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400-year-old Japanese temple puts faith in robot priest

A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of religion.       ...

400-year-old Japanese temple puts faith in robot priest

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| WATCH | Playing god: Japan temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion - despite critics comparing the android to "Frankenstein's monster"....
08:39 2019-08-15

At This 400-Year-Old Temple, A Robot Priest Delivers Sermons A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion -- despite critics comparing the android to......
15:00 2019-08-14

Hindu Priest Attacked Near Temple In US A Hindu priest was attacked by a 52-year-old man while he was walking down the street in his religious garb near a temple in Floral Park, New York, according to a US media report....
16:00 2019-07-21

Liverpool’s goalkeeper puts his faith on display after winning Champions League: 'God is love!' Following Liverpool's 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the Champions League final Saturday, goalkeeper Alisson Becker made a bold declaration of faith in Jesus....
16:52 2019-06-04

Eddie Jones puts faith in four key men to deal with any trouble within the England squad in Japan Eddie Jones has revealed the final four players in his World Cup squad were picked due to their character after confessing there could be trouble within the playing group in Japan....
18:00 2019-08-13

Mauricio Pochettino puts faith in Spurs bravery to halt Manchester City | Dominic Fifield Tottenham’s manager will not change their style as they aim to repeat last season’s wins at Manchester CityMauricio Pochettino’s patience wore thin at suggestions he, perhaps more than most managers plying their trade in the Premier League, may best know how to rattle Pep Guardiola.Yes, a decade ago...
01:26 2019-08-17

Japanese airport hotel puts flight simulator in room If you've ever gotten off a long flight, gotten to the hotel and thought to yourself, "I miss being on a plane," then the Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu has the room for you....
06:39 2019-07-11

German priest causes church walkout as preaches for predator priest forgiveness The cleric said he wanted to tell parishioners about the biblically important meaning of forgiveness. He regretted that predator priests were labelled "criminals" but many of his congregation walked out of the church....
10:39 2019-07-05

Toyota Human Support Robot- A helping Robot for Elderly Toyota, auto manufacturing company, is now looking ahead to help the disable and old age people. The Toyota Motors is going to spend 1 billion dollars in order to develop Human Support Robot (HSR)-a robot for elderly. The robot is designed to assist the sick and people in wheelchair by helping to pi...
18:26 2019-05-21

This robot fish has robot blood If decades of science fiction movies have taught us anything, it’s that when the eventual robot uprising happens, the bots that purge mankind from Earth are going to bleed. Sure, they might spew robo-body-fluid in hues of green or blue, but the dangerous AI-powered robots of the future always ...
06:26 2019-06-20

Japanese Restaurant Bans Japanese Customers, Says They're Rude This is a change. For years, there were stories of Japanese establishments with “Japanese-only” policies, refusing foreigners. But now, one noodle restaurant in Okinawa is refusing to serve Japanese customers, saying that they are ruder than the foreign patrons....
14:52 2019-07-16

Elizabeth Warren: 'My faith animates all that I do' Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who does not usually speak about her faith on the campaign trail, talked at length on Saturday morning at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's annual convention in Chicago about the role her faith plays in the decisions she's made in her life....
19:00 2019-06-30

Why Is This Temple Important to India’s Election? Our reporter Jeffrey Gettleman traveled to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi used a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to try to win another five-year term....
20:00 2019-05-22

A Lifetime at a Church, Filled With Faith and Drama Cara Wall’s novel, “The Dearly Beloved,” is the story of two ministers and their wives, as their lives intertwine over the decades, in love and religious devotion....
23:26 2019-08-13

Faith in the Fed nudges Wall Street higher Wall Street edged higher on Monday, supported by Facebook, Amazon and Apple, as investors awaited a key Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
00:13 2019-06-18

Have faith in the unholy rollers of The Righteous Gemstones It takes a full 30 minutes for The Righteous Gemstones to take us to church, which is just way too damn long for a series about an ultra-rich family of prosperity preachers. The good news, though, is that it’s worth the wait: Seeing the Gemstones—Eli (John Goodman), Jesse (Danny McBride), and Kelvin...
16:39 2019-08-16

Wall Street Is Losing Faith in Tesla As Tesla’s shares drop, once-bullish analysts and investors are souring on Elon Musk’s company, potentially cutting it off from the capital it needs to survive....
19:39 2019-05-21

| We want to keep the nation’s faith in Bafana alive - Hlatshwayo Bafana Bafana captain Thulani Hlatshwayo says that after their shock victory over Egypt, his side would have to perform the same heroics against Nigeria....
08:52 2019-07-09

The Great Hack, Keeping Faith and Tom Cruise Katie, Stevie and Bethany dip into the dark side of social media and ask if it's okay to teach your dog to perform a Nazi salute (Spoiler alert: No it’s not) with two very different documentaries: The Great Hack and The Nazi Pug: Joke or Hate?...
18:13 2019-07-31

"Always Had Faith In People": PM In First Mann Ki Baat Of Second Term Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in first Mann Ki Baat of his second term, today said he "always had faith in the people of India". "When I had said in February that I will meet you again in a few......
08:26 2019-06-30

Theologians: Nationalism is anathema to Christian faith A letter signed by nearly 30 leading theologians in the liberal Catholic journal Commonweal forcefully rejects any link between nationalism and Christianity....
17:00 2019-08-20

The True Age of the Osirion at Abydos, an Antediluvian Temple By 5400 BC Abydos in Egypt was a thriving city, and 2,000 years later pre-dynastic pharaohs were still building shrines, temples and mortuaries at the site.  ...
19:39 2019-08-05

Temple of Nemesis Found Under A Greek Theater. And Here is Why The Greek goddess Nemesis dealt out retribution against people who were arrogant before the gods, had received undeserved good fortune, or who had committed certain evil deeds. That’s why the discovery of a first century temple of Nemesis in Mytilene under a contemporary theater may seem a bit of a ...
14:39 2019-05-21

“He took me for himself,” woman says of priest. Laura Pontikes says her priest groomed her into a sexual relationship, absolving her of adultery while seeking big donations. And she says the man responsible for the U.S. church’s response to clergy abuse reneged on promised punishment. (June 4)        ...
21:26 2019-06-04

Allegations against top priest under review after AP report The Catholic Church in Texas says it is reviewing allegations that a top monsignor continued to hear a married woman's confessions after luring her into a sexual relationship, a potentially serious crime under church law....
22:39 2019-06-07

Maxi Priest, with some help from Shaggy, is doing ‘alright’ If you’re looking for a soundtrack to your summer, look no further than Maxi Priest. Known for the hits “Close To You” and “That Girl,” the London-born reggae-pop star is bringing positivity and island vibes to Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island on Sunday. And he’s...
19:52 2019-08-02

US’ first black priest, an ex-slave, may be on his way to sainthood Pope Francis on Wednesday deemed the first known black Roman Catholic priest in the United States to be "venerable," positioning the former slave for possible sainthood....
15:13 2019-06-13

Andrew Scott: 'I'm Fleabag and she's the priest? I'd still have sex with him' Everyone’s favourite hot priest ingeniously skirts around what he’s doing in Black Mirror: SmithereensWhat happens to our online identities when we die?What can you tell us about Black Mirror: Smithereens without giving the game away?Black Mirror is so shrouded in secrecy, I barely know myself. I su...
17:52 2019-06-02

Luka Jovic: The man to restore faith at Real Madrid Luka Jovic enjoyed two defining years in a blossoming career with Eintracht Frankfurt. Having opted to take his talents to Spain, the Serbian now has the chance to be a defining figure in Real Madrid's rebuild....
03:00 2019-06-05

Philippine youth losing faith in political system Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the mid-term polls raises many questions about the future of the country....
14:39 2019-05-21

PM has 'full faith' in Kim Darroch but rejects his view of Trump May launches inquiry into leak of US ambassador’s memos that described US leader as ineptLatest politics news – liveTheresa May has expressed “full faith” in her ambassador to the US, Kim Darroch, but rejected his description of Donald Trump as inept and insecure, as she launched an inquiry into the...
15:26 2019-07-08

Free agent Collison, 31, retires from NBA to focus on faith NEW YORK (AP) — Point guard Darren Collison has decided to retire from the NBA after 10 seasons to focus on being a Jehovah’s Witness. The 31-year-old Collison played for the Indiana Pacers the last two seasons. He told ESPN’s The Undefeated in a letter Friday that he decided to retire p...
01:00 2019-06-30

Habitat For Humanity: Repairing Homes, Restoring Faith LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Every day, Habitat For Humanity is working to provide safe, affordable housing for people in the community, but they do so much more than that. People often think of Habitat For Humanity building homes, but they also repair homes. Kathy Utterback said she wanted the A...
00:39 2019-06-13

Huawei believes Europe will keep faith in company: executive China's Huawei believes Europe will not follow the United States in blacklisting the company because it has been a partner of European telecoms firms for many years, a top Huawei executive told an Italian newspaper....
17:26 2019-05-21

The video game industry must stand up against the right’s bad-faith attacks The video game industry will continue to fail in the political arena as long as it is terrified to say it is deliberately being targeted by Republicans.Read More...
06:52 2019-08-10

Late-Night Hosts Are Afraid to Put Their Faith in Polls Again Surveys suggest President Trump’s in trouble, but as Jimmy Fallon put it: “If you want to know how much these polls matter, just ask President Hillary Clinton.”...
09:26 2019-06-13

Brexit is a war between reason and faith, so we’ll treat it as one | Lucy Mangan The footbridge between the fact-storing bit of my brain and its anxiety centres has collapsed. King Arthur – save us!As the Brexit, climate crisis, Trump (of the American and British varieties) hits just keep coming, my friends and I find ourselves turning increasingly to an unexpected form of self-...
22:26 2019-08-09

Rather Die Than Prove My Religion Before Entering Temple: Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said that she would rather die than prove her religion and challenged BJP to compare the religious activities undertaken by the Trinamool Congress......
04:13 2019-08-14

On Day 5 Of Ayodhya Case In Top Court, Debate Whether Temple Existed Arguments on whether a temple existed at the disputed site in Ayodhya were presented on Tuesday before the Supreme Court which heard the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case for the......
12:00 2019-08-13

"BJP Got Majority In Polls For Construction Of Ram Temple": Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the Ram temple would be constructed in Ayodhya under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi......
04:26 2019-06-16

14 Lakhs In Coins In 2 Weeks, Shirdi Temple Doesn't Know What To Do For the Sai Baba Temple in Maharashtra's Shirdi, considered one of the richest temples in the country, an abundance of donations have now become a problem. The temple trust says it receives Rs 14 lakh......
18:39 2019-06-17

3,000-Year-Old Phoenician Shell-Dye Factory Linked With The Temple Shards of Phoenician pottery excavated fifty years ago from an archeological dig in Tel Shikmona located south of Haifa, in Israel ...
21:00 2019-07-03

Drought reveals submerged Buddhist temple in Thailand LOPBURI, Thailand – Thousands are flocking to see a Buddhist temple in central Thailand exposed after drought drove water levels to record lows in a dam reservoir where it had been submerged. As the reservoir reaches less than 3 percent of capacity, the remains of Wat Nong Bua Yai, a modern te...
23:52 2019-08-06

Accused Of Stealing From Temple, 8-Year-Old Forced To Sit On Hot Tiles An eight-year-old boy suspected of theft was forced to sit on hot tiles as punishment at Arvi in Maharashtra's Wardha district on Saturday. He has been admitted to a local hospital with burns....
18:39 2019-06-17

No Space To Keep Coins, Banks Tell Shirdi Sai Baba Temple The counting of cash collected in donation boxes of the famous Sai Baba temple in Shirdi was on Friday cancelled as bank officials did not turn up citing lack of space to keep coins, Shri Saibaba......
15:52 2019-06-14

Drought reveals lost temple in Thailand submerged by dam Thousands are flocking to see a Buddhist temple in central Thailand exposed after drought drove water levels to record lows in a dam reservoir where it had been submerged....
08:13 2019-08-06

Prominent Detroit priest removed from ministry Detroit’s Roman Catholic archdiocese removes a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it describes as a “credible allegation” that he had abused a child decades ago. (July 8)        ...
11:13 2019-07-08

Former Michigan priest charged with 6 counts of sex crimes A Catholic priest who admitted when he resigned from a Flint-area parish that he had sexually abused a child has been charged with several counts of sexual assault dating back decades....
17:00 2019-05-24

Priest who stole $95K from churches may avoid prosecution A California priest was caught stealing at least $95,000 in church collections after bags of cash were found in a car crash — but he may not be charged, because of police “reluctance” to pursue a criminal probe, his diocese claims. The Rev. Oscar Diaz, 56, fractured his hip in the crash ...
19:26 2019-07-23

Faith and freedoms: why evangelicals profess unwavering love for Trump The faithful have been ardent supporters who turn a blind eye to the president’s moral indiscretions in favor of agenda When Donald Trump took the stage last month at a mega-conference for the Faith and Freedom Coalition, the country’s largest organization of evangelical Christians, he was granted a...
09:13 2019-07-07

A mission to Alpha Centauri affirms humanity's faith in the future Designing and building spacecraft that can traverse 4.3 light years in just two decades is an unprecedented challenge, but one well worth undertaking...
14:33 2019-05-21

