Two Chicago-area sports journalists gathered the tweets directed at them and asked men to read them to their faces. The result went viral.
New York and Chicago are the first big cities in the U.S. to propose tightening regulations around electronic cigarettes. Opponents say e-cigarettes are as dangerous as regular cigarettes. Supporters say they are a smoke-free alternative to tobacco.
Either way, electronic cigarettes are growing in popularity and shops are popping up to serve so-called “vapers.” From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Elizabeth Fiedler of WHYY takes us to a newly-opened “vape” lounge in Philadelphia.