The “Oud Note” Myth

Oud is all the rave with big perfume companies, where just about every big name has jumped on board with its ‘oud’ perfume. The only problem is, none of them smell like oud. While reviewers and critics promote (or berate)...

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Schrödinger’s Oud

Oudheads who love detail know that there are two sides to this fragrant coin: agarwood’s essential, intrinsic—core—smell, and its ‘auxiliary’ (or secondary) notes. Those fruity, floral, honey-sweet, savory umami notes...

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Oud vs Bitcoin 2.0

Billions and Billions and Billions A few weeks back, I clicked on a link that would let me in on an investment opportunity that’s taken the world by storm. Those who invested as little as $500 just a couple of years ago were...

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