Geosmin is an organic compound with the formula C12H22O. It’s produced by several classes of microbes, including cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) and actinobacteria (especially Streptomyces), and released when these microbes die. The human nose is extremely sensitive to geosmin and is able to detect it at concentrations as low as 5 parts per trillion.
Emma Stone:But people do always ask that. They ask who is my style icon, what's the one thing that I can't leave my house without. I'm always like, "My clothes!" I can pretty much leave without anything. It's fine as long as I'm not naked.
Andrew Garfield:I don't get asked that—
Emma Stone:You get asked interesting, poignant questions because you are a boy.
A man fled after stealing 13 steaks from Pick ‘n Save, 12375 W. Capitol Drive, just before 1 a.m. May 27.
A group of teenagers were reported running around a car naked, playing a game called “paranoia,” in the 1000 block of Silver Mist Court the night of May 24. Parents of two the teens were notified.
A homeowner in the 2800 block of Cambridge Circle reported a large quantity of alcohol was taken from an open garage sometime overnight May 13. The garage door was apparently left open by a contractor. No arrests or suspect information was part of the report.
A resident of the 1200 block of Manistique Avenue reported that someone had defecated on a rock in her front yard May 26.
The Department of Public Works reported a street name sign was taken from South 69th Street at 7:45 p.m. May 23.
51-year-old Menomonee Falls man was issued a citation for animal at large after police received a call from a resident who reported a neighbor’s peacock was on her property in the N56 W18900 block of Silver Spring Drive at 9:30 a.m. May 10. An officer attempted to capture the animal but was unsuccessful. The owner of the peacock was cited due to multiple calls/infractions in the past.