Posts tagged "smells"

7 Better Ideas For Yankee Candles’ Man Candles Line

Yankee Candle recently released its new line of “Man Candles,” which are, you guessed it, candles marketed specifically to men. The scents in the collection include manly favorites such as…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger And Jessica Wakeman | May 31, 2013 - 9:00 am

New Opera Stinks, Literally

Ever wonder what music smells like? Just ask Christophe Laudamiel and Stewart Matthew, perfumers who are at work creating a “scent opera” called “Green Aria.” Except in this case, there…

Leonora Epstein | May 24, 2009 - 5:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Breast Milk At Ben & Jerry’s, Grandma Smells, And Bad Dreams

This sounds too crazy to possibly be true. PETA sent a letter to Ben & Jerry’s, urging them to substitute human breast milk for 75 percent of the cow’s milk…

Catherine Strawn | September 24, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Flashback: Lysol Is Not For Your Ladybits

Did you know Lysol used to advertise itself as appropriate for feminine hygiene? “A man marries a woman because he loves her,” the copy for this vintage ad reads. “Instead…

Simcha | September 18, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Your Nose Was A Sexual Organ

Millions of years ago, humans could detect pheromones. We could “smell” each others’ genetic material through particular detectors that have since gone dormant now that we can see in color.

Catherine Strawn | April 28, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Smells Like Trouble

New research from Northwestern University shows that a single negative experience linked to an odor teaches us to discriminate against that and similar-smelling odors. While they discovered this in the…

Catherine Strawn | April 1, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Time Magazine’s Romance Issue

Time’s current special section, “The Science of Romance,” is available online, but if you’re too busy getting busy to read it, here are some highlights:

If someone calls you…

Catherine Strawn | January 24, 2008 - 2:30 pm