Archive for April 2014

China is beset with some of the worst air pollution ever. Residents are turning to facemasks, but, as reported by Planet Ark, some of them are not up to snuff: Face masks have become the norm for many city residents, although only nine out of 37 types tested recently by the China Consumers Association met […]

This one is making the rounds: the Bose Noise Cancelling Toilet. Enough said, except to add that the comment on reddit on using rearbuds is apropos.

North Carolina’s environmental reputation took a big hit with Duke Energy’s coal ash spill in February into the Dan River. Among other worries, large Duke Energy investors are now asking for a report by May 1 on what’s up, as discussed by the AP here. And the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources […]