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Every Snowfall in Heian Japan was a Snowpacalypse

To all of those readers in the Northeast, Midwest, or any of the states currently buried in snow, bored out of your minds,  and experiencing serious cabin fever, think about this: the walls in Heian homes were generally made of very thin screens, or paper, at least inside. That’s right – PAPER. Your house doesn’t seem so cold now, does it?

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