Musk Sticks: the classic Australian candy looks like pink toothpaste and smells like old ladies at the bus stop.

While many Australians and New Zealanders love this vintage candy for nostalgic reasons, others detest its shocking perfume flavor. In fact, the so called Musk Sticks have been likened to “the smell of old ladies at the bus stop“, and they are made with real synthetic musk essence… These musk-flavoured candy are fairy-pink cylinders that resemble extruded toothpaste. They’re made mostly of musk essence, gelatin, and icing sugar, which gives them a semi-soft and powdery, fondant-like feel. Their dissolvable quality also means they can be “twisted on your tongue into…

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#TodayInHistory – August 7

August 7 – Some important events on this day. 322 BC 👉🏼 Battle of Crannon between Athens and Macedon following the death of Alexander the Great 1428 👉🏼 Valais witch trial proceedings begin in Valais Canton, Switzerland, first organized witch trials 1461 👉🏼 Ming Dynasty Chinese military general Cao Qin stages a coup against the Tianshun Emperor 1606 👉🏼 Possible first performance of Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth, performed in the Great Hall at Hampton Court Palace for King James I 1714 👉🏼 The Battle of Gangut: the first important victory of…

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