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Quiet Headphones

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The gomer in the airplane seat next to you won't stop blathering, and you're fighting the urge to pummel him with your laptop. Before resorting to felony assault or hanging yourself à  la


, tune him out with high-tech headphones. Splurge for the

Bose QuietComfort Headphones

, $299, or stick to a budget with the $69

NoiseBuster Noise Canceling Headphone

. For a sleeker look and feel, don

Shure Sound Isolating Earphones

, $299.

noisebuster.net; bose.com; shure.com



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