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Dear Internet, meet a record-breaking cat who purrs louder than a motorcycle

There's a new king of the Web jungle. His name is Merlin and he's got a purr-ty impressive talent.

By May 15, 2015

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Science identifies the best in-flight meal (if you care about taste)

If you have to endure the horror of a meal on an airplane, a new study out of Cornell says some tastes are more intense than others. Order accordingly.

By May 19, 2015

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Take a look at the very first images of thunder

We all know the belly-shaking sound of lightning, but now scientists have visually captured its sound waves for the very first time.

By May 6, 2015

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This high-end speaker costs the same as a Mercedes Benz CLS

The Audiophiliac is shaken and stirred by the Martin Logan Neolith speakers.

By December 10, 2014

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Formula E: The electric car race generates buzz in Malaysia

As the Formula One season ends, a new series takes its place -- but instead of internal combustion engines, these new cars pack lithium-ion batteries and motors that sound like TIE Fighters.

By November 24, 2014

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Game changer: A sound bar an audiophile can love

The Audiophiliac spends quality time with Paradigm's Soundscape, it's clearly the best sound bar he's heard in ages.

By September 17, 2014

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US-made headphone delivers great bass and style

Hand-crafted in Portland, Ore., the 1964 Ears V8 in-ear headphone is a more affordable alternative to the leading brands' high-end models.

By April 16, 2014

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What musicians are the most deaf? Not the rockers

But who is? You might be surprised.

By April 12, 2014

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Sound bite: Despite Pono's promise, experts pan HD audio

By raising $4.3 million on Kickstarter, Neil Young's startup shows an appetite for better sound quality. The only hitch: experts say there's little point going beyond CD quality.

By March 20, 2014

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Popular white noise machines may be too loud for babies

Out of 14 infant sleep machines tested, all were louder than the 50-decibel limit set by hospital nurseries, while two were louder than what's considered hazardous to adult ears in the workplace.

By March 3, 2014