Strolling through Hong Kong and not eating an egg waffle? Trying street food is an integral of traveling to new places, and it’s a delicious window into new cultures, a taste of human history.
In many countries around the world, if you’re skipping what’s being served on the street, then you’re missing out on more than just a quick, cheap lunch.
But not many of us will have put our nocturnal worries down to air pollution.
However, a group of researchers in the US now believe that the level of exposure with receive to harmful particles in the air we breathe may be linked to keeping us awake at night.
'Together with Chinese and Dutch expertise we will bring back the bicycle as a cultural icon of China and as the next step towards smog free cities.' Mr Roosegaarde also announced the next stages of development for his Smog Free Tower at the summit.
The innovative bike will feature a front facing module that inhales polluted air, cleans it, and the releases clean air around the cyclist.The Smog Free Bicycle will absorb carbon and other particles from the atmosphere in major cities like Beijing.The plans are part of a wider project that includes towers which use the technology, with the pollutants they collect then turned into jewellery.During the summit Mr Roosegaarde emphasised his vision for Schoonheid, a Dutch word meaning beauty and cleanliness.'True beauty is clean air and it should not be taken for granted', he said.'Beijing used to be an iconic bicycle city.