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Toyota Brings Its New Prius To Paris, Says It Consumes Just 1 Liter Per 100 Km

Toyota Brings Its New Prius To Paris, Says It Consumes Just 1 Liter Per 100 Km

Known in other markets as the Prius Prime, the automobile is part of the Japanese car maker’s goal to bring more emotion and livelier designs to its line-up.Measuring 4,645mm in length, 1,760mm in width and 1,470mm in height, the new Prius is longer, wider and lower than its predecessor. It’s...

Infiniti's Slightly Updated 2017 Q50 Makes World Debut

Infiniti's Slightly Updated 2017 Q50 Makes World Debut

Infiniti has brought a number of enhancements to their Q50 sports saloon for 2017, which include new exterior and interior design features as well as new in-car technologies.The 2017 Q50 is now available with a trio of new metallic colors for the exterior. They are Midnight Black, Pure White and...

Toyota C-HR Debuts In Full With Three Engine Options

Toyota C-HR Debuts In Full With Three Engine Options

Toyota has unveiled the CH-R in full at the ongoing Paris Auto Show after its design preview earlier in the new at Geneva.Standing for Coupe High-Rider, the new Toyota model bares a striking resemblance to its concept variant unveiled two years ago in Paris. It's been spawned to rival vehicles...

Europe Receives Its 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback At Paris

Europe Receives Its 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback At Paris

Alongside the bold Civic Type R Prototype, Honda is presenting the Euro-spec 2017 Civic hatchback at the Paris Auto Show.In Europe, Civic hatchback customers will initially have two engines available. The first is the company's small 1.0-liter, three-cylinder turbocharged VTEC petrol engine that delivers 129 PS (127 hp) at 5,500...

New Lexus NX Sport Adds Subtle Exterior And Interior Tweaks

New Lexus NX Sport Adds Subtle Exterior And Interior Tweaks

Following on from the CT and IS, the NX is the latest Lexus to receive the 'Sport' badge. Making its debut at the Paris Auto Show, the styling changes are minor but help give the NX some added street presence.

2017 Honda Civic Sedan Is More Than Familiar

2017 Honda Civic Sedan Is More Than Familiar

The first images of the European-spec 2017 Honda Civic Sedan have emerged online before the public gets its first taste of the four-door model at the Paris Auto Show.Set to enjoy its Euro debut alongside the 10th-generation Civic hatch, the new sedan will be built at the marque's production facility...

Spotify Finally Makes Their Way To Japan

Spotify Finally Makes Their Way To Japan

Spotify has been available for a long time in many countries, but Japan has one of the markets that the...

350 Best Buy Stores Will Open At Midnight For PlayStation VR Release

350 Best Buy Stores Will Open At Midnight For PlayStation VR Release

Sony’s virtual reality headset is going to be released next month and retailer Best Buy wants to cash in on...

Canon Updates Firmware for Several EOS Digital Cameras

Canon Updates Firmware for Several EOS Digital Cameras

Canon has made available several new firmware packages compatible with some of its EOS digital cameras, namely versions 1.0.1, 1.0.2...

OCZ TL100 SATA 6.0 Gbps SSDs Announced

OCZ TL100 SATA 6.0 Gbps SSDs Announced

OCZ hits back with a new line of SATA 6.0 Gbps SSDs, the TL100. Coming in two different storage capacities:...

News

Future teachers work to gain new skills

Future teachers work to gain new skills

“How do you think this fish feels?” asked Akane Osada, 21. The senior from the University of Yamanashi’s Faculty of...

Investigative panel on 2020 Games recommends Tokyo gov't pay for temporary facilities

Investigative panel on 2020 Games recommends Tokyo gov't pay for temporary facilities

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government's administrative reform headquarters' Olympics and Paralympics investigative team, which is looking into the expenses and preparations...

Sport

Baseball: DeNA's Miura draws curtain with loss to Yakult

Baseball: DeNA's Miura draws curtain with loss to Yakult

The DeNA BayStars' Daisuke Miura took the mound for the very last time on Thursday, and got the hook after allowing 10 runs over 6-1/3 innings as his team lost 11-6 to the Yakult Swallows in the Central League.

Olympics: Gov't approves 149 bil. yen contract for new Nat'l Stadium

Olympics: Gov't approves 149 bil. yen contract for new Nat'l Stadium

The Japanese government approved Friday a proposed contract with a joint venture to build Tokyo's new National Stadium, the main venue for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in the capital, at a construction cost of 149 billion yen ($1.47 billion).

Cuisine

Bacon pie recipe from Meiji Era school can never get old

Bacon pie recipe from Meiji Era school can never get old

Pie-making has been a mouth-watering subject at the Akahori Cooking School, which dates from 1882.The school, one of the earliest culinary establishments in Japan, has long taught not only Japanese cuisine but also Western-style dishes.

Pork and vegetable gyoza

Pork and vegetable gyoza

Say sayonara to boring starters. This Japanese classic is the perfect freezer-friendly standby.Ingredients 250g pork mince 3/4 cup thinly sliced Chinese cabbage (wombok) 1/2 small carrot, finely grated 1 green onion, thinly sliced 2cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, grated 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 teaspoons soy sauce 1 teaspoon hoisin sauce 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil 275g packet gow gee wrappers...

Features

Quiet Akita Pref. city races to create buzz as drone hub

Quiet Akita Pref. city races to create buzz as drone hub

Sitting in chairs in a field by a hotel near Lake Tazawa, participants wore what looked like goggles and held controllers in their hands. They were actually competing in a...

A zigzag tour of the modern art masters

A zigzag tour of the modern art masters

The exhibition “Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou: Timeline 1906-1977” on view through late September at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum is different from many of the other exhibitions of French...

For love of handball, players work to grow green thumbs

For love of handball, players work to grow green thumbs

In the daytime, young farmers use shears to harvest strawberries and eggplants. At night, they trade their tools for handballs for games at gyms in neighboring Fukuoka.The farmers are members...

Martial Arts

Legendary Judo Day For Uzbekistan at Paralympic Games

Legendary Judo Day For Uzbekistan at Paralympic Games

One of the best days for Uzbekistan judo was the opening day of the Paralympic Games in Rio. With two gold medals Uzbekistan stole the show. Never in the Paralympic...

Largest Open Karate Tourney In Alabama Taking Place

Largest Open Karate Tourney In Alabama Taking Place

The Department of Leisure Services and Mike Culbreth’s School of World Yoshukai Karate will host the 37th Annual Southern Region Open Karate Tournament that is held in conjunction with the...

Para-judoka Hirose wins Japan's first Rio Paralympic medal

Para-judoka Hirose wins Japan's first Rio Paralympic medal

Judoka Makoto Hirose secured Japan's first medal in the Rio Paralympics on Sept. 8 by winning silver in the men's 60-kilogram blind judo event.