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DEA Plane Crash-Lands At Texas Street, Hits Tesla Model X And Toyota Corolla

DEA Plane Crash-Lands At Texas Street, Hits Tesla Model X And Toyota Corolla

A Drug Enforcement Agency plane has crash-landed at a street in Texas, damaging a Tesla Model X and a Toyota Corolla in the process.

Supra/Z4: Toyota And BMW Engineers Haven't Talked To Each Other Since 2014

Supra/Z4: Toyota And BMW Engineers Haven't Talked To Each Other Since 2014

BMW's all-new Z4 is already out, and will greet the audience visiting the 2018 Paris Auto Show early next month.

2019 Mazda CX-5 Could Be Offered With A Turbocharged Engine

2019 Mazda CX-5 Could Be Offered With A Turbocharged Engine

Mazda introduced the redesigned CX-5 at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show and it now appears the 2019 model is going to receive some pretty significant updates.

Toyota's Gazoo Racing Could Be Working On Tuned 86 And Yaris

Toyota's Gazoo Racing Could Be Working On Tuned 86 And Yaris

If new trademarks are any indication, Gazoo Racing could soon get its hands on a number of Toyota models and work its magic.

Lexus ES Priced From £35,150 In The UK, Orders Open This October

Lexus ES Priced From £35,150 In The UK, Orders Open This October

Lexus announced the UK pricing and range details of the 2019 ES, which is set to replace the GS in its lineup and therefore making it the first Lexus ES to be offered in the UK.

Toyota Reportedly Wants To Bring Back The Celica And MR2

Toyota Reportedly Wants To Bring Back The Celica And MR2

The Toyota Supra is continuing its slow march to production and a new report is suggesting it could eventually be joined by a new Celica or MR2.

PlayStation Classic Can Be Powered Using Your Smartphone's AC Adapter

PlayStation Classic Can Be Powered Using Your Smartphone's AC Adapter

The other day Sony announced the PlayStation Classic. This is essentially Sony’s take on the Classic consoles that Nintendo helped...

Nintendo Granted A Terminally Ill Fan's Wish To Play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Nintendo Granted A Terminally Ill Fan's Wish To Play Super Smash Bros…

A lot of us are guilty about griping about how long games take to be released. However there are some...

YouTube Music For Android Rolls Out Audio Quality Controls

YouTube Music For Android Rolls Out Audio Quality Controls

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Android 9.0 Pie Now Available For The OnePlus 6

Android 9.0 Pie Now Available For The OnePlus 6

The problem with Android updates is that sometimes Android handset makers can be a bit slow about releasing them. However...

News

Govt. to speed up hiring people with disabilities

Govt. to speed up hiring people with disabilities

The Japanese government says it will set up a new employment system to ensure disabled people are hired in accordance...

Govt. to support reviving Hokkaido tourism

Govt. to support reviving Hokkaido tourism

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told a delegation from the tourism industry in the northern prefecture of Hokkaido that the...

Sport

Rugby players asked to cover up tattoos

Rugby players asked to cover up tattoos

In just one year, some of the toughest athletes are set to hit the pitch in Japan for the Rugby World Cup. As the players gear up to play, they're getting some advice about adhering to local customs, including covering up their tattoos.Rugby's international governing body is asking players to wear sports vests when visiting gyms and pools. It says...

Police: Police box attacker was university student

Police: Police box attacker was university student

A police officer has been fatally stabbed at a koban police box in northeastern Japan.Police have identified the suspect as a 21-year-old university student.

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...