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.
Sorry about the first video. I realized too late that I'd forgotten something. Here's the fixed one.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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
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.