Do You Use Noise-Canceling Headphones?

Peace and quiet is valuable in life. Sometimes you just want to zone out or hone in on something important. I remember being amazed when my elementary school science teacher passed around his personal noise-canceling headphones and let us all try them.

That was memorable and yet I've never been motivated to shell out for a pair of my own. What made you want noise-canceling goodness? Or why do you embrace ambient noise? Block it all out below.