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Lexus RC F GT3 Wins Class On VLN Series Debut

Lexus RC F GT3 Wins Class On VLN Series Debut

Lexus' new RC F GT3 racecar underlined its competition credentials on the weekend with class victory on debut in Germany's VLN endurance series at the legendary Nurburgring circuit. Two RC F GT3s, campaigned by European teams Farnbacher Racing and Emil Frey Racing, finished first and second in the SPX prototype...

Nissan : Qashqai Wins Back-to-Back Auto Express Crossover Titles

Nissan : Qashqai Wins Back-to-Back Auto Express Crossover Titles

The Nissan Qashqai has been named Best Crossover for the second year running by leading motoring magazine Auto Express.The British-built model again took the title for its overall quality, advanced technology and safety features.

Nissan diversifies LEAF line-up with additional Acenta+ grade

Nissan diversifies LEAF line-up with additional Acenta+ grade

Nissan is celebrating the continued success of its 100% electric LEAF model with the introduction of a value-packed Acenta+ grade. Available from 1st July, the new Acenta+ model adds new features that make the British-built Nissan LEAF an even more complete package.

Infiniti : 2015 Formula 1 British Grand Prix : Silverstone Sixth For Dany

Infiniti : 2015 Formula 1 British Grand Prix : Silverstone Sixth For Dany

Daniil Kvyat put in an excellent drive in tricky conditions at Silverstone to claim sixth place at the British Grand Prix but there was disappointment for Daniel Ricciardo who was forced to retire from the race with electrical problems.

Yamaha Febvre undeniable with 1-1 victory in Sweden

Yamaha Febvre undeniable with 1-1 victory in Sweden

22,000 spectators found a vantage point around the compact Uddevalla circuit for a sun-kissed Grand Prix of Sweden and Yamaha Factory Racing Yamalube's Romain Febvre dashed to his fourth consecutive victory, first 1-1 double and extended his lead in the premier class at the eleventh round of eighteen in the...

Sudden End to Hungary Weekend for Team Yamaha MGM

Sudden End to Hungary Weekend for Team Yamaha MGM

Team Yamaha MGM was represented by Damian Cudlin during the fifth round of the 2015 Superbike*IDM International German Championship, but his weekend at the Hungaroring ended early due to an unfortunate crash.

Real-life 'Face/Off' masks using 3-D technology offer out of body experience

Real-life 'Face/Off' masks using 3-D technology offer out of body experience

A venture company is producing a wearable mask that exactly replicates the subject's face, making it just like looking in...

Scholarly event held to assess impact of iconic Nintendo gaming console on society

Scholarly event held to assess impact of iconic Nintendo gaming console on…

To mark the 30th anniversary of the release of Nintendo Co.'s seminal Family Computer System (Famicom) outside Japan, Ritsumeikan University...

Iiyama launches two 23-inch full HD LCD AH-IPS monitor

Iiyama launches two 23-inch full HD LCD AH-IPS monitor

Iiyama just announced in Japan two new ultra slim monitors with the ProLite XUB2390HS-2 and ProLite XU2390HS-2 models.Both models feature...

JVC Latest Quad Proof Full HD Camcorder Everio GZ-R320

JVC Latest Quad Proof Full HD Camcorder Everio GZ-R320

JVC announced their latest quad proof Full HD camcorder ‘Everio GZ-R320′. This waterproof, shockproof, dustproof and freezeproof camcorder boasts a...

Local

Crown prince and princess wrap up Masako's first overseas visit in 2 years

Crown prince and princess wrap up Masako's first overseas visit in 2 years

Crown Prince Naruhito and Princess Masako met with members of the local Japanese community in Tonga on July 5 before...

Japan sites gain UNESCO listing after agreement with S. Korea

Japan sites gain UNESCO listing after agreement with S. Korea

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee unanimously decided Sunday to add the "Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution" to the World...

Sport

Women's World Cup: Sasaki hails heartbroken Japan players

Women's World Cup: Sasaki hails heartbroken Japan players

Japan coach Norio Sasaki said he was proud of his side's performances at the Women's World Cup but admitted the Nadeshiko were no match for the United States after a 5-2 thrashing in the final on Sunday wrecked their hopes of retaining the title they won four years ago in Germany.

Women's World Cup: Japan emotional after loss

Women's World Cup: Japan emotional after loss

Japan clearly was not ready for Carli Lloyd.Lloyd scored a hat trick in the opening 16 minutes on Sunday to help give the United States a 5-2 victory over Japan for its record third Women's World Cup title.

Cuisine

Walnut udon noodles with bok choy

Walnut udon noodles with bok choy

Ingredients 35g (1/3 cup) walnut halves, coarsely chopped 1 x 440g pkt udon noodles 2 bunches baby bok choy, ends trimmed 2 teaspoons soy sauce 3 teaspoons sesame oil

'Ladies in waiting' sweets look good and have a cracking taste

'Ladies in waiting' sweets look good and have a cracking taste

Suetomi's "fuyaki senbei" crackers are meant to represent small balloons.And the light, fluffy Kyo Fusen crackers from long-established confectionery Suetomi are quite ephemeral as they rapidly melt away in the mouth.

Features

Photo book of blackboard drawings from 1950s shows minds of postwar children

Photo book of blackboard drawings from 1950s shows minds of postwar children

In April 1953, as Japan continued rebuilding from the devastation of World War II, an elementary school teacher in a mountain village in Nagano Prefecture wanted to give his students...

Martial Arts

Murai Sadakatsu

Murai Sadakatsu

Murai Sadakatsu (1528 - June 21, 1582) was a Japanese samurai of the Sengoku period through early Azuchi-Momoyama period, who served the Oda clan. He was active in the Oda...

World

France, U.K. issue heat warnings as high temps hit Europe

France, U.K. issue heat warnings as high temps hit Europe

A mass of hot air moving north from Africa is driving up temperatures in western Europe, with France on Tuesday becoming the latest to endure unusual heat.France's southwestern Gironde region...

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