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Mon Dec 14, 2015, 06:12 PM

That's one way to escape the smog! Bottles of FRESH AIR from Canada are a hot sale in China as pollu

Source: Daily Mail UK

Since China's capital city Beijing issued its first ever air pollution red alert last week, sales of bottled Canadian fresh mountain air to Chinese customers have soared.

Two entrepreneurs from Alberta have been selling Vitality Air for just over a year, but over the last two weeks their sales to China have increased dramatically, reports The People's Daily Online.

The red alert over air pollution was issued by Beijing authorities on December 7, lasting three days, amid the second bout of bad air this month. During this time PM2.5 levels - tiny hazardous airborne particles - exceeded 900 micrograms per cubic meter.

Canisters of air are being sold for up to 42 each, depending on the size

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/peoplesdaily/article-3359154/Bottles-fresh-air-Canada-hot-sale-China-smog-remains-high.html



I remember this scene from the movie Spaceballs. Great movie, but i never thought it would happen for real.

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Reply That's one way to escape the smog! Bottles of FRESH AIR from Canada are a hot sale in China as pollu (Original post)
Calista241 Dec 2015 OP
Xipe Totec Dec 2015 #1
Blue_Tires Dec 2015 #14
pangaia Dec 2015 #2
BumRushDaShow Dec 2015 #3
Egnever Dec 2015 #9
BumRushDaShow Dec 2015 #11
hedda_foil Dec 2015 #4
AngryAmish Dec 2015 #6
allan01 Dec 2015 #5
ffr Dec 2015 #7
Egnever Dec 2015 #10
Skittles Dec 2015 #15
Herman4747 Dec 2015 #8
lonestarnot Dec 2015 #12
Trailrider1951 Dec 2015 #13

Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Mon Dec 14, 2015, 06:13 PM

1. Perri-Air



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Response to Xipe Totec (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 19, 2015, 02:59 PM

14. Brilliant...

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Mon Dec 14, 2015, 06:15 PM

2. First bottled water.

Now bottled air.



And is that price REAL ???

OR is this the onion? No, it is the Daily Mail..

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Mon Dec 14, 2015, 06:20 PM

3. O'Hare Air

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Reply #3)

Tue Dec 15, 2015, 01:07 PM

9. You beat me to it.

 

First thing I thought of as well.

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Response to Egnever (Reply #9)

Tue Dec 15, 2015, 01:21 PM

11. I knew I had to move quick on that one



(loved Danny Devito in that)

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Mon Dec 14, 2015, 06:23 PM

4. Isn't Alberta the home for Canadian cracking?

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Response to hedda_foil (Reply #4)

Mon Dec 14, 2015, 07:16 PM

6. Lance Storm is from Alberta.

 

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Mon Dec 14, 2015, 06:34 PM

5. i was going to remark about the spaceballs canned air gag myself , but i see great minds think alike

i feel for the chinese ppl who have to breathe in this stuff.

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Mon Dec 14, 2015, 09:40 PM

7. Why does China get all the headlines, when India leads in more polluted cities?

No. 1 Delhi, India
No. 2 Patna, India
No. 3 Gwalior, India
No. 4 Raipur, India
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. - Politifact.com



Of the cities with the most air pollution, China doesn't even make the top 20. So why the constant barrage of news headlines about their air being seemingly the worst?

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Response to ffr (Reply #7)

Tue Dec 15, 2015, 01:08 PM

10. That must be the crazy train I always hear about.

 

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Response to Egnever (Reply #10)

Sun Dec 20, 2015, 01:30 PM

15. notice it is only men

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Tue Dec 15, 2015, 07:03 AM

8. You're kidding me!!! - (No, it's actually true!) nt

 

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Sat Dec 19, 2015, 10:42 AM

12. Rocky Mountain Air.

 

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Response to Calista241 (Original post)

Sat Dec 19, 2015, 11:14 AM

13. A friend of mine from Wisconsin once told me

about a bumper sticker that used to be seen up there:

"Come to Wisconsin and smell our dairy air!"

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