(Matt McGee)

Google Slaps Air Pollution Monitoring Systems On Street View Cars In San Francisco

The next time you see a Google Street View car cruising down your block, it might be doing more than just snapping photos — it could be tracking air pollution.
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(Scott D. Rogers)

Study Spoiling 4th Of July Fun Says Fireworks Release Harmful Particulates Into The Air

Just in time for the Fourth of July comes some news that might put a damper on your celebrations: A new study says exploding fireworks create toxic air pollution that could be harmful to your health. Happy Independence Day, everyone. [More]

Researchers Say Dog Waste Bacteria Hovers In Cleveland, Detroit Air

Researchers Say Dog Waste Bacteria Hovers In Cleveland, Detroit Air

Colorado University researchers say something is in the air in Detroit and Cleveland, and it’s nothing either city can be proud of. Their findings say bacteria found in the air in those cities most closely resembles that which is found in dog poop. [More]

Washington Post Op-Ed Likens Obese To Air Pollution

Washington Post Op-Ed Likens Obese To Air Pollution

There’s a hilarious op ed piece up at the Washington Post, equating fat people with air pollution. Not the strange gases emitted simultaneously with the obese’s impressive spectrum of farting noises. The fat people themselves.