Ole Gunnar Solsjkær has faith in Paul Pogba to keep taking penalties • Pogba missed from spot in Manchester United’s draw at Wolves• ‘Paul has scored many before so there’s no problem’Ole Gunnar Solskjær says he has no intention of taking away Paul Pogba’s penalty-taking privileges despite the midfielder missing from the spot as Manchester United drew 1-1 at Wolverha...
02:26 2019-08-20

Key Democrat calls for 'good faith' talks on trade deal The timeline for Congress to consider ratifying the deal depends on the administration's willingness to negotiate in good faith, said U.S. Rep. Richard Neal....
19:26 2019-07-31

Journey of faith – the Guatemalan pastors helping smuggle people into the US As trusted individuals in a culture rooted in religion, pastors and priests play a role in the booming business behind immigration Early in the morning, Antonio knelt before an altar with white candles and a small statue of the Virgin Mary and prayed for a miracle.It was still dark when he piled int...
09:26 2019-06-28

Beyonce credits faith for new 'Lion King' song: 'God is the art director' Beyonce earlier this week premiered her new music video "Spirit," from the soundtrack of the live-action version of "The Lion King" — and the Queen Bee explained it honors God and African culture....
21:39 2019-07-19

New Jersey keeping faith amid tough LLWS circumstances The rain and a six-run deficit didn’t wash away any of the Elmora Little League’s belief. The team from Elizabeth, N.J. saw its second-round Little League World Series game suspended because of rain trailing Central East Maui, 6-0, with one out in the top of the fifth inning Sunday in Williamsport, ...
07:13 2019-08-19

Why Yankees haven’t lost faith in this Aroldis Chapman pitch Had Travis d’Arnaud’s fly ball to right field died on the warning track Monday night instead of crawling into the seats for what turned out to be a game-winning, three-run homer, Aroldis Chapman getting beat on a slider wouldn’t have been the hot topic it was Tuesday. Before Tuesday night’s 8-3 win ...
07:52 2019-07-17

Indian actress draws fire for quitting over Islamic faith A Muslim actress' decision to quit Bollywood, saying acting was taking her away from her faith, has triggered a backlash in India from fellow actors and fans....
15:52 2019-07-01

Ole Gunnar Solskjær has faith in Paul Pogba to keep taking penalties Pogba denied in Manchester United’s draw at Wolves‘Paul has scored many before so there’s no problem’Ole Gunnar Solskjær says he has no intention of taking away Paul Pogba’s penalty-taking privileges despite the midfielder missing from the spot as Manchester United drew 1-1 at Wolverhampton Wanderer...
13:00 2019-08-20

For VIP Temple Visit By Kamal Nath's Relatives, 6-Car Convoy, Ambulance At least six cars, including an ambulance and three police escorts, were seen tearing through Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain on Tuesday - all for a temple visit by relatives of Chief Minister Kamal Nath. The......
13:26 2019-06-06

Israel unveils ancient road ‘where Jesus walked’ to temple Israel officially opened a stairway, known as "Pilgrim's Road," that Jesus is believed to have walked on in ancient Jerusalem as another place for Judeo-Christian visitors to see in the Holy Land....
14:39 2019-07-04

Drought Reveals Lost Temple In Thailand Submerged By Dam 20 Years Ago Thousands are flocking to see a Buddhist temple in central Thailand exposed after drought drove water levels to record lows in a dam reservoir where it had been submerged....
05:00 2019-08-06

How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
20:00 2019-05-22

After Election Win, Shiv Sena Demands Ordinance For Ram Temple In Ayodhya Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya Thackeray arrived in Ayodhya today to offer prayers at a makeshift shrine of the Ram Lalla. Eighteen Shiv Sena parliamentarian are already camping......
11:00 2019-06-16

David Chipperfield's Berlin temple: 'Like ascending to the realm of the gods' James Simon Gallery, BerlinTwenty years in the making, this dazzling synthesis of the classical and modern takes Museum Island to new heightsFriedrich Wilhelm IV described his vision for Berlin’s Museum Island as a “cultural acropolis”; a sacred sanctuary for the arts and sciences that would cement ...
09:52 2019-07-08

Popular Tucson restaurant, temple forced to close after fire TUCSON — Sharon Cooksey’s husband noticed a car was on fire Tuesday night, just feet away from where their restaurant and spiritual temple, Govinda’s has stood in midtown since 1992. “People were in the restaurant, it was a crowded evening,” Cooksey said. “People ...
11:39 2019-07-06

4 Rebel Lawmakers From Karnataka Visit Siddhivinayak Temple In Mumbai Amid the political turmoil in Karnataka, four of the fourteen rebel lawmakers from the state who are camping in Mumbai, on Friday visited the famous Siddhivinayak temple in the maximum city and......
15:52 2019-07-12

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets "with the people" Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic church....
16:39 2019-06-13

| WATCH: Prominent Detroit priest removed from ministry Detroit's Roman Catholic archdiocese has removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it describes as a "credible allegation" that he had abused a child decades ago. WATCH NOW....
12:26 2019-07-08

Catholic priest in hospital after knife attack in Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Authorities in Poland say that a Roman Catholic priest is hospitalized in serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. Krzysztof Zaporowski, police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker approached the priest early Monday in front of the ci...
12:13 2019-06-10

Fugitive ex-priest to face Arizona child sex charges A fugitive former Catholic priest who fled to Italy and vanished after being indicted on child sex charges in Arizona in 2003 has been found and returned to Arizona, authorities said on Friday....
04:26 2019-06-15

Catholic priest hospitalized after knife attack in Poland WARSAW, Poland — Authorities in Poland say that a Roman Catholic priest is hospitalized in serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. Krzysztof Zaporowski, police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker approached the priest early Monday in front of the city...
16:39 2019-06-10

Poland: Statue of priest accused of abuse removed A statue featuring a Polish priest suspected of child sex abuse was removed from the grounds of a major Catholic pilgrimage site in central Poland, days ahead of a meeting between Polish bishops and the Vatican's sex crimes investigator....
16:00 2019-06-12

Michigan priest facing allegation of misconduct with minor A priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw is on administrative leave while church officials investigate an allegation of misconduct with a minor....
20:00 2019-05-22

Suspect identified in murder of defrocked New Jersey priest A suspect in the murder of a defrocked New Jersey priest who was killed in Nevada after his name appeared on a list of those credibly accused of sexual abuse has been identified, police said. Derrick Decoste, 25, is wanted on charges of murder with a deadly weapon and robbery with a deadly weapon in...
22:39 2019-06-04

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
02:00 2019-06-11

Priest’s son arrested in murder of American scientist in Greece A 27-year-old Greek farmer — the son of a priest — has been arrested after confessing to raping and murdering the California scientist who was found dead in a World War II bunker on the island of Crete. The unnamed suspect, who was brought in for questioning Monday, was arrested after he “conf...
18:00 2019-07-16

Pell’s appeal pitted word of former choirboy against priest Cardinal George Pell’s appeal against his convictions for child molestation was largely a question of who should the jury have believed, his accuser or a senior priest whose church role was likened to Pell’s bodyguard...
04:00 2019-08-20

Revealed: priest’s role in stemming 1970s IRA violence New book claims former cleric Denis Bradley helped halt attacks during earliest years of TroublesIn 1993, a year before the IRA first laid down its arms, the existence of a secret “back channel” between Martin McGuinness and MI6 was revealed on the front page of the Observer.The so-called Derry Link...
21:52 2019-08-10

The Devil is to be Aerially Assaulted by Flying Exorcist Priest Waves of violence, corruption and crime in a Columbian city are to be addressed with an audacious exorcism by a Catholic bishop who plans to launch holy water over the city from a helicopter. Seriously, keep reading, this is actually happening. In 2014, Ancient Origins reported that the Roman Cathol...
13:01 2019-07-14

Ex-priest in molestation case returned to Arizona from Italy PHOENIX (AP) — A former Catholic priest who fled from Arizona to Italy in 2003 after being indicted on child molestation charges has been returned to the state. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced that 70-year-old Joseph John Henn appeared before a judge on Friday after Italian aut...
07:39 2019-06-16

'Bachelorette' star Hannah B. talks sex and faith, Jedd speaks out on finale "The Bachelorette" star Hannah "Hannah B." Brown stands by her statement that Jesus still loves her despite having sex in a windmill, and she doesn't care much what the rest of the world — especially Luke Parker — thinks about it....
21:00 2019-08-01

As legal glare turns to Trump, his faith in Supreme Court may be tested President Donald Trump's fondness for the U.S. Supreme Court could be tested by a series of legal disputes targeting him personally – from his taxes and businesses to his 2016 election campaign – that ultimately may be decided by the justices....
12:52 2019-06-19

Ajit Pai's Silence on Phone Tracking Abuse Is Further Eroding Faith in His Competence The Federal Communication Commission’s investigation into the unauthorized sale of Americans’ location data is now in its second year and still, no one outside of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s office knows a thing about it. On Capitol Hill, faith in his ability to properly handle these apparent violations...
00:39 2019-06-28

Trust no one? Americans lack faith in the government, the media and each other, survey finds More than two-thirds say personal trust is also down and nearly 60% doubt adults can hold civil conversations on differing views, a Pew survey finds.        ...
22:52 2019-07-23

The Dispatch: How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
21:52 2019-05-21

Local Historians To Rebuild A 2000-year-old Romano-Celtic Temple A group of local history enthusiasts in Britain have announced an amazing project. They have secured permission to rebuild a 2000-year-old Romano-Celtic temple. ...
06:39 2019-08-17

Jerusalem Day marches prompt clashes as Jews enter Temple Mount Tens of thousands of Israelis marched through Jerusalem's Old City in celebration of Jerusalem Day on Sunday, prompting clashes and other tensions as they walked through Palestinian areas....
23:26 2019-06-02

Israel censures Chilean president for visiting Temple Mount with Palestinians Israel's foreign ministry censured Chilean President Sebastian Pinera for his visit to Jerusalem's Old City and the Temple Mount, saying it violates sovereignty and diplomatic procedures....
20:52 2019-06-27

Under Modi, Hindus Find Hope for a Temple on Disputed Speck of Land Hindus and Muslims have long sparred over a few barren acres in the city of Ayodhya. But since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commanding election win, Hindus feel a new optimism....
09:13 2019-07-01

Archaeologists Believe 3200-Year-Old Hittite Temple Was a Functioning Lunisolar Calendar Yazılıkaya is a 3,200-year-old building that was known to have been central in religious ceremonies in the capital city of the ancient Hittite Empire, but according to a new scientific theory, it might have served as a working calendar and a sacred clock. ...
23:00 2019-07-03

Couple Prays In Cleansing Ritual After Instagram Post On Bali Temple A Czech couple slammed for disrespecting a Balinese temple took part in a ritual purification ceremony Thursday, after their antics sparked warnings that boorish tourists may be kicked off the......
14:13 2019-08-16

1,000-Year-Old Temple in Pakistan Reopens After Seven Decades Delighting Minority Hindus This magnificent ancient Hindu temple in Sialkot, in Pakistan’s Punjab province, was built by Sardar Teja Singh and has been closed for worship for 72 years ...
05:26 2019-08-01

PM Modi Visits Kerala's Guruvayur Temple Ahead Of His Visit To Maldives Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a brief stop in Kerala today, on his way to the Maldives, which is his first international visit since becoming prime minister for his second term. PM Modi, who......
06:52 2019-06-08

Nepal's Pashupatinath Temple Owns Over 9kg gold, 1.3 Billion Rupees Cash A committee formed by the Nepal government, to investigate the assets owned by Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu on Wednesday, made public data that states that the shrine owns 276 kg of gold and 1.3......
08:52 2019-06-06

Ram Temple Existed In Ayodhya Before Babri Mosque, Supreme Court Told The counsel for the Ram Lalla Virajman, a party in the Ayodhya land dispute, claimed in the Supreme Court on Friday that a "massive" temple of Lord Ram dating back to the second century BC existed at......
00:39 2019-08-17

Delhi Government Not Involved In Ravidas Temple Razing: Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said his government is upset over the demolition of a temple of saint Ravidas and that it has no involvement in the razing...
00:39 2019-08-15

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first African-American saint....
00:26 2019-06-13

French priest stripped of clergy status for abusing Scouts France’s Catholic Church has stripped the priest at the center of a high-level misconduct scandal of his clerical status while finding him guilty of sexually abusing Boy Scouts...
15:13 2019-07-04

| A priest, a car crash and bags full of stolen parish money Emergency workers responding to a car crash in a California town have found a priest with a fractured hip and, much to their surprise, bags of cash he allegedly stole from the local parish....
02:39 2019-07-25

"His Dog Doesn't Like Black People", US Priest's Staff Told Housekeeper The home of a Catholic priest was the last place LaShundra Allen ever would have expected to be denied work because of her skin color, she said. Allen, who is black, arrived with her white co-worker......
05:39 2019-08-20

Houston-area priest indicted on more child indecency counts CONROE, Texas (AP) — A former Houston-area Roman Catholic priest has been indicted on three additional child indecency charges arising from child sex abuse allegations. A Montgomery County grand jury indicted Manuel La Rosa-Lopez on Thursday. Two of the counts are tied to accusations La Rosa-Lopez t...
18:39 2019-06-28

4 Punjab Cops Sacked For Raiding Priest's House Without Permission Three Assistant Sub-Inspectors of Police (ASIs) are among four Punjab policemen dismissed from service, over four months after they raided a priest's house in Jalandhar without any approval, a senior......
15:13 2019-08-11

Was A Priest Pushed Off Stage For Fat-Shaming? Truth Behind Viral Video A video that has gone viral online, collecting millions of views, shows a woman pushing a priest off a stage. The video was shared on Twitter by a user who claimed that the incident took place during......
13:39 2019-07-23

Suspect in defrocked priest's slaying arrested in Michigan A man jailed in Michigan is suspected of shooting and killing a 70-year-old defrocked priest accused of sexually assaulting minors.        ...
10:52 2019-06-05

"He Wore Priest's Clothes, But Was Devil": US Court Convicts Sex Abuser A Catholic priest was convicted Thursday of sexually abusing two girls at a District of Columbia church after an emotional trial during which prosecutors said he used his position of trust to......
13:00 2019-08-16

Roman Catholic diocese suspends priest accused of misconduct FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Massachusetts says a longtime priest has been suspended amid an allegation of sexual misconduct. The Herald News reports that Fall River Bishop Edgar Moreira da Cunha said in an email Sunday that Father Bruce Neylon, pastor of Holy Trinity Church,...
20:26 2019-05-27

In a Suffering City, an El Paso Priest Needed a Message of Hope After a week of sharing El Paso’s grief, the Rev. Fabian Marquez sought a theme for his homily that would help a fearful and anguished community find comfort....
01:52 2019-08-12

Tim Tebow Chooses To Watch, Stand Fast In The Faith, And Strike Out Looking Against Position Player When we last checked in with Tim Tebow, he was preparing for professional life full of Triple-A baseball and a personal life full of matrimonial sex. Tebow and his fiancée still haven’t officially tied the knot, so the sex is still on hold, as is the progress of his baseball career. Tebow has been e...
00:26 2019-05-30

Pelosi calls on faith leaders to help stop Trump's 'heartless' migrant raids Faith leaders told: ‘Call upon Trump to stop this brutal action’Trump confirms raids will start next week ‘or maybe earlier’As major US cities braced for looming raids on undocumented migrants subject to deportation orders, Donald Trump told reporters on Saturday: “It starts during the course of thi...
20:52 2019-06-22

Trump EPA chief accuses California of bad faith in broken fuel efficiency talks Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler accused California’s top air pollution regulator Mary Nichols on Thursday of being "unwilling to be a good faith negotiator" over fuel efficiency standards that the Trump administration wants to roll back....
00:00 2019-06-21

Cycling’s latest tragedy will shake the faith of the keenest enthusiast | William Fotheringham Bjorg Lambrecht’s death on Monday was the eighth of an international rider since 2016. Is the sport really worth it?It is almost 25 years since I stood in the French town of Pau on a July afternoon in 1995 and watched the six members of the Motorola team, including a young Lance Armstrong, ride into...
22:39 2019-08-07

Satanic Temple to challenge Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said Tuesday it will challenge a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld an Indiana law that requires the burial or cremation of fetal remains in the name of religious freedom....
22:39 2019-05-29

Temple of Arul Mihu Navasakthi Vinayagar: Colorful Worship in Seychelles Paradise Seychelles is a tropical paradise famous for its beautiful beaches, clear warm waters, and spectacular scenery. The archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean is best known as a holiday destination. While the island nation is not known for its architectural heritage, in recent years their only H...
14:39 2019-05-21

Shivraj Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh Government Spar Over Proposed Sita Temple Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan alleged on Tuesday that the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh was "checking the facts" instead of executing his proposal to build a temple......
18:26 2019-07-16

Assam Chief Minister Flags Off Annual Mela At Guwahati's Kamakhya Temple Devotees from across the world thronged the famous Kamakhya temple atop the Nilachal hill in Assam's Guwahati to mark the beginning of the annual Ambabuchi Mela - one of the biggest religious......
06:39 2019-06-23

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site on Saturday, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist temples was first nominated for listing....
20:39 2019-07-06

Tourists at ancient temple in Bali blasted for ‘disgusting’ actions with holy water An Instagram-famous couple from the Czech Republic has been blasted for their “disgusting” actions with holy water at an ancient temple in Bali after the offensive spectacle was caught on camera. Though the tourists have since apologized, claiming that they didn’t know the site was sacred, many furi...
23:00 2019-08-13

In India, a Dispute Over Women’s Access to a Hindu Temple Plays in Modi’s Favor Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
17:52 2019-05-21

Subaquatic Temple and Countless Treasures Discovered in Egypt's Sunken City of Heracleion Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities has announced that marine archaeologists diving at the ancient submerged city of Heracleion ( ...
04:13 2019-07-25

Satanic Temple slams Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said its religious beliefs are being violated by a recent Supreme Court ruling upholding an Indiana law that requires aborted fetuses be buried or cremated. The Salem, Mass., based group declared in a statement Tuesday that its members are immune from the law, citing religious lib...
04:26 2019-05-30

"Return Treasures Seized From Golden Temple," Sukhbir Badal Tells Centre The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has demanded that the BJP-led government at the centre immediately hand over all the "treasures" allegedly seized from the Golden Temple in Amritsar during Operation......
20:13 2019-06-06

Israel bracing for Temple Mount visit by Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib Israeli officials are preparing for the possibility that Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib — the first Muslim women elected to Congress — may visit the Temple Mount in Jerusalem during a visit to the country, according to reports. Deputy national security adviser Reuven Azar held a “sec...
23:52 2019-08-14

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
03:26 2019-06-14

Suspect in Defrocked Priest’s Killing Had Responded to Ad for Male Wrestlers, Police Say The police have obtained a warrant charging Derrick M. Decoste, 25, with murder and robbery in the killing of John Capparelli at his Nevada home in March....
09:39 2019-06-06

Maya Gateway to the World Below: Balankanchè Cave, Throne of the Tiger Priest Caves are central to the cosmologies of many world cultures, used by humans from the dawn of time. ...
17:39 2019-06-19

California priest ousted after car accident reveals he stole over $95,000 cash from churchgoers A California priest was suspended from his duties Monday when several bags of cash discovered after a car accident led to officials uncovering what they say is a prolonged history of theft in which the preacher fleeced his flock for more than $95,000....
20:01 2019-07-23

Priest slams baby into font in ‘violent’ baptism before 'refusing' to return to him to mum A “SADIST” priest who was filmed violently baptising a screaming baby and refusing to give him back to his crying mother has been suspended for a year....
21:52 2019-08-12

Prominent Detroit priest removed from pulpit amid allegations of sex abuse The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit said Sunday that it removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it described as a “credible allegation” that he had sexually abused a child decades ago....
10:39 2019-07-08

Vatican omitted part of pope’s remarks about sex abuse priest McCarrick VATICAN CITY — The Vatican communications office released only a partial transcript of Pope Francis’ comments about what he knew of disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, omitting his claim that he didn’t remember if he had been told in 2013 of McCarrick’s penchant for sleeping ...
16:01 2019-05-29

Nebraska woman calls for Spider-Man statue to be taken down over 'demonic' imagery, despite being faith-based art project A Nebraska woman is asking that a sculpture depicting the hands of Spider-Man be taken down over claims that the statue is “demonic” and “anti-Christian,’ despite the fact that it was built as part of faith-based community organization project. ...
19:39 2019-07-19

In bid to stop teen execution, Austria moves to shut Saudi-founded faith center Austria's government plans to shut down a Saudi Arabian-founded center for religious dialogue in Vienna in an attempt to prevent the execution of teenager Murtaja Qureiris....
10:13 2019-06-14

Minor league baseball owner to meet with faith leaders amid rift with CAIR A minor league baseball owner who had refused to meet with a controversial, self-described Muslim civil rights group announced Friday he now plans to meet with “influential leaders of various faith communities.”...
04:39 2019-08-17

Not faith, ‘but those who manipulate the faithful’ driving wedge between religions, UN-backed forum in Baku told Following a string of hate-fuelled attacks on places of worship around the world, the High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Thursday that it was with a “heavy heart” that he was opening the annual UN-backed forum in Baku, Azerbaijan, on the role of cultural dialogue ...
21:00 2019-05-21

Rare Ancient Buddhist Text Discovered In Doomed Temple Super-Complex Near Kabul Archaeologists in Afghanistan have discovered exceptionally rare pieces of an ancient Buddhist manuscript dated to around the seventh century AD at an ancient settlement near Kabul. ...
05:26 2019-08-01

Satanic Temple to defy law upheld by Supreme Court mandating burial of fetal remains The Satanic Temple said it will challenge a recent Supreme Court ruling requiring the burial or cremation of fetal remains, alleging that it violates the group’s religious liberty....
06:13 2019-05-30

Priest's son charged in murder of American biologist in Greece as grisly new details emerge An American scientist found dead in a bunker on Crete used by the Nazis during World War II was choked to death by a man—the son of a priest-- who raped her after mowing her down with his car, Greek police said Tuesday....
18:00 2019-07-16

Meet the 'Scribbling Vicar,' the Priest Who Serves as Aston Martin’s In-House Artist Ever think you’ve had a varied career? Well, you’ve probably got nothing on Aston Martin’s artist in residence, the Rev. Adam Gompertz. Or as he’s known, the scribbling vicar. I caught up with him at the Goodwood Festival of Speed to find out a bit more about him....
23:26 2019-07-11

Catholic priest to drop holy water from helicopter 'to exorcise demons from city' DEMONS lurking in the Colombian city of Buenaventura beware as a catholic priest is all set to rid it of evil by dropping holy water on it in a mass exorcism....
21:52 2019-07-12

Top US cardinal reassigned abusive priest and dismissed sex abuse case, woman claims Texas woman Laura Pontikes reported her abusive priest to a top cardinal, but instead of removing the priest, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo reassigned him.        ...
02:39 2019-06-05

Polish priest blames 'devil' as he's confronted by alleged victim whose life was ruined "Father, I wanted to look you in the eye ... I wanted to ask you why?" demands Anna Misiewicz as she confronts the parish priest she says abused her when she was just seven and eight years old....
06:39 2019-05-26

Irish priest blasts churchgoers for bringing cigarettes, beer as funeral gifts An outspoken Irish Catholic priest has unleashed his wrath on people bringing inappropriate items such as cans of beer or cigarettes to the altar during funeral masses....
19:00 2019-08-06

Jurgen Klopp vows more Liverpool success as faith in James Milner and Jordan Henderson vindicated Manager Jurgen Klopp believes winning his first trophy with Liverpool is only the beginning and the squad he has assembled has its best years still to come....
13:52 2019-06-02

Loan star Harry Wilson wants to repay Frank Lampard for keeping faith | Paul MacInnes The Liverpool loanee has had a fine season for Derby and is relishing the chance to steer them past Aston VillaHarry Wilson has a big final coming up. It will require concentration, organisational skills and trust in those around him. At least until he gets through customs.“I’m going to go to the Ch...
01:26 2019-05-27

Watch: Donald Trump hails religious, economic, political strides at Faith & Freedom event President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's annual conference, where he touted his judicial appointments, religious freedom victories and efforts to protect the sanctity of human life....
18:52 2019-06-27

Death With Dignity: Temple Grandin Has Developed A New Mechanical Restraint System For Humanely Slaughtering Cap’n Crunch Temple Grandin has long been fighting for a world where no living being has to suffer unduly for another’s benefit, and at 71 years old, it seems she’s still as committed to the cause as ever: The famed scientist just announced that she has developed a new mechanical restraint system for humanely sl...
18:26 2019-05-21

Lawyer for abuse victims demands New York Archdiocese release ‘predator priest’ data A lawyer representing childhood victims of alleged sex abuse on Monday demanded the Archdioceses of New York release “secret files” on “predator priests” — before a one-year statute of limitations rule expires. “We’re launching a petition today to demand that the Church of New York, all the Ca...
01:26 2019-07-16

Ancient Celtic Warrior-Priest Is Displayed In England - His Grave Goods Might Hold Deep Lunar Secrets A glorious 2,000-year-old Iron Age ‘warrior’, who might have fought against Julius Caesar during the wars against the Gaulish tribes in Britannia (Britain) ...
06:52 2019-07-24

The five: robot farmers Will robots be the answer to labour shortages on farms? Our pick of the best planting, weeding and harvesting machinesLast week a startup based at Plymouth University unveiled the world’s first raspberry-picking robot. The machine can pick about 25,000 berries a day, which is 10,000 more than a huma...
08:13 2019-06-02

You can rent a rapping robot Hundreds of "friendly" robots that sing and speak multiple languages are being rolled out across hi-tech Singapore.       ...
19:52 2019-07-18

Here's your first look at the final season of Mr. Robot Mr. Robot’s third season was excellent, gearing us up for a final season that will find Rami Malek’s Elliott square off against the elite. “The one percent of the one percent revealed themselves,” we wrote in our review of the third season finale, “and now, he’s going to make them pay.” Sounds fun a...
03:52 2019-07-18

'Man's best friend' is a robot dog to some with dementia A robot dog under development in California is vying to be a best friend to people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, offering comfort by responding to human touch with life-like motions....
16:00 2019-07-03

