14 Reasons Why We Wish We Could Smell Through Our Phones

Why hasn’t someone invented smell-o-vision already? You might not be able to smell through your phone just yet, but in the future your phone will be able to smell you. IBM’s 5 in 5 predicts that within the next five years, computers will be able to smell you in order to determine whether you have various illnesses. Science!

1. Bacon Wrapped Deep Fried Corn Dog

Drew Stephens / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: dinomite

Whoah.

2. Apple Fritter Cupcake

Janet Hudson / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: veganfeast

This is what Heaven must smell like.

3. The Best Mozzarella Sticks Ever

John Ong / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: puck777

Freshly fried mozzarella wafting through the air? Do want.

4. Bacon Guacamole Grilled Cheese

Jason Brennan / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: jason_ff

This needs to be made into a cologne. 10/10 would wear.

5. Apple Cinnamon FlapJacks

jeffreyw / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: jeffreyww

Everything smells sweeter when you share.

6. A Roasted Garlic Steak Sandwich

Matthew Berggren / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: mathwizxp

Who doesn’t like to take in the aroma of a good steak?

7. These Cinnamon Rolls

Anna / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: bcmom

Imagine waking up to the sweet, sweet scent of this in the morning.

8. This Glistening Pizza

Ryan Hyde / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: breatheindigital

One deep breath of this is guaranteed to take you to your happy place.

9. Blueberry Fig Crumble Coffee Cake

Janet Hudson / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: veganfeast

The holidays never smelled better.

10. Freshly Baked Challah Bread

Brad Greenlee / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: bgreenlee

It is scientifically proven that freshly baked bread is one of the 7 olfactory wonders of the culinary world.

11. Avocado Fries

Omid Tavallai / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / Flickr: tavallai

Everything smells better fried. No exceptions.

12. Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake

Jennifer / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: sweetonveg

Why settle for one type of chocolate wafting through the air when you can have three?

13. Raspberry and Cream Pancakes

hedvigs / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: hedvigs

If all hybrids smelled this good, automakers would never sell a normal car ever again.

14. Peanut Butter Cups S’mores

Personal Creations / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: personalcreations

Absolute bliss.

We won’t judge you if you tried to smell your computer screen at one point or another while making it through this post.

You might not be able to smell through your phone just yet, but in the future your phone will be able to smell you. IBM’s 5 in 5 predicts that within the next five years, computers will be able to smell you in order to determine whether you have various illnesses. Science!

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