Dita von Teese talks about her latest fragrance, Erotique, and poses for the fragrance ads. Probably NSFW.
Chandler Burr’s latest exhibit, Timeless Scents: 1370 to 2013, is now open at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. The exhibit is being held in conjunction with performances of Parfumerie, an adaptation of the Hungarian play Illatszertar by Miklos Laszlo…
We were instructed to sniff as many T-shirts of the sex we were attracted to, and select shirts that innately smelled the sexiest. I came across bag number 166, which shockingly smelled exactly like my grandmother’s house – a delightful mix of Christmas and chicken parmesan. The point was to trust our instincts, right? I went with it.
— Julia Calderone attends a pheromone-based speed dating party. Read more at Plenty of Pheromones in the Sea at Scientific American.
The research all started with smelly feet.
A team of researchers from the University of California, Riverside, placed odor-collecting beads in their own socks to pick up a scent and placed them in an experimental wind tunnel with hungry mosquitoes, where the beads acted as a stand-in for a human.
— Read more at Mosquito Scent-Tracking Discovery Could Lead to Better Repellents at Scientific American.
The Old Spice Man visits the UK, looking for the Great British Gentleman.