Web Site Registers Smells Of the World A Web site in Japan combines Google's mapping technology with hundreds of sophisticated olfactory systems. Members of the "Smell Club" locate unusual smells around the world. They map them so you can click on the site and find out where they are. Some of the odors are not appealing — like "cat with halitosis." Organizers say someday they hope to be able to transmit scent online.
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Web Site Registers Smells Of the World

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Web Site Registers Smells Of the World

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A Web site in Japan combines Google's mapping technology with hundreds of sophisticated olfactory systems. Members of the "Smell Club" locate unusual smells around the world. They map them so you can click on the site and find out where they are. Some of the odors are not appealing — like "cat with halitosis." Organizers say someday they hope to be able to transmit scent online.

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Unfortunately, you cannot smell it through the computer yet. A spokesperson for the website says finding a smell function is the next challenge. I smell an opportunity for somebody. And that's the business news on Morning Edition from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.

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