Yes, we’re under lockdown. Yes, this is to help minimize the spread of COVID-19. But have you thought about the impact this may have on our health and wellbeing? Staying cooped up at home means ...
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Raise your (thoroughly washed) hand if you have recently been chasing your kids around and screaming the words, “Wash your hands!” on a daily basis. You’ve probably heard it said countless ...
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It's been a hot and humid summer, prompting many fears about the safety of athletes and others at the 2020 Olympic Games that are now less than two years away. On a more everyday level, however, ...
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If you find it hard to encourage your kids to clean their teeth properly, then RoBoHon is here to help. Sharp has announced a new app for the robot designed to improve dental hygiene ...
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Antibacterial, odor-resistant sports face protection
A few years ago we noticed a lot of online chatter about Japanese fitness machines that recreated rodeo-style motions. People sniggered because they seemed wacky or even suggestive. But they work -- ...
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One of the big social issues last year was the rising usage of semi-legal drugs (dappo), what the police call "dangerous drugs" (kikken duraggu). Due to legal loopholes users did not face arrest for ...
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As we head into the spring, get ready for hay fever. Pollen allergy is big in Japan, caused by the large numbers of cedar trees planted in the postwar period. The corollary is that these trees ...
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The Japanese media is reporting Japan's first suspected case of Ebola. A man arriving at Haneda Airport on the evening of October 27th after spending time in Liberia was showing symptoms of a ...
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A pair of super comfy cushions designed specifically for hugging or resting your head on, Pokemon fans will adore these character plushies.
Spring is not a fun time to be in Japan if you suffer from hay fever, which is normally a summer phenomenon in other countries. Due to a forestation boom after the war, Japan saw a surge in the ...
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Fashion and beauty aids often overlap, and here's a great example of one product that does it in a medically proven way too. We spotted these recently at a trade fair and feel they desire some ...
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