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Spied! Production Toyota Supra Begins to Take Shape

Sports car relishes the last of winter<p>We won’t see the production version of the new Toyota Supra until sometime in the first half of 2019. Until then, these spy shots give us our best look yet at the much anticipated sports car.<p>Our spy photographers have caught prototype Supras on various …

Sports Cars

Adidas Dragon Ball Z Collection

Whether you’re a fan of one of the most loved Japanese animations or not, you’ll surely adore these eight new Adidas sneakers that are set to be … …

Shoes

The First 2019 Corvette ZR1 Just Sold For $925,0000

Chevrolet’s Corvette ZR1 is a bonkerballs flagship supercar like none the US has ever produced, with 755 supercharged horsepower and an easy-peasy …

Don’t mess with Japan’s favorite porn star Hitomi Tanaka

Hitomi Tanaka is arguably Japan’s most recognizable porn star. Although the 31-year-old actress makes occasional trips to the U.S. to attend industry …

Barack Obama

181 in a 75: Here Are the 20 Fastest Speeding Tickets in Texas in 2017

Everything's bigger in Texas.<p>YouTube | Hennessey Performance<p>Kyle CheromchaView Kyle Cheromcha's …

Texas Department of Public Safety

The Next Subaru WRX STI Will Almost Definitely Be a Hybrid

If true, you can thank emissions regulations<p>Back in 2015, we heard a shocking rumor that the next Subaru WRX STI would be a hybrid. At the time, there were no direct quotes from Subaru executives, so the report from Australia’s <i>Motoring</i> could have been pure speculation. But now it sounds like that …

Closers is a South Korean MMO blend of Final Fight & Sailor Moon, and En Masse is bringing it West

En Masse Entertainment announced today that is bringing Closers to North America and Europe. Closers is an online action role-playing game for PC with an anime look and beat-’em-up mechanics. Closed alpha tests for the game will start in September, with an open beta following later in the fall.<p>“The …

Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale Director Teases Blu-ray May Show Asuna's Nipples - Interest

To the delight of fanboys, Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale director Tomohiko Ito and fellow staff members have teased that the Japanese Blu-ray Disc …

Manga

Man Buys Two Metric Tons of LEGO Bricks; Sorts Them Via Machine Learning

Jacques Mattheij made a small, but awesome, mistake. He went on eBay one evening and bid on a bunch of bulk LEGO brick auctions, then went to sleep. …

Gigantic "vending machine" skyscraper dispenses 3D-printed homes in Tokyo

Could the skyscraper of the future dispense homes like a vending machine? Growing and adapting to Tokyo’s housing demand, this Pod Skyscraper is …

Someone Dropped a Quad-Turbo V12 Into a Toyota 86

We're not sure how it managed to fit, but we're glad it exists.<p>Tuners across the globe have done all sorts of engine swaps on the Toyota 86. People have gone as far as dropping a V8 from a Ferrari 458 under the hood for one reason or another. However, this latest swap is by far the craziest.<p>Built …

Toyota

Here's the Civic Type R That's Coming to America in 2017

Honda's calling this a concept car, but it gives us a great idea of what the Civic Type R will look like when it comes to the U.S. in 2017.<p>Here it is, folks. The Honda we've all been waiting for—the Civic Type R. Technically, this car, which just debuted at the Paris Motor Show, is a concept, but …

Automotive Design

Emilia Gets A Hug Pillow, Crusch and Felix Cuddle, Things Get Weird For Rem As "Re:ZERO" Stays Busy

It's time for a BIG update on all things <i>Re:ZERO.</i> And, to kick it off, there's no need to get jealous. This week, a certain half-elf finally gets her …

Mazda's most iconic sports car may be set for a comeback

Now, Japan's Holiday Auto Magazine is reporting that Mazda's board approved an all-new RX sports car.<p>The successor to the RX-7 and RX-8 could be called the RX-9 — a name Mazda trademarked back in 2001.<p>A Mazda spokesperson declined to comment on future products.<p>The Japanese publication expects the …

Autos

How Baseball Legend Reggie Jackson Turned His Passion for Classic Cars Into a Business

<i>This essay originally appeared in Data Sheet,</i> Fortune’s <i>daily tech newsletter. Sign up here.</i><p>First, a little disclaimer: The connection between Reggie …

Classic Cars

It's 2016 and Japanese People Are Lining Up for an Arcade Game

Not just any game at that, but the <i>Kantai Collection</i> arcade game. Awesome!<p><i>Kantai Collection</i>, or <i>KanColle</i>, features anime girls that represent warships. …

