New device promises to silence China’s ‘dancing grannies’

The World

Across China’s public parks and squares, groups of senior citizens and retirees gather to dance in unison to loud music. They are known as “dancing grannies.” Some residents, annoyed by the decibel level, are too scared to confront the gangs of grannies. So, they are resorting to a device that sabotages the music speakers from afar. The World’s Marco Werman reports.