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The oPhone

20 Mar 2017

Your cell phone wakes you up in the morning. No big deal. You reach over to turn off the alarm, touch another button, and suddenly the smell of freshly brewed coffee wafts into your nose. But no...

Can you remove 'dead mouse smell' without putting holes in your walls?

20 Mar 2017

Nobody likes the idea of live rodents scampering around the house, but dead rodents can be an even bigger problem. If they meet their demise inside a wall, as can easily happen, the “smell of death...

Hold Your Nose for the Durian Fruit

20 Mar 2017

The durian grows mostly in southeast Asia where it is referred to as “The King of Fruit.” The only problem is that the king needs a bath. While people speak in exalted terms about the taste of the...

Do men's and women's armpits smell differently?

20 Mar 2017

If you’re into cheese scents, you’ll find them in a male armpit, but if onion or grapefruit aromas are more your thing, then you’re more likely to find it armpit of a perspiring woman.Yes, men and...

Stinky Boyfriend? Blame Your Nose.

20 Mar 2017

Some girls find their boyfriend’s natural odor sexy, some find it repugnant. And a new study conducted by molecular genetics and microbiology professor Hiroaki Matsunami and his team at Duke...

What makes a stink bomb stink?

20 Mar 2017

The classic stench of rotten eggs produced by a stink bomb is produced when the ammonium sulphide in the stink bomb breaks down to hydrogen sulphide and ammonia. Commercially, this ammonium...

What is the difference between “Unscented” and “Fragrance-free” products?

20 Mar 2017

Can a fragrance-free product have a smell? Absolutely. Can an unscented product contain any compounds that have a smell? Absolutely. It’s all a matter of semantics although there are no universally...

What are Urinal Cakes?

20 Mar 2017

They may be a mystery to the ladies, but they’re very familiar to gentlemen. They’re called “urinal cakes” and are commonly seen at the bottom of urinals. Their purpose?

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