Japan

Ford Mustang - Germany's favorite sports car

In Germany, the land of the Autobahn, where speed is regarded as a national right, the best-selling sports car last month wasn't the locally-built Porsche 911. It was the Ford Mustang.<p>The Mustang, built in Flat Rock, Mich., is still a novelty in Europe, where it went on sale for the first time last …

Sports Cars

Girl in Japan falls to her death after watching anime cartoon about children who could fly

Child apparently slipped after using a chair to climb on to a one metre-high balcony fence<p>A six-year-old girl in Osaka plunged to her death from her family penthouse in a 43-floor condominium on Sunday after watching an anime DVD that told the story of children who could fly.<p>The girl was watching …

Anime

These Are the 10 Biggest Retail Bankruptcies of the Last Decade

Sports Authority finally filed for bankruptcy after weeks of speculation and with that, the chain joined the ranks of the largest retail bankruptcies …

Athletic Apparel

You Must Watch This Outrageous Drifting Tour of Dubai

Ken Block is back with Gymkhana 8, and you won't believe what the Hoonigan gets into.<p>Ken Block's Gymkhana is back, and this time it has the backdrop of Dubai. There's everything you'd expect in a car video from the United Arab Emirates: Ridiculous hypercars, a police fleet that would put most …

Bugatti unveils Chiron -- the world's fastest production car

At last August's<p>Monterey Car Week, Bugatti president Wolfgang Durheimer said his company was preparing to unveil a car that would be faster, more powerful and more luxurious than any in the world -- better in every way than its Veyron, already considered to be the fastest and most powerful …

We interview the guy making virtual sex robot video games

Do you ever feel like it would be awesome to combine two of your favourite pastimes? For example, I love eating pizza and also pulling out ingrowing hairs. Wouldn’t it be awesome to find a way to eat pizza while tweezing ingrowing hairs? Hmm, no not really.<p>While I can understand the urge to combine …

Namco and Hooters Team Up for New Japanese Arcade Bar

Pac-Man and Dark Souls publisher Bandai Namco has announced a partnership with restaurant Hooters for a new arcade-bar in Japan. In an announcement (translated by Kotaku), Bandai Namco confirmed that the new restaurant, called Gaming Bar Side-B, will open in the Shibuya shopping district.<p>The arcade …

Retrogaming

The Porsche Carrera GT's Lack of Stability Control Is a Feature, Not a Defect

The car is tricky, but that's what makes it so rewarding.<p>Once again, the Porsche Carrera GT is coming under fire because of a lawsuit filed by the late Paul Walker's daughter, which alleges that the car's lack of stability control was a defect that contributed to her father's death.<p>And while we'll …

Jay Leno

Paul Walker's Daughter Is Suing Porsche for Wrongful Death

Alleges that the Carrera GT is unsafe.<p>Paul Walker died nearly two years ago when a Porsche Carrera GT that he was riding in crashed into a telephone pole and trees and burst into flames outside of Los Angeles.<p>Since then, the safety of the Porsche supercar has come into question from critics that …

Los Angeles

California could soon legalize motorcycle lane-splitting

Motorcycle lane-splitting — the rush-hour time saver for bikers that enrages many drivers — may be poised for formal legalization.<p>California would be the first state to sanction the traffic-evading tactic, already widespread on traffic-choked freeways of Los Angeles.<p>The state Assembly is expected …

"Non Non Biyori" Anime Site Celebrates Hotaru's Birthday

Today, May 28 is the birthday of one of the main characters in the <i>Non Non Biyori</i> series, Hotaru Ichijo, who is now a fifth year middle school …

Amazon rolls out free same-day delivery

In another blow to bricks-and-mortar retail stores,<p>Amazon.comis launching free same-day delivery for Prime members in 14 metropolitan areas, including Los Angeles.<p>Starting Thursday, shoppers who belong to Amazon's annual Prime membership program and make a purchase of $35 or more by noon will …

Next Volkswagen GTI To Pack 300 Horsepower?

Volkswagen is making moves to shorten its vehicle life cycles from seven to five years (with a mid-cycle update after the first three years) in an …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Hennessey Venom GT Driven To 270.49 MPH Can Be Yours--For $1.4 Million

Not only is this sale an opportunity to own a Hennessey Venom GT. It's an opportunity to own the example used to make the 270.49 mph run which proved …

Sports Cars