A company that makes fashions for dogs has created the "Patent DIsaster Cape" earthquake and fire protection suit for dogs. The silver flame-retardant outfit is padded on the top to protect the dog’s head and back from falling objects. The wind-resistant cape is trimmed with reflective piping and comes in a compact flame-resistant storage bag.
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
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.