Smells

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Now You Can Experience the Nasty Stench of Cities Throughout History

Sniffing around a new Bay Area exhibit devoted to the smells of places from the modern day to the Middle Ages.

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Santa Barbara Loves Its 'Disgusting,' 'Rotted,' 'Dirty Diaper'-Smelling Corpse Flower

The city is all abuzz over news that a rare, incredibly odiferous Titan Arum has blossomed.

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Why Sometimes You Can Smell the Sewer Even Though You Mostly Can't

5 reasons you might get a sudden whiff of something unpleasant.

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In Praise of Smelly Places

Your sense of smell is intimately connected to your experience of a place and your memory of it. So why don't cities take greater advantage of this?

Cincinnati Does Not Smell Like Used Kitty Litter

The real scent of the Ohio city is far more complex.