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The King 's Ears Are Donkey

- Since I am a non-native English speaker, first, I tried to choose a short, simple story with a funny character’s voice. So at first, I chose “The King’s ears are Donkey’s ears”. However, I realized as a child I did not really like the story, so I thought I would not enjoy practicing or telling the story if I choose “The King’s ears are Donkey’s ears”. I could not remember the story I liked when I was young so I visually went through the images I saw in books I read when I was young, and remembered an image of a pig, a tree, a man, and a house carried by the porridge flowing throughout the village....   [tags: Facial expression, Nonverbal communication, Tell]

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A Note On Video 1 Ears

- Video 1 Ears: The Examiner starts out with visual inspection noting the size, shape and symmetry of the ear. She also checks for swelling, discharge and redness on the outside of the ear canal but does not specify whether she checked for foreign bodies. The examiner then moves to check for tenderness of the ear canal by moving the pinna and pushing on the tragus. She also applies pressure to the mastoid process to check for swelling in the middle ear. The examiner does not make a note of the appearance of the skin on the outer ear, the book says to check and see if the skin is intact and see if there are lesions or Darwin’s tubercle’s present....   [tags: Ear, Auditory system, Middle ear, Visual acuity]

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His Eyes and Ears: A Life Experience

- ... “Girl,” he signs as he points at a student with long blonde hair. “Boy,” he signs as he directs his hand in the other direction towards a short brown-haired student. Although he can determine the gender of each child, I want so badly for him to know each child is more than their gender. I want so badly for him to be capable of giving each child a sign name. He just doesn’t realize that each person has a name that identifies them as a person, different from all the other boys and girls. “Apple juice or orange juice, which one?” I ask him in American Sign Language....   [tags: explain, talk, knowledge, legs]

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Black Behind The Ears, By Ginetta Candelario

- In the United States, I am a Black woman, a label that is both imposed and embraced. But if I decided tomorrow to stop self-identifying as Black, would I have the option to change my race. Does anyone. Race is a very complex method of categorization in part because it is inextricably tied to and influenced by other social constructions like class and sexuality. One of the most important aspects of social constructions is the fact that the rules that govern them are different across different societies....   [tags: Race, Black people, White people, Haiti]

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Our Ears and Eyes Deceive Us

- We have eyes to see with, ears to hear with, why then do we err. We have been blessed with five senses that we are expected to survive with. But as technologies improve and our knowledge is broadened, the more we realize that our senses are not as glorious as previously thought. Indeed, man has been blessed with eyes and ears, yet he still errs. What he sees before him, is it correct. What he hears and what he is told, is it inaccurate. Our perception of our world has been shaped by centuries worth of studies, and recently with the help of technology....   [tags: Perception]

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Ears Have Walls by Steven Connor

- ... And the character of music in the present time is that it all overlaps. ...We are saturated by sound now. We walk around and we move through constantly changing soundscapes, different types of music, different genres of music overlap all the time.... So the gallery is the total, immersed experience and hopefully that transforms the gallery from what we think of as being a rather sterile space for showing art to something which is much more alive and human.' A desire for non-separation of sound artworks can make for an overwhelming but strangely relieving or refreshing gallery experience....   [tags: sound art, optimum acoustics]

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Bilateral Implantation is Cochlear Implantation in Both Ears.

- Depending on which part of the ear is damaged (outer, middle, or inner), hearing specialists are able to classify the type of loss and the necessary means for correction. Depending on the amount of loss in a sensorineural hearing loss, caused by a problem in the cochlea or in the auditory nervous system, a cochlear implant can be very beneficial. Within the normal-hearing population, binaural hearing (hearing with two ears) is generally superior to monaural hearing (hearing with one ear) (Litovsky, 2008)....   [tags: hearing loss, hearing specialist, auditory system]

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Not Music To My Ears!

- Not Music To My Ears Today’s current music scene has steadily become filled with pre-packaged assembly line bands and singers. This teen oriented pop phenomenon is repulsive. I see the so-called bands and singers for what they really are. They are passing trends made special, just for the teens, with all image and no real talent. For their own good, I can only hope these brainwashed teens will grow out of this horrible phase. Fabricated bands such as O-Town, N*Sync, and The Backstreet Boys exhibit a minimum level of talent....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Radio Makes My Ears Bleed

- The Radio Makes My Ears Bleed There is a major problem these days in entertainment, and that is there is such a lack of diversity in the music industry. Because of this problem, fewer bands will have the opportunity to go big, or get signed to a major record label. Small, local bands will never be able to get the popularity they deserve because every band is compared to one another. The same bands are played on the radio all the time, and instead of playing a variety bands, the same songs are looped and played all day long....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Links Between Ipod Uses and Premature Hearing Loss

- In science class we are learning about the anatomy of the ear and how sound is processed. Then the topic popped up about Ipods linking to premature hearing loss. How often do you listen to music using earbuds or speakers at high sound levels. Did you know that just one time could ruin your hearing. According to the Journal of Pediatrics, “12.5 percent of kids between the ages of 6 and 19 suffer from loss of hearing as a result of using ear phones/buds turned to a high volume.” 31% of the children have and mp3 player or an Ipods to listen to music on....   [tags: vibration, decibel, ears]

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Internal Auditing and What It Entalis

