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Rihanna's New Interactive Venture, As Explained By YouTube Commenters

There are many themes touched upon in the promotional video and really interesting interactive site for Rihanna's perfume, Reb'l Fleur. Being bad feels good, sometimes you want to step through the looking glass into a fantasy, being touched by faceless men is titillating, flowers look like vaginas sometimes, etc.… » 2/11/11 3:20pm 2/11/11 3:20pm

Obsessing About The New "It" Body Part Is The Pits

In a story appearing in a recent issue of New York magazine, Corrie Pikul, a self-professed "rampant perspirer," tested some sweat-prevention solutions. Secret Clinical Strength anti-persperant? "I still developed big splotches at the gym," she writes. She also tried Drionic Iontophoresis kit, which sens a mild… » 7/25/08 2:00pm 7/25/08 2:00pm

How Do You Describe Something You Can't See, Feel, or Hear?

So there's a story by Jim Lewis on Slate about perfume. Not just about perfume, though — about writing about perfume. The story is linked to a book called Perfumes: The Guide, by husband and wife team Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez. I used to write about music, which I always thought was really tough; somehow the… » 5/01/08 4:00pm 5/01/08 4:00pm