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Ferrari 488's Bigger Mid-Engine Hybrid Brother Caught On Track For The First Time?

Ferrari 488's Bigger Mid-Engine Hybrid Brother Caught On Track For The First Time?

Ferrari has been working on a brand new supercar with a mid-engine layout that will be positioned above the 488 GTB in its range.

RBR's Max Verstappen Won't Miss Renault Engines, Looks Forward To Honda Ones

RBR's Max Verstappen Won't Miss Renault Engines, Looks Forward To Honda Ones

Recently, Renault F1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul came out and said that his team is producing an all-new powertrain for next year, one that doesn’t have the limitations of the current architecture.

Nissan Patrol Causes Mayhem At Middle Eastern Gas Station

Nissan Patrol Causes Mayhem At Middle Eastern Gas Station

Remember those crazy dune bashing, high-speed drifting -and often, driving on two wheels videos that used to come out from Middle Eastern countries?

Toyota Hilux Gains New Invincible X Range-Topping Trim And Limited Edition In UK

Toyota Hilux Gains New Invincible X Range-Topping Trim And Limited Edition In UK

Toyota continues to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Hilux with a new top-of-the-line grade and a limited edition of its pickup truck.

Nissan Officially Kicks Off Its Formula E Effort At Valencia

Nissan Officially Kicks Off Its Formula E Effort At Valencia

Nissan may have shut down its short-lived LMP1 program, but now it’s back on the racing grid – albeit a different one.

Thieves Are Increasingly Targeting Honda Civic And Accord Airbags

Thieves Are Increasingly Targeting Honda Civic And Accord Airbags

Owners of relatively new Honda vehicles in the United States face an unusual epidemic: airbags thefts.

Latest Gboard For Android Update Adds Floating Keyboard Option

Latest Gboard For Android Update Adds Floating Keyboard Option

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ALPS Haptic Reactor Quadra Will Probably Power Your Next-Gen Gaming Controller

ALPS Haptic Reactor Quadra Will Probably Power Your Next-Gen Gaming Controller

Few people know this, but 80% of game controllers use at least one ALPS component, like their directional joystick controller...

Two More Canon EOS R Bodies Could Be Launched In 2019

Two More Canon EOS R Bodies Could Be Launched In 2019

Just last month Canon announced the EOS R. This represents Canon’s more “serious” approach to mirrorless cameras as it seemed...

PowerA Unveils Diablo Themed Nintendo Switch Controllers

PowerA Unveils Diablo Themed Nintendo Switch Controllers

Many have praised the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Cons which despite looking pretty small, actually turn out to be quite pleasant to...

News

Disaster drill at Hokkaido nuclear plant

Disaster drill at Hokkaido nuclear plant

About 10,000 people in northern Japan are taking part in an evacuation drill based on a nuclear disaster occurring during...

Jidai Matsuri festival held in Kyoto

Jidai Matsuri festival held in Kyoto

About 2,000 people have taken part in a parade in the ancient Japanese capital of Kyoto in one of the...

Sport

Table tennis star Ai Fukuhara to retire

Table tennis star Ai Fukuhara to retire

Japanese table tennis star Ai Fukuhara has announced her retirement. The announcement was posted on her weblog on Sunday.In her post, Fukuhara said she will become 30 years old this year and she has spent much of her life devoted to table tennis. She says it has taught her everything that is important in life.

Table tennis star Ai Fukuhara to retire

Table tennis star Ai Fukuhara to retire

Japanese table tennis star Ai Fukuhara has announced her retirement. The announcement was posted on her weblog on Sunday.In her post, Fukuhara said she will become 30 years old this year and she has spent much of her life devoted to table tennis. She says it has taught her everything that is important in life.

Cuisine

Sardines cooked with escargot butter popular with shoppers

Sardines cooked with escargot butter popular with shoppers

Chef Koji Yamada has been working with the local supermarket Tsuruya in Ueda, Nagano Prefecture, to create healthy recipes for home cooking, which are distributed at all 33 stores of the supermarket in the prefecture. Yamada, chef of Weisshorn, a restaurant located in Maruko Central Hospital in Ueda, comes up with three or four low-sodium recipes a month that feature in-season...

Chicken thigh broiled with Shinshu miso-based sauce

Chicken thigh broiled with Shinshu miso-based sauce

This week's recipe is for a dish that is popular among patients and staff at Weisshorn, a restaurant located in Maruko Central Hospital in Ueda, Nagano Prefecture. The restaurant's exclusive chef is Koji Yamada, 52, whose family has run a mountain hut on Mount Jonendake in the Northern Alps.

Features

Birthplace of Toyota vehicles to open to public in Aichi in July

Birthplace of Toyota vehicles to open to public in Aichi in July

KARIYA, Aichi Prefecture--Rescued from demolition, a wooden factory building where Toyota Motor Corp. founder Kiichiro Toyoda built his first passenger car prototype in 1935, will open to the public on...

KYOTO GOES KAWAII: Lacquerware maker goes modern to lure young customers

KYOTO GOES KAWAII: Lacquerware maker goes modern to lure young customers

A centuries-old Kyoto-style lacquerware maker wants to put its softly rounded cups snugly into the hands of younger generations. The Tsubomi Cup is the product of Zohiko, whose main shop is...

Martial Arts

Kamen Joshi’s Nanaka Kawamura wins mixed martial arts match at Deep Jewels 18

Kamen Joshi’s Nanaka Kawamura wins mixed martial arts match at Deep Jewels 18

Kamen Joshi member Nanaka Kawamura won her mixed martial arts match at the Deep Jewels 18 fighting event on December 3.Kawamura is the first active idol to participate in this...

Japanese swords carve out larger fanbase

Japanese swords carve out larger fanbase

By Akihiro Takeda / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff WriterMore and more people are being drawn to the wonder of Japanese swords, with a sizable number actually wanting to hold one in...