What Do You Get if You Connect a Bunch of Vuvuzelas to Air Horns?

Hell. That's what. Made famous by this year's World Cup, the humble vuvuzela's been tricked out to become the world's most irritating burglar alarm. Seriously, you thought the vuvuzela's sound was bad coming through your TV speakers? Watch this, below. » 12/15/10 1:40pm 12/15/10 1:40pm

The Vuvuzela's Swan Song

The World Cup is over, taking with it our beloved vuvuzela coverage. And I can't think of a more fitting final tribute than this: a collection of classic film scores, accompanied by the world's most annoying instrument. » 7/15/10 2:00am 7/15/10 2:00am

Vuvuzela Mad Science

Take one (1) vuvuzela horn, one (1) air horn, and some small quantity of duct tape. Attach air horn nozzle to vuvuzela horn mouthpiece with said duct tape. Blow until ears bleed. Repeat. [ThereIFixedIt via Buzzfeed] » 7/01/10 6:00pm 7/01/10 6:00pm

World's Largest Vuvuzela Blows a Mighty BZZZZZZZ

This is the world's largest vuvuzela. While it may look like a fun prop, it's actually—terrifyingly—fully functional. And if you thought a stadium full of these was annoying, just listen to what gigantor here can do: » 6/24/10 9:00am 6/24/10 9:00am

YouTube Videos Now Have A Vuvuzela Button

Go to a YouTube video and look closely. See that little soccer ball icon? Don't click it. I said don't click it! Don't do i—-BZZZZZZZZZZZZ! You couldn't find something more worthy of torture than a cute bunny? » 6/23/10 10:15pm 6/23/10 10:15pm

Vuvuzela Infographic Goes Behind the BZZZZZZZZ

The vuvuzela. So loud! So annoying! But did you know that it also is annoyingly loud? Also: it used to be made from tin! Those goodies and more await in this wonderful one-stop vuvuzela infographic. » 6/21/10 10:00pm 6/21/10 10:00pm

Vuvuzela Hat Is the Paragon of World Cup Fan Tech

At this World Cup, a fan's commitment is announced by one sound and one sound only: the encouraging hum of his vuvuzela. Blowing one makes you a good fan; blowing ten simultaneously makes you the best fan. [Total Pro Sports] » 6/19/10 10:00pm 6/19/10 10:00pm

Vuvuzela Hero: The Buzz Builds

Forget Rock Band 3, with its fancy keytars and real stringed instruments. In fact, forget everything that just happened at E3. The only video game I care about anymore is Vuvuzela Hero. » 6/16/10 10:00pm 6/16/10 10:00pm

Simple Software Can Filter Out That Vuvuzela Whine From World Cup…

Long after the game has ended and the TV has been shut off, the vuvuzela continues to echo in our ears. The plastic stadium horn, blown by World Cup fans to celebrate such moments in a game as — well, every moment — has achieved unprecedented fame and rancor this Cup, as its B-flat drone is broadcast around the world. » 6/15/10 2:00am 6/15/10 2:00am

What Makes The Sound of Vuvuzelas So Annoying?

Love 'em or loathe 'em, the blaring plastic trumpets have become the hallmark of matches at the 2010 World Cup. We asked Trevor Cox, president of the UK Institute of Acoustics to explain their appeal – or otherwise » 6/14/10 10:40pm 6/14/10 10:40pm

Vuvuzela Horns iPhone App Won't Get Banned, But Will Be Annoying

This app's been available for a month now, but I'm willing to bet few of you had heard of the darned vuvuzela horns before the weekend just gone. If FIFA actually bans them, here's your free app replacement. » 6/14/10 3:34am 6/14/10 3:34am