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Indoor playgrounds in hot demand as Japan swelters in record heat

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 ...

Male use of parasols gets government push in hot and humid Japan

Aug 13, 2018

Male use of parasols gets government push in hot and humid Japan

The Saitama Prefectural Government is encouraging men to use ultraviolet ray parasols to reduce the number of people falling sick because of the hot weather. Male employees in the prefectural government who formed a group to promote the campaign have tweeted comments from male UV ...

Record heat wave sweeps across Northern Hemisphere

/ Jul 27, 2018

Record heat wave sweeps across Northern Hemisphere

From the Arctic Circle and Scandinavia to California, Japan and North Africa, an exceptional heat wave has been sweeping across the Northern Hemisphere for several weeks, setting record high temperatures and causing drought and wildfires. Meteorologists say the summer weather conditions are a result of ...