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How Old Are Your Ears? Take This Test and Find Out

Ear Age

You probably use your ears a lot, even when you don’t mean to or when you’re not supposed to (ahem, like when you eavesdrop.) Studies show that people put their hearing at risk a lot, with too-loud headphones, blaring car stereos, and uber loud concerts that are partly to blame.

So the big question is: How old are your ears? AsapScience has created a hearing test of sorts that plays a series of tones at increasing frequencies. The video indicates which average age group can hear the tones, so you can find just how good or bad your hearing is almost immediately.

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Special 3D Printers Use Living Tissue to Print Human Ears

3D Printed Ears

No, those aren’t cooked pasta, although they definitely look like it. They’re actually human ears, albeit a whole lot smaller than the average. These ears were 3D printed with living tissue as the “ink” using a special printer developed by the Hangzhou Dianzi University in China.Continue Reading

These iPhone Cases With (Fake) Swappable Ears Are, Well, All Ears

All Ears

Ever wanted to appear like you aren’t on the phone even when you actually really are? Well, at least at first glance, anyway? Then you’ll probably want to check out these All Ears iPhone cases by Fred and Friends that are literally all ears. This isn’t the first time that someone decided to make a phone case featuring the body part where they’re likely to be used on, but these are probably some of the quirkiest ones I’ve ever seen.

These will also give you more bang for your buck because you’re sort of getting six different cases in one. The All Ears case comes in two versions: the guy version and the girl version. Each comes with a hard-plastic clear case and six different ear inserts that range from tame ears to wild and crazy-looking ones.

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