- ... The standards and code of ethics can be compared to spectacles and hearing aids; a people that can’t see clearly and is provided with spectacles or hearing aids, these tools optimize the hearing and seeing of the “eyes and ears”. It is important for any profession in order to be well established to have a framework which all the professionals must follow and abide under. These help not only those receiving services from the professional but also the professional to give assurance that the work done is of a certain standard and quality....   [tags: the eyes and ears of management]

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Nurses are the Eyes and Ears of the Multidisciplinary Team

- QSEN Patient Case Study Application of Informatics On February 11, 2014, a 64 year old female began having tingling and numbness in her right side and face, she notified family and they called 911 to dispatch an ambulance to her home. The ambulance transported her to Ellis Medicine’s emergency room on Nott Street in Schenectady. In the emergency room her main complaints and symptoms were right-side weakness, headache, nausea, and decreased level of consciousness. The symptoms were consistent with signs and symptoms of a stroke....   [tags: healthcare practices]

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Hear No Evil, Only Higher Frequencies

- See no evil, hear no evil. Our canine friends believe they hear nothing but good things from us mostly due to their unwavering dedication and unconditional love. We are truly fortunate to have such extraordinary carnivores as our closest allies and guardians. As part of their service, their ears perform one of the most important deeds as they hear at higher frequencies than humans. The frequency range of dog hearing is approximately 40 Hz to 60,000 Hz as compared to humans which is 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz, with Hz being the symbol for Hertz, a unit of frequency....   [tags: canine hearing capabilities]

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Poisoned Through the Ear: The Power of the Spoken Word in Hamlet

- The court of Denmark is full of hungry ears, listening for news of the king’s death, how he died, scandalous gossip of the newly wedded Claudius and Gertrude, eavesdropping on conversations, catching whispered secrets, and sometimes lies. Such open ears in the court offer easy access for words, truthful or not, to slither into the mind and sake seed inside unsuspecting listeners. In fact, spoken words in Hamlet are apt to find their way into unguarded ears and have great effects upon characters in the play....   [tags: denmark, gossip, claudius]

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Study of Adenoid Hypertrophy and Nasal Obstruction

- Adenoid hypertrophy is a significant cause of childhood morbidity. Enlarged adenoid leads to mouth breathing, snoring, sleep apnea, hyponasality, sinusitis, otitis media with effusion (OME), and abnormal facial development.(1) (Assement of middle ear) Nasopharyngeal obstruction due to adenoid hypertrophy may directly obstruct the pharyngeal ostia of the auditory tube, 2 mechanical obstruction of the Eustachian tube may be an important factor to occuring OME. 3 However, recurrent or chronic infection in the adenoids without obstructive hypertrophy may also manifest as recurrent acute otitis media, persistent OME supporting the theory of adenoids being a reservoir of pathogenic organisms le...   [tags: Children, Airflow, Infection]

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Benefits of Raising and Showing Pigs

- ... A pig should have a straight, or level, back and also should have a natural ability to keep their head up. Once you have the right structure you need to find a pig with an adequate amount of bone so their legs aren’t little sticks. A muscular rear and back or loin is also important. This muscling will be easy to magnify with the right supplements. It’s easier to start with a pig with muscle rather than a light-muscled pig. Once you take your pig home to its new pen you need to have already set up a decent amount of space with a windbreaker that can give it warmth and shelter when it rains or is windy....   [tags: hoggery, swine showmanship]

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The Effects of Hearing Loss During Sports Performance

- The effects of hearing loss during sports performances Sports performances have always played a big role in society, starting back in 776 BC when the first Olympics were held in Greece (Ancient Olympic Games, 2013). There are many athletic programs that one can participate in depending on interest and the concentration a person is looking for. The more extreme a sport is, the higher the risk of injuries there is for the player. Sports injuries can vary depending on the muscles being used during the performance....   [tags: Sports, Athletes, Hearing Loss, Head Injuries]

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William Shakespeare 's Hamlet, The Word Ear

- An ear, as defined in the Oxford dictionary, is the organ of hearing and balance in humans, an ability to recognize, appreciate and reproduce sounds, and a word used to refer to a person’s willingness to listen and pay attention to something. William Shakespeare, and his ability to transform language, escapes the singular meaning of the word ear in order to create multiple meanings behind it. In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the word ear is used as a motif in discussing the theme of Appearance versus Reality: nothing is what it seems....   [tags: Characters in Hamlet, Hamlet, Polonius, Gertrude]

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How Can You Affect Your Ear Well Being And Listening Capacities

- There are various conditions that can conceivably negatively affect your ear well being and listening capacities. Be that as it may, getting treatment for these conditions can much of the time briefly improve or possibly completely restore hearing. If a specific condition is left unnoticed and/or untreated, one might be at danger for developing an irreparable listening incapacity or deafness. On the off chance that you think that you or a relative has an issue with the capacity to hear, please consider resolving the issues by seeking the assistance of a doctor with experience in sound-related ailments....   [tags: Ear, Auditory system, Earwax, Tinnitus]

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The Normative Age Graded Influence On My Life

- When I think back to the events that shaped me, I can think of many that had a great effect on my life. The time period that I grew up in and still developing in, is a time of change. Change like an African American president, a women nomine, smart phones, self-driving cars, where to start. To help analyze what influenced my development I will break it down into normative age-graded influences, normative history-graded influences, and non-normative life event. The normative age-graded influence may not be a surprise but it was one of the biggest age-graded influence in America....   [tags: Mobile phone, IPhone, English-language films]

