The good news about Chinese smog

That air pollution you can see from space? It has "surprising benefits" according to Chinese state media, including reducing the ability of other countries to spy on cities shrouded in smog.

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  1. This is great news. I think what it really suggests is

  2. 4. It makes people funnier.

    Those people aren't coughing, they're laughing!

  3. Well, looks like my evil plan to discern the very fabric of the Chinese metropolis with my all-seeing spaceborne eye is foiled(at least on the visible band, anybody check how good smoke is in UV, IR, etc?)

    I suppose I'll have to stump up for some cheap tourist guide material.

  4. Maybe one of their common pollutants is helium. You've got to admit that a city full of people talking in comically high-pitched voices would be pretty funny.

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