PlayStation 5: Amazon ‘really sorry’ after customers received cat food and other items instead of games console | Science & Tech News, Reports

Amazon says it is “really sorry” following reports that customers who had pre-ordered the new PlayStation 5 instead received deliveries of cat food and a foot massager.

Social media users have expressed their disappointment at what they claim are a spate of unsolicited deliveries, including cat food, a grill, and packing tape, instead of the much-awaited games console.

Amazon confirmed to Sky News that some of the social media reports were genuine, stating: “We’re all about making our customers happy, and that hasn’t happened for a small proportion of these orders.”

“We’re really sorry about that and are investigating exactly what’s happened,” the Amazon spokesperson added.

“We’re reaching out to every customer who’s had a problem and made us aware so we can put it right. Anyone who has had an issue with any order can contact our customer services team for help.”

The affected users have expressed concerns that

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PS5 Fury As Amazon Customers Are Sent Cat Food Instead Of Consoles

Amazon U.K. is conducting an investigation following several reports of customers being sent items such as cat food and kitchen equipment instead of the PlayStation 5 they ordered.

The PS5 came out on Thursday, since when there have been a host of reports from Amazon customers that their console was substituted for something far less enticing.

Multiple customers have claimed to have opened the Amazon box, only to find pet food instead of a games console waiting inside.

Other unwanted substitutions have included kitchen equipment and toy guns:

It’s not clear whether the incorrect items are being sent because of mistakes at the fulfilment centers or because of something more sinister. A couple of unconfirmed reports suggest customers saw delivery drivers tampering with packages shortly before they were delivered. Amazon employs several different

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From Cheese To Cat Pee, Author Takes A ‘Nose Dive’ Into The Science Of Smell : Shots

Butyric acid gives some cheeses their distinctively strong scent.

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Butyric acid gives some cheeses their distinctively strong scent.

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Food science writer Harold McGee was in the middle of writing Nose Dive, his book about the science of smell, when he woke up one morning and realized that he couldn’t smell his own coffee.

Loss of smell has since become associated with COVID-19. In McGee’s case, it was the byproduct of a sinus infection. McGee remembers feeling panicked.

“I have friends in the kind of clinical side of taste and smell research. And so I immediately contacted them to find out what I could do and why this had happened,” he says. “And they basically said, ‘You’re going to have to wait and see.’ “

Over the course of a few months, McGee’s sense of smell gradually

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