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Giant smog-sucking tower creates ‘bubble of clean air’ in Beijing

A 23-foot-tall air purifier debuts in the pollution-ridden city Three years ago, Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde unveiled a proposal for a huge "electronic vacuum cleaner" that would help clear the sky in pollution-ridden Beijing. Though the idea seemed a bit like wishful thinking then, Roosegaarde had actually already developed a working prototype with scientists at the Delft University of Technology and was in talks with the mayor of Beijing to deploy the design in a new city park.
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