius and made a few years apart from the "MacDonald" Stradivarius Viola (which will be sold in June of this year by Sotheby's at a starting bid price of $45 million), is the first instrument of this importance and value to...

2014-03-27 08:28:47

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kora.com [http://www.kora.com ] launches World Cup [http://www.kora.com/ar/brazil2014 ] live tab on its respected website with all the latest news and updates from teams participating in the event. Kora [http://www.kora.com ] is a unique website of its sort where the domain contains live news feed from all football teams around the world. The website is constantly updated with important details ensuring all visitors...

2014-03-21 23:25:20

Acoustiblok Inc. and RJ Watson Inc. announced the signing of an agreement providing RJ Watson Inc. of Buffalo, NY the exclusive rights to market and distribute a new bridge joint noise reduction product called Acoustiblok Bridge Joint Isolation Material® in North America. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Acoustiblok Inc. and RJ Watson Inc. have announced the signing of an agreement providing RJ Watson Inc. of Buffalo, NY the exclusive rights to market and distribute a new bridge...

2014-03-20 23:33:53

The site abb2u.com has recently presented a new review of Pure Pitch to show whether this product is worth purchasing. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Pure Pitch, created by Ryan Cameron, can help users develop absolute pitch and relative pitch quickly. It reveals the secret method that took a 16-year old teenager 6 weeks to master the art of pitch recognition. Cameron states firmly that many musicians have described this method as “the fastest and easiest approach to developing pitch...

2014-03-20 23:26:53

Hang w/, the live-streaming video social media platform announced today that long distance runner, Anna Judd, will run across America in 100 days and share her cross-country adventure live exclusively on the Hang w/ platform. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Hang w/, the live-streaming video social media platform announced today that long distance runner, Anna Judd, will run across America in 100 days and share her cross-country adventure live exclusively on the Hang w/ platform....

Lockheed Martin future supersonic advanced concept featuring two engines under the wings and one on top of the fuselage
2014-03-18 05:44:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly a decade ago, the French Concorde landed for the last time at Heathrow Airport. Commercial supersonic air travel has been as elusive as your lost luggage ever since. This hasn't stopped NASA from searching for solutions that will get supersonic passenger travel up and going once again. Aerospace engineers have made significant progress in their understanding of supersonic flight since the Concorde folded up its wings, but one...

2014-03-14 23:25:18

The New THROTTLE BOX EQ™, FLUX-FIVE™ AND BOOGIE® FIVE-BAND GRAPHIC EQ Pedals Promise to Deliver a Powerful New Tone Shaping Experience to Guitarists of All Genres. Petaluma, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Mesa/Boogie® is excited to announce the addition of the new Throttle Box EQ™, Flux-Five™ and Boogie® Five-Band Graphic EQ pedals to its line of award-winning guitar pedals. Inspired from the possibilities discovered during development of the original Throttle Box™...

2014-03-13 12:24:31

- America's Music School Signs Franchise Agreement to Develop Locations in Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs - BETHESDA, Md., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bach to Rock (B2R), America's music school for students of all ages, announced today it has signed a franchise agreement to open its first locations in Colorado. Arpeggio Capital Partners LLC will develop 10 schools in Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs, with the first location targeted to open in Fall 2014 in the Denver...

A 3D Acoustic Cloak That Hides Objects From Sound
2014-03-12 12:14:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Engineers at Duke University have demonstrated the world’s first three-dimensional acoustic cloaking device. The scientists reported in the journal Nature Materials that they have created a new device that reroutes sound waves to create the impression that the cloak and whatever it covers is not there. This technology could one day be used by the US Navy as a way to avoid sonar detection. According to the researchers, the acoustic...


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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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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