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  • Toyota reveals new versions of FT-1 concept at Pebble Beach [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Concept Cars, Coupe, Performance, Toyota, Misc. Auto Shows, Racing Toyota certainly caught our attention when it unveiled the FT-1 concept at the Detroit Auto Show last January. Coming from the same people who gave us the Lexus LFA, Scion FR-...
  • MLB roundup: Cubs activate Fujikawa

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Cubs activate Fujikawa The Chicago Cubs activated right-handed pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa from the 60-day disabled list following an almost 14-month recovery from Tommy John surgery, the team announced Wednesday. The Cubs...
  • Hip Hop International keeps the world (head)spinning

    Hip Hop International keeps the world (head)spinning
    Hip-hop dance is not going global -- it's been global for years, and the evidence was once again presented at the recent Hip Hop International's USA and World Hip Hop Dance Championships and World Battles in Las Vegas. The global reach was evident not...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Explore expected and unexpected beauty of new Richmond Garden Trail

    Kathy Van Mullekom: Explore expected and unexpected beauty of new Richmond Garden Trail
    Richmond is rich in gardens. Some of those gardens are now connected into what is called the Richmond Garden Trail – eight sites that provide different garden experiences – large public garden, sculpture garden, an estate, classic Virginia...
  • Summer eating in Chicago

    Summer eating in Chicago
    After a frigid and snowy winter — that lasted what, six months? — it appears that summer is finally here. Which makes it time for my annual Summer Eating List. Patterned after the summer reading lists that haunted my school-age summers, this...
  • Heroic tale of 'The Admiral: Roaring Currents' is a hit in South Korea

    Heroic tale of 'The Admiral: Roaring Currents' is a hit in South Korea
    SEOUL — Since April, when hundreds of high school students lost their lives in the sinking of the Sewol ferry, South Korea has been a nation in shock and mourning. The country prides itself on having risen from postwar poverty, and many have asked...
  • Rehabbing Tanaka ready for bullpen session

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - New York Yankees - INSIDE PITCH Masahiro Tanaka is ready to get back on the mound. The New York Yankees are still hoping to get their Japanese ace back in a big-league game for a couple starts this September, but...
  • Insight - Japan's polarising PM Abe learns the long game

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Shinzo Abe is one of Japan's most polarizing prime ministers in decades. He may also have a good shot at becoming that rarity in Japanese politics – a long-serving leader. Whether that proves to be the case depends on whether Abe,...
  • Lawson Acquires United Cinemas in Japan

    TOKYO -- Lawson, a major Japanese convenience store chain, has acquired multiplex operator United Cinemas, company officials announced today. The deal, said to be worth nearly $100 million, will give Lawson all United Cinemas shares. Lawson subsidiary...
  • Glastonbury Group Urging Homeowners, Landowners To Be Wary Of Invasive Plant

    Glastonbury Group Urging Homeowners, Landowners To Be Wary Of Invasive Plant
    GLASTONBURY – Few invasives are harder to eradicate than Japanese knotweed. That's why Glastonbury Partners In Planting is warning homeowners and landowners to be on the look out for the invasive plant also known as Japanese bamboo. "It's an...
  • South Korea running out of spent nuclear fuel storage space - advisory body

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea needs to quickly find additional space where it can store its spent nuclear fuel because some of its temporary storage capacity will be full by 2016, an independent body that advises the government on nuclear issues said on...
  • During break, ponder amnesty for all: My Word

    During break, ponder amnesty for all: My Word
      As the son of a family of Italian immigrants, who entered the United States close to the beginning of the 20th century, I am disappointed by the ongoing debate in Congress and throughout the country over undocumented immigrants, especially young...