Priest who starred in 'The Exorcist' accused of sexually abusing student in the 1980s Father Bill O’Malley, a Jesuit teacher and priest who starred in "The Exorcist," was accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old student in the 1980s.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

This Robot Is Really Angry And Done Lifting Boxes Hello! Today we get banned for buying too many games, watch a robot get angry, learn when the Sonic movie is actually coming out and talk about fake meat at McDonald’s. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
16:39 2019-05-25

The walking robot that could soon be delivering your packages It's not fast and may be years from visiting your neighborhood, but a walking robot is part of Ford's vision for how its autonomous vehicles deliver packages....
12:26 2019-05-22

Are You Ready For an Alexa Robot to Follow You Around? Just in case you wanted a robot butler to follow you around the house, Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa bot with wheels that can be summoned via voice commands.Read more......
17:39 2019-07-12

This ETF run by a robot is beating the market—here's how it works EquBot's AI Powered Equity ETF reads over 1 million pieces of information per day to inform its investing, and it's beating the market doing it, says EquBot co-founder Art Amador....
21:39 2019-08-04

The Real Reason Chucky Is a Robot Now The first trailer for the reboot of Child’s Play came with a surprise. The original was about a serial killer who possessed a doll and killed a bunch of people. Now, Chucky’s a smart toy who finds autonomy...and then kills a bunch of people. It seemed odd for a reboot to change the premise of its ow...
01:13 2019-06-15

Willo is a robot that wants to replace your toothbrush If you think about it, the basic concept of a toothbrush hasn’t evolved since… forever. Sure, many people have switched to an electric toothbrush, but it remains a stick with a brush at the end. Willo thinks that’s not good enough. The company has developed an oral care device to improve brushing wi...
22:26 2019-06-13

This $600 Sleep Robot Is Only Worth it if You're Tired and Alone If you’ve suffered the throes of chronic insomnia, you’ll do almost anything to fall asleep. Pills, guided meditation apps, vigorous exercise, melatonin, screen dimmers, aromatherapy diffusers, sleep tracking via fitness tracker, smart beds, bedtime calculators—at some point or another, I’ve tried t...
19:13 2019-05-22

AMC cancels sci-fi robot drama 'Humans' Humans, the AMC and UK Channel 4 robot drama often compared to Westworld, has been cancelled after three seasons, said executive producers Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley on Twitter. The show, which was a critical but not a ratings success, ran for......
15:13 2019-05-21

Cat vs best and worst robot vacuum cleaners  If you’ve flirted with the idea of buying a robot vacuum you may also have stepped back from the brink in unfolding horror at the alphabetic soup of branded discs popping into view. Consumer choice sounds like a great idea until you’ve tried to get a handle on the handle-less vacuum spac...
14:39 2019-05-21

Sexting With A Robot Is Just About As Weird As You'd Expect Does anyone remember Cleverbot, the sort-of-not-really AI that you could sort-of-not-really have a conversation with? It was really popular around the time I was sitting my Italian exam at university, circa 2011. I know this because I asked it if it could help me learn Italian, and it replied: “pizz...
20:52 2019-06-21

MIT robot masters the ‘Bottle Cap Challenge’ Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bottle. Regular people have likewise offered a number of cr...
20:13 2019-07-15

Don Mattingly Is Ready For Robot Umpires Marlins manager Don Mattingly watched his team get very nearly no-hit by electrifying Padres ace Chris Paddack Wednesday night, in what would’ve been the first no-hitter in Padres history. Paddack gave up his first hit, a solo dinger to Starlin Castro, in the bottom of the eighth inning, and eventua...
08:26 2019-07-18

Most people would rather lose their job to a robot than another human Most people would prefer a robot to take their job if they had to lose it, but they would prefer to see another human step in if a co-worker was going to lose theirs...
22:13 2019-08-05

Carl Beech trial: Former Tory MP Harvey Proctor says Met Police were guilty of 'bad faith' over VIP abuse ring claims A former Tory MP accused of being a child murder and sadistic sexual predator by a man later charged with inventing the claims said the Metropolitan Police showed "bad faith" over the investigation....
20:13 2019-06-21

MIT's new robot can identify things by sight and by touch For humans, it's easy to tell how an object will feel by looking at it or tell what an object looks like by touching it, but this can be a big challenge for machines. Now, a new robot developed by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence La......
07:00 2019-06-17

Boston Dynamics’ creepy dog-like robot is about to go on sale Boston Dynamics’ ambitions in the field of robotics have been the stuff that internet virality is made of. The engineering and robotics company has already produced incredibly skillful machines that will haunt your nightmares if you’re one of those who’s convinced humanity is doomed and that the ris...
22:13 2019-06-06

Watch this plucky little robot dog pull a three-ton plane The increased use of robots is often seen as a threat to human jobs. Ford's delivery robot may help improve efficiency, but there will be concerns about delivery drivers being put out of work. There are, however, plenty of instances of robots completing tasks that a human simply couldn't -...
16:01 2019-05-24

Boston Dynamics' creepy robot dog is going up for sale Videos of Boston Dynamics' robots have been the stuff of both awe and inspiration, as well as nightmares. Now, it appears the robots will be doing more than just performing parkour or dancing around on videos. They're going up for sale....
19:52 2019-06-07

DJI's Super-Fast Robot Car Is an Absolute Blast The DJI Robomaster S1 is the childhood toy I always wanted. Actually, it’s way better than that. Compared to junk like the Tyco Rebound I had in the 90's, the Robomaster S1 is faster, more sophisticated, and thanks to its Mecanum wheels, much more nimble than anything my tiny kid brain could hav...
17:39 2019-07-12

Cracking Open the Roomba 980 robot vacuum We crack open the Roomba 980 for a look at the tech that makes this cloud-connected cleaner iRobot's most significant robot vacuum since the original Roomba....
06:39 2019-05-29

Even a robot has now mastered the ridiculous Bottle Cap Challenge Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bottle. Regular people have likewise offered a number...
15:52 2019-07-13

This Sad Robot Made From Random Twigs Has to Teach Itself to Get Around Watching Boston Dynamics’ ATLAS robot backflip its way through a parkour course is impressive, but those seemingly effortless maneuvers actually represent thousands of hours of unseen development and testing to perfect. While this robot made from random branches struggling to crawl across the floor ...
04:26 2019-07-03

NASA’s floating robot ‘bee’ is alive and well aboard the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advances, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to various duties. To explore those possibilities, NASA sen...
15:13 2019-05-21

Ekasbo’s Matebot may be the cutest cat robot yet created If Shrek saw Matebot, no amount of sad-eyes could win him back to Puss in Boots’ side. Created by Shenzhen-based robotics company Ekasbo, Matebot looks like a black and white cartoon cat and responds to your touch by wiggling its ears, changing the expression in its big LED eyes and tilting it...
12:13 2019-05-30

Stanford students' robot dog does backflips for (relatively) cheap Robots with dog-like talents are nothing new, but it's not exactly practical to buy one that can do more than the basics. The new Aibo is cute, for instance, but not very athletic. A group of Stanford students might have a better solution. They've cr......
15:13 2019-05-21

Robot umpires debut in Atlantic League PA announcer at Atlantic League All-Star game directs fans to computer technology used to call balls and strikes and plate umpire Brian deBrauwere discusses his role. (July 10)        ...
05:13 2019-07-11

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see, and hear, but what abo...
21:13 2019-06-27

DJI's first educational robot is a $500 drone tank for kids Less than a month after launching its first-ever action camera, DJI is now introducing its first educational robot, The RoboMaster S1, which the company says has been in development for two years, was inspired by a robotics competition that DJI has s......
04:52 2019-06-12

'Robot umpires' debut in Atlantic League ASG At Wednesday night's Atlantic League all-star game, plate umpire Brian deBrauwere wore an earpiece connected to an iPhone in his pocket and relayed the call upon receiving it from a TrackMan computer system....
02:52 2019-07-11

People don’t want to see workers replaced by a robot—themselves excepted Enlarge / Robots are everywhere. (credit: NBC Universal) There has been extensive public discussion of how automation may fundamentally change the job market, eliminating so many positions that some sort of universal income will be required. While the universal income discussion may be new, anxiet...
18:26 2019-08-07

Robot 'duck' keeps weeds out of rice paddies For rice farmers, ducks have been a viable way to keep their crops healthy -- they destroy weeds, eat bugs and fertilize crops without using harmful chemicals. And now, a Nissan technician might have an alternative when fowl isn't an option. He's t......
03:26 2019-06-24

Can I Get This ATM Testing Robot to Touch the Filthy Machines For Me? You’ve probably seen robots testing products like furniture and car parts before, performing endless repetitive tasks to ensure whatever’s being tested won’t quickly break once in the hand of consumers. But according to this video from ABB, there are even robots designed to torture test fully assemb...
23:00 2019-08-02

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see and hear, but what about tast...
18:13 2019-06-28

Zero-gravity robot cleaner could automatically sterilise the ISS Cleaning the International Space Station is laborious work, so hygiene firm GermFalcon has made a drone that works in zero-gravity to do the job instead...
14:33 2019-05-21

MLB should have robot umpires for meaningless September games On the weekend of September 6-8, also known as the NFL’s opening weekend, the Royals will travel to Miami to play the Marlins. Snooze City, right? Two teams out of the race for months, playing for nothing besides 2020 draft position. Short of Marlins CEO Derek Jeter coming out of retirement and play...
19:26 2019-07-18

Whitney Cummings—and her sex robot—take on modern womanhood Yes, Whitney Cummings did have a sex robot made in her likeness for the laughs. (credit: David Giesbrecht / Netflix) I never really understood catcalling until Whitney Cummings explained it in front of a live audience. Rather than waxing snarky about backward oafs who don't get why harassment is b...
16:01 2019-08-04

Hemingway review: Somnox sleep robot There’s an urban legend that finds Ernest Hemingway at a restaurant with his friends. He spoke up and bet everyone around the table that he could write a story in only six words, they accepted. So, he leaned down, wrote “For sale: baby shoes, never worn” on a napkin, passed it around, and collected ...
20:13 2019-07-02

Why Alexa and Siri won’t function as robot helpers “Alexa, are you ready to have a body?” Steady advances in artificial intelligence and natural language processing have made digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa increasingly capable of performing complicated voice commands under different circumstances. But does it mean that our digital assista...
08:52 2019-06-05

The android Turning Test can tell us whether a robot is effectively a person Alan Turing was recently announced as the face of the new £50 note for his code breaking contributions in World War II and laying the foundations of computer science. However, Turing’s work still challenges and inspires many people working today, especially those in robotics and artificial intellige...
23:00 2019-08-11

Sophie The Robot Whips Up Oodles Of Singapore Noodles A Singaporean engineering company has built a robot that can serve up a piping hot bowl of laksa, one of the city-state's most well-known dishes, in just 45 seconds....
21:39 2019-07-31

A mind-controlled robot arm doesn’t have to mean brain implants A robotic arm smoothly traces the movements of a cursor on a computer screen, controlled by the brain activity of a person sitting close by who stares straight ahead. The person wears a cap covered in electrodes. This "mind-controlled" robot limb is......
20:52 2019-07-22

The android Turing Test can tell us whether a robot is effectively a person Alan Turing was recently announced as the face of the new £50 note for his code breaking contributions in World War II and laying the foundations of computer science. However, Turing’s work still challenges and inspires many people working today, especially those in robotics and artificial intellige...
11:52 2019-08-12

Barsys $1,500 robot bartender promises cocktails with AI precision The "Keurig of cocktails" concept isn't exactly new, but that's not stopping companies like Barsys from perfecting the robotic bartender. Next week, Barsys is launching its robotic cocktail mixer 2.0. Like the original, the next iteration offers auto......
22:13 2019-07-18

Ex-Met Frank Viola gets ejected after robot umpire tirade Who said robot umpires would make the game less controversial? Former Mets pitcher Frank Viola didn’t take long to inject some fury into the new era of the Atlantic League, which now has its home plate umpires using an earbud to have Trackman assist them in calling balls and strikes. That didn...
23:13 2019-07-17

Lonely seniors turn to robot dogs for companionship When her aunt passed away last November, Carrolyn Minggia, 64, felt isolated. The Brooklyn Heights resident had moved from Philadelphia to NYC four years prior to care for her aging relative, who suffered from cancer and dementia. After her death, Minggia, who never married and has no children, sudd...
18:39 2019-06-27

Fortnite's Giant Monster And Robot Finally Fought Today was the long-awaited battle between Fortnite’s giant monster, Cattus, and giant robot, Doggus. It was pretty much what players expected, but it sure was dramatic....
20:52 2019-07-20

This just-released robot vacuum is on sale for a limited time The Eufy RoboVac 11S series of robot vacuums has received continuous praise over the years, and right now their brand now model, the Robovac 11S Max, is on sale for the first time ever.       ...
22:39 2019-06-10

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology work together....
15:39 2019-05-21

Review: The $1,000 GEESAA robot barista makes a mean cup of coffee There are coffee fans, and then there are coffee fans. The GEESAA robot barista is a product for the latter category of people – and it’s not ashamed of it. Essentially, it wants to do for trendy pour-over coffee what the Mr Coffee machine did for bog-standard drip coffee. The machine comes with a r...
04:13 2019-06-28

