Category: Sensory Appeal™

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Ahh, the Flavor of Fat

Recently it was discovered that “fat” is a distinct flavor from other flavors, such as sweet, salty, sour, bitter and umami—which is a taste for protein-rich foods. This finding may not seem earth shattering to you, but it certainly was to the Australian scientists who proved it. It means that humans have a sixth taste, and the ramifications of that truth are just starting to unfold.

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3D Overload?

I’m starting to feel like everything Nintendo releases these days is a one trick pony. Sure, the Wii brought us motion sensors and a greater sense of interaction with games by flailing around and laughing at each other, but now that we’ve moved on from Wii Sports Nintendo has a new push into sensory territory; 3D.