From Silent Hill to Blade Runner, Beijing's air pollution is helping the metropolis look otherworldly. And this latest batch of photos make Beijing's skyline look more like Bespin's.

According to, the smog was especially heavy on January 22 and 23. These photos show Beijing on the morning of the 22nd. Smog is slimy, double-crossing, and no-good. It's also beautiful.

深刻な大気汚染で霞む北京の街 []

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