The Royal Danish Hearing Loss

The Danish Royal family can trace its linage back over 1000 years to Harthacnut‘s son, Gorm the Old (Gorm den Gamle),.  He reigned in the early 10th century, followed by his son, the famous Harald I or “Bluetooth.” Audiologists and hearing aid engineers may recall that in 2012 Hearing International reviewed how Bluetooth technology came about its name.  It…

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The Audiological Connection of Younger Futhark – Part III

So far in this story we have focused upon the Vikings, Harald I of Denmark, and the runestones of Jelling, Denmark, where the Vikings wrote their history in the language of Younger Futhark. Now, fast forward about 500 years to the 1940s……… An unlikely individual to be involved in this story is the 1940s actress, Hedy…

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