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Carolyn Forche 's The Lieutenant

- Currently in the United States, many of us are afraid of the future. There have been many recent events that have stirred up fear in this country, especially tensions regarding human rights. In Carolyn Forché’s “The Colonel,” the speaker tells us her story of when she had to deal with the mistreatment of others. The speaker is telling us her story of meeting the colonel to show us the horrible things that have happened in the fight for justice and to encourage us to speak up. She tells us this story because she does not want others to end up the way that the ears did....   [tags: Police, Police officer, Police brutality]

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Computers Are The Right Technology Capable Of Performing The Same Tasks And Duties Humans

- Introducing the topics Computers are beginning to show that they are the right technology capable of performing the same tasks and duties humans can. They share several similarities like the speakers are the ears, the microphone is the mouth, the monitor is the eye, the tower is the brain, and the keyboard is the body. In order to really figure out the capabilities, the following topics that need to be explained are perception and data entry, processors and memory, software, output devices, storage devices, networking and the formation of electronic community....   [tags: Computer, Computer data storage, Human]

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My First Day Of My Fifth Grade Year

- By the end of my seventh grade year, I had a best friend, Taylor. We got a new student eighth grade year. She had a learning disability. When I went to the open house before school started, my English teacher told me about her and I said that I would make sure she felt welcomed. The first day of my eighth grade year, Taylor and I introduced ourselves to the new girl and became her friend. Eighth grade year, I got asked out by someone else. The rebellious child that I had become didn’t ask my parents and told the guy yes....   [tags: Educational years, High school, Friendship]

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Mounting Your Own Whitetail Deer Shoulder Mount

- What could give someone more satisfaction than proudly displaying a trophy animal. How about creating that quality trophy mount yourself. That is exactly what I thought to myself when I harvested a very nice whitetail buck a few years back. I had always been interested in the hobby of taxidermy and I finally had something worth the time and effort to give it a try, not to mention it was a lot cheaper than paying someone else to do it. The first thing you will need to do is take measurements of your deer cape....   [tags: How-To Essay]

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The Craft of Using Jade in China

- From the prehistoric period, due to its luminous translucency and tough quality, jade was deemed precious. Hence, in China it had a sacrosanct position and was predominantly carved for decorative and ritual purposes, rather than for utilitarian uses. Among the Chinese jade cultures in the Neolithic period, the Hongshan culture, located in an extensive area ranging from Inner Mongolia to western Liaoning province, marked the heyday. This northeastern Neolithic culture with distinctive features in jade craft gave birth to coiled dragons....   [tags: ornamental, dragon, culture]

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An Eye for an Ear

- In his play Hamlet, William Shakespeare leads the reader to believe during the first four Acts that the objectionable judgment of the characters therein and resulting action are acceptable to the reader. However, in Act V, the world of Hamlet is turned upside-down, leaving the reader completely baffled. By closely examining Hamlet, it becomes apparent that Shakespeare uses repetitive images of the eyes and the ears as the source from which action stems. A lack of coordination between these two senses is largely responsible for the ensuing state of things in the first four Acts....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature ]

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The African Elephants and the Asian Elephants

- Have you ever visited a zoo when you were a child. Did you see any large land mammals called elephants. I believe most of you already know the physical appearance of a creature called elephant. However, do you know that elephants are classified into two different types, which are the African and the Asian types. Although the African and the Asian elephants come from the same family taxonomy, each of them shares some differences, such as, the physical characteristics, the living conditions, and the distribution areas....   [tags: characteristics, conditions, distribution, areas]

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Addiction is a Neurological Disorder

- Addiction: It's A Neurological Disorder Addiction is a neurologically based disease. For many years recovery specialists have compared alcoholism or addictions to a physical disease: like diabetes. In reality addictions are more closely related to a neurological disorder like Tourette's Syndrome* than they are to diabetes. If the problems you suffer stem from severe alcoholism or addiction, you must accept that these problems are not primarily mental or free will issues. Addictions are not about will power....   [tags: Disease essays research papers]

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

- To start things off, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniels had a lot of speculation about their actual origins. Many people think the Cavaliers are descendants of the Spaniel Gentle dogs, which were called that because women often used them as comforters on long trips since they are so gentle. The Cavaliers are toy spaniels, meaning their nose is shorter than the average dog. The cousins of the Cavalier include the Springer and the Cocker Spaniel. Many royals love this type of dog, and during the Victorian Era, the breed got really popular....   [tags: dog breeds]

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The Death Of The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Gordon

- A sunny day in Augusta, Georgia could turn upside down for Gordon from a mass murderer. Ten years ago in 1978 a murderer killed Gordon’s sister and her body was never recovered. Gordon had never really met his sister and his birthday was one day after that. He would have finally met his sister in person but time was cut short from the hands of an unknown killer. As the years have gone by Gordon has been fascinated with joining the CSI since his dad and brother are both crime scene investigators....   [tags: Old age, Middle age, Death, Walking]

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Jean Baptiste Lamarck and Charles Darwins Theories of Evolution

- Introduction Evolution is the gradual, continuous change of characteristics throughout a population or a species over many generations. It is the moderation of characteristics that can alter an entire population over a long period of time and is the theory that explains the variation in each generation of an organism. Charles Darwin’s theory was natural selection, the survival of the fittest and the struggle for existence, which had a great impact on selective breeding. Organisms that were well-adapted to their environment had more tendency to survive and reproduce, providing their genetic characteristics for future generations whilst those less-adapted organisms were more likely to be decr...   [tags: natural selection, organisms, mammouth]

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What is a Hearing Aid?

