Clean-up starts with One Man!

  In 2006, Yuji Arakawa a young man of 20, decided to start picking up trash. His example launched what has since become a nationwide cleanup movement involving over 100,000 people. Arakawa regularly visits middle and high schools around the country, encouraging students to live boldly and positively. He has delivered this message to more…

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The Age of Wi-fi

   Need Wi-Fi? Find a Vending MachineBy Sarah Jacobsson Purewal, PCWorld   Dec 30, 2011 Ah, Japan. The land of vending machines for, quite literally, everything. Now Japanese vending machines dispense one more item: free Wi-Fi! Asahi Soft Drinks has introduced a new vending machine that dispenses soft drinks as well as a wireless signal.…

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ASCENDING CURTAINS

A growing number of people are turning to nature to help them save electricity this summer, creating so-called green curtains of climbing plants. According to the Energy Conservation Center, Japan, a key element in power conservation is reducing the use of air conditioners, which consume the most electricity in homes. A green curtain helps block…

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