When astronauts are outside the ISS, space-borne compounds adhere to their suits causing a distinctive scent when they return to the station. The smell is so unusual that NASA reached out to a top fragrance maker to re-create the odor for its training simulations. popsci.com/science/articl…
Big cats like tigers and cheetahs are attracted to Calvin Klein's Obsession. The Banham Zoo has requested people to drop off their perfumes due to low supplies. The fragrance has also been used in India in 2018 to catch a reported man-eating tiger. bbc.com/news/uk-england-n…
John F. Kennedy's signature fragrance was saved by a Parisian aristocrat's butler when he hid the cologne inside books that were carefully cut by hand to prevent the Nazis from seizing the bottles during WWII. usa.eightandbob.com/pages…
Two Swiss companies based in Geneva (Firmenich and Givaudan) produce almost half the flavourings and fragrances of the world. Chances are that when somebody eats a mass-produced yoghurt or a burger or opens a can of fizzy drink anywhere in the world, they are tasting some Swissness. impakter.com/artificial-v…
That, in addition to books, France operates a legal deposit scheme for perfumes, where a copy of every new fragrance has to be sent to a library for preservation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osm…
In 2015, researchers testing the efficiency of mosquito repellents used a Victoria’s Secret perfume because they thought the floral fragrance would attract mosquitoes. To their surprise, they found it repels mosquitoes better than a range of mosquito deterrents. businessinsider.com/mosqu…
Despite Orange juice being marketed as 100% juice, with no water or sugar added, flavour packs are added provided by fragrance companies giving its distinctive processed orange taste and smell. newyorker.com/books/page-…
The monkey face orchid, or scientifically, the Dracula simia, is a rare orchid which is native to the tropical cloud forests of Southeastern Ecuador and Peru and likes to live in elevations above 2,000 feet. Its fragrance can described as a ripe orange scent which it emits when it blooms. wideopeneats.com/monkey-f…
Major orange juice producers add chemical fragrances called "flavor packs" to their juice to provide the signature taste of their brand because OJ loses its flavor during pasteurization and de-oxygenation. civileats.com/2009/05/06/…
Chinese Emperor Qianlong was in love with an Uyghur woman who naturally produced a fine fragrance from her skin. She was given as a gift to the Emperor and carefully escorted all the way to the imperial palace in Beijing, washing every day in camel's milk to preserve her mysterious fragrance revolvy.com/page/Fragrant…
"Mrs Spring Fragrance" by Chinese-British-Canadian-American writer Edith Maude Eaton in 1912, was the earliest book of fiction by an author of mixed Chinese and white descent. The stories reflect the struggles and joys in the daily lives of Chinese families in North America en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mrs…
Hasbro has trademarked the smell of Play-Doh. It is described as a β€œsweet, slightly musky, vanilla-like fragrance, with slight overtones of cherry, and the natural smell of a salted, wheat-based dough.” gizmodo.com/hasbro-has-of…
Ingredients in the average bottle of prestige perfume cost about $1.20 to $1.50. The actual liquid in a typical bottle of $150 perfume is less than 1% of the retail cost. The bottle, box and and display carton typically cost four to six times times more than the fragrance itself articles.latimes.com/1988…
Britney Spears has sold over $1 billion in fragrance sales, and she makes an estimated $50 million in fragrance sales per year. bbc.com/news/entertainmen…
Tigers, jaguars and leopards love the smell of Calvin Klein's 'Obsession For Men'. This fragrance is used to lure the big cats to camera's in the wild. news.nationalgeographic.c…
Old Spice's, men's fragrance and grooming line, first product was an Women's scent, Early American Old Spice. It was created by William Schultz after he was inspired by his mother's rose jar. fragrantica.com/news/How-…
Tropicana OJ is owned by Pepsico and Simply Orange by Coca Cola. They strip the juice of oxygen for better storage, which strips the flavor. They then hire flavor and fragrance companies, who also formulate perfumes for Dior, to engineer flavor packs to add to the juice to make it "fresh." americannutritionassociat…
In the ingredients list on the back of a product, the word "fragrance" is disguised as singular, but may actually be comprised of hundreds of chemicals that achieve said fragrance. stinkmovie.com/2015/11/09…
Pizza Hut released their signature perfume "Eau de Pizza Hut" in Canada in 2012, and the intended fragrance was of "a box of Pizza Hut pizza being opened." eater.com/2012/12/5/65124…
Sweat can smell like marijuana after smoking because its fragrances get stored in the body. vice.com/en_us/article/5g…
The reason perfume is applied to necks and wrists, with behind the knees being the most ideal location, is because these are pulse points that will warm the perfume and release fragrance continuously. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per…
Actor Alan Cumming has his own fragrance, shower gel, moisturizer, and candle called; Cumming, Cumming Clean, Cumming All Over and Cumming in the Air, respectively. youtu.be/qe-h53u5UeM#t=11…
