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The Deaf Barn: 6400 Watts of What Recession??

There are those who appreciate a good stereo, and there are those who appreciate destroying their hearing one sweet watt at a time. Todd Whitworth falls into both categories, but mostly the latter.

Loud Enough Earphones: Ultimate Ears For Your Kids

It’s been a while since we brought you some news from Ultimate Ears (the cat eating through the cable to my UE Super.Fi’s doesn’t count, sadly). But now UE has released its newest offering, and it’s for the kids: the Loud Enough earphones. “They’ve gone barking mad!” you might say, citing expense and the potential damage that might be done to young ears by a max-volume burst of Noddy. Well, you’d be wrong: these earbud ‘phones have special volume-limiting tech built in. Plus they’re US$40. They’ve got silicon buds down to extra-small size… so I guess the only danger is what inventive kids will get up to with those. [Crave via Gizmodiva]

Surprise! Psystar Tech Support Gets Off To a Shaky Start

One of our seven reasons for not buying a Psystar computer right now was their untested tech support. Well, one of our readers tested it, and turns out they should have studied a little more.

Hotel Door Alarm Punishes Maids for Doing Their Job

This hotel door alarm might be meant to give you peace of mind as you sleep in some roach motel by alerting you if any robbers or murderers try your door, but I like to think of it existing for less noble purposes. Sure, it’ll blast a 105db alarm if anyone so much as touches your doorknob, and that would scare the crap out of potential baddies, but what about the maid? Think of the amusement you’d get from giving a poor hotel housekeeper a heart attack for your own entertainment. Laffo! [Product Page via Uber-review]

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