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Isuzu’s VehiCROSS Is A Suprisingly Bold SUV From The 1990s

Isuzu’s VehiCROSS Is A Suprisingly Bold SUV From The 1990s

The Isuzu VehiCROSS was a sporty two-door compact SUV, with short overhangs, plenty of plastic cladding, chrome wheels and surprisingly good off-road credentials.

Self-Driving Nissan Qashqai Arrives In The UK Priced From £31,275

Self-Driving Nissan Qashqai Arrives In The UK Priced From £31,275

The facelifted Nissan Qashqai can now be ordered with the optional ProPilot system in the United Kingdom.

Is The Subaru WRX STI Type RA Worthy Of Its $50K Price Tag?

Is The Subaru WRX STI Type RA Worthy Of Its $50K Price Tag?

Subaru's latest and arguable more capable WRX STI Type RA has landed on US soil, and it is time to find out what's all the fuss is about.

Looking For A Stylish Compact Estate? Try The Renault Megane Sport Tourer

Looking For A Stylish Compact Estate? Try The Renault Megane Sport Tourer

In Europe, estate cars come in all sizes. You can get them small, compact or mid-size, from premium and non-premium automakers alike.

2019 Toyota Supra Spied Showing New Details

2019 Toyota Supra Spied Showing New Details

We’ve seen countless spy photos of the 2019 Toyota Supra over the past few months and now we’re getting a better glimpse of the car thanks to a member of the SupraMKV forums.

Toyota Supra prototype spy shots seem to confirm design in leaked images

Toyota Supra prototype spy shots seem to confirm design in leaked images

SupraMkV.com has been on a roll this week with info about the new Toyota Supra. The forum shared images and specifications that leaked in a Japanese car magazine of the race-ready model that Toyota teased. Now the forum has shared an up-close photo of a Supra in the thinnest camouflage...

Only Xperia XA1 family supports 'night mode' option; will lose it in Oreo update

Only Xperia XA1 family supports 'night mode' option; will lose it in…

Sony Mobile introduced a ‘Night Light' mode in its Concept software around a year ago, which worked really well. Frustratingly...

PlayStation VR Price Cut To $199 In New Sony Promotion

PlayStation VR Price Cut To $199 In New Sony Promotion

If you’ve been meaning to pick up the PlayStation VR headset and weren’t able to when it was discounted...

Nokia Could Possibly Sell Its Digital Health Business

Nokia Could Possibly Sell Its Digital Health Business

Withings, the French wearables company, was acquired by Nokia last year after the company announced its intention to buy...

Nokia 7+ To Feature Android One And 18:9 Display According To New Leak

Nokia 7+ To Feature Android One And 18:9 Display According To New…

HMD Global has seen considerable success with the Nokia-branded smartphones that it has been releasing and the company is...

News

Kono not ruling out contact with N.Korea

Kono not ruling out contact with N.Korea

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono isn't ruling out contact with North Korean officials if the intention is to send the...

Teen shogi star Fujii wins first title

Teen shogi star Fujii wins first title

A Japanese teenage shogi star has clinched his first title in an official tournament.15-year-old Sota Fujii defeated 2 top players...

Sport

Olympics: Kodaira credits Hanyu's heroics for women's 500 gold

Olympics: Kodaira credits Hanyu's heroics for women's 500 gold

Japanese sprint queen Nao Kodaira credited compatriot and men's figure skating repeat champion Yuzuru Hanyu for her explosive gold medal win in the women's 500 meters at the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Sunday.Kodaira's new Olympic record time secured Japan its second gold medal of the games, a day after Hanyu became the first men's back-to-back figure skating champion in 66...

Olympics: Japan's Kodaira wins women's 500 gold in speed skating

Olympics: Japan's Kodaira wins women's 500 gold in speed skating

Japan's Olympic captain Nao Kodaira upstaged two-time defending Olympic champion and close rival Lee Sang Hwa in front of the South Korean's home fans to win the women's 500-meter speed skating gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Sunday.The pre-race favorite, Kodaira tore up the Gangneung Oval in an Olympic-record 36.94 seconds to add to the silver medal she...

Cuisine

Mixed sushi a la Sadako Sawamura Recipe

Mixed sushi a la Sadako Sawamura Recipe

Midori Takahashi likes to reread essays by actress Sadako Sawamura (1908-1996), and "Watashi no Kondate Nikki" (My menu diary), in particular, serves as a guide to "ways of living and cooking" for the 60-year-old "food stylist." The book lists the menus that Sawamura began recording when she was 57. It shows that despite her busy schedule working on films and TV...

The Mie prefectural government and a teamaker have teamed to offer something for the well-heeled to wash them down with

The Mie prefectural government and a teamaker have teamed to offer something for the well-heeled to wash them down with

TSU, Mie Prefecture--In a nation filled with expensive fruit and food gifts, the Mie prefectural government and a teamaker have teamed to offer something for the well-heeled to wash them down with. Ise Kabuse, a 720-millilter bottle of tea priced at 23,000 yen ($210), excluding tax, will be sold from February by the Maruha Teas Co.

Features

Tashirojima, Japan is home to some 200 cats who live alongside human residents

Tashirojima, Japan is home to some 200 cats who live alongside human residents

ISHINOMAKI, Miyagi -- Here kitty, kitty! Visitors to Tashirojima Island here will have no trouble finding the fluffy winter coats of the feline inhabitants. Often called "cat island," Tashirojima, whose perimeter...

Kumamoto Prefecture lifts the ban on overseas use of the Kumamon mascot design

Kumamoto Prefecture lifts the ban on overseas use of the Kumamon mascot design

KUMAMOTO--Kumamoto Prefecture has lifted the ban on overseas use of the Kumamon mascot design, sparking anger from local companies that want to keep the popular bear-like character for themselves.Many companies...

Martial Arts

Judo: Double Olympic champ Tani makes jump from 4th to 6th dan

Judo: Double Olympic champ Tani makes jump from 4th to 6th dan

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Retired Japanese female judoka and politician Ryoko Tani has been promoted from fourth to sixth dan, accomplishing the rare feat of skipping black-belt ranks based on time...

Children practice karate in sea at New Year event

Children practice karate in sea at New Year event

Children in southwestern Japan have braved the cold of the sea for their first karate practice of the year. A karate training group in Nichinan City, Miyazaki Prefecture, holds the event...