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You get just one pair of ears on this life — so that you higher preserve them protected.
Whether you attend loads of concert events or simply have delicate listening to, earplugs are a should. Unfortunately, the froth type merely muffle the sound, to say nothing of trying fairly dorky protruding of your ears. (Why are so a lot of them neon inexperienced or orange?)
Here’s a greater possibility: For a restricted time, StackSocial has the Vibes Hi-Fidelity Earplugs for $15.99 whenever you apply promo code cnetvibes at checkout. Shipping provides $1.99 (and should take 1-2 weeks). These promote for $24 nearly in every single place else.
If the Vibes look acquainted, you are most likely a fan of “Shark Tank.” Creator Jackson Mann appeared on the present a bit over a yr in the past. While the sharks have been all impressed with the product and Kevin O’Leary went as far as to make a suggestion, Mann in the end left with no deal.
But Vibes lives on. Unlike foam earplugs, these promise to reinforce the sound you are listening to, not simply block it. They’re additionally almost invisible, with only a small, clear-plastic tube protruding out of your ears. Dork-factor: nearly zero.
I have not had the possibility to test-drive these myself, however nearly in every single place I regarded (Amazon, Guitar Center, Walmart and so forth), consumers collectively rated them between four and four.5 stars.
That’s why I am springing for a pair for Mrs. Cheapskate, who routinely brings earplugs to film theaters as a result of she finds the amount too loud. I am additionally getting a pair for myself, as a result of my daughter’s percussion-group performances — often held in class gyms — might be ear-splitting.
Interestingly, the $23.99 price ticket was a key purpose the sharks balked at Vibes. I agree that appears a bit excessive for earplugs (although can you actually put a worth in your listening to?). At $15.99, although, I am greater than keen to — because the sharks say — take a flier.
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One small caveat: The accompanying picture suggests that is simply the Blu-ray version. So whenever you get to the shop, make completely positive you request the Blu-ray and DVD that comes with a digital copy.
Bonus deal No. 2: I’ve by no means been an enormous fan of therapeutic massage chairs, partially as a result of they’re massive, ugly and costly, and partially as a result of I really feel like I haven’t got loads of management over the therapeutic massage motion.
Indeed, I am often simply in it for the neck and shoulders, and people chairs do not appear to hit these spots effectively. But I discovered a gizmo that does, and it is low-cost: The Tekjoy Shiatsu Massage Pad for $36.95 with promo code TSPN3695. Reg. worth: $50. Update: ??? The code, which I examined this morning, is not working. Stay tuned… investigating.
You “put on” this factor round your neck, shoulders or again, utilizing the hand straps to regulate the place and stress. That’s the fantastic thing about it: If you need the heads to actually dig in at a sure spot, you simply push a bit on the straps.
This mannequin has three speeds, a warmth possibility and two course modes. I’ve observed there are various others similar to it on Amazon, some seemingly equivalent (simply branded otherwise), most priced anyplace from $37-50.
All I can say is, I’ve tried this one and I prefer it quite a bit — although you do have to remain parked comparatively near an AC outlet until you employ an extension wire. It additionally comes with a automobile adapter on your fortunate passengers!