Ai-Da, the humanoid robot artist, gears up for first solo exhibition Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose, Ai-Da looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper. But the beeping from her bionic arm gives her away - Ai-Da is a robot....
18:52 2019-06-05

This Robot Artist Just Became the First to Stage a Solo Exhibition. What Does That Say About Creativity? Standing in a wood-paneled room at the University of Oxford, surrounded by her artwork, Ai-Da looks out at her creations. “I want people to know that our times are powerful times,” she says slowly, pausing between sentences. Like many artists, she wants her work to promote discussion. An...
20:52 2019-06-17

Delivery robot firm Starship raises $40 million Starship Technologies, a company set up by two founders of video messaging business Skype, has raised another $40 million to expand its delivery robot business, it said on Tuesday....
17:26 2019-08-20

Robot umpires are coming to one professional baseball league The Atlantic League could soon look a lot different. Made up of seven teams primarily on the East Coast, the independent circuit will become the first American professional league to implement strike zone software and the stealing of first base in the second half of this season. Umpires in the Atlan...
11:26 2019-07-11

Watch a robot dog pull a 3-ton plane in this unbelievable video At a time when engineers have been perfecting robots that can perform skills like walking, gymnastics stunts, and warehouse-related box-sorting, researchers from Italy’s Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia just upped the ante in a major way. Meet the HyQReal, a robot dog that was able to successfu...
05:52 2019-05-24

Tiny robot leaps around carrying its own battery, electronics Enlarge / A Tribot leaps ahead of its peers. (credit: EPFL) Robots have traditionally been roughly humanoid in form, which has some obvious advantages, in that the robots are better able to integrate into a human-designed environment. But there are lots of environments that aren't human designed, ...
01:00 2019-07-11

These robot snakes designed by AI could be the next big thing in the operating theatre Researchers at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision have developed snakebots that are designed to be as individual as the patient they're used on....
14:39 2019-08-20

Don't miss: A chance for gamers to plot their own robot revolution Check out new books charting the state of our planet, see a movie thriller with a quantum physics twist, and launch your own robot uprising against humankind...
15:00 2019-05-21

IHMC's Atlas robot can navigate its own way through tight spaces Some of the biggest challenges for machines are tasks that are simple for humans. From mathematical puzzles like the famous traveling salesman problem to combining inputs from various senses, there are many functions that us dumb humans excel at but......
18:52 2019-07-05

This robot learns its two-handed moves from human dexterity If robots are really to help us out around the house or care for our injured and elderly, they’re going to want two hands… at least. But using two hands is harder than we make it look — so this robotic control system learns from humans before attempting to do the same. The idea behind th...
00:52 2019-05-30

Robocrop: world's first raspberry-picking robot set to work Autonomous machine expected to pick more than 25,000 raspberries a day, outpacing human workersQuivering and hesitant, like a spoon-wielding toddler trying to eat soup without spilling it, the world’s first raspberry-picking robot is attempting to harvest one of the fruits.After sizing it up for an ...
23:52 2019-05-26

| WATCH: Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest lettuces has been developed by engineers. The 'Vegebot' was developed by a team at Cambridge University....
00:26 2019-08-04

Meet Sophia: The robot who laughs, smiles and frowns just like us The field of robotics is fast-growing. Robots can now perform complicated movements with elegance -- back-flipping, practicing parkour moves, even "carving" classical sculptures....
13:00 2019-05-31

NASA initiates plan to rescue its robot that’s stuck on Mars NASA’s newest Mars robot has a serious problem. The InSight lander is a relative newcomer to the Red Planet, having safely arrived at its chosen destination late last year, but one of its most important instruments — a self-hammering “mole” tool that is designed to dig up to ...
21:52 2019-07-02

Rapid robot rollout risks UK workers being left behind, reports say Study shows 20m jobs will be lost worldwide by 2030 with every robot costing 1.6 manufacturing jobs British workers are being shut out of decisions over the rising use of robots in the UK economy, according to a report.According to the commission on workers and technology, run by the Fabian Society ...
21:13 2019-06-27

Baseball history made: Inside the debut of robot umpires The TrackMan radar system debuted during the Atlantic League all-star game, calling balls and strikes for the first time in pro baseball.       ...
19:26 2019-07-11

Atlantic League to use robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
02:39 2019-07-11

Domino’s will start delivering pizzas via an autonomous robot this fall Domino's plans to start delivering pizzas using an autonomous, unmanned vehicle. The announcement is the latest example of technology companies using robots to deliver food....
22:26 2019-06-17

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activated home robot as well as a previously unannounced high-end Echo smart speaker. Sources familiar with the product tell Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman that...
01:39 2019-07-13

'Robot blood' powers robotic fish in Cornell laboratory Scientists have developed a robotic fish powered by 'robot blood.' The hydraulic liquid circulatory system allows the robot to use, store and transfer energy....
04:52 2019-06-21

Robot babies teach Colombian teenagers about parenthood – in pictures Schoolchildren in Caldas take part in a voluntary project using a rubber doll with built-in software programmed to act like a newborn Continue reading......
11:39 2019-07-03

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful Sonos and Google have been with more powerful versions of their smart speakers.This high-quality Echo packs more audio components into a wider frame than...
18:00 2019-07-12

Hilarious robot revenge video parodies Boston Dynamics Boston Dynamics creates some of the most incredible robots on the planet. From the company’s back-flipping biped to the four-legged dog-bot that Jeff Bezos hangs out with, you’ve probably seen videos of its robots completing feats of agility under extraordinary circumstances. But what happens when a...
05:13 2019-06-18

Domino's Will Start Delivering Pizzas via an Autonomous Robot This Fall For months now, the robotics company Nuro has been using electric, self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries to Kroger customers in Phoenix and Houston....
18:26 2019-06-18

Meet Nuro, the pint-sized robot that could one day deliver your pizza Robotics company Nuro will soon unleash its self-driving vehicles on the streets of Houston. This isn’t a ride-sharing partnership, or a new Tesla competitor, but a trial run at the future we’re all waiting for. Starting this fall, Domino’s plans to employ a fleet of Nuro vehicles, each electric and...
03:13 2019-06-19

The best affordable robot vacuum is at its lowest price ever—for today only The Eufy Robovac 11S is the best affordable robot vacuum on the market, and for today only you can get a major discount on it.       ...
05:39 2019-06-28

NASA's Astrobee cube robot flies in space for the first time NASA's Astrobee cube robots are finally earning their space wings... in a manner of speaking. The agency has confirmed that one of the bots, Bumble, flew on its own for the first time aboard the International Space Station on June 14th. While the t......
00:00 2019-06-24

Electronics projects for beginners: Make a robot biscuit butler Take a BBC micro:bit, add a motor, a chassis and some infrared sensors and then put your feet up with a nice cup of tea: your biscuits will be on their way shortly...
16:13 2019-07-04

Our favorite affordable robot vacuum is back at its lowest price Few robot vacuums hold a candle to the Eufy RoboVac 11S in terms of suction power and maneuverability, and right now it's back to its lowest price.       ...
23:13 2019-07-10

This robot crawls along wind turbine blades looking for invisible flaws Wind turbines are a great source of clean power, but their apparent simplicity — just a big thing that spins — belie complex systems that wear down like any other, and can fail with disastrous consequences. Sandia National Labs researchers have created a robot that can inspect the enormous blades of...
23:52 2019-06-27

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) Just over six years ago, when researchers at Harvard announced that they had made tiny flying robots, they immediately began talking about the prospe...
19:26 2019-06-27

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That’s Like a ‘Mobile Alexa’ Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by next year, according to people familiar with the product. Prototypes of the cylindrical speaker are wider than the current Echo to squeeze in addition...
00:52 2019-07-13

GM's self-driving car division postpones launch of robot taxis General Motors is delaying the launch of its self-driving cars, which it had promised to launch in the form of a ride-sharing service this year.       ...
00:01 2019-07-25

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.       ...
02:00 2019-06-11

‘Cockroach robot’ designed to burrow through natural disaster sites One of nature's grossest insects has inspired researchers to create a very tiny robot designed to burrow through natural disaster sites and relay information to rescue workers....
23:52 2019-08-02

Robot Entertainment bounces back with Orcs Must Die! 3 and Ready Set Heroes Robot Entertainment showed off a new version of its Orcs Must Die! 3 that will run on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service as well as other platforms. Orcs Must Die! 3 will debut as a timed exclusive on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service, and developer Robot Entertainment said the sing...
07:26 2019-08-20

China's robot censors crank up as Tiananmen anniversary nears It's the most sensitive day of the year for China's internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square, and with under two weeks to go, China's robot censors are working overtime....
10:26 2019-05-26

Meet 'Digit', the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery vans that will drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes....
21:26 2019-05-22

| WATCH: Robot of tweeting Trump on toilet appears in London A 4.8m talking robot of US President Donald Trump sitting on a gold toilet appears in Trafalgar Square, London on the second day of the state visit to the UK by US President Donald Trump....
11:39 2019-06-04

Ford wants this creepy robot to bring its autonomous deliveries to your door Autonomous deliveries and self-driving vehicles may be the future, but there are still a few gaps that need to be addressed -- namely that it's not always possible for people to leave their homes to retrieve deliveries from the roadside (and if you'r......
13:00 2019-05-22

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as part of a Ford-Agility Robotics pilot program....
21:52 2019-05-22

You can do it, robot! Watch the beefy, 4-legged HyQReal pull a plane It’s not really clear just yet exactly what all these powerful, agile quadrupedal robots people are working on are going to do, exactly, but even so it never gets old watching them do their thing. The latest is an Italian model called HyQReal, which demonstrates its aspiration to winning stron...
04:13 2019-05-24

Ford commercial reveals our surreal robot-assisted future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages right to your door. Over the past few months, Ford and Agility Robotics ha...
20:39 2019-05-23

Siri Shortcuts expanding to control robot vacuums and even your shower Shouting at your iPhone or HomePod to "vacuum my home" or "turn on my shower" does nothing right now, but that's about to change thanks to a big Siri upgrade.Apple HomeKit and Siri Shortcuts are expanding into new and niche smart home products, allowing the voice assistant to interact with all ...
16:52 2019-08-01

‘Cockroach robot’ designed to burrow at natural disaster sites One of nature's grossest insects has inspired researchers to create a very tiny robot designed to burrow through natural disaster sites and relay information to rescue workers....
22:52 2019-08-03

Fin tech: underwater robot monitors sharks in Scottish waters ‘SharkCam’ could shed light on sex lives of basking sharks in Sea of the HebridesBasking sharks off the coast of the UK are having their own Love Island moment: an underwater robot has been filming their interactions to shed light on everything from sex to group behaviour.Researchers say the autonom...
08:39 2019-08-06

Creators of social robot Buddy need more money to finally launch In 2015, Buddy the social robot first appeared on Indiegogo. Nearly four years and $657,000 later, the friendly robotic companion has yet to ship to any of its backers. Now the creators of Buddy, Blue Frog Robotics, are reaching out to backers to apo......
22:00 2019-05-28

Cruise, GM's Driverless-Car Unit, Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, underscoring the difficulty of safely deploying robotic vehicles on public roads....
19:00 2019-07-24

Japan’s Buddhist robot preacher likened to Frankenstein’s monster A 400-year-old Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan, is using a $1 million humanoid to reach a younger generation, but foreigners are repulsed by it. The Kodaji Temple, in a partnership with the robotics team at Osaka University, unveiled “Mindar” earlier this year. The robot is a 6-foot-tall...
23:52 2019-08-16

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Flying STAR,” which does both quite well, and through a mechanism so clever and simple you’...
14:39 2019-05-21

Robot, heal thyself: scientists develop self-repairing machines EU project creates robotic hands that can sense and fix damage without human interventionFrom picking fruit to carrying out minor surgery, soft robotic hands made from jelly-like plastic are thought by scientists to be the future solution to many human needs.But being gentle and soft enough to avoid...
22:39 2019-08-07

GM's Driverless-Car Unit Cruise Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, underscoring the difficulty of safely deploying robotic vehicles on public roads....
17:00 2019-07-24

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit with a hockey stick, enduring quite a bit of abuse before the robot finally pulls a gun on its human tormentors. But the video is completely fake—well, ...
22:13 2019-06-17

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.        ...
21:52 2019-06-06

Boston Dynamics’ cool-yet-terrifying commercial robot Spot is about to go on sale Boston Dynamics’ ambitions in the field of robotics have been the stuff that Internet virality is made of. The engineering and robotics company has already produced incredibly skillful machines that will haunt your nightmares if you’re one of those who’s convinced humanity is doome...
09:26 2019-06-06

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-equipped outlets in shopping malls, company cafeterias, schools and an airport. Coffee is just one of many industries that could be transformed by autom...
23:52 2019-06-06

Stanford Students Built This Adorable, Bouncy, Open-Source Robot Dog If you’ve always dreamed of having a low-maintenance, vaguely dog-shaped companion, well, you’re in luck. A group of undergraduate and graduate students at Stanford University have just unveiled Doggo, a relatively cheap, light, four-legged robot with the bouncing ability of a typical toy breed. Bes...
15:13 2019-05-22

Meet Misty, an extensible robot empowered by Microsoft and Qualcomm technologies Misty the Robot is extensible and flexible, with technologies like computer vision on board. It's tied into a number of key Microsoft technologies, too.Read More...
01:26 2019-05-26

