If you’ve ever encountered a sasquatch, you know how rancid and rank all that damp fur can get. What you need to do next time you see one is hang one of these Bigfoot air fresheners around his neck to try and cover up his odiferous ways.
Candles are good for some things, like killing the stench of unwashed bodies after binging years of Game of Thrones episodes in one weekend sans shower leading up to the new season’s debut. You don’t want just any scent covering up the B.O.
So apparently, smart air fresheners are a thing now. Forget those Glade Plug-ins. Forget opening a window. Moodo is designed to customize your home’s scent whenever you want. It’s kind of like a Keurig machine for your nose.
Everyone gets homesick from time to time. A part of you will always miss the place where you grew up. So these Homesick Candles can bring back the memories by filling the room with your home state’s unique scents.
When I was about ten, my parents took my brother and I to Disney. He was about five and we got into this argument in the elevator of the Haunted Mansion about if the costumed figure standing there was real or a mannequin.
I don’t know about you, but I have always dreamed of being able to smell like whiskey 24/7. Today is the day when dreams come true. The Heriot Watt University’s School of Textiles and Design teamed up with Harris Tweed and Johnny Walker (who else?) to develop a fabric that permanently smells like Johnny Walker Black scotch whisky.
We process flavors not just with our mouth but with our nose as well. That’s why food can taste bland if you have a stuffy nose. Molecule-R claims to take advantage of this with its Volatile Flavoring Kits, which comes with different food scents.
We can use our phones to send images and sounds to and from practically anywhere on the planet. Soon we may be able to do that with scents as well. Vapor Communications is working on the oPhone DUO, a device that lets you receive scents based on instructions from a complementary mobile app.
These days, even a cheap phone has the ability to record sights and sounds using its camera. But that’s just two of our many senses. With her concept for an “odor camera”, designer Amy Radcliffe hopes that she can encourage electronics makers to make devices that can record scent.
I’m okay with using a microfiber cloth to clean the display on my gadgets and my computer. But if your nose is sensitive enough that it can smell the oil, dirt and whatever substance is left on your screen, watch out for Elecom’s new touchscreen cleaners.
This unusual gadget connects to your computer, and can be programmed to emit a variety aromas on digital cue.
With an expected retail price of $69.99 (USD), ScentSciences‘ ScentScape device is a compact plug-and-play USB device which can be synchronized with your content, outputting scents along the way.
Sure, the iPhone is a great smartphone, so I guess it’s kind of fun to make a soap that looks like one, but why in the world would you make it smell like grilled sausage? In fact, would anyone use grilled sausage scented soap?
Vaporware manufacturer DuroSports Electronics wants to ease the transition from paper books to e-books with their Smell of Books scented sprays, specifically designed for e-book readers. Not. This is the kind of idea that’s so stupid it’s awesome, and for a while you’ll wish it was true.
If your laptop does nothing but stink up the place, you might want to pick up one of these fragranced USB sticks for your computer.
Joining the ranks of other frivolous fragrance generators such as the one that makes your music smell and scented cell phones is this aromatic USB gadget.