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Petrichor, the after-rain smell – Boing Boing

I’ve yet to find someone who doesn’t like the smell of approaching rain and this Boing Boing find explains in detail how and why it happens.

Do not click if you think the scientific explanation might detract from the magic of the experience, though.

Petrichor, the after-rain smell – Boing Boing.

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