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September 26, 2005

Smell Killer


Yet another image (above) of the mother ship (note the Sony Discman below)


masquerading as a tool to help Earthlings live a better life.

We do our best.


But I digress.

    From the website:

    The Smell Killer neutralizes odors in a 400–square–foot area (that's a 20 x 20–foot room for those of you without a calculator or residual math skills) without the overpowering scent of traditional air fresheners to leave a room remarkably fresh and clean.

    Effective on cigarette smoke, cooking smells and even mold, the environmentally–friendly Smell Killer goes straight to the offending source, neutralizing even the most powerful odors.

    Made in Germany of glass and stainless steel.

    Measures 6.75" in diameter.

But how does it work?

There appears to be water in the bowl.

My guess: the metal in the center reacts with the stinky molecules in the room and then deposits them in the water.

But bookofjoe didn't get to where it is today with guesswork.

I turned this one over to my crack research team, who turned up the following:

"The secret to the Smell Killer lies in its patented design, featuring thousands of microscopic grooves that increase its actual surface area. The device is activated when water is placed in its blue glass bowl. The disk grooves trap the organic molecules that create odors, effectively neutralizing them."

Want more?

Here's a link to a U.K. site selling a larger version; they raved about its effectiveness on the stinky trainers of one of their volunteer testers.

Tell you what: "Don't drink the water" would be my advice unless you're really, really thirsty.

$60 here.

If you'd prefer to pay $49.95 for the same item simply go to amazon and put "smellkiller" in the search box.

More options? No problema: when you visit amazon you'll see a number of different models, starting at $29.95.

True, they're not as striking as the blue glass version but you weren't looking for a work of art, were you?

Maybe you were.

Well, I've been wrong about you before and I'm sure this won't be the last time.

OK, OK — I won't let it happen again anytime soon.

Don't you have anything better to do?

Like maybe some work that you're getting big bucks for?


Some people....

September 26, 2005 at 09:01 AM | Permalink


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is this product available in Canada. Thank you

Anita Reynolds

Posted by: anita reynolds | Nov 17, 2005 3:31:35 PM

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