Search for “Wet Dog,” and Google Nose Lets You Smell One

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on email
Email

Today Google released its Google Nose in Beta. It’s a new search tool that allows users to search for smells. We don’t really understand it — computers are intense these days — but it seems to work.

For example, we searched for “wet dog,” clicked the “smell” button, and were instructed to bring our nose as close to the screen as possible and press enter. The smell transmitted.

I had just given my dog a bath, and he was sitting in my lap, and I swear to God, my screen smelled just like my dog. I was stunned.

Next I searched for “unattended litter box” — because why not? — and transmitted the smell. It was uncanny — a perfect, albeit disgusting, olfactory marvel. You’re aware that scent calls up powerful memories. This one reminded me that my litter box, next to me on the desk, was an unholy mess.

What do you think of Google Nose? Let us know in the comments!

Get Catster in your inbox!

Stay informed! Get tips and exclusive deals.

Let Catster answer all of your most baffling feline questions!

Starting at just
$14.95!

This error message is only visible to WordPress admins
Error: There is no connected account for the user catstermag.

Related

Follow Us

Shopping Cart