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2013-09-27 23:19:43

Sound Relief Hearing Center’s Dr. Julie Prutsman outlines the state of hunter hearing health and ways to prevent hearing loss. Centennial, Colorado (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 With hunting season in full swing, hunters are susceptible to hearing loss and/or damage due to loud firearm noise and even loud game calls. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, exposure to noise greater than 90 dB can permanently damage hearing. Dr. Julie Prutsman of Sound Relief Hearing...

2013-09-27 23:02:30

Acoustiblok Inc. is exhibiting the company’s line of acoustical noise mitigation products used in home theaters and electronics entertainment rooms this week at Booth No. 2422 at the Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) Expo in Denver, Colo. The event is being held at the Denver, Colorado Convention Center from September 25 – 28, 2013. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Acoustiblok Inc. is exhibiting the company’s line of acoustical noise mitigation...

2013-09-26 23:29:07

Two new models deliver great surround sound without the clutter of multiple speaker systems, as well as wireless connectivity to portable devices for music streaming. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Yamaha strengthened its already-extensive sound bar lineup today with two new models, the YSP-1400 and YAS-152, that both feature “all-in-one” designs with dual built-in subwoofers for clean, elegant single-body sound bars without the clutter and complication of separate...

2013-09-25 23:30:29

DTS moves into new state-of-the-art 50,000 sq ft facility in Seal Beach, CA. Seal Beach, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 DTS, Inc. (Diversified Technical Systems), an innovative manufacturer of data acquisition systems and sensors for crash, blast and safety testing, has officially opened its new corporate headquarters. Just two miles from its previous location, the new state-of-the-art facility is six times larger and is designed to accommodate both recent growth and future expansion. The...

2013-09-23 23:28:56

Portable, Affordable Addition to Vaunted Yamaha Lineup Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Offering a universe of sounds cultivated from more than a decade of MOTIF synthesizers, Yamaha today introduced the new portable and affordable MOXF Series that include the latest MOTIF XF sounds, effects and the ability to add a flash board slot for further expandability options. MOXF compatibility with the Voices and Library of the MOTIF XF, MOTIF XS and the MOX Series data ensures the...

2013-09-20 23:02:12

New Low Cost, High Fidelity Hearing Device With Superior Look and Unique Functionality To Be Displayed at AARP’s Life@50+ Event in Atlanta Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Etymotic Research, inventors of the high-fidelity, in-ear earphone, and makers of industry leading hearing health products, today announced that their latest breakthrough, a Quiet Sound Amplifier called “The Bean,” will be sold on Amazon.com, as well as at Etymotic.com and select retailers and...

2013-09-16 23:24:06

Jaime Vendera, first person on record to break glass with his voice has recently endorsed UVAid for vocal cord health of singers after using it with remarkable results. UV-Aid is a patented pending device by UV Technologies, LLC that helps prevent colds, flu, and throat infections. (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Jaime Vendera, famous for becoming the first person in history to be recorded breaking a glass with his voice on MythBusters, uses UV-Aid to maintain his crystal clear tone and...

Tiny Frog Hears With Mouth
2013-09-03 08:37:46

[ Watch the Video: Gardiner's Frogs Use Their Mouths To Hear ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists had long assumed the Gardiner’s frog was deaf due to its lack of a middle ear. After further investigation and some X-ray images, however, they have now discovered that the frog species from the Seychelles Islands is capable of hearing through tiny bones in their mouths. Unlike other auditory systems common in a broad majority of living organisms, the...


Latest Waves Reference Libraries

Seismology
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Seismology is the scientific study of earthquakes and the spread of elastic waves through the Earth or through other planet-like bodies. The field includes studies of earthquake effects, such as tsunamis in addition to diverse seismic sources such as tectonic, volcanic, oceanic, atmospheric, and artificial processes. A related field that utilizes geology to infer information regarding past earthquakes is paleoseismology. A recording of earth motion as a function of time is a seismogram. A...

Basic Ocean Terms
2013-02-05 12:52:11

Image Credit: Meteorologist Joshua Kelly When meteorologists are forecasting for ocean-going vessels, there are a few terms that we need to understand. The first term is wavelength. Wavelength is defined as the distance between two crests or between two troughs as seen in the image above. The example above highlights the crest to crest concept of wavelength. The next term that we use is wave height, and to determine this, we first must look at the wave when it passes our station. When...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Radiation -- Electromagnetic radiation is a combination of oscillating electric and magnetic fields propagating through space and carrying energy from one place to another. Light is a form of electromagnetic radiation. The theoretical study of electromagnetic radiation is called electrodynamics, a subfield of electromagnetism. When any wire (or other conducting object such as an antenna) conducts alternating current, electromagnetic radiation is propagated at the same...

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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