Say Farewell to PM 2.5 (and Some of Your Dignity) With New Nose-Only Anti-Pollution Mask

Say Farewell to PM 2.5 (and Some of Your Dignity) With New Nose-Only Anti-Pollution Mask. Beijing-based manufacturers of the mask are aware they make you look a little funny. Hence the name Maixingren (霾 星人), a play on words that combines the tail ends of the words for ‘smog’ (the 霾 in 雾霾 wumai) and for ‘space alien’ (the 星人 in 外星人 waixingren).

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Bad Air Causing Beijing Brain Drain

Bad Air Causing Beijing Brain Drain. Beijing’s bad air is causing a brain drain. Nearly half the companies polled in the American Chamber of Commerce in China’s recently released 2014 Business Climate Survey indicate that they have had difficulty hiring or retaining talent due to the city’s increasingly ugly reputation as the planet’s Black Lung.

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