Bad to the Bone Headsets

Staab (2012) indicates that knowledge of bone conduction hearing has been around since the time of  Girolamo Cardano (1501-1576), a physician, mathematician and philosopher as well as an early deaf educator in the early 1550s. In one of Cardano’s 230 books, entitled “De Subtilitate,” (1550), he described a method by which sound was transmitted to the ear by means of a…

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Racing and Its Noise

Racing has been around since footraces were all there was, after which we probably graduated to horse racing.  In Roman times there were chariots, made famous by Charlton Heston in the movie Ben Hur.  The chariots were heavy, ornate vehicles that were very beautiful and looked like racers.  Donnely (2013) states that, “It is unfortunate…

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