1. trucky's Avatar
    Cow fart cans offer 'authentic smell of countryside'

    Cans filled with the aroma of cow farts are proving a big hit with shoppers - despite costing 5 a tin.


    A new tin of countryside cow-smelling air has gone on sale in Germany (Picture: CEN)

    Tins filled with the air sucked out of an ageing wooden stable, straw lined and filled with gas producing cattle has become an instant hit after it went on sale in Germany.
    Managers of the 'Countryside air to go' project say their clients are mainly country people who have moved to the city and want to be reminded of home.
    The cans cost 5 a pop and can be ordered from the web site Stallduft - Original Stallgeruch aus der Dose
    One advert boasts: 'Simply put your nose to the tin and peel back the lid for the authentic smell of the country'.
    Designer Daniela Dorrer from the village of Adlkofen in Bavaria in Germany said: 'We hope to make people who miss the countryside happy and remind them of home.
    'We are planning other smells such as horse, straw, pigs and manure. But most people miss the smell of the cows in the country, not really surprising as much of the smell is from cows.'
    Cows' farting and burping have even been accused of causing global warming problems.
    Just one cow gives off enough harmful methane gas in a single day to fill around 400 litre bottles, which is really bad for the environment, say experts.



    03-04-11 08:47 AM
  2. SCrid2000's Avatar
    Ugh, I hate the smell of dairy farms.
    03-04-11 06:31 PM
  3. GG1's Avatar
    Lol...where the h3ll do you come up with all this stuff?
    03-04-11 08:33 PM
  4. hootyhoo's Avatar
    My brother is sitting on a gold mine.

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    03-04-11 10:40 PM
  5. SCrid2000's Avatar
    Literally?

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    03-04-11 10:41 PM
  6. hootyhoo's Avatar
    Literally?

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    If he was willing to can the emissions and send it to Germany.

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    03-04-11 10:47 PM
  7. ShiPanda's Avatar
    This is nasty! They should come to texas... They would be in "high heaven."
    03-05-11 01:34 AM
  8. COrancher's Avatar
    I work around it all the time...you get used to it after a while, not that bad...but good business venture!
    03-05-11 12:52 PM
  9. therealeskimo's Avatar
    people are crazy
    03-06-11 01:53 PM
  10. Rootbrian's Avatar
    Just light it up and BOOM! You've got a bomb in a can that smells!

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    03-06-11 09:30 PM
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