Several years ago I came to Haneda airport in central Tokyo for the first time. As I wrote then, it's an interesting place that feels very different from the larger Narita airport where most international travelers arrive. A few weeks...Show More Summary
Millennial consumers are in no rush to buy their own vehicles - and that poses a unique challenge for car companies. ||| Tokyo - When Toyota looked to the future at the turn of the millennium and aimed its new, edgy Scion small-car brand...Show More Summary
Headed by Japanese designer Kazuyuki Kumagai, ATTACHMENT unveils its SS16 collection in this new editorial for SENSE. In keeping with the Tokyo label’s minimalistic design language, Kumagai layers garments across a number of sportswear looks. Show More Summary
By Joe Koizumi Photos by Boxing Beat An unheralded and unknown Filipino youngster named Al Rivera (15-2, 13 KOs), 140, stunned the crowd on Thursday at the Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan, where he seized the vacant OPBF super-lightweight belt by … Continue reading ? The post Filipino Rivera wins vacant OPBF 140lb belt by stopping ex-champ Iwabuchi appeared first on Boxing News.
From Across the Sumida River. Tokyo, Japan. By Stefanus Christofan. Read more...
Anyone that’s been anywhere in Japan both sides of the March 2011 earthquake/tsunami will know that the nation’s natural disaster senses have been piqued (even more than they already were). Tokyo, in particular, has been the subject of studies and research into what might happen should an earthquake of similar size occur in the bay area. Show More Summary
Asian markets sell off amid global worries, Nikkei posts biggest weekly loss since 2008.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average stumbled to a fresh 16-month low in heavy trade on Friday, and posted the biggest weekly drop since 2008 as investors scrambled to dump risky assets after the dollar dived to a 15-monthShow More Summary
Police in Tokyo use 3D imaging technology to better identify criminals on security camera footage. The post Police use 3D mug shots to help spot criminals appeared first on Springwise.
Tis the season for giving chocolates in Japan. Valentine’s Day is upon us, where female halves of a relationship bear the gift-giving, bill-paying brunt of the day’s romance. A month later, gents, it will be time to repay the favor on White Day (March 14). Show More Summary
Asian markets retreat as European bank concerns fuel global economic growth jitters.
By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares slid on Friday as mounting concerns about the health of European banks further threatened a global economic outlook already under strain from falling oil prices and slowdown in China and other emerging markets. Show More Summary
Magician and cyber illusionist Marco Tempest performed an illusion with 24 autonomous quadcopter drones designed by Rhizomatiks Research in Tokyo. Tempest works with Magic Lab in New York City to integrate new technology into magic. via Digg
"Working with Daito Manabe, Motoi Ishibashi and their team at Rhizomatiks Research in Tokyo, the goal is to create an intimate and artistic interaction between man and machine," says Marco Tempest of MagicLab. Related, Disney recently filed a patent for what they call "Fixels" (floating pixels), drones that will be used in performances at their theme parks. (NBC News)
Yes, it’s called “Hadouken.” Read more...
So Many Amiibos. Ito Yokado in Minami-Osawa, Tokyo, Japan. By Jason Capp. Read more...
Japanese brewer enters into talks with AB InBev to acquire the Peroni and Grolsch beer brands. ||| Tokyo - Asahi Group entered exclusive talks with Anheuser-Busch InBev to acquire the Peroni and Grolsch beer brands for 2.55 billion euros...Show More Summary
The popular Mensho Tokyo Ramen is finally open in San Francisco. Expect a wait.
Let the reign of badassery continue! According to Deadline, Fast 8 director F. Gary Gray and screenwriter Chris Morgan are eyeing Charlize Theron to play the villain. Will she Tokyo Drift? Will she possess a car like Christine and go on a killing spree? Anything could happen! Theron has played a convincing…