- Hearing aids What is a hearing aid. A hearing aid is a small electronic device that is to be worn in or behind your ear depending were the damage has been made. It is a huge problem that people have hearing loss without hearing loss you are disadvantaged in most ways of life but with the hearing aid this problem is over They are made to aid a persons hearing by making the sound louder so they can listen, communicate and participate in daily activates. The hearing aid can be used in both noisy and quite situations....   [tags: electronic device, hearing loss]

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The And Perception Of Sound

- Up until sound enters the ears, it is a physical phenomenon. Once it gets to the ears, however, it is strictly a matter of perception. What we are actually hearing can possibly differ than what we perceive we are hearing. This phenomenon can be attributed to psychoacoustics. Psychoacoustics explains the subjective response to everything we hear. It is the ultimate arbitrator in acoustical concerns because it is only our response to sound that fundamentally matters. Psychoacoustics seeks to reconcile acoustical stimuli and all the scientific, objective, and physical properties that surround them, with the physiological and psychological responses evoked by them....   [tags: Sound, Ear, Acoustics, Sound pressure]

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A Comparison of Newspapers

- A Comparison of Newspapers There are two different types of newspapers-tabloid and broadsheet. The Times is a broadsheet newspaper and has been for 219 years, but now they are creating it into a tabloid paper which is A3 as well. It was founded on the first of January 1785....   [tags: Papers]

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Overview of the Three Main Breeds of Pigs in the USA

- Furthermore, there are three popular breeds of pigs that are the background for swine production within the U.S. The breeds are the Duroc, Hampshire, and Yorkshire. All the breeds are separated into classes from colored breeds to white breeds. Sounds like the words say it all about how to distinguish them, but really it comes to meat quality and successful raising traits. Colored breads are selectively bred for leanness, efficiency, and meatier bodies. They are considered the best hogs to raise in America because they are the faster market weight breeds....   [tags: breed hog, hampshire]

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Critical Reaction in the Film Digital Nation

- Critical Reaction In the film Digital Nation, I felt confused and thought it was unrealistic because I didn’t really think about technology that much to even believe that we could die from it. I thought it was unrealistic, because there are a lot of people that are addicted to the internet and as Americans we don’t know how to stop it. The intended audience is mostly parents because parents care more about their kids and how well they do. If you tell a child or a teen about how the internet is affecting you then they’re not going to believe you or just ignore you....   [tags: cinematography, movie analysis]

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The Death Of An Athlete Dying Young

- The Death of an Athlete and His Career During the prime years of a person’s life or career, many do not realize that youth and success are dwindling. As they age, the unavoidable aspect of death becomes more significant. A.E Housman, the author of “To an Athlete Dying Young,” conveys that everything in life is not going to be happy all the time, but people need to deal with what they have before it is too late. The audience will learn the entire lifecycle of an athlete and how age is a big factor in this....   [tags: Death, Afterlife, Life, Death]

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Walt Disney 's Dream And Genius Idea

- In the 1950s, Walt Disney, achieved his lifelong dream of creating the happiest place on earth known as Disneyland. Disney, in some way, is a part of many people’s lives all across the world. . Disney print ads and commercials can be seen worldwide. Without Disney we would not have the animation and fairy tales that many of us enjoy today. . Walt Disney’s dream and genius idea created an inspirational business that is a part of many generations of families around the world. Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901, in Hermosa, Illinois....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company]

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The Horse Fair by Rosa Bonheur

- ... Bonheur uses chiaroscuro in the entire painting. Chiaroscuro is also considered a shadowing; the shadowing makes the painting more realistic. In other terms a light to dark. Without chiaroscuro, the painting would look flat, there would be no shadows on the horses, and the horses themselves would not have the appearance of being a muscular animal. The realistic scene proves naturalism. The horses have muscles that are clearly defined, and they are enlarged like they are working hard. The horses are being displayed for their strength and beauty....   [tags: painting analysis, Naturalism]

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Referral : None Source And Reliability

- Referral: None Source and Reliability: Patient is alert and oriented x 3 but most of the information were obtained from the mother who accompany the patient to the clinic. SUBJECTIVE: Mr. M is a 15-year old teenage male, alert and oriented x 3, ill-appearing and very quiet. Chief Complain: Patient came in to clinic as walk in accompanied by his mother for complaints of severe headache with nausea and vomiting, productive cough, throat is pain to swallow, congestion, body aches, weakness and ear pain times one week now....   [tags: Common cold, Cough, Family, Sinusitis]

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Personal Statement Draft On The Pain

- Personal Statement Draft-3(2) An 11 years old kid lying on the ground in a dark room crying, shaking, and trembling with intense pain in both of his ears. The pain was similar to as if someone was hitting with some sharp object inside his ears and every time he would feel the shock of pain, he would pull both of his ears while enduring the pain. The pain would raise every couple of second and with each shock of pain, the kid would lose part of the hope that he had of surviving. He would experience so intense pain that he had never anticipated and all he could think of that “he is about to die.” This was the experience that I felt when I had a severe ear infection in both of my ears....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Medical school, Residency]

