Tag: gas

Tipsy Heater Does Not Fall Down

The egg-shaped Tipsy electric room heater cannot fall down. If kicked, it rocks like a bop bag inflatable punching bag and returns to an upright position.   Most heaters have an automatic power-off function that engages when the heater is not upright. After the heater turns off, it needs to be manually restarted.   The

Fukuda Tie or Not?

Japan’s annual “Cool Biz” energy-saving campaign began June 1, 2008. The fashion campaign was initiated in 2005 by former Japan environment minister Yuriko Koike. She argued that by getting men out of suits, office building air conditioning thermostats could be raised to 28 degrees Celsius (82 degrees Fahrenheit) and would help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

MAD Magazine Hurts

"Sports Injuries Around the World" MAD Magazine #490, June 2008 MAD magazine Toonopedia; Wikipedia. A Veteran Mad Man Remains in the Fold (NYT) Poll: Nearly 20 percent of Japanese adults have considered suicide (AFP) Japanese-views-on-suicide-part-1-of-3 (WJT) One Japanese suicide every 15 minutes (Guardian) Japan detergent suicide sparks panic (AP) Bloomberg publishes suicide gas recipe Antidote