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Everyone knows that cats love to shred, but the shredding that Pete enjoys is more likely to damage your eardrums than your couch.
The men knocked him unconscious and left him with a burst eardrum.
Drums Changes in air pressure (experienced when flying or diving), very loud noises, and poking things in your ear can rupture a hole in your eardrum (ouch!).
And by the time the staccato snarls of DMX began assaulting my eardrums at jet-engine volume levels, I was locked all the way in.
The cotton wool prevents any of the silicon mould mixture from hitting the eardrum, while the string enables the mould to be pulled out.
Recently the U.S. Defense Department began sharing a new technology, Long-Range Acoustic Device (LRAD), which emits an eardrum-busting sound that can be aimed at pirates.
The manufacturer strongly discourages tinkering, and my throbbing eardrums agree.
Oh, and there was the Florida player who was questioned along with three teammates after a 2007 shooting and later ruptured the eardrum of a Gainesville bar manager.
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