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  • [...] Those damn horns!. The ubiquitous vuvuzela horns at the World Cup are doing more than just pissing off fans. They’re also driving demand for ear plugs. According to TMZ, two major South African ear plug suppliers–Ear Plugs Online and Sheppard Medical–have seen sky-rocketing sales since last week. EPO is up 121 percent with 10,000 sets sold and counting. Sheppard has moved 400,000 pairs since kickoff for a 20 percent increase. A non-profit, Uthango Social Investments, has also gotten into the game, manufacturing and selling earplugs to benefit poor African Villages. (via peHUB) [...]

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  • [...] Those damn horns!. The ubiquitous vuvuzela horns at the World Cup are doing more than just pissing off fans. They’re also driving demand for ear plugs. According to TMZ, two major South African ear plug suppliers–Ear Plugs Online and Sheppard Medical–have seen sky-rocketing sales since last week. EPO is up 121 percent with 10,000 sets sold and counting. Sheppard has moved 400,000 pairs since kickoff for a 20 percent increase. A non-profit, Uthango Social Investments, has also gotten into the game, manufacturing and selling earplugs to benefit poor African Villages. (via peHUB) [...]

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