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2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport gets more standard safety equipment

2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport gets more standard safety equipment

Nissan is updating the Rogue Sport line for 2018.5. It's not a major refresh, but it does make a number of safety features standard on all models including the base-level S. The standard features include automatic emergency braking, blind-spot warning and rear cross-traffic assist. The top-level SL trim also gains...

New Toyota Corolla Already Tearing It Up In Formula Drift With 1,000 HP

New Toyota Corolla Already Tearing It Up In Formula Drift With 1,000 HP

Toyota just revealed the new Corolla Hatchback (aka the Auris overseas), but it’s already converted the hatch for drifting.

Honda Ridgeline, Ford Ecosport and Tesla profits | Autoblog Podcast #537

Honda Ridgeline, Ford Ecosport and Tesla profits | Autoblog Podcast #537

On this week's Autoblog Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Greg Migliore is joined by Green Editor John Beltz Snyder and Associate Editor Joel Stocksdale. We talk about driving the 2018 Ford Ecosport and Hyundai Accent. Joel tells us why he loves the naturally aspirated engine in our long-term Honda Ridgeline. We discuss Tesla's...

Honda's Small RS Concept Is A Baby Civic Type R

Honda's Small RS Concept Is A Baby Civic Type R

Ever wondered what a baby Honda Civic Type R would look like? Well, wonder no more as the Japanese marque has unveiled just that in the form of the Small RS Concept at the ongoing Indonesia International Motor Show.

2019 Infiniti QX50 Will Fight Alongside The Mighty Avengers

2019 Infiniti QX50 Will Fight Alongside The Mighty Avengers

Infiniti’s all-new luxury midsize crossover, the 2019 QX50 landed a small part in the upcoming movie Avengers: Infinity War that will open on April 27.

2019 Honda Odyssey Goes On Sale, Priced From $31,065

2019 Honda Odyssey Goes On Sale, Priced From $31,065

Honda has announced the pricing details of the 2019 Odyssey, which is already on sale on dealerships nationwide.

Nintendo Labo Replacement Parts Won't Cost An Arm Or A Leg

Nintendo Labo Replacement Parts Won't Cost An Arm Or A Leg

The Nintendo Labo kits were announced earlier this year where they provided Switch gamers with a new and physical way...

Canon Unveils IVY Portable Wireless Photo Printer

Canon Unveils IVY Portable Wireless Photo Printer

Wireless and portable photo printers aren't new. In fact Fujifilm might be a company that users might be more familiar...

Toyota Cites Privacy Concerns Over Android Auto

Toyota Cites Privacy Concerns Over Android Auto

While many carmakers have rushed to include features like Apple CarPlay and Google's Android Auto, Toyota seems to be one...

3D Creator app adds selfie scanning mode for Xperia XZ1 and XZ Premium

3D Creator app adds selfie scanning mode for Xperia XZ1 and XZ…

Sony Mobile has released a new update for its 3D Creator app for the Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact and XZ...

News

Abe pushes Trump's focus to N. Korea missiles, U.S. military presence

Abe pushes Trump's focus to N. Korea missiles, U.S. military presence

Despite U.S. President Donald Trump's reassurance that Japan and the United States are "very unified" on North Korea, concerns persist...

Opposition parties boycott Diet, demand Aso quit

Opposition parties boycott Diet, demand Aso quit

Japan's opposition parties are boycotting Diet deliberations after the government refused their demand that Finance Minister Taro Aso resign.The ruling...

Sport

Rugby: Japan women's team aim to put on good show at home 7s tourney

Rugby: Japan women's team aim to put on good show at home 7s tourney

Japan head into their home leg of the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series this weekend desperate for some points as they try to retain their status on the tour.Hitoshi Inada's side head to Kitakyushu's Mikuni World Stadium as the lowest-ranked core team, two points behind Fiji and seven back from England as the series reaches the third round of five...

Rugby: World Cup teams to use 52 camps around Japan in group stage

Rugby: World Cup teams to use 52 camps around Japan in group stage

Cities the length and breadth of Japan will host team camps for Rugby World Cup 2019, according to a list announced Friday by the sport's global governing body.World Rugby said the 20 teams competing in the tournament starting Sept. 20 will utilize 52 camps during the group stage, ranging from Ebetsu in the northernmost island prefecture of Hokkaido to Miyazaki...

Cuisine

Basque Country chili pepper and salt seasoning for any dish

Basque Country chili pepper and salt seasoning for any dish

All kinds of seasonings are a passion of Yoshiaki Takei, editor of the website "Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun," who enjoys overseas travels that allow him to experience local life through cooking. He visits markets and stores; chats with the proprietors; learns where and how ingredients are grown and how they should be cooked.

Yoshiaki Takei's shallow-fried 'ichibo' steak, inspired by Paris

Yoshiaki Takei's shallow-fried 'ichibo' steak, inspired by Paris

He has grilled meat in Paris, simmered jam in Helsinki and made mixed sushi in Prague. Yoshiaki Takei is a seasoned editor of travel books who likes to stay for about 10 days at a hotel equipped with a kitchen when traveling overseas. The 52-year-old has been enjoying such trips for about 10 years, buying ingredients at local markets and shops...

Features

Farthest star photographed with cosmic lens, Hubble telescope

Farthest star photographed with cosmic lens, Hubble telescope

The farthest individual star to ever have been photographed, whose light has taken 9 billion years to reach Earth, was captured using cosmic lenses in an international research project by...

ANIME NEWS: Seibu Railway's romantic short about Chichibu now streaming

ANIME NEWS: Seibu Railway's romantic short about Chichibu now streaming

"Chichibu de Buchichi," an original animated short offered by Seibu Railway Co., is now streaming on the company's official website. Set in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, and featuring voice actress and Chichibu...

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...