Japan's TV Scent Technology
"Televisions which pump out the smells of cookery on screen could become reality after developments by scientists at Keio University in Tokyo."
"The researchers said it would release a candy floss smell when the image shows a fairground and can even emit the briny scent of the seaside when people look at their holiday photos.
The technique uses printers to spray small amounts of scent rather than ink. Dr Kenichi Okada, of Keio University, Tokyo, told New Scientist: 'We are using the ink-jet printer's ability to eject tiny pulses of material to achieve precise control.' Ink jet printers work when a pulse of current heats up a coil of wire and creates a bubble that forces a small amount of ink down a tube an onto the page at high speed."
The stories we tell define history. So who gets the mic in America?
- History is written by lions. But it's also recorded by lambs.
- In order to understand American history, we need to look at the events of the past as more prismatic than the narrative given to us in high school textbooks.
- Including different voices can paint a more full and vibrant portrait of America. Which is why more walks of American life can and should be storytellers.
A glass of juice has as much sugar, ounce for ounce, as a full-calorie soda. And those vitamins do almost nothing.
Quick: think back to childhood (if you've reached the scary clown you've gone too far). What did your parents or guardians give you to keep you quiet? If you're anything like most parents, it was juice. But here's the thing: juice is bad for you.
The controversy around the Torah codes gets a new life.
- Mathematicians claim to see a predictive pattern in the ancient Torah texts.
- The code is revealed by a method found with special computer software.
- Some events described by reading the code took place after the code was written.
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