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Check Out these 4 Weird and Wacky Japanese Bra Inventions

It is not an exaggeration to say that Japan is the land of crazy inventions from hybrid cars to cozy lingerie inventions, Japan goes the extra mile. In the case of bra inventions, there are literally bras for every occasion in Japan and some of the crazier versions you may never have heard of. So…

Bizarre Japanese Inventions: The Lap Pillow

Japan is a place where anything seems to be possible and when it comes to amusement, it normally exceeds everyone`s expectations. There are some companies which are producing so-called ‘Lap Pillows’ for loners and insomniacs in Japan.   The Invention The first company which developed this lap pillow is ‘Trane Corporation (not the AC manufacturer)’…

Warm Biz −the Winter version of Cool Biz

In an attempt to reduce electricity consumption, the Japanese Ministry of Environment launched in 2005 the Cool biz campaign. Being very efficient and also quite popular, the winter equivalent was considered to be launched too: Warm Biz. Rules The idea is to save electricity by not having to use so much the heating function of…

Cool Biz −an approach to ease Japanese hot summer for business people

Japanese Summer Average temperatures in Japan during summer are 30℃, on a lucky day they drop to 27℃. But on some days they might even reach 35℃. This is not that high in comparison to i.e. Arabic countries where it is often 40℃ or higher. The problem with Japanese summer is the same as in…

9 ways to fight the humid Japanese summers

This might be your first summer in Japan or your twentieth and you still wonder how to survive it! There are several ways on how to not let summer stress you and make you enjoy it more. Get ready for summer with these top advice: 1. Keep hydrated Though this is basic and people naturally…

10 Crazy yet ingenious Japanese inventions!

The country has always excelled in fields of research, development and innovations. It has given a great contribution to the world by its innovative inventions and creations. Here is a list of some uncommon inventions that we may don’t know that it originated in our very own Japan. 1. The never ending bubble wrap The…

4 Iconic Japanese Inventions Still Commonly Used Today

Have you ever thought which country things you use or do today come from? Perhaps you have, and some things may even come from Japan! I want to show you the most iconic inventions that came from Japan in this article. 1. Cup noodle I can imagine your face when you see this! This is…

Japanese urban myths part 2

It is not difficult to see, that ideas like all Japanese are either geishas or sumo wrestlers are not true. Thinking nutrition wise, neither is the idea that Japanese eat sushi every day. However, there are still some old myths out there, that many believe to be real, rather than just someone pulling their leg,…