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Symptoms and Treatment of Mange

- Itchy and Scratchy are not just cartoon characters on The Simpsons; they are the main symptoms of most types of Mange. The symptoms of this condition are easy to detect and can include patchy hair loss, decreased eating habits, and lethargic or erratic behavior in animals; diagnosis, on the other hand, is much more difficult. For proper treatment, the animal must receive immediate medical care by a licensed and certified veterinarian. Once they obtain the mite, skin or hair samples, they will be able to compare it to one of the four main types of mange....   [tags: Walking Dandruff, Hair Loss]

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Difference Between Dogs and Cats

- Dogs and cats are the most popular pets in the whole world. Even though they’re both very popular, they are different in many ways. Some people gravitate towards the calmness of a cat, while others seek the companionship of a dog. Cats are a lot more independent and less expensive. Cats don’t require nor do they want to be trained to be a house pet. Dogs on the other hand are very loyal and will act as your best friend. Dogs require more attention and training to be a well behaved family member....   [tags: popular pets, animals, dog, cat]

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The Pearl by John Steinbeck

- Kino is the main character of The Pearl by John Steinbeck. Kino often “hears” songs that represent his situation. For example if he is in danger he may hear the Song of Evil or the Song of the Enemy. The songs in this book set the theme for what has happened, what will happen, and what is happening. In The Pearl Kino hears the Song of Family, the Song of Evil, and the Song of the Pearl. The Song of Family symbolizes the balance of Kino’s life and how content he is. It is most prevalent in The Pearl near the beginning and the end of the book....   [tags: kino's songs, literary analysis, characters]

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Cat Breeds to Choose From

- Today a cat lover has their choice of cat breeds to choose from. From the great many cat breeds available, each potential cat owning person can find just the perfect kitty. No matter what kind of household you have, you too will be able to find a perfect cat from among the cat breeds. Most experts on cat breeds will tell you that there are basically two comprehensive types of cat. You have the basic Oriental archetype of cat breeds and the basic European archetype of cat breeds. Within these two families of cat breeds you will find well over 80 types of cat....   [tags: pet types]

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Fieldwork On Early Education Center

- Fieldwork Reflection The fieldwork was completed at EEC (Early Education Center) in Chiara’s classroom. Chiara classroom is a self contain class with 12 students. Each student is an “at-risk” child. There are three children in that class that speak multiple languages. These three students are the ones I focused on my fieldwork. For this assignment purpose I will change the names of these students. I worked with two children who’s first language is Spanish on 4/25/16 and 4/26/16. Both days I spent 4 hours doing different activities with the students....   [tags: English language, French language]

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Electronic Devices For Deaf Children

- To this day, medical professionals and scientists dialogue about the issue of providing cochlear implants, electronic devices to aid one’s auditory perception, to the overall deaf population. Some practitioners claim that the devices should be given to deaf children and adults, while others oppose this perspective, because of vexatious burdens that supersede few benefits. Conversing intensely on the topic, these scientists explore whether or not to supply this permanent auditory medicine. Currently, some contradictory notions on this topic of these implants include disputes about offering an opportunity offering the ability to participate in conversations normally or merely accepting the dea...   [tags: Hearing impairment, Cochlea, Auditory system]

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Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

- Their ears hung gracefully alongside their face like long locks of curls. Eyes as round as buttons stare at me with sadness as I walk out the door, wagging their tree stumps as they sit on their hind legs. I am left with their soft scent of vanilla as I close the door behind me. After a long week away at work, I return home to my babies. In such great spirits, they run to me and all I can see are their ears fluttering like butterflies in an afternoon breeze. As playful as a child, they jump on top of me as my fingers graze over their ears, so soft and fluffy like rabbit tails....   [tags: Odor, Olfaction, Sitting, BoA]

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The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow

- A common story told around Halloween is the tale of the Headless Horseman, which is the story of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. Within the past century, both Disney and Hollywood have given their views on the classic tale. Disney holds most of the original concept of Irving 's tale than the Tim Burton’s movie. However the changes in the bridge scene, the concept of the characters and the horseman, takes valuable meaning away from Irving 's timeless classic, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”....   [tags: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Ichabod Crane]

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The History of Punishment

- Punishment is a brutal, severe feeling that has been around for centuries. Since the oldest civilizations till Today punishment has impact the world and how people live their life. Throughout generation to generation civilizations, countries have grown in crimes and punishment. Ancient punishments were harsher than Today’s punishments. In Middle ages, Ancient Greece and Rome, Mesopotamia they’d cruel punishments that were more harsher, severe than Today’s. In the oldest civilizations people were inhumane....   [tags: brutality, cruelty, Code of Hammurabi, law, slaves]

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Central Auditory Processing Disorder

- Central Auditory Processing Disorder ( CAPD) is a disorder that is often misunderstood because many of the behaviors and symptoms that characterize this disorder also can appear in other conditions like learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and even depression.Auditory processing problems can occur independently or can coexist with others non-auditory disorders . A simple Questionnaire or checklist can help a speech-language pathologist , psychologist or even parents to screen the child , but only a certified audiologist can diagnose central auditory processing disorder ....   [tags: associated with ADHD, learning disabilities]

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Thinking Made It So

- Every experience is unlike the other. Some come shielding their eyes with clenched fists, shaking their heads left to right while mumbling incoherent words. Others enter with salty tears carving crevices in their faces, and their lips trembling from an unseen coldness. Few arrive with their mouths open, jaws dropped as their wide eyes scan where they are. Every arrival is unique to each character, but they all end up here, in the After. The After is my home, the homes of creatures like me and those humans who have made it here....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Is Animal Testing Necessary?

