The Asparagus Issue

Don't let this stop you. Photo: Melissa Hom

It's not the sexiest subject, but it's something we've all thought about: the bodily asparagus scent. Food Republic tries to demystify the situation with some insight on methanethiol, the "foul-smelling, colorless gas" that produces the smell, but says that only some of us can actually smell it. Alas, life isn't fair. [Food Republic]