Store bought Orange Juice can be up to 1 years old and wouldn’t taste as good if it didn’t contain β€œflavor packs” made by fragrance companies. You would also get more nutrients by eating an actual orange as the juice contains no fiber and vitamins have to be added in the making process. youtu.be/8e4CEm9yybo
Scottish actor Alan Cumming has a line of fragrances and lotions called "Cumming". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ala…
Skin allergies to nickel and fragrance cause distinct T cells responses ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…
Orange Juice Is Artificially Flavored to Taste Like Oranges. Drink companies hire flavor and fragrance companies, the same ones that make perfumes, to create "flavor packs" to make the juice taste like OJ. gizmodo.com/5825909/orang…
Cheetos made a fragrance called Cheeteau in 2014 basenotes.net/ID26141878.…
Calvin Klein's Obsession for Men fragrance is used by researchers to attract animals to cameras in the wilderness washingtonpost.com/nation…
Lima Bean plants emit fragrances when attacked that attract natural predators of their attacker, as well as alerting all nearby plants to do the same. Caterpillars will cause the plant to attract parasitic wasps that lay eggs inside of the capterpillar. swissbiofarmer.com/blog/2…
Some casinos spend tons of money to pump fragrances into their buildings. Pure psychology. vegasmagazine.com/vegas-r…
While many Canadians claim that the newer bank notes smell of maple, the Bank of Canada denies ever having added a fragrance. cbc.ca/m/news/canada/mapl…
Today I learned of a cemetery in Bali that place their dead above ground, where the odor is eliminated by a special fragrance releasing tree called 'Taru Menyan' wonderfulbali.com/trunyan…
There's a perfume with a Cheetos fragrance. instyle.com/beauty/cheeto…
Since Microsoft didn't have rights to advertise the game "Destiny," and only Sony could do so, Microsoft started advertising a fragrance by the same name, which was a loophole in the Sony deal. theverge.com/2014/9/5/610…
In 2001 London Underground tried to integrate its own fragrance called 'Madeleine'. Trialled at 3 stations it lasted only a day after it made commuters sick. propertydetective.com/blo…
To Commemorate their 50th anniversary, Play-Doh released a designer fragrance inspired by Play-Doh's odour, marketed for the "whimsically creative". demeterfragrance.com/play…
The national anthem of Bangladesh includes the lines: "The fragrance from your mango groves Makes me wild with joy." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ama…
There is a fragrance company that makes scents like paperback, mildew, pizza and sawdust. demeterfragrance.com/7041…
Orchid Bees use Orchid fragrances as cologne, The Orchids in turn trap and glue pollen sacs onto the bees, to pollinate other blooms. youtube.com/watch?v=_uHJG…
The national anthem of Bangladesh consists of the lines 'The fragrance from your mango groves makes me wild with joy' en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ama…
There's a fragrance that smells like vagina, for Forever Alones to spray on their favourite hand. vice.com/en_uk/read/the-s…
There is a universal symbol on the label of many cosmetic, skincare and fragrance products that tells you how long it's safe to keep once open. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per…
Skatole, one of the compounds that makes feces smell, is used as a fragrance in trace amounts for its flowery aroma. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ska…
Old spice was originally a woman's fragrance! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old…
The island nation of Comoros is the worlds largest producer of ylang ylang, an essential oil which is used in many fragrance oils. cherry-call.co.uk/blog/17…
"unscented" products often contain fragrances to mask other fragrances, and only "fragrance free" products are actually free of scents. blogs.mcgill.ca/oss/2012/…
The world's oldest existing perfume company was started in 1709 in Cologne, Germany, by Giovanni Maria Farina. His fragrance was so popular and widely plagiarised that its name became a generic term: "Eau de Cologne". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
Vanilla fragrance was shown to lessen claustrophobia in patients getting an MRI. fastcompany.com/53313/sme…
The Demeter Fragrance Library has bottled the following scents: "Holy water", "Cannabis flower", "Celery", "Crayon", "Funeral home", etc. demeterfragrance.com/5808…
Alan Cumming has two fragrances: Cumming and Second Cumming. thedailyshow.com/watch/we…
Andy Warhol changed his Aftershave every three months just so he would end up with a 'catalogue' of fragrances to remember each period of his life by a scent- Genius idea! And was buried with a bottle of Estee Lauder "Beautiful" perfume yesterdaysperfume.com/yes…
Juice companies hire flavor and fragrance companies, the same ones that formulate perfumes for Dior and Calvin Klein, to engineer flavor packs to add back to the juice to make it taste fresh christinescottcheng.wordp…
There's a company that has released a fragrance that is "The Smell of a Boy's Anus". en.rocketnews24.com/2012/…
Bergamot, a popular fragrance component and earl grey tea is harvested from the rind of an orange en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ber…
Juice companies hire flavor and fragrance companies, the same ones that formulate perfumes for Dior and Calvin Klein, to engineer flavor packs for year old juice, which makes it taste fresh. civileats.com/2009/05/06/…

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