Science Says Good Wine Tastes a Lot Like Koala Urine
May 26, 2015 17:11
Love the taste of wine? Love how it's fruity, sweet, and more? Apparently, koala urine taste just the same! The whole thing began in 1966, when scientists isolated a component of wine, calling it 'wine lactone.'
They were right, at least for the lactone part. Except, they got the wine part wrong.
Wine lactone was discovered in 1975, and it was discovered that if you feed a koala eucalyptus leaves and wait for it to pee...
One of the things that it will pee out is wine lactone.
To be fair, lactone in wine is only one specific isomer, so don't worry, you're only drinking part koala urine.
There are many reasons why people take a road trip. From a staycation in the UK which involves you travelling across the country, to a family day out a few hours away from your home; a road trip can be the perfect way to explore new destinations. Read more
etting on sports activities is a very old activity. It’s as old as time itself according to some sources. People used it even bet and place wagers on wars and small activities like fights. However, betting on sports is a very real and very profitable thing now. The big wigs can stand to make millions on big matches. Read more