Generation Y – To Become a Generation of Deaf People?


Will those of Generation Y, bought up on the ubiquitous use of devices with headphones/earphones attached such as mp3 players, mobile phones and immersive gaming and such, become a generation of deaf people over the next few decades? It’s been noted by medical researchers that with the exception of using the best studio headphones, most headphones or ear buds end up being used too much and cause subtle damage to the bodies auditory system.

The best xBox 360 headset, used for three hours a day, will generate enough sound to help you into the realm of ‘you are deaf/hard of hearing, congratulations’ very, very quickly if you have it up too loud.

Contrary to popular opinion, going deaf is not an inherent part of getting old. Scientists studying native tribes in the Amazon have repeatedly discovered that their ears are completely functional and they have what could be considered ‘normal’ hearing–all the way up until they are ninety years old.

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How to Customize Your iPod – Skins, Cases, Headphones And More!


iPod cases and skins may have a practical use – to protect your iPod from scratches and bumps – but their popularity has gone far beyond this. They are now seen as the ultimate accessory for your iPod, a way to personalize it according to your style and tastes. And there are so any ways to go about it!

iPod Cases

Even if you’re not particularly interested in customizing your iPod, you’re going to want to get your hands on an iPod case at the very least. Why? Because if you carry your iPod around with you (which is the whole point of the device) then it’s likely to get scratched without one!

Cases come in all sorts of styles these days. You could get a basic slip case, a folio one that opens like a book, a leather case, a cotton case, or anything else you fancy! There’s even a huge market for handmade iPod and iPhone cases on websites such as Etsy and eBay.

iPod Socks

iPod socks are extremely popular at the moment, thanks to the fact that they look cute and are one of the cheapest case options available for your iPod. Again, these come in a huge range of colors and are often hand made.

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