Name the losing sense

This is purely hypothetical, but what if you knew you were going to lose one sense as you get older and you could choose it now? Which sense would you pick to lose? … [Read more...]

Tail of woe

Around the crack of dawn I was dreaming about sliding across a wood floor in my socks in an Adam-Sandler-does-ballet kind of way, when into the dream slunk a skunk. I stop sliding and stare at the furry black creature whose stubby legs reminded me of corgies, those Scottish herding dogs upon whom … [Read more...]

Sniffing season opens!

The Daily Smell launches into the digital world hoping to do for regular, everyday aroms what Luca Turin did for fancy perfumes in his guide: put smells into words and context. Here we go! … [Read more...]