Smells Like Fun

I’ve smelled some pretty funky smells on the dancefloor in my life… and not the good funky.  Well, according to a recent study it seems people really associate good smells with a good time.  I guess this means we could … Read More

Light And Sound Sculpture

Being on the other side of the world prevented me from attending this years Coachella music festival unfortunately.  And when I heard about the amazing lighting innovations, it rubbed it in even harder. You probably would have found me in … Read More

Projecting A New Look

The Human Truth™ of Sensory Appeal™ is “When you add a new sensation, it all seems new”.  Well the visual art trend of projection mapping is truly making things seem brand new! Here’s an impressive example of taking interior design … Read More

The Visual Appeal Of Infographs

2010 is the year I really feel in love with infographs.  I have always liked them but for some reason they seemed to really get great this year.  Check out VisualEconomics.com Best Infographics of 2010 for some examples.  If you … Read More

Diminished Reality

So Augmented Reality has been building for years now and has finally been seeing some mainstream application, but now there’s a new kid on the block: Diminished Reality. … Read More

Crunchcore, for the musically discerning foodie

New studies have shown that music, and by extension background noise in general, affects the way food tastes and how you experience it. This to some extent, explains why airline food is always viewed as terrible; the sheer amount of background noise you are constantly exposed to literally drowns out the taste. … Read More

Smellvertising Sizzles

Drive pass this sign in Charlotte, North Carolina and your tummy will rumble. … Read More

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. … Read More

Fine (Tattoo) Art

Amanda Wachob has some fantastic art – for your skin. … Read More

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. … Read More