Podcast: What Do Tornadoes Smell Like?
by Ryan Schleeter
September 30, 2015
Check out episode two of Completely Optional Knowledge, the podcast that answers questions you never knew you had. Some things in life are #CompletelyOptinonal — satisfying your curiosity doesn’t have to be one of them.
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New Yorker Alex Kapelman has never seen a tornado, and he certainly has no desire to experience one in the flesh. But he is curious about one thing: what do they smell like? With more than 20 years of storm chasing experience under his belt, extreme weather documentarian Warren Faidley has our answer. And no — he didn’t have to enter the eye of the storm to get it.
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