Ingenious Billboard That Smells Like Steak

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Wake up and smell the BBQ steak from the billboard

We’re coming one step closer to smell-o-vision, and that’s great news for meat-eaters. Actually, the more I think about it, I’m not so sure it’s great news for anybody.

A new Billboard on River Highway in North Carolina not only shows a gigantic piece of steak on an even more giant fork, but it actually pumps out the smell of steak for passing drivers to suffer through.

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Researchers Discover Reason Garlic Is Good For Us

Researchers Discover Reason Garlic Is Good For Us 

 

A Queen’s-led team has discovered the reason why garlic is so good for us.  Researchers have widely believed that the organic compound, allicin – which gives garlic its aroma and flavour – acts as the world’s most powerful antioxidant. But until now it hasn’t been clear how allicin works, or how it stacks up compared to more common antioxidants such as Vitamin E and coenzyme Q10, which stop the damaging effects of radicals.

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Electronic Wine-Tasting Tongue Tests Grape Variety And Vintage

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Could this new electronic wine-tasting tongue challenge the finest wine tasters in the world? Invented by European scientists, this handheld device has a multi-sensor chip which senses distinctive characteristics of wine varieties. By analyzing the sugar content, acidity and alcohol, the machine can also determine the year and grape variety of the sample and instead of waiting days for laboratories to analyze wine samples, wine industry specialists will be able to get a sample result at the touch of a button.

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Flowers’ Smell Not Traveling As Far

Flowers’ Smell Not Traveling As Far

Pollution is affecting the distance that the smell of a flower will travel

Spring’s bloom may not smell so sweet anymore, as pollutants from power plants and automobiles destroy flowers’ aromas, a new study suggests. The finding could help explain why some pollinators, particularly bees, are declining in certain parts of the world.

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