Noise Canceling Headphones

My old headset is about seven years old now. It is still partially functional but is falling apart. When I was in the Philippines, my hubby decided to buy me a new set of headphones. He felt pity for me and was frustrated at the same time when they kept falling off his head when he was chatting with me online from half way around the world. Even though the new ones are not bose quietcomfort 3 acoustic noise canceling headphones, they look like it to me. They look much better than my old set and also have a much clearer sound. It has been almost six months before I started using the new headphones that my hubby bought me because I thought the old ones were still OK. I just took them out of the box a few hours ago to hook up to my new laptop. Along with the new headphones, my hubby also bought me a new webcam