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The 18th century French botanist Louis LĂ©mery wrote that asparagus causes "a filthy and disagreeable smell in the urine, as everybody knows." Not everybody, Louis. Not everybody. Getty Images/imageBROKER RF hide caption

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The "Aroma R-evolution" kit comes with four forks and 21 vials full of aromas like olive oil, mint and smoke. You drop a dab of scented liquid onto the base of the fork, and the smell is supposed to subtly flavor the food you eat while using the utensil. Claire Eggers/NPR hide caption

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