UPDATE 1-Meet "Digit", the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery vans that will drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes....
17:00 2019-05-22

China’s robot censors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Censors at Chinese internet companies say tools to de...
18:01 2019-05-28

The best vacuum cleaners 2019: 11 best vacuums from cordless Dyson to robot Roomba Finding the best vacuum cleaner isn't easy. You need a device that ensures dust and dirt have no place to hide, one that'll fit with your home and your needs and that's also within your budget. We're here to help. UPDATE: It's not long now until Amazon Prime Day, which ...
15:52 2019-06-28

China’s robot sensors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Censors at Chinese internet companies say tools to de...
23:52 2019-05-27

NASA's LEMUR robot escaped Death Valley in its last field test While rovers like Curiosity are doing a bang-up job exploring extraterrestrial terrain, they don't have the capability to scale cliffs and other hard-to-reach places. That's a job best left to climbing robots like LEMUR, a technology developed by eng......
22:13 2019-07-11

‘Suddenly he has shown his human side’ – Wiggins on how ‘robot’ Roglic won hearts "Bradley Wiggins picked out Primoz Roglic for special praise following the conclusion of the Giro d\u0027Italia. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
17:01 2019-06-03

Atlantic League to debut robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
05:52 2019-07-11

We Have a Few Spaces Left for Our Robot, Take the Wheel Book Launch Party in NYC Tonight! Though I keep him chained to his basement at all times so he can turn out sweet, sweet car content on his Coleco Adam, our own Jason Torchinsky somehow managed to write a book. It’s called Robot, Take the Wheel: The Road to Autonomous Cars and the Lost Art of Driving, and it’s about our maybe-autono...
21:00 2019-07-23

McDonald's Tests Robot Fryers and Voice-Activated Drive-Throughs McDonald’s is designing voice-activated drive-throughs and robotic deep-fryers as it works to streamline its menu and operations to speed up service....
15:26 2019-06-21

Roborock S6 robot vacuum review: Faster, quieter, and more efficient than its predecessor The most reliable and best performing robot vacuum I have ever tested was the Roborock S5. That title now passes to its successor, the Roborock S6, that improves in a couple of key areas along with continued smartphone app updates....
19:26 2019-05-21

Ford's bipedal robot postman will deliver packages to your front door Ford has developed a robot to help deliver parcels. Called Digit, the robot is two-legged machine which looks similar to Boston Dynamics' creations, and was built in collaboration with Agility Robotics.The aim of Digit is to complete the last leg of automated delivery, with the robot working in...
14:52 2019-05-23

Japanese politicians can cosplay, too, you know Each year that the World Cosplay Summit is held in the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, the mayor of Nagoya and governor of Aichi Prefecture are there, too. They attend not only to show support for an event that celebrates the talents of cosplaying worldwide—an event that has representati...
06:52 2019-08-06

Mabu the robot helps congestive heart failure patients monitor symptoms The majority of initial Kaiser Permanente patients using Mabu, a robot for congestive heart failure patients, say it helps them track disease symptoms.Read More...
16:52 2019-05-27

These Robot Burlesque Dancers Were a Less Advertised Part of the 1939 New York World's Fair The New York World’s Fair of 1939-40 is perhaps best known for its optimistic look at the future, with demonstrations of early television and the Futurama ride that showed regular people a glimpse of tomorrow. But there are some lesser known exhibits from the Fair that might surprise people who only...
23:00 2019-08-02

Ford’s demo of a robot working in unison with a self-driving car is a wild glimpse into the future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages right to your door. Over the past few months, Ford...
07:00 2019-05-23

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed ‘Vesta’ (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home) last year, and now the publication says that development on the project continues. Plus, the report includes new details about the specifics of the rob...
15:39 2019-07-12

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
23:13 2019-05-21

Rami Malek on 'Mr. Robot,' His Freddie Mercury Accent, and Sneaking Around Town Incognito The acclaimed actor played Freddie Mercury in 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' won an Oscar, and became world-famous practically all at once. In his September 2019 GQ cover profile, he talks about his early mistakes, nailing Mercury's accent, and sneaking around town in character....
11:26 2019-08-20

Army tests robot-force attack on enemy 'tank ditch, minefield' Surging into heavy enemy fire, navigating rigorous terrain and forward-placing sensors and weapons close to enemy targets, teams of Army robots conducted a “deep assault through a breach” during an exercise intended to prepare the service for a new kind of man-machine drone warfare....
23:26 2019-07-31

Apple Puts the AR in 'Art' (and in 'Transparent Sky-Being') The company’s newly launched augmented-reality walks may only be available in five cities, but [AR]T Walk creates wildly ambitious deployments of public art....
20:39 2019-08-16

How traditional Japanese candy art is made Amezaiku is a traditional Japanese craft. Delicate sculptures, usually of animals, birds and fish are molded out of a starchy syrup. Artist Shinri Tezuka practices this craft at Asakusa Amezaiku Ameshin in Tokyo. At 30 years old, he is one of the youngest remaining Amezaiku artists. There are only ...
22:00 2019-08-09

I Might Have a New Favorite Japanese Kei Van-Costume Company I’ve always admired the Japanese car market’s unique ability to not take itself too seriously, and to be open to having actual, honest fun with their cars. One of the best ways to see how this manifests itself is in the thriving industry of aftermarket kits for Kei-class cars and vans to turn them i...
21:13 2019-06-12

Japanese Banks Are Circling the Drain Banking in a country where almost nobody defaults sounds easy. For Japan’s lenders, it is anything but. After almost three decades of near-zero, zero, and now negative interest rate policies, Tokyo has pushed its banking system to its limit....
14:26 2019-08-06

Former top Japanese gov't official arrested in son's killing A former top Japanese government official has been arrested in his son's killing and media reports say the retired bureaucrat told investigators he had feared his reclusive son might harm others....
10:00 2019-06-03

This Japanese Burger Costs $1,000 - Here's What It Tastes Like One thousand dollars is the cost of one of the world's most expensive burgers, served at The Oak Door Steakhouse at the Grand Hyatt at Tokyo, Japan. A video explores what makes it worth the price tag....
19:00 2019-06-19

Stay In A Japanese Castle For Only $9,000 A Night Starting next year, Ozu Castle in Ehime Prefecture will open its doors to tourists willing to cough up a cool one million yen ($9,250) per couple for a night’s stay. This is not the only castle in Japan that will begin offering accommodation next year....
13:01 2019-07-12

Wiz make Hachimura 1st Japanese player ever in NBA 1st Rd WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards have made forward Rui Hachimura from Gonzaga the first Japanese player ever taken in the first round of the NBA draft, picking him ninth overall Thursday night. The 6-foot-8, 235-pound junior averaged 19.7 points and 6.5 rebounds last season. He is capable of...
04:39 2019-06-21

Former top Japanese gov’t official arrested in son’s killing TOKYO (AP) — A former top Japanese government official has been arrested in his son’s killing and media reports say the retired bureaucrat told investigators he had feared his reclusive son might harm others. Media reports had described the attacker in the stabbings of schoolchildren last week...
13:26 2019-06-03

Japanese Man Arrested With Wario Drugs A 27 year-old man has been arrested in Tokushima having been found with 50 MDMA/ecstacy tablets in his possession, most of them shaped like Wario....
04:52 2019-06-19

The best vacuum deals you'll find on Prime Day 2019 — including upright, cordless, and robot vacuums Vacuums of all types — upright, cordless, robot, and more — will be on sale during Prime Day, which runs from July 15-16. We anticipate that you could save more than $100 on popular models from brands like Dyson and iRobot. See our Prime Day vacuum deal predictions below. Every year, we...
20:13 2019-07-12

'Robot umpire' helps call balls and strikes in Atlantic League All-Star Game If you're tired of watching baseball's umpires blow ball and strike calls, we have some good news for you. Last night, a "robot" umpire called the Atlantic League All-Star game, and soon all eight teams in the league will use the system for all their......
22:13 2019-07-11

Calvin Klein apologizes to LGBT community for ad of Bella Hadid kissing female robot Calvin Klein is apologizing after the fashion label came under fire for a video campaign showing Bella Hadid kissing female robot Lil Miquela.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Elon Musk's Neuralink Says It's Created Brain-Reading 'Threads,' Surgical Robot That Inserts Them On Tuesday evening in San Francisco, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally shed some light on what Neuralink, his company that has raised $158 million to develop “ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers,” has been up to since its launch in 2017.Read more......
20:26 2019-07-17

| Pregnancy puts Ashton's RWC in doubt Chris Ashton has all but ended his hopes of playing at this year's Rugby World Cup in Japan by withdrawing from England's training squad due to his wife's pregnancy....
03:52 2019-06-24

Congress Puts Big Tech in Crosshairs Concerns about the power of Big Tech echoed across the capital, with politicians in both parties demanding more regulatory scrutiny of four giant companies’ reach and plans for expansion....
00:39 2019-07-17

Japanese fleet restarts commercial whaling Japanese whalers have restarted commercial whaling after a 31-year break. The decision prompted outrage among activists, but experts say it might actually seal the fate of Japan's whaling industry....
15:00 2019-07-01

Former Japanese Bureaucrat Stabs 44-Year-Old Son to Death Tokyo metropolitan police arrested Hideaki Kumazawa, 76, on Saturday for attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his son with a knife. The stabbing followed an argument in which he scolded his son for......
23:26 2019-06-03

How Japanese Forest Bathing Can Save Your Life Walking in the woods has measurable health benefits, and professor Yoshifumi Miyazaki is studying how to spread those benefits to as many people as possible. According to his research, spending time in nature can lower your blood pressure and decrease stress hormones, with the effects of a hike last...
01:00 2019-06-11

Creating a Japanese-Italian megasupplier was just Step 1 CEO Beda Bolzenius' immediate task is stitching together 2 complex supplier giants: Nissan-controlled Calsonic Kansei and FCA-controlled Magneti Marelli. After that, acquisitions are part of the plan....
10:39 2019-07-01

The Ultimate Japanese Tuning Shop That Disappeared There was a golden age of imports and tuning in Southern California, and Riki Yoshida was lucky enough to have been there for it. Born in Japan, Yoshida and his family emigrated to the United States when he was three, settling down in Torrance, California. While attending university, he also started...
20:26 2019-06-21

Beware the Kitsune, The Shapeshifting Fox of Japanese Folklore Kitsune (狐狸精), the Japanese fox-spirit, is also known as the Kumiho (구미호) in Korea and the Huli Jing (狐狸精) in China. They are basically the same creature but with a few differences based on region. ...
22:39 2019-06-02

I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. Now it’s time to play its Western release on our Twitch channel, and judge the quality of the English dub. Something tells me it’s going to be good. Uh-oh: did I just pre-judge it? Shout your loudest objections in the chat!...
20:52 2019-06-21

A rare collection of Japanese whisky could be auctioned off for more than $700,000 Bonhams The world's most expensive and rare collection of Japanese whisky is going up for auction. The collection consists of 54 bottles of Scotch-style malt whisky from the acclaimed distillery of Hany, which has been closed for almost 20 years. The entire collection is expected to sell for over ...
10:00 2019-07-24

Angels’ Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Thursday night after a delay caused by a power outage. Ohtani hit a three-run homer in the first inning and completed the feat with a singl...
05:00 2019-06-14

Spatial disorientation likely cause of Japanese F-35 crash, review says A pilot's spatial disorientation likely caused the crash of a Japanese F-35 fighter jet this spring, Japan's defense minister said after the release of a preliminary report....
15:52 2019-06-10

Boycott of Everything Japanese Mushrooms Across South Korea What began as an obscure, tech-supply trade fight between Tokyo and Seoul has erupted into a boycott mushrooming across South Korea, a backlash targeting Japanese apparel, travel and electronics....
18:13 2019-07-18

Japanese Koga's doping ban reduced to two years: CAS Japanese Junya Koga's four-year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation has been reduced to two years after it was found that his supplements may have been contaminated, the Court Of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Friday....
18:00 2019-08-02

Japanese shares dip on caution before Fed Powell's remarks Japan's Nikkei edged down on Wednesday, confined to a tight range as investors awaited key testimony on the U.S. economy from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell....
08:52 2019-07-10

Trump says to talk trade, defense with Japanese PM Abe at G20 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will discuss trade with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at their talks on the sidelines of a Group of 20 (G20) summit in Osaka, western Japan, as Washington pushes to cut its big trade deficit....
05:26 2019-06-28

Japanese Artists Keep Showing Off Their Work Spaces A few years back, Japanese artists began posting photos of their work spaces on Twitter. They have not stopped. Thank goodness for that!...
17:26 2019-05-29

Sex Toy Maker Proves You Can Buy Nearly Anything From A Japanese Vending Machine While the vast majority of vending machines in Japan sell drinks, there have been examples of a wide variety of goods offered ranging from bananas to books. Now there is a new vending machine selling masturbatory aids....
14:52 2019-08-07

Donald Trump calls for more Japanese investment in US At the start of a four-day visit, US President Trump has called on Japanese business leaders to boost investment in the US. Trump is hoping to secure a trade deal to curb what he described as Japan's "substantial edge."...
21:52 2019-05-25

