Air In A Can? Seriously?

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Think the air in your city is a little polluted? Then you may want to consider breathing in some pure air from a can. No, this is not an April Fool's joke, but a real venture started by Chinese businessman and philanthropist, Chen Guangbiao and believe it or not, he has already sold a thousand cans for $0.80 apiece!

Called, Chen Guangbiao: Nice Guy, the cans that are being sold in pop-up stores in some of China's major cities like Shanghai, is collected from the few areas of the country that according to the billionaire, still have unpolluted air. And while canning air may seem like a simple thing, the entrepreneur claims that he has come up with a technologically advanced process to capture it efficiently.

Apparently each can contains a chip so that during the packaging process when the negative oxygen ions reach a certain concentration level and the can is full, it seals automatically. All the user has to do to enjoy the fresh air experience, is snap it open and 'drink' it in - And of course, since the air is compressed inside, it can be enjoyed slowly for a long time, even after the can has been opened!

As you may have guessed by now, the Chinese billionaire, who is donating all the proceeds to the Chinese military, has come up with this rather bizarre business to make a bigger point - Try convince the government to help resolve the severe air pollution issue that is plaguing the country.

But then again bottling water may also have once upon a time been considered a bizarre concept. Today, it is such a normal part of our daily lives that we think nothing of buying gallons and gallons of it. If statistics are to be believed, every 27 hours, Americans consume enough of the bottled liquid to circle the entire equator with plastic bottles stacked end to end.

So the question is, if we all continue to ignore air pollution, will Perri-Air be something that becomes a norm in our shopping baskets - cans of which we will carelessly toss into the garbage once we have 'drunk' it all? What do you think? Be sure to let us know, by adding your comment below.

Resources: ca.news.yahoo.com, odditycentral.com

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561 Comments
  • avocadoasuarusSaturday, November 9, 2019 at 11:09 am
    I wish I had a can of air It would be so cool...........I'm doing a current event with this
    • iceskatingqueen
      iceskatingqueenTuesday, February 5, 2019 at 12:55 pm
      That is really weird though
      • android7
        android7Monday, February 4, 2019 at 4:51 pm
        me: AIR IN A CAN?!?!?!?!?!?!?!? WHAT'S NEXT *sees ad for pillow waffles* me: OK, THAT'S IT *throws computer out of window*
        • bookstory13
          bookstory13Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 4:24 am
          LOL XD *follows*
        • iceskatingqueen
          iceskatingqueenMonday, February 4, 2019 at 12:56 pm
          Wow cool
          • dolphinlover13
            dolphinlover13Monday, February 4, 2019 at 12:56 pm
            I agree, @bookstory13, that is a problem. More research!
            • shootingstars
              shootingstarsMonday, February 4, 2019 at 10:45 am
              Are you seriously kidding me. Wow just wow. *leaves the room with hands in the air*
              • bookstory13
                bookstory13Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 5:40 pm
                How would it even work? I know it said the can would seal shut automatically, but when you opened it, the oxygen inside would hiss out and be wasted. Even though they compressed the oxygen inside, shouldn't the pressures release the oxygen and decompress it when the can is opened? It would mix in with the smog, carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and other gases in the air around us. It would be wasted :/
                • ajg16
                  ajg16Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 6:42 pm
                  Hmm yes you have very good points, it's really not a great idea. (How it works)
                • dolphinlover13
                  dolphinlover13Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 5:33 pm
                  Hmm... pretty interesting...
                  • bacon_bitzz
                    bacon_bitzzSaturday, February 2, 2019 at 7:30 am
                    China is polluted, so I can sort of see why this is a good idea. But it sounds ridiculous!😂
                    • honey101
                      honey101Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 2:57 am
                      This is cool! I like it!