Category Archives: Bizarre

COMET PERFUME FROM ROSETTA

JUNE 29, 2016 BY CHEN LAI The comet perfume is mainly composed of chemical odors emerging from the components of its atmosphere. The scientific curiosity reached the maximum point with the new question that seemed to have intrigued researchers. A … Continue reading

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Now You Can Smell Like an Old Book

http://nymag.com/thecut/2015/03/now-you-can-smell-like-an-old-book.html?mid=facebook_nymag By Ashley Weatherford Follow @sincerelyash I’ve always loved the smell of old books — and now, strangely enough, there’s a new perfume that will help me smell them all the time. J.T. Siems, the founder of Sweet Tea Apothecary, … Continue reading

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40 of the World’s Weirdest Flowers

http://boingboing.net/2015/02/26/40-of-the-worlds-weirdest-fl.html In the world of floristry, beauty is a common thing. But as with most things in life, that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. #1. Monkey Face Orchid (Dracula simia) Let’s face it (pun intended), this little … Continue reading

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Your Very Weird, Very Personal Sense of Smell

http://nautil.us/blog/your-very-weird-very-personal-sense-of-smell                   We’re used to the idea that some among us are colorblind, perceiving the world differently because of a quirk in their genetics. And it’s well-known that teenagers and young adults … Continue reading

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Eye lens and nose cells for smelling have same origin

(http://phys.org/news103451117.html) A team of researchers at Umeå University in Sweden have discovered a unique mechanism by which the same signal molecule determines the formation of the both the lens of the eye and the olfactory cells of the nose. Smell … Continue reading

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Your Perfume May Soon Be Produced by Bacteria

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/07/bacteria-producing-aromas/ BY TANYA LEWIS 07.19.12 2:10 PM   The next time you savor the sweet flavor of vanilla ice cream or the fresh orange scent of a hand soap, you may have bacteria to thank. Fragrance companies are now looking to lab-engineered … Continue reading

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Smell: 5 Future Technology Innovations from IBM

http://www.buzzfeed.com/h2/suad/ibm5in5/smell-5-future-technology-innovations-from-ibm-8hnh In 5 years, computers will have a sense of smell.

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Pizza Hut Perfume: For the Fast Food Fan Who Has Everything

http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/12/06/pizza-scented-perfume-for-100-lucky-pizza-hut-fans/ By JuJu KimDec. 06, 2012   Who wouldn’t want to smell like a pizza? The dough, the spices, the cheese, the greasy cardboard box — all that olfactory delight might be too much for one fast-food connoisseur to handle. But now … Continue reading

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Perfume of War: Iran Makes Musk to Conceal Troops

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/09/perfume/?utm_source=Contextly&utm_medium=RelatedLinks&utm_campaign=Previous BY ROBERT BECKHUSEN 09.04.12 3:06 PM   Call it the Dior of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps. In one of the more bizarre military inventions from Iran, the U.S. arch-enemy has reportedly developed a perfume machine to hide troops during combat. Iran’s … Continue reading

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Dog-inspired scent detector sniffs out explosives and narcotics

From http://www.gizmag.com/electronic-nose/25128/ By Dario Borghino November 21, 2012   Combining nanotechnology and microfluidics, researchers at UC Santa Barbara have created a high-performance detector that draws inspiration from the anatomy of a dog’s nose to accurately identify substances – including explosives and narcotics – … Continue reading

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