Monthly Archives: December 2012

Smell: 5 Future Technology Innovations from IBM

http://www.buzzfeed.com/h2/suad/ibm5in5/smell-5-future-technology-innovations-from-ibm-8hnh In 5 years, computers will have a sense of smell.

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Exhibition Explores The Invisible Art Of Perfume Making

http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671310/exhibition-explores-the-invisible-art-of-perfume-making#1 By KELSEY CAMPBELL-DOLLAGHAN A DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFRO-DESIGNED EXHIBIT ADDRESSES OLFACTORY ART WITH ACADEMIC RHETORIC If you were to do a statistical analysis of what medium people refer to most when talking about modernism, “scent” probably wouldn’t top the list. Or even … Continue reading

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A New Way To Sniff And Swirl, Perfume Line Was Inspired By Wine

http://www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/2012/11/a_wine_to_wear_not_to_sip_a_fr.html By Susan Langenhennig, The Times-Picayune on November 28, 2012 at 10:45 AM, updated November 28, 2012 at 12:55 PM   If someone says you smell like a winery, that’s not typically a compliment. But one perfume maker was so inspired … Continue reading

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Pizza Hut Perfume: For the Fast Food Fan Who Has Everything

http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/12/06/pizza-scented-perfume-for-100-lucky-pizza-hut-fans/ By JuJu KimDec. 06, 2012   Who wouldn’t want to smell like a pizza? The dough, the spices, the cheese, the greasy cardboard box — all that olfactory delight might be too much for one fast-food connoisseur to handle. But now … Continue reading

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Special Report: EU threat spotlights perfume makers’ secrets

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/16/us-france-perfume-idUSBRE8BF02D20121216 By Astrid Wendlandt PARIS | Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:19am EST   (Reuters) – Luxury perfume brands fear the European Union is about to introduce measures that could cripple the $25 billion global industry in the name of protecting consumers against … Continue reading

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Do Perfume Oils and Solids Last Longer Than Sprays?

http://nymag.com/thecut/2012/12/qa-do-perfume-oils-last-longer-than-sprays.html BY GINA WAY Q: To get the longest-wearing fragrance, should I choose a solid or oil over an eau de cologne or parfum? A: “Perfume oils and balms tend to be more concentrated than alcohol-based liquids, and they don’t evaporate … Continue reading

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Perfume of War: Iran Makes Musk to Conceal Troops

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/09/perfume/?utm_source=Contextly&utm_medium=RelatedLinks&utm_campaign=Previous BY ROBERT BECKHUSEN 09.04.12 3:06 PM   Call it the Dior of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps. In one of the more bizarre military inventions from Iran, the U.S. arch-enemy has reportedly developed a perfume machine to hide troops during combat. Iran’s … Continue reading

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