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Google sniffs after smart device that blasts your body odor

The search giant is granted a patent for a "fragrance emission device" that would sense when you have B.O. and steer you away from any friends who might be nearby at the time.

By February 11, 2015


This is how NASA banishes body odors in space

How do space agencies keep the International Space Station from smelling like a sweaty locker room? NASA engineer Robert Frost and retired astronaut Clayton C. Anderson reveal a few secrets.

By October 22, 2014


Bacon alarm clock wafts meat odors from your iPhone

Oscar Mayer orchestrates a bacon invasion of your bedroom with an odor-releasing gadget combined with an alarm clock app.

By March 10, 2014


Could dating app for bacon lovers find you a sizzling romance?

Your love of bacon could find you true love in real life with Sizzl, an Oscar Mayer dating app that matches people according to bacon preference. You could even call it a meat market.

By September 16, 2015


Electronics-sniffing dog found thumb drive with ex-Subway pitchman's porn stash

Technically Incorrect: Jared Fogle, who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges, had his porn collection discovered by a dog whose nose can differentiate between a thumb drive and an iPad.

By August 29, 2015


Pissed-off Dell laptop owners seek answer to cat-pee odors

Months of complaints about the smell of cat pee emanating from new Dell 6430u laptops cap off with an official response to the stinky problem.

By October 30, 2013


Wake to the smell of money (or peaches) with scent-based alarm clock

SensorWake promises to get you out of bed using pleasant smells such as coffee and croissants -- or, failing that, an alarm.

By May 27, 2015


Appliance Science: HEPA filters and the physics of fresh air

HEPA air filters promise to take nasty things out of the air, removing cigarette smoke, pollen and other irritants. How do they do this? Appliance Science looks at how HEPA air filters work, and how to tell the real from the fake.

By April 21, 2015


FeelReal virtual-reality mask gives you a whiff of the game

Virtual-reality could get a lot less virtual if the FeelReal mask takes off to provide odors and the sensation of the wind blowing against your face.

By March 13, 2015


Someday your new iPhone could contain metals mined from poo

There's gold in them thar dookies! Researchers says there's millions worth of gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals in our sewage and they've got a plan to retrieve it.

By March 25, 2015