- Do you think animal testing is necessary. Over 1 million animals are crippled, burned, poisoned and abused in U.S labs every year. Nearly all of these suffering animals are adopted from animal shelters or are stolen. The animals that are commonly adopted and found are cats and dogs which are put through painful, intrusive, and frequently deadly experiments. In these studies, large quantities of toxins are force-fed or infused into their bodies, steadily poisoning them. Animal experimentation appears to be inhumane and cruel....   [tags: animal shelters, suffering, labs]

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The Baby Grand

- They said he “filled their lives with joy” and that he was “dedicated to giving his audience an exceptional performance.” But he did not care for the silent, awaiting audience; he instead admired the piano in front of him. It was a baby grand, sleek and black, with a glossy coat that gave it an almost ethereal sheen. A perfect row of precisely 88 polished keys, alternating black and white, were set in a marvellous bed of flawless dark wood. It was a magnificent sight. He inhaled gently and sat down, hovering his long, slender fingers over the keys in anticipation....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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The Importance Of A Preference For Either Community Within The Terms Of Associating With One Group Or The Other

- ypically, they don’t show a preference for either community in terms of associating with one group or the other. (Holcomb, 67) On the webpage “Hearing HQ”(1) we learn about Katie Leclerc and her childhood. It is stated that she is part of a small tightknit family. We learn that Katie was bullied by three girls. She has reported “that the girls would poke her with sticks and spread vicious rumors. One even threatened her life.” Katie stated “how she was terrified to go to school.” Finally, Katie’s family moved from Colorado to California for a new start....   [tags: Hearing impairment, Deaf culture, Sign language]

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What about the Children? Are There Long-Term Consequences to Earlier and Greater Exposure to Noise?

- Harmful noises are everywhere. “The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports that approximately 30 million Americans are exposed to daily noise levels that will likely lead to hearing loss” (Daniel, 2007, p. 226). Excessive noise exposure can lead to permanent hearing loss, tinnitus, poor communication abilities, and reduced self-esteem; however, it can be prevented in many situations. This paper will discuss how much noise exposure can occur before it becomes hazardous, the long-term effects of noise exposure at an early age, and the primary reasons why preventable socioacousis occurs....   [tags: Acoustics, Anatomy]

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Jesus Used Parables to Tell the Truth Abou the Kingdom of God

- ... In Matthew chapter thirteen verse ten the disciples came to Jesus and asked “why do you speak to the people in parables?” Jesus replied in verse eleven stating “the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them. Whoever has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from him. This is why I speak to them in parables: ‘Though seeing, they do not see; though hearing, they do not hear or understand....   [tags: prophecy, gospel, bible]

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The Article ' Retreat Into The I World ' By Andrew Sullivan

- In the article “Retreat into the I World” by Andrew Sullivan, he explains and analyzes the impact of technology on society. According to Sullivan, technology is narrowing people’s minds. They author talks about “I Pod people” and that relates to the narrowing of the mind because these people are all consumed by the music in their ears and not on the people or things around them. The author also expresses how he himself is one of these “I Pod people”. Sullivan used an example of when he went on a trip and forgot his I Pod....   [tags: Mind, Thought, MIND, Psychology]

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The Article ' Retreat Into The I World ' By Andrew Sullivan

- In the article “Retreat Into The I World” by Andrew Sullivan, he explains and analyzes the impact of technology on society. According to Sullivan, technology is narrowing people’s minds. They author talks about “iPod people” and that relates to the narrowing of the mind because these people are all consumed by the music in their ears and not on the people or things around them. The author also expresses how he himself is one of these “ iPod people”. Sullivan used an example of when he went on a trip and forgot his I Pod....   [tags: Mind, Thought, Idea, IPod]

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Hard Rock Music on the Go! Sony Headphones Bring It All

- The Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony Inc needs no introduction. All its products are exclusive and speak for itself. Sony is not only well known for its televisions, music systems, laptops, and Smartphones but also is very popular with its headphones. The transducers, with its high sound quality, add to the accurate frequency range produced by the headphones giving complete pleasure to the listener’s ears. The headphones from Sony create crystal clear audio input to produce crisp and clear sound....   [tags: music listening devices]

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The Article ' Retreat Into The Iworld ' By Andrew Sullivan

- In the article “Retreat Into The iWorld” by Andrew Sullivan, he explains and analyzes the impact of technology on society. According to Sullivan, technology is narrowing people’s minds. The author talks about “iPod people” and that relates to the narrowing of the mind because these people are all consumed by the music in their ears and not the people or things around them. The author also expresses how he himself is one of these “iPod people”. Sullivan used an example of when he went on a trip and forgot his I Pod....   [tags: Mind, Thought, Idea, IPod]

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The History of the Modern Day Maltese Dog Breed

