These Earphones Are Guaranteed Not to Fall Out

 

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After a 6-hour workout one Saturday back in 2007, Ironman triathlete Seth Burgett had an epiphany — his ears hurt more than his legs.

Burgett and his partner, 24-time marathoner Richard Daniels, set out to create a new kind of earbud. Sure, headphones had come a long way since they were first developed in 1910. But even though they had gotten to be small, earbuds never quite fit right and often fell out. Sometimes, as Burgett learned firsthand, they were painful. But studies have shown that music can increase the intensity and duration of a workout by as much as 15% — music is a big component of athletic performance. Read more...

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