“You smell that? What is that?…” – “Your cologne?”- “No” – “Opportunity” – “No. Money”
Hongi is the name of the traditional form of greeting among the Māori tribe in New Zealand: Two people press noses to each other and inhale one another’s breath. Due to the current coronavirus outbreak it has recently been banned.
The sense of smell can be an instrument of political protest as this current example shows. An investor wants to re-use a former site of terror in Moscow for a perfume store.
HEADWIND brings a breath of fresh air into the world of work. The ambient scent was developed by Andreas Wilhelm at Bern University of Applied Sciences.
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst has taken over the role of International Space Station commander from NASA astronaut Drew Feustel earlier today. This is a perfect opportunity to highlight his recent interview with Jan Böhmermann on how outer space smells.