Debate Over ‘What City Has The Worst Air Quality’ Ends With One Comment.

Most polluted cities in America.
Screenshot: Most Polluted Cities – StateOfTheAir.org

Gizmodo posted “Who Is Breathing the Worst Air in America?” using data supplied by StateOfTheAir.org. All good to know info about the air quality in the city you might live in or near.

But as people were searching for their city in the list, one commenter ended the debate about cities with the worst air quality in one sentence:

“The answer to the question posed in the headline is ‘My wife, every morning as I wake up.'”

Think Greenhouse GAS. [G]


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Kittyo Cat Spy-Cam Treat Feeder Is Exactly What Your Cat Didn’t Need. [Video]

Kittyo cat cam and treat dispenserHow’s this for a slogan: Kittyo – The tech device that you and your cat don’t need. The Kittyo has met its funding goal on Kickstarter so this product, that no cat would ever be interested in, is going to be a reality.

Hooray for crowd funding and hooray for ‘kick-me-in-the-nuts’ dumbass products that shouldn’t be. [G]


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Releasing 1.5 Million Balloons For Charity In 1986 Cleveland. [Video]


YouTube: Cleveland, Ohio Balloon Launch – 1.5 Million Balloons! – 1986

Plan A was to light the Cuyahoga river on fire until the planners found out it had been done before. Ah, the dumbass 80’s. [G]


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Shark Rescue: Divers Remove Elastic Cord Around Shark’s Gills. [Video]


YouTube: Amazing shark rescue

Shark rescued by diversWhat’s awesome about this video is that these divers cared enough to rescue a grey nurse shark with a elastic cord noose around its gills. What’s amazing about this video is how the divers figured out a safe way to cut the elastic cord around the shark’s gills without harming the shark.

Fortunately, this shark didn’t suffer the same waste-induced fate as the birds on Midway Island. [Arbroath]

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‘Frack U, Mexico!’ Is Educating The People Of Mexico On Benefits Of Fracking. [Video]

Hola a nuestros vecinos mexicanos y futuro fracking BFF. No puedo esperar para llevar a su gas natural y echar a perder su agua subterránea! [BB]

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The Weather Forecast For Beijing China Calls For Blue Skies And Sunshine…

Blue skies over Beijing China on a video monitor.

…on the big video screen. [imgur]

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