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The 7 Smelliest Things on Earth

By Steven Romano Sep 26, 2013

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Vieux Boulogne

Oh, cheese. You’re so rich and delicious, but sometimes you smell like absolute death! Proving that British taxpayer money is clearly going in the right place, a team of Cranfield University experts utilized a computer outfitted with an “electronic nose” and a panel of testers to determine—once and for all—which variety of cheese is the smelliest. It was a close contest, but a French cheese called Vieux Boulogne reigned supreme... and presumably stunk up the lab for quite a while. Finally, gourmands everywhere can rest easier at night.

Tags: science, slideshows, bugs, insects, stinky

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Steven Romano

Like Captain America, Steven Romano is just a boy from Brooklyn. When he isn't contributing to The MindHut and other geeky websites, Steven's hard at work writing his first novel and comic book scripts. Follow him on Twitter @Steven_Romano, and swing by his blog: stevenromano.tumblr.com

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