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Indoor playgrounds in hot demand as Japan swelters in record heat

National Aug 14, 2018

Indoor playgrounds in hot demand as Japan swelters in record heat

Indoor playgrounds are proving a godsend for parents looking to allow their children to stay active and safe as Japan sweats through a summer of record-breaking heat. Parents are turning to playgrounds in air-conditioned shopping centers and other commercial enterprises when they would typically use ...

Mami Kosemura says it with flowers

Art Aug 14, 2018

Mami Kosemura says it with flowers

by John L. Tran

Where Flemish still-life painters combined fruit, vegetables and flowers that could not normally be picked in the same season, and portrayed them together in an imaginary, but highly realistic pictorial space, Kosemura uses contemporary tools to achieve the same with photographic detail.

Nishikori moves into second round

More Sports / Tennis Aug 14, 2018

Nishikori moves into second round

Kei Nishikori advanced to the second round of the Western & Southern Open men's singles after beating Russia's Andrey Rublev in straight sets on Monday. Nishikori, ranked 23rd in the world, claimed a 7-5, 6-3 win over the No. 37 Russian at Lindner Family Tennis ...