Air Travel

  • Knee Defender
    Knee Defenders are plastic spacers that can save a lot of bumps and bruises on your knees while flying. It's a simple design--the kind that makes you slap your forehead and say, "Why didn't I think of....
  • No Jet Lag
    No Jet Lag is a homeopathic remedy to a condition that more than 90 percent of flyers get: jet lag. While the jury is still out on what causes all the adverse conditions that we collectively call "jet....
  • Noise Canceling Headphones
    Noise canceling headphones are finally here! After decades of being just out of reach, the technology behind these wonders is now affordable enough to make them available to the general public. Now yo....
  • Noise Canceling Earphones
    Noise canceling earphones do exactly what they claim to: they actually cancel background noise. If you attach one to a cell phone, you can chat away in a noisy bar and hear every word--and so will the....
  • Active Noise Cancellation
    Active noise cancellation is a technology that reduces background noise in enclosed spaces such as inside vehicles, noisy ducts, or busy offices. The most successful application of this technology is ....
  • Noise Reduction Earphones
    Noise reduction earphones make any trip more comfortable--the longer the trip, the more helpful they are. During my wild youth, right between college and reality (an office job), I took a backpacking ....
  • Active Noise Reduction
    Active noise reduction differs from passive noise reduction, but they both help quiet things down in noisy environments. While active noise reduction does use some passive techniques, its advantage is....
  • Noise Reduction Products
    Noise reduction products are becoming more popular every day, as the technology necessary to operate them has finally dropped enough in price to make them affordable to the general public. Before, the....
  • Aircraft Noise
    Aircraft noise, especially down by the runway, can damage hearing over time. And in propeller aircraft, noise from the spinning blades can interfere with communications much more than jet aircraft. Av....
  • Packing Aids
    Packing aids let you safely and confidently pack up all your gear--especially those delicate electronic gadgets and cameras. Old-school vintage bags look cool at the airport, harkening back to an earl....