To combat summer’s hot and sultry weather, many US office buildings crank up the air-conditioning. But this sparks conflicts, as many men feel comfortable but women often shiver and don fleeces. How did this become the cultural norm in the US, and how much is being wasted by keeping temperatures so low?
In April, Shibuya became the first area in Tokyo — and all of Japan — to recognize same-sex marriage. But attitudes on LGBT rights are just starting to change in Japan and one startup is trying to push that conversation forward.
Southeast Alaska comprises a huge portion of the US seafood industry — as much as 50 percent. So locals are extremely nervous as British Columbia expands its mining industry, on the upstream portions of those same Alaskan rivers.
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