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Mass Appeal: United Scents of America

We're relieved to report that Sasha Bertran and Samantha Sherwin, the minds (and noses) behind United Scents of America, eschewed eau de dirty water when concocting their brand-new fragrance, Massachusetts.

By JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  February 15, 2013
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Smell and the evolution of disgust

"Odors have a power of persuasion stronger than that of words, appearances, emotions, or will," Peter Süskind writes in his psychological thriller, Perfume (1985).
The Senses
By MAGGIE LANGE  |  January 20, 2012
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Gaga's eau de bloody load, Diddy exposed as 9/11 mastermind, and other music news in brief

Smell ya, shouldn't have to tell ya!
The Big Hurt
By DAVID THORPE  |  February 11, 2011
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The Big Hurt: Sex Pistols perfume

I think I’d be a much happier person if I disabused myself of all my quaint expectations about artistic integrity.
Plus ELO death and Moz racism
By DAVID THORPE  |  September 17, 2010