13 Jul '11, 11am

Overworked? Snooze at your desk with this tie from Japan that doubles up as a pillow

TOKYO - Japan's overworked businessmen will soon be able to catch up on some sleep in the office - following the invention of a tie that doubles as a pillow. The new "Nemuri Tie" - which translates as Sleep Tie in Japanese - is a unique inflatable device enabling tired office workers to nap in comfort and style on their desks. It is disguised as an ordinary tie but contains a hidden air vent discretely located at the back of the neck, which when blown into inflates it like a pillow. The tie is made from silk and special micro fibres, which will help to cool skin during the stifling summer humidity, according to the Asahi newspaper. The Sleep Tie, which was invented by KTM Co, is targeting office workers who are keen for a quick nap on their desk and is currently on sale for around just under £20 (2,500 yen). Japan is famously home to a corporate culture of long working hou...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/EDC110713-0000181/Japane...

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