Blog Category - Health & Environment

DP Heading to a Ball?: Blow+Bar in 3.3 is Beijing's One-Stop-Shop for Hair Updos, Nails, and Predrinks
Sponsored by Blow+Bar
Getting ready to go to a ball, gala, or other special occasions?
Shedding Light on Depression: Dance to Celebrate Two Year CandleX Anniversary at Modernista, Apr 1
This April 1 marks two years since CandleX was founded, aimed at promoting awareness on depression and providing social support throughout Beijing
Mandarin Monday: How To Survive China As a Vegetarian (or on Meat-Free Mondays)
Telling Chinese people that you don’t eat meat is often met with 莫名其妙地望着 (mòmíngqímiào de w
Lululemon: Activewear Brand’s First Beijing Store is a Workout for Your Wallet, Too
If forced to identify one trend that has captured the hearts and minds of young, upwardly mobile professionals in China’s major cities over the pa
Top 10 Fake Myths About Food That You Should Know (Part 1)
If you've lived in Beijing long enough, you've probably heard the rumors that “fensi noodles and seaweed are made of plastic,” “eating crab an
On Yer Bike: Give Your Legs a Workout on One of Serk's Weekend Rides
Top of the list of "things I always say I'll do but actually don't" is "get out of the city at the weekend" so despite my utter lack of cycling ex
Blueair's Pro Series Tackles and Cleans Large Spaces Easily
Sponsored by Blueair
When Beijing gets crazily hazy, many of us scurry indoors, but that's often not nearly enough to get out of harm's way.
R Tribe's New Spring Menu
Those familiar with our favorite healthy chain Tribe know that they synchronize
DP Beicology: Beijing's Last Large Coal-Fired Power Plant Suspends Operations, No One Notices
Though you wouldn't know it – based on the abysmally high AQI levels we've put up with over the past couple of days – the operation of Beijing's l
How to Relax in Beijing
Between long working hours, traffic jams, and the constant social whirl, the pace of life in Beijing can be pretty frenetic, leaving little time f
R Beicology: Want to Know Which Factories are to Blame for Bad Air? Check Out this Pollution Map
In Beijing, few questions are more contentious than: "What is the main culprit behind our smog?" Some of us insist that vehicles are to blame, whi
CCTV Accusations of Japanese Radioactive Food Cause a Media Meltdown, Muji Caught in the Middle
It was supposed to be a night where the spotlight was shone upon unscrupulous retailers.
Melting Polar Ice Caps Mean That Beijing's in for Many More Airpocalypses, Experts Warn
If you think Beijing's horrendous pollution levels couldn't get any worse, then brace yourself for more bad news.
Spring Tidying and Cleaning Guide: Tips and Tricks to Start Afresh With Beijing's Spring
I don't know about you, but when those temperatures rise, the skies turn blue, and the windows are opened, I can't help but get tidying and cleani
DP Six Ways to Beat a Beijing Hangover
Beijing hangovers are one of a kind.