Posts Tagged 'aroma'

Do These Candles Really Make Scents?

FzoneThe Flicking Candles sells candles that have very unusual names – such as “The Friend Zone” and “Cancelled Vacation”. I don’t know what they smell like, but the names are intriguing.

Buy them HERE.

 

 

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Jackfruit – Miracle Food?

jackfruit-sThis NPR article begins by giving the impression that jackfruit could be the solution to world hunger. Later, in the article, jackfruit’s downfall is revealed ; it tastes better than it smells.

“Oh, it has an aroma.”

Read more about it HERE.

 

The Moon Smells Like Gunpowder – Who Knew?

According to Gizmodo –

What does the moon smell like? Gunpowder, apparently. Artist Sue Corke has created a scratch ‘n sniff print of the moon, working from an Apollo 16 astronaut’s memories—which you can buy for between $55 to $428. Charles M. Duke Jnr worked with flavorist Steven Pearce from Omega Ingredients to get the smell downpat, which was then turned into an ink by The Aroma Co. for Sue Corke’s print. Supposedly it’s a well-known fact amongst astronauts that the moon has the faint odor of gunpowder, presumably because of the basalt rock which came from the lava flows thousands of years before us. While there’s no air on the moon to breathe, the rocks they always collect up there can be smelled once aboard the spacecraft. The prints themselves are pretty pricey though—there are 300 prints, so it’s quite limited edition, and they cost between $55 to $428.

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