- The Maltese’s origin is unknown. Many think that the Maltese came from Malta, because of the name. Others believe their ancestors came from the Sicilian town of Melita. Evidence supports both theories. In Sicily there is a town called Melita from where many lovely white dogs called Canis Melitei were exported. During the same era, Maltese were known on the island of Malta. The Roman governor, Publius, had a Maltese companion by the name of Issa. A poet in that time, Martialis, wrote about Issa. Issa is more frolicsome than Cattula’s sparrow. Issa is purer than a dove’s kiss....   [tags: Maltese, history, dogs, breeds, animal care,]

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Use of Headphones Can Cause Hearing Problems for Teenagers

- Headphones are duos of small loudspeakers held close to an operator’s ears and associated with a signal source such as a radio, CD player, mp3 player or iPod. Teenagers/Individuals whom expose themselves to excessive sounds via headphones for a long time can damage their hearing/ear. There are plenty benefits and limitations of science in creating the technology [music players] for people’s usage of earphones such as volume limits and etc. Different headphone types, genres of music, music players and etc....   [tags: headphones, deafness, science and technology]

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How the Media Changes People’s Attitudes Towards Mental Health

- The media, which consists of television, radio and the newspaper, is referred to as a form of communication. It is thought as the most powerful tool of communication due to the fact that it is able to present information at any time either promoting it in a positive or negative light. The media is also known for presenting fake news, however due to the fact that they are communicating to the masses the majority of news is believed if from a ‘reliable’ source. Newspaper companies such as ‘The Sun’ and ‘The Daily Mail’ pay extortionate prices in order to obtain front page stories from paparazzi so they can publish them in their papers resulting more profit for the companies as more individuals...   [tags: television, newspaper, disney film Dumbo]

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Mandatory Genetically Modified Organisms Labeling and Revisions to Regulation

- Ears of corn sit on the countertop and mouths salivate in anticipation. The corn is slathered in butter, sprinkled with a dash of seasoning, and placed on the hot grill. All of a sudden, blood-curdling shrieks of pain erupt from beneath the cover of the grill as the ears of corn plead to be let out. Startled, the cook opens the grill and gasps in shock at the sight before his eyes. It seems the corn has developed actual ears and a face. Next time, it might be wise to check for a food label, perhaps reading “Frankenfood.” The problem is, these transgenic foods don’t require labels....   [tags: potencial risks, transgenic crops]

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The Perversion and Triumph of Christian Ideas in Dracula

- Throughout the Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula, one is presented with the presence of many Christian ideals and symbols throughout the text. Count Dracula’s appearance and actions seem to display the perversion of various Christian ideals and symbols and Dr. Van Helsing uses various Christian symbols to defeat Count Dracula. Given that Van Helsing and his posse are able to use the Christian imagery to drive Dracula back to Castle Dracula and eventually defeat him, Stoker might be suggesting that the power of the Christianity and the Christian God will always prevail in a match against evil and the devil....   [tags: literature, vampire, religious beliefs]

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Analysis of Paul Scearce´s Deaf Alien Visitors from Eyeth

- Paul Scearce’s De’VIA piece titled “Deaf Alien Visitors from Eyeth” is a great example of a piece of resistance artwork. The scene depicts several themes prominent in De’VIA such as the misconceptions of deaf people, the judgmental behaviors of those who do not understand deaf culture, a lack of communication, and the lack of a sense of belonging in the community as well as the alienation of deaf people and the negative view on ASL. There are also a few more subtle themes that relate to affirmation, such as the deaf people’s search for Eyeth, and their attempt to educate others about the merits of ASL for deaf individuals....   [tags: artwork, science, misconceptions]

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My Best Friend Nia And I Have Been Friends

- My best friend Nia and I have been friends since my third grade year. We’ve always gone to the same school and always been in the same class. We were closer than twin sisters. When we hit middle school I hit puberty first, so I became “the pretty one” before she did. Everyone at school talked about her lens on her glasses being thicker than peanut butter and said she was fat as a farm cow, ugly, and blind as a bat but they all called me pretty. I had long hair down my back, with slanted brown eyes and a smile so bright it cleared the entire room....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Mobile phone]

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Wordsworth’s “Strange Fits of Passion I Have Known”

- STRANGE FITS OF PASSION I HAVE KNOWN is a semiautobiographical poem by romantic poet William Wordsworth. Written in seventeen eighty nine, the poem depicts the image of a moonlight ride throughout the countryside to his lover’s, Lucy, cottage. During the trip, Wordsworth explores the sentiment driven feelings that accompany the (his) sensation of love. The poem is written in ballad form; Wordsworth purposely wrote his poetry in a simple and direct manner to contrast the elevated language of other poets of this period in an effort to bring forth the emotions of the reader....   [tags: Poetic Analysis, Semiautobiography]

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J. C. Petersen: Why Don't We Listen Better

- Petersen Book Review: Why Don't We Listen Better Listening is a vital and important part of communication. While speaking clearly and concisely is imperative, true listening is central to speaking with mindfulness and in the case of the counselor, this mindfulness has the possibility of leading clients to their own solutions to life’s tough circumstances. In his book, Petersen (2007) breaks down the communication cycle so that we can be aware of how we react when people share their emotions with us, and how to effectively communicate by listening and speaking in turn to build strong and supportive relationships, whether they are personal or professional....   [tags: communication, flat-brained syndrome]

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Study of Yanomami Culture: Day In The Field

