We’ve all had them in our homes (usually as gifts from relatives who don’t have kids): toys that make annoying beeps, bleeps, or buzzes. Some are merely bothersome; others could be potentially harmful to your child’s hearing. Lifehacker has a useful post today about how to disable the speakers on many children’s toys, a simple matter with a screwdriver and wire cutters. The Sight & Hearing Association site also has some useful tips on how to test and fix noisy toys.