On the quaint coast of Cornwall, near the town of Perranporth, there's a beach that's constantly covered in Lego. Tiny flippers, little plastic dragons, a brick here and there—these pieces have been washing ashore since a shipping accident in 1997 sent 4.8 million pieces into the sea nearby. And one-by-one, out they…
This is a "mist buster." It's being used in the city of Zhangjiakou in Hebei province—a city dealing with pollution. And dealing with it using a giant water cannon.
Pollution sucks! But there are ways to protect yourself, such as surgical masks or even heavy duty gas masks. One Chinese company, MaiXingRen, is offering another solution: a nose mask.
China's pollution is bad. It's a huge problem. The air quality in Beijing has even been compared to a nuclear winter. But how does that compare to where you live?
At an elementary school in Shijiazhuang, China, students have been practicing a series of "anti-smog" martial arts exercises. Kick smog's ass, kids!
What's in this season? Masks, it seems. At a recent outdoor jewelry show in Shenzhen, China, the models strutted their stuff on the runway in masks.
It's flu season. Time to either protect yourself from getting sick, or, if you are already sick, prevent your illness from spreading to others. Hence, sickness masks.
Science justifies the reclusive nature of hardcore gamers during these hot summer months, as a new study finds that people actively participating in beach-based activities are more likely to develop gastrointestinal problems, fever, and skin illness. Who's for beach volleyball?