It's noisy world, and getting noisier all the time; the Audiophiliac thinks Sensaphonics' earplugs quell the din and still let you hear the sound around you.
Now in use by the military, intelligent earplugs that automatically filter out the clamor when it reaches dangerous levels are being adapted for offshore drilling and other noisy jobs.
A new imaging technique out of MIT could result in hearing aids--and earphones and earplugs--that fit and function better.
A look back at Natali fooling around on the Loaded set. Warning: wear earplugs for the singing portion of this video!
At home or in your car you're in control, how loud do you like your music?
The trend toward massive statement headphones gets a counterpoint with Earin wireless earbuds.
Stereo has been the primary music format for more than 50 years, but mono sound is enjoying a comeback.
But who is? You might be surprised.
This week on Crave, Donald and Jasmine attempt to make due in the absence of the Eric Franklin, who should be awakening from his Nyquil-induced haze any moment now. The big news of the day is Apple's latest gadgets, which includes an iMac attack and the undeniably unique Apple Magic Trackpad. And of course, no Crave podcast would be complete without talk of robots and food...specifically one that makes food (sort of). Also, Japan develops some freaky-smart billboards, the military gets some super spectacular smart earplugs, and the police find a new non-fatal weapon. Finally, we soothe your eyes with some lovely 3D street art--no funky glasses required.