14 May '12, 10am

Noise Cancellation And Retirement

Have you seen some passengers wearing their own noise cancellation headphones while travelling by air? I think is super cool and a better way to “drown-out” ambient noise than to pump up the volume. It’s better for the health of your ears and the “happiness index” of the passenger sitting next to you ;) I remember watching a documentary on how it’s done. Instead of blocking or minimizing the pesky ambient noise, these speakers emit another sound that produce a wave length that is the direct opposite. Presto! Silence. (Please don’t ask me about the science. Mine is a layman’s understanding) I’ve noticed that there are now more reported divorces amongst couples 65 and beyond in Singapore. Japan had a head start over us. I remember reading 10 years ago that more Japanese elderly women are divorcing their retired husbands. It’s manageable when these housewives only see their h...

Full article: http://thefinance.sg/2012/05/14/noise-cancellation-and-re...

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