Today’s Odor: Hot mothballs in a manure fire. Gentle kisses of body odor stained carpet.
— Gowanus Canal (@Gowanus_Daily) November 20, 2012
“It is the nasal equivalent of white noise, researchers report today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Just as white noise is a mixture of many different sound frequencies and white light is a mixture of many different wavelengths, olfactory white is a mixture of many different smelly compounds.”
—Hoping that the Gowanus Canal’s “Today’s Odor” is the newly discovered “olfactory white” soon.