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poisonappleprintshop: Today’s #filmfriday is one of my favorites, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006). Ben Whishaw gives a great performance as Jean-Baptiste, a young man with an extraordinary sense of smell. Unfortunately, for as bountiful as his olfactory senses are, he is just as much lacking when it comes…

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Why Old Books Smell Good “Lignin, the stuff that prevents all trees from adopting the weeping habit, is a polymer made up of units that are closely related to vanillin. When made into paper and stored for years, it breaks down and smells good. Which is how divine providence has…

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The smell of her hair, the taste of her mouth, the feeling of her skin seemed to have got inside him, or into the air all around him. She had become a physical necessity. 1984 (George Orwell)

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maddiviner: Make sure to choose oils that, even when diluted with water, will not stain the crown, and be sure to disperse the oil well, so that, while scented, it won’t be bad for your hair (or, again, the crown). One thing I’ve never really mentioned is that it can…

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did-you-kno: The scent of Wasabi is so strong that it can be used in fire alarms to wake up people who are deaf. Source Source 2 Wasaaaaaabi!!!

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scents associated with the signs

sickasfrickastrology: Aries: carnations, tobacco, amber, rain, pepperTaurus: violet, vanilla, rose, a diner, the fireplaceGemini: grapefruit, spearmint, almond, freshly mowed grassCancer: sugar, the ocean, jasmine, blossoms, freshly baked cookiesLeo: cinnamon, coconut, a new book, hairspray, watermelonVirgo: a fresh cup of coffee, lilac, an old library, a gardenLibra: lemon, basill, sweat pea,…

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