A chair which doubles as a hearing aid is the centrepiece of a new exhibition, part of an international disability festival in the UK.
Koltin Glover suffers a hearing impairment that makes it very difficult for him to hear pitches and tones, so the 6-year-old boy’s mom bought a pair of specialty hearing aids that cost a total of $5,000. Now, that expensive medical device could be wasted thanks to some neighborhood bullies. Show More Summary
Auckland, New Zealand maintenance engineer Lance Abernathy employed his Ultimaker 2 desktop 3D printer to create what he believes to be world’s smallest working drill. The tiny 3D printed casing houses electrical innards including a hearing aid battery, which powers the minuscule drill bit. Abernathy was inspired to create the tiny tool by childhood stories. […]
Nanoplug tried to fool users with an "update" image lifted from a competitor.
After hearing from PETA, Rite Aid stops selling Teddy Tanks, abominable "toys" that encourage kids to treat fish like playthings. The post Victory! Rite Aid Does Right by Betta Fish appeared first on PETA.
Paying for college is obviously expensive for middle-class families, just like it is for everyone who doesn't have thousands of free dollars to throw around each year. But every once in a while, you'll hear someone argue that the middle...Show More Summary
Backers of an Indiegogo campaign promising to create “the world’s first invisible hearing aid” have accused the project’s creators of scamming them out of more than $293,000. The hearing aid, which its creators dubbed the Nanoplug because...Show More Summary
Sometime in the next few weeks the Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing on a bill to legalize assisted suicide, either SB 668, whose Orwellian title is “AN ACT PROVIDING A MEDICAL OPTION OF COMPASSIONATE AID IN DYING FOR TERMINALLY ILL ADULTS” or a similar bill. Family Institute of Connecticut Action needs as many […]
As you can imagine, I come across several issues working with various deaf and hard of hearing students attending public school (PK - 12). Some are laughable and silly and some are downright serious. It is never a dull moment with my job. One of the issues I often come across is when a student refuses to wear or use hearing aids. Show More Summary
Nigel Farage’s gallivanting around in America has resulted in a casualty. Mr Steerpike hears that Raheem Kassam, senior adviser to Farage, missed the flight back home last night. Farage’s right-hand man… Continue reading The post Senior Farage aide misses flight back to Britain appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Hollywood talent manager Rick Yorn, his entertainment industry attorney brother Kevin Yorn and a couple of Los Angeles technology entrepreneurs have invested at least $1 million in a headphone start-up that donates a hearing aid with each sale.
Medical researchers are breaking sound barriers for children born without a hearing nerve. Hearing loss manifests in various forms, most of which can be partially restored through hearing aids and cochlear implants. Those devices cannot...Show More Summary
A former NASA scientist is trying to create a cheaper and safer alternative to cochlear implants. Engineer John Williams used to work from NASA, but after successfully getting electric-propulsion to work from space, he set out in search of new adventures. Show More Summary
Someone recently remarked that Obama is a one-man sleeper cell after hearing about his National Prayer Breakfast remarks and refusal to aid Jordan against ISIS. Sadly, his remark could not have been more accurate.
On Wednesday the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee convened a hearing on cutting off aid to the Palestinian Authority in response to joining the International Criminal Court. The hearing panel was staffed exclusively by neoconservatives—three...Show More Summary
To hear Congressional aides tell it, many House Democrats are angry at the prospect of Benjamin Netanyahu addressing Congress at a time when it could set back President Obama’s hopes for progress in nuclear negotiations with Iran. But relatively few of them are willing to say so publicly — the latest indication that Democrats remain […]
Congressional hearings examine new policy of restoring ties with Havana amid warnings over US aid for Cuban dissidents.
Panasonic’s latest hearing aid pocket WH-J25D doesn’t quite look like a hearing aid, it is so small, it looks like a cool MP3 player in the hands of a youngster with a.. Panasonic’s hearing aid Pocket WH-J25D is Bluetooth and DECT enabled is a post from The latest in tech and gadgets - Newlaunches.com.