I was listening to a local talk show on the radio and the host asked if you have ever wanted to let a friend listen to something on your iPod, but since you don't have any speakers, you have to both lean over next to the iPod, or each use one ear bud, something that looks strange and is uncomfortable (remember that phrase "looks strange, and is uncomfortable")
He said that you really don't need to do that because everyone is carrying a speaker with them at all times!
Naturally I was intrigued, so I continued listening.
Apparently, if you take the ear buds from your iPod, and shove each one up one of your nostrils, then open your mouth and close off your throat, like you're swallowing, the sound bounces around in your nasal cavity and is amplified as it comes out of your mouth!
Yes, I know that you are thinking "Wow! That is the coolest thing I've ever heard of!" (You're certainly NOT thinking that you would look strange and be uncomfortable)
Naturally, I mentioned this to my kids, and naturally, they decided to try this.
It really worked.
Now, it wasn't really loud, or at least not nearly as loud as my kids can be on their own, however, it was really funny to see Aaron with his earbuds (I refused to let him use mine) shoved up his nose, and music coming out of his mouth.
It also looked strange and uncomfortable.
Several hours later he came up to me and was complaining that his nose hurt and he couldn't figure out why........