Tag Archives: Nose

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Your Nose Runs When You Cry

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Your Nose Runs When You Cry

This weekend, my wife & I watched a movie that had a pretty sad-yet-heartwarming ending. And it wasn’t just the tears that were flowing at that ending, but also…well…nasal fluids, too. (Sorry, not trying to be gross. But it happens to all of us.) They seem to be two different systems, right? But are they…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why People Are Seemingly Immune To Their Body Odor

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why People Are Seemingly Immune To Their Body Odor

How is that so many otherwise sensitive people expose others to their less-than-stellar body odor? I mean, surely they have to know that they, or their clothes, aren’t up to snuff, right? Right? Compared to most animals, humans don’t have an acutely developed sense of smell. The human olfactory nerve easily becomes fatigued in areas…Read More