- In my day in the field, I will be writing in the point of view of the person filming Professor Chagnon, as well as pictures while he does his research on the Yanomamo. I am a resent male graduate with a major in filming and major in anthropology helping Professor Chagnon in his studies. For this trip, we will be focusing on the Yanomami warfare, and violence within the village to give us a better understanding on their culture, and why the resort to raids and violence. It will be taking place during the spring, and we will mainly be discussing with the men....   [tags: yanomamo, napoleon chagnon, culture shock]

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Peruvian Fashion: The Incan Empire Versus Present Day

- The South Coast of Peru is an ideal environment for breeding llamas and alpacas. There were plentiful sources of wool for weaving which explains why there was such a prominence of this craft. The skills that the South Coast peoples obtained in spinning, dyeing, and weaving techniques are considered to be among the greatest artistic accomplishments of the world (Bennett & Bird, 1964, 195). Moreover, the quantity of woven fabrics found in archeological digs is shocking. The Incans were very particular about their hairstyles....   [tags: fabric, hair, class]

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Patrick Henry Led Early America with his speeches

- ... To begin with, Mr. Henry initially could have stated that some ignored the problem with hope of it vanishing. However, He states “having eyes, see not and, having ears, hear not”. Jesus frequently said “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.” To move on, Patrick Henry also referred to the lamp in which his feet are guided. Henry is explaining that God is the light of his path. This reference comes from the book of Psalm. It states: “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.” This was included as a reminder of that God would guide the colony with every step they took....   [tags: colony, audience, christian]

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Should Teens Be Allowed For Get Plastic Surgery?

- Should Teens be Allowed to get Plastic Surgery. If you don’t have children this question can seem irrelevant, however whether or not you have a child you will be affected by them. You will be affected economically and/or socially by teen plastic surgery. If you do have children then you could be directly affected; someday you may have to decide whether or not to let your teen receive plastic surgery. Even if you don’t have to decide about plastic surgery, you will be faced with deciding how to foster a healthy self confidence in your child....   [tags: Self-esteem, Bullying, Adolescence, Young adult]

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The Debate Between Breast Feeding Vs Formula Feeding

- The debate between breast feeding vs formula feeding has been an active argument since 1867, when it was invented by Henri Nestle. Researches and tests have been done to see whether or not breast milk is better for the child. After looking at research breast feeding is the best way to go. For many reasons not only for the baby but the mother too. It has been proven over time that by breast feeding your baby, your baby will have a less chance of developing allergies. Sometimes when babies are fed the formula milk they have an allergic reaction because of the milk base contained in the formula....   [tags: Breastfeeding, Breast milk, Infant formula]

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A Short Note On D ( 2016 )

- Sonata in D (2016) This piece was originally composed by the talented Italian composer, Nino Rota around the 20th century. Rota was a well-renowned music composer and an enthusiast of the viola. He dedicated most of his compositions to his fellow music composers. Notably, Rota composed the second Sonata to Piero Farulli. This particular piece contained three different movements under C major: Allegretto scorrevole, Andante quasi Adagio, and Allegro scorrevole. In the “A Little Bit of this, a Little Bit of that” concert, Julia Heinen and Francoise Regnet tried to bring out the calming effect of the different pieces....   [tags: Music, Tempo, Musical notation]

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Dogs Are Not Only Man 's Best Friend

- Domestic dog has the distinction of being the only known animal to be domesticated by humans prior to the advent of agriculture. In this case dogs are not only man’s best friend in the animal kingdom, but also the oldest of all animals that were domesticated. Though the precise origin of dogs was a mystery in Darwin he drew on them as an example of artificial selection that would be familiar to his readers. Tens of thousands years ago, before the internet and before the Industrial Revolution early humans formed an unlikely partnership with another animal the grey wolf....   [tags: Dog, Gray Wolf, Canidae, Selective breeding]

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Cell Phones Are The Curse Of Modern Society

- Every person has a cell phone. Elementary school children to senior citizens now own cell phones. Cell phones have connected people from one corner of the world to another, but are cell phones really worth it. Cell phones have plagued society. The world focuses on the positive effects of owning a cell phone, but forgets to mention the negatives. Cell phones have advanced communication in the world. The human race is now able to interact with each other unlike ever before. Countries are able to negotiate peace treaties with the help of telecommunication devices....   [tags: Mobile phone, Cellular network, Rotary dial]

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What Are Duties And Responsibilities Of Someone Working

- What are the duties and responsibilities of someone working in this occupation. Pediatrics audiology which basically from birth test deafness in children. They read brainwaves and intraoperative monitoring for cochlear implants. It is a very different aspect from what I went through, but it’s one of the choices. The secondary choice is that you can work for an EMT clinic, in which you do only diagnostics. That’s all just testing and eliminating any type of process that can be caused by fluid in the ear or wax in the ear– In children especially....   [tags: Academic degree, Master's degree, Audiology]

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The Many Benefits of Active Noise Cancellation

- One of the major problems that society faces today is noise pollution. Everywhere people go there is always something that is making a sound. It can be very loud such as a plane flying overhead, or it could be quiet like the fan of a computer. When a person is exposed to certain noises for extended periods of time it can not only damage their hearing, but also effect their mood, energy level, and productivity. As a result, there has been a push in the last fifty years or so to silence some of the annoying sounds that assault people’s ears everyday....   [tags: Active Noise Cancellation]

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