UBS looks to Sumitomo Mitsui tie-up to crack Japanese wealth UBS signed a joint venture deal with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust on Friday, aiming to crack a Japanese wealth management market where it has struggled to grow over the last 15 years....
17:13 2019-06-07

Origin Of A Billionaire: Jeff Bezos Just Revealed He Got The Idea For Amazon After Watching A Robot Give A Man A Box Of Condoms If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, get ready to learn from the master, because the wealthiest man in the world just opened up about the secrets behind his success and the humble origins of his multi-billion-dollar empire: Jeff Bezos just revealed that he got the idea for Amazon after watching a rob...
22:13 2019-08-02

A Prince's $500 Billion Desert Dream: Flying Cars, Robot Dinosaurs and a Giant Artificial Moon Saudi Arabia’s crown prince turned to U.S. consultants for help imagining a massive new city-state in the northwest of his kingdom. What emerged was a Jetsons-style world of automation....
19:00 2019-08-05

Gucci puts a pro-choice jacket on the runway Gucci can’t seem to shy away from controversy. After inciting social-media rage over a “blackface” turtleneck, an $800 turban, and even pricey pre-distressed “dirty” sneakers, the brand is taking a stance on women’s reproductive rights. The luxury design house deb...
19:13 2019-05-29

Masahiro Tanaka puts Yankees in hole they can’t get out of Not all of Masahiro Tanaka’s splitters loitered in the strike zone Tuesday night against the Padres. Like in a lot of his outings this season, some had more bite than others, but the one that hurt the most put the Yankees in a deep first-inning ditch they couldn’t climb all the way out of. Trailing....
14:26 2019-05-29

When the U.S. puts a border between migrant kids and their caretakers On June 12, Gerardo, a 41-year-old indigenous bricklayer from Guatemala, appeared before a U.S. immigration judge in El Paso, Texas. Since crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally two months earlier with his 14-year-old son, he had been separated from the boy and forced to wait in Mexico for his he...
12:39 2019-07-11

Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16 France took a big step toward the last 16 of the women's World Cup after Eugenie Le Sommer's penalty earned the tournament hosts a 2-1 victory against Norway on Wednesday....
04:26 2019-06-13

U.S. inflation much softer in first quarter; puts spotlight on Fed U.S. inflation was much weaker than initially thought in the first quarter amid a sharp slowdown in domestic demand, which could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's view that the benign price pressures were largely because of temporary factors....
22:26 2019-05-30

Mezquida puts Rapids ahead in 3-1 win over FC Cincinnati COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Nicolás Mezquida scored the go-ahead goal, Diego Rubio had a goal and an assist and the Colorado Rapids beat expansion FC Cincinnati 3-1 on Saturday night. Colorado (3-9-3) is unbeaten with three wins in its last four after going winless for the first 11 games of the seas...
05:52 2019-06-02

The Latest: Salah penalty puts Liverpool 1-0 up Mohamed Salah scored the opening goal in the second minute from the penalty spot for Liverpool in the Champions League final        ...
21:39 2019-06-01

| Equality is my cause: Serena puts King in her place Serena Williams delivered a stinging rebuke to fellow tennis legend Billie Jean King who said she should focus on tennis and stop behaving like a celebrity and fighting for equality....
20:13 2019-07-13

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim at the Iran-allied group's elected politicians....
06:26 2019-07-10

This flagship's battery life puts all others to shame With Huawei's phones in the penalty box until mid-August when we will know if the White House will allow them to receive further Android updates, there aren't many options for Android flagships with great battery life any more. All other popular ones like Samsung's S-line or LG's G-line, come with Q...
02:52 2019-06-05

Expensive spectrum puts European 5G at risk The UK’s infamous auction of 3G spectrum in 2000 had lasting ramifications for the mobile industry. Intense competition between BT Cellnet, One2One, Orange, Three, and Vodafone resulted in an astonishing £22 billion spent on licences for airwaves that would power new mobile services.But ...
21:00 2019-06-18

Pella puts win over Anderson down to focus and aggression Argentine Guido Pella pulled off a major upset at Wimbledon on Friday, beating fourth seed and 2018 finalist Kevin Anderson in straight sets to reach the last-16 of a Grand Slam for the first time....
20:39 2019-07-05

Leica puts speculation to rest by confirming its V-Lux 5 is on the way Is this the Leica V-Lux 5? That's the question we asked a week ago after a handful of leaked images surfaced online – and the manufacturer has now confirmed that it is, indeed, the Leica V-Lux 5.The Leica V-Lux 5 is a new superzoom-style bridge camera that's described as one of the ...
17:00 2019-07-10

QB Khalil Tate puts injuries of last year behind him TUCSON – Arizona senior quarterback Khalil Tate says he’s put an injury-ridden junior season behind him as he and the Wildcats prep for their 2019 season opener vs. Hawaii.  Here’s more from Sunday’s sportscast:...
20:39 2019-08-12

AEW closes Double or Nothing with surprise that puts WWE on notice The hype was warranted and pro wrestling may never be the same. All Elite Wrestling delivered on the boasts it would be a viable alternative to WWE. Cody Rhodes even took a symbolic shot at the company and the night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas ended with the trump card of Jon Moxley......
08:26 2019-05-26

Capital One Hack Puts Low-Profile CEO in Spotlight Capital One is under scrutiny after a hacker exposed the personal information of some 106 million people, raising questions about the technology CEO Richard Fairbank has promoted....
16:52 2019-08-03

Trump arrives for ceremonial Japanese visit of Reiwa era President Donald Trump landed in Japan on Saturday for a mostly ceremonial visit as the first state visitor since Emperor Naruhito ascended to the throne....
21:26 2019-05-25

Japanese man dies on plane with 246 cocaine wraps in stomach A man has died mid-flight after suffering convulsions triggered by a drugs overdose. He was on his way to Tokyo from Bogota; his plane was forced to make an emergency landing....
11:52 2019-05-28

Japanese team dominates New York SailGP race High-tech racing sailboats navigated high winds and unpredictable conditions as they raced across the Hudson Bay this weekend for the New York SailGP....
15:39 2019-06-23

Former Japanese fisherman finds profit in whale-watching Masato Hasegawa is the fourth generation of his family to be a fisherman on Japan's northern oceans, but now his cruises focus on admiring sea life instead of catching it....
04:26 2019-07-09

Asleep at the wheel: Japanese rental cars used for anything but driving Surveys shed light on unusual habits of drivers who return cars with zero mileage on clockCar rental companies in Japan have figured out why some customers are returning their vehicles with barely a mile on the clock.Rather than travel from from A to B, as many as one in eight “drivers” are using th...
19:52 2019-07-15

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China's Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to rely on domestic telecom carriers due to security concerns, a Reuters poll showed....
09:52 2019-05-23

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims South Korea has proposed an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul could not be trusted to faithfully implement sanctions against North Korea...
11:13 2019-07-12

The Best Japanese Car Show of the Early Internet Is On Amazon Prime It’s informative. It’s entertaining. It’s an introduction to how cars work, how they should be driven, and how weird they can be. It’s not Top Gear or The Grand Tour; it’s Best Motoring’s Hot-Version and it’s on Amazon Prime....
21:00 2019-05-22

Using their loaf: Japanese elevate humble art of making toast From a £220 toaster that makes one slice to loaves designed to crisp up better, the nation is being gripped by a new culinary obsessionBreakfast at Galant, a cafe in the Ueno neighbourhood of Tokyo, has a decidedly retro feel: a boiled egg, salad, plain yoghurt with a swirl of blueberry jam and a cu...
15:13 2019-07-12

Trump hails recent Japanese auto investments in the U.S. Although the president has labeled Japan's automakers a looming national security threat, he is now hailing them for their sizable spending on "magnificent plants" across the U.S....
08:00 2019-07-15

Powerful Japanese boy-band producer Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, one of the Japanese entertainment industry's most powerful producers and the Guinness record-winning brain behind many of Japanese pop music's most popular boy bands, such as SMAP, died on Tuesday at 87 after a stroke, his office said....
07:00 2019-07-10

Trump meets with families of Japanese abducted by N. Korea TOKYO (AP) — Families of Japanese who were abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s have thanked President Donald Trump for his sympathy and for meeting with them while visiting Japan. Trump, on a four-day state visit, met the relatives on Monday. He appeared to listen intently to their accoun...
11:13 2019-05-27

Magic and Mayhem of Japanese Legend: Don’t Try To Out-Trick A Tengu! The Tengu were not only protectors of the mountains and the Buddhist faith, they were also known to be mischievous tricksters who, much like their Kitsune cousins, were capable of using magic such as glamour to change their shape. ...
17:39 2019-07-15

Japanese fleet gears up to restart commercial whaling Japanese whalers were preparing to set to sea after Tokyo pledged to resume commercial whaling. The decision prompted outrage among activists, but experts say it might actually seal the fate of Japan's whaling industry....
19:00 2019-06-30

Watch Me Translate The Japanese Version of Judgment While I Play It Judgment, the new game by the creators of the Yakuza series, came out in Japan on December 18 last year. On June 25, the English version of the game will swoop in with its subtitles and optional English voiceover. So I have only one more month to impress you, dear viewer, with my skill at translatin...
17:52 2019-05-24

Japanese entertainment tycoon Johnny Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, who produced famous boybands such as Arashi and SMAP, has died of subarachnoid cerebral hemorrhage after serving as kingpin of Japan’s entertainment industry for more than half a century...
08:52 2019-07-10

Japanese urged not to see rare fish as omen of earthquakes Theory linking seismic activity and appearance of rare oarfish fails to hold waterPeople in Japan hoping to predict the next big earthquake should ignore mysterious deep-sea fish after experts said rare sightings of the creatures on the country’s beaches did not, as some had believed, foretell a sei...
03:26 2019-08-15

Japanese fleet prepares to resume commercial whaling Japanese whaling ships prepared on Sunday to set to sea, with crews gathering on decks in a northern port a day ahead of Japan's first commercial whaling hunt in more than 30 years....
13:39 2019-06-30

| Japanese man dies mid-flight with stomach full of cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines has died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities say in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency landing....
08:26 2019-05-28

Japanese Man Dies Mid-Flight With Stomach Full Of Cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities said Monday in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency......
08:52 2019-05-28

Finally Try Out This Cult-Favorite Japanese Sunscreen While It’s On Sale Does your skin turn a nice tomato red after only five minutes of sun exposure? You better stock up on some sunscreen now before you’re assaulted by UV rays all summer long. Thankfully, a cult-favorite Japanese sunscreen is currently on sale....
19:26 2019-05-23

Japanese Party Takes Aim at Abe's 'Womenomics' in Election Campaign Political parties in Japan are campaigning for greater freedoms for women and putting record numbers of women on the ballot in a national election this month, seizing on the momentum of the country’s shifting economic landscape....
19:00 2019-07-15

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
11:52 2019-06-16

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani has become the first Japanese player to hit for the cycle in the majors. Ohtani completed his cycle with a single in the seventh inning of a game Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. He is the first Angels player to accomplish the fe...
06:13 2019-06-14

#KuToo no more! Japanese women take stand against high heels A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
15:52 2019-06-04

Japanese PM Abe's ruling coalition keeps majority in low-turnout election Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is projected to maintain its majority in Japan's upper house of parliament, according to exit polls shortly after voting closed Sunday evening....
17:39 2019-07-21

Naruto-Themed Ride At Japanese Amusement Park Amusement park Fuji-Q Highland is opening the closest we’ll see to a Naruto-land, filled with attractions based on the popular ninja anime and manga....
12:52 2019-06-14

Wizards' Hachimura 1st Japanese player drafted in NBA 1st Rd Rui Hachimura has become the first player from Japan to get chosen in the first round of the NBA draft; he was taken by the Washington Wizards       ...
05:00 2019-06-21

Have Japanese Ornithologists Cracked the Mystery of the Nazca Lines? The Nazca Lines are among the most mysterious archaeological sites in all of Latin America. However, a team of Japanese experts has published a study claiming the bird images have been wrongly classified for years, and their reclassification has led to a new theory on the purpose behind the designs....
00:00 2019-06-21

Japanese town celebrates first whale catch of the season As Misako Komiya watched a crew of men in rubber boots peeling skin and blubber off a whale with long knives, she was already planning how to prepare the five kilos (10 lbs) of meat she intended to buy....
14:26 2019-07-18

Gyotaku: A Unique Japanese Tradition in Which a Fish Becomes a Work of Art Gyotaku is a traditional Japanese art form that is highly unique, and some may even say bizarre. The word Gyotaku itself is a combination of two separate words – Gyo, which means ‘fish’, and Taku, which means rubbing. As its name indicates, Gyotaku is an art that produces imprints of fish through th...
01:52 2019-08-07

Nikon to launch mirrorless equivalent to D5, according to Japanese newspaper Nikon's newest mirrorless Z system will be welcoming a Nikon D5-level camera, according to Japanese business newspaper.In an interview with Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Nikon President Toshikazu Umatate stated that a model on the same pegging as the D5 was in the works.  These are the best mirror...
16:13 2019-06-18

Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul — and survives A man set himself on fire outside the Japan embassy in Seoul, South Korea on Friday amid tension between the two countries. The man, who was in his 70s, started the fire inside his car as it was parked in front of the building where the Japanese Embassy is located, according to police in Seoul.......
08:26 2019-07-19

Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake Japan's meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. local time Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in the north of the country....
18:39 2019-06-18

Japanese police officer stabbed in possible targeted attack: NHK A Japanese police officer was stabbed several times in the chest with a kitchen knife and his loaded handgun stolen while on patrol on Sunday morning in the western city of Suita, in a rare case of violent crime in Japan, public broadcaster NHK reported....
09:26 2019-06-16

US military releases new images of Japanese oil tanker attack The Pentagon said that the crew of one of the tankers, the Japanese Kokuka Courageous, found an unexploded limpet mine on its hull following an initial explosion....
03:00 2019-06-18

Japanese shares struggle on trade, economic uncertainties Japanese share prices struggled to make headway on Monday as uncertainties over the global economy, U.S.-China trade frictions and the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy stance kept many investors on sidelines....
10:52 2019-06-17

Japanese celebrate landmark Goodwood win by Deirdre in Nassau • Japan racing’s 19-year wait for second Group One winner is over• Dettori foiled in attempt to win four consecutive Group OnesJapan racing’s 19-year wait for its second Group One winner in Britain finally came to an end here on Thursday as Deirdre, a five-year-old mare trained by Mitsuru Hashida, b...
02:13 2019-08-02

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
16:26 2019-06-16

Japanese And Taiwanese Flags Removed From Maverick's Jacket In New Top Gun Top Gun: Maverick takes place decades after the original film, but in the trailer (and promotional poster), Maverick dons his old leather jacket. It might look like it’s the same as the one in the original film, but it’s not....
16:13 2019-07-23

Japanese shares tick up on U.S.-China trade hopes Japanese share prices edged up on Wednesday after a news report that U.S. trade negotiators will meet Chinese counterparts in Shanghai next week prompted investors to buy back cyclical shares such as carmakers, shippers and machinery makers....
05:26 2019-07-24

Japanese airline plans to power flights with the help of rabbit poo A Japanese airline could soon power their aircraft with the help of rabbit poo. All Nippon Airways (ANA), partnered with LanzaTech, are hoping to introduce the greener fuel choice by 2021. The new fuel would use recycled emissions, such as from steel plants, which are then converted into ethanol usi...
00:52 2019-06-22

Japanese flying car takes flight briefly in test run A flying car made by a Japanese electronics company lifted about 10 feet off the ground in a test run with no passengers Monday, a first step in hope it will see passenger use by 2030....
10:13 2019-08-06

How Japanese RPGs Inspired A New Generation Of Fantasy Authors When I think back to my childhood and teenage years, when my literary tastes were being forged in the crucible of youthful emotion and impressionism, particular scenes come to life: Sam carrying Frodo up Mt. Doom. The Reaper chasing Wil Ohmsford through the Westland. Marle hugging Crono on top of De...
01:00 2019-07-18

Japanese Man Arrested For Stabbing, Stealing Gun Of Police Officer Japanese police today arrested a man on charges of stabbing a police officer and grabbing a loaded handgun in a western city near Osaka, which hosts a summit of the G20 grouping next week, police......
11:52 2019-06-17

| Serena picks up steam, crushes Japanese qualifier Serena Williams put her nervy start to the French Open behind her by thrashing Kurumi Nara to step up her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title....
16:00 2019-05-30

Japanese fans aren’t getting Ohtani-Kikuchi matchup SEATTLE — Brad Ausmus disappointed countless Japanese baseball fans Thursday with one decision. “Japanese baseball fans don’t like me right now. Tell them I’m sorry,” Ausmus said jokingly. The first-year Los Angeles Angels manager ruined the potential matchup between Japanese...
05:26 2019-05-31

Japanese flying car hovers for a minute during test flight Japanese electronics manufacturer NEC Corporation unveiled a prototype flying car that stayed in the air for almost a minute during a test in Japan this week....
11:52 2019-08-06

Japanese shares slip as stronger yen dents exporters Japanese stocks slipped on Wednesday as a strong yen took a toll on exporters, although an overnight bounce by Wall Street following the recent tumble helped limit the overall losses....
04:13 2019-08-07

A return to Cross River yields absurdist tales of robot slaves, doomed professors, and other godforsaken misfits In the opening story of Rion Amilcar Scott’s second collection, The World Doesn’t Require You, the literal children of God are having a conversation about prayer. After Jeez bails David out of jail, and after David asks Jeez for money so that he can buy a drum kit, Jeez tells him to pray, and if Dav...
07:52 2019-08-20

Reddit Puts Limits on Pro-Trump Discussion Group Reddit quarantined a pro-Trump user group on its platform after it said members threatened violence against both law-enforcement officers and public officials....
21:26 2019-06-27

China Puts Soothing Spin on Currency Move Chinese media played down Beijing’s abandonment of a former red-line in currency policy as they sought to reassure the country’s millions of small investors....
14:26 2019-08-06

Starwatch: the moon puts on a show in the hours before dawn This week, our natural satellite cuts a swath through the body of Taurus, the bullThis week, the waning moon cuts a swath through the body of Taurus in the pre-dawn hours.The show begins on 23 August with the moon at last quarter, when the western hemisphere of our natural satellite is illuminated. ...
14:26 2019-08-19

UK puts mini-bond regulation under spotlight after LCF collapse Britain's finance ministry said on Monday it would look at whether the regulation regime around mini-bond investments, used to raise funds for small businesses, is up to scratch following the......
20:39 2019-06-27

US puts rush order on long-range air-to-air missile The US is developing a new very-long-range air-to-air missile to counter Chinese and Russian weapons (transcript here). (video link) It has been more than a decade since the US retired its last officially designated long-range air-to-air missile, the AIM-54 Phoenix—a Cold War-era weapon that could b...
01:52 2019-07-12

Thomas puts Tour time loss into perspective Defending Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas put his time loss into perspective on Tuesday although he acknowledged hemight regret being caught at the wrong end of a split in the third stage....
16:01 2019-07-09

If You Could Stop Time, Would You? A Novel Puts a Dark Spin on the Question During a worldwide economic collapse, the heroes of Andri Snaer Magnason’s “The Casket of Time” seal themselves in time-proof boxes. So does everyone else....
22:13 2019-07-09

Huawei puts Honor above Android at new smartphone launch Huawei put uncertainty over the future of its devices business to one side on Tuesday with the launch of new Honor smartphones, in a confident display of the Chinese firm's technology....
20:52 2019-05-21

Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering game that puts the fun in undermining democracy Behold, the gerrymandering board game you didn't realize you wanted: Mapmaker [credit: Nathan Mattise ] AUSTIN, Texas—Josh Lafair hasn't even voted yet, but he probably knows more about gerr...
15:13 2019-08-19

Netflix puts a 'Patriot Act' episode about bad internet access on DVD The latest episode of Netflix variety talk show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj focuses on the digital divide. In it, Minhaj breaks down some of the many reasons why internet access is so terrible across much of the US, including the roles of carriers......
17:39 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Upheaval Puts Beijing in a Bind Massive protests in Hong Kong over an extradition bill present a serious challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, already facing an economic slowdown and escalating trade tensions with the U.S....
16:00 2019-06-17

UN puts brakes on peacekeepers’ pullout from Sudan’s Darfur The U.N. Security Council has voted to put the brakes on the withdrawal of the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan’s vast western Darfur region as the country deals with a political crisis...
06:00 2019-06-28

Universal Puts "The Hunt" On Hold After Trump Criticism The release of a film criticized by conservatives as portraying a group of liberals hunting supporters of Donald Trump has been indefinitely postponed, Universal Pictures said Saturday....
14:39 2019-08-11

Kuchar's eagle at 18 puts him in contention at US Open Matt Kuchar's reputation took a major hit when a story emerged earlier this year that he paid his fill-in Mexican caddie only $5,000 after winning a tournament that earned him nearly $1.3 million        ...
02:26 2019-06-15

Taylor puts England in World Cup last 16 with game to spare LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Jodie Taylor scored her first international goal in 14 months to send England into the second round of the Women’s World Cup on Friday in a 1-0 victory over Argentina. The Argentines, who scored their first ever World Cup point in an opening draw against Japan, were res...
01:13 2019-06-15

Huggies puts dads on its diaper boxes for first time (CNN) –  Huggies has finally caught on. For the first time ever, the company is featuring dads with babies in ads and packaging. This is quite a shift for the company that once got criticism for ads that portrayed fathers as disconnected from their kids. There are seven different box designs in the ...
23:39 2019-07-18

FCA shuffle puts familiar leaders over Jeep, Dodge The June 24 moves show the continuing evolution of FCA CEO Mike Manley's management team, which has included returning some executives to brands and roles where they have prior experience....
07:26 2019-06-30

Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the real world, so long as you have an AR-enabled phon......
00:13 2019-06-02

China warns of countermeasures if U.S. puts missiles on its 'doorstep' China threatened countermeasures on Tuesday if the United States deploys intermediate-range, ground-based missiles in Asia and warned U.S. allies of repercussions if they allow such weapons on their territory....
08:13 2019-08-06

David Gilmour puts his guitars up for auction, raises $21.5M NEW YORK (AP) — An auction of David Gilmour’s guitars has raised a lot of “Money” — to combat climate change. Christie’s auction house says it raised $21.5 million Thursday, selling off more than 120 guitars owned by the Pink Floyd guitarist, singer and songwriter. Proceeds w...
19:13 2019-06-21

New partnership puts long-stalled 520 Fifth project on track There’s new life for the long-stalled Midtown development site at 520 Fifth Ave., at East 43rd Street. Rabina Properties just closed on a joint-venture partnership for the vacant corner lot in which it will take over the driver’s seat from Ceruzzi Properties and SMI, The Post has learned. The 800-fo...
10:26 2019-07-02

European shares rebound, AMS bid for Osram puts M&A in focus European shares bounced back on Monday after a tumultuous week highlighted by U.S.-China trade tensions and Italy's political turmoil, with a bidding war for German lighting group Osram possibly heating up deal-making in the region....
10:39 2019-08-12

| Equality is my cause: Serena puts legend King in her place Serena Williams delivered a stinging rebuke to fellow legend Billie Jean King who said she should focus on tennis and stop behaving like a celebrity and fighting for equality....
12:00 2019-07-14

NAACP Puts It to the House: Impeach Donald Trump! Delegates to the NAACP voted unanimously Tuesday to have the nation’s oldest civil rights organization press the House to start impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump....
09:13 2019-07-24

This double-height keyboard puts a numpad above the letters Keyboards are infuriating, right? With their long, thin layouts require you to move your hands left and right in order to hit specific keys. If it's a sentiment you agree with, then Chassepot / Royal Kludge's new hardware will be perfect for you. The......
01:52 2019-05-31

FIA penalty application puts Hamilton fourth for F1 Austrian GP The FIA has confirmed that Lewis Hamilton will start fourth on the grid for the Austrian Grand Prix as a result of his penalty for impeding Kimi Raikkonen in qualifying...
00:26 2019-06-30

UPDATE 3-Hudson's Bay chairman puts together $1.3 bln offer for retailer Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker said on Monday he had teamed up with other shareholders to offer to take the struggling Canadian department store operator private in a C$1.74 billion ($1.3 billion) cash deal....
00:13 2019-06-11

Trump administration puts new restrictions on Cuba travel WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing major new travel restrictions on visits to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on many forms of educational and recreational travel. A Treasury Department statement says the U.S. will no longer allow the group educational and cultural trips k...
16:13 2019-06-04

Rural Metro puts out garage fire overnight PIMA COUNTY- Rural Metro Fire crews responded to a garage fire on the north east side early Monday morning. Late Sunday night, crews from Rural Metro responded to a call for a fire near Catalina Highway and Houghton Road. GARAGE FIRE: @RuralMetroSo_Az crews put out a fire overnight near Catalina Hw...
18:39 2019-07-01

'Level' Kawhi puts Raptors on cusp of first Finals Behind their even-keeled superstar, the Raptors rallied from an early 14-point deficit to defeat the Bucks 105-99 and move within one win of the franchise's first trip to the NBA Finals....
10:52 2019-05-24

Facebook's Libra puts 'unregulated cryptocurrencies' into focus The G7 ministers said this week they want to clamp down on cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra, arguing new and untested digital coins risk destabilizing international monetary systems. But can they and should they?...
23:39 2019-07-19

S.Korean YouTubers lure Japanese audience with attacks on Moon Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to attack their own president, Moon Jae-in....
01:26 2019-07-24

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as row deepens Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening row over compensation for Korean forced laborers that has spilled over into their trade in high-tech materials used to make memory chips and screens....
11:26 2019-07-19

Give me a break: Japanese coach takes heat for resting ace A decision by a high school baseball coach to rest his star pitcher in a crucial qualifying game for the prestigious national tournament has the Japanese sports fraternity up in arms....
20:52 2019-07-31

Suspected arsonist believed his novel was stolen by Japanese studio: media A man suspected of torching an animation studio in Japan, killing 33 people in the country's worst mass killing in two decades, planned the attack because he believed his novel had been plagiarized, media said on Friday....
11:26 2019-07-19

South Korean Man Dies After Self-Immolation In Front Of Japanese Embassy A South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, police said, amid ongoing trade and diplomatic disputes with Tokyo....
10:13 2019-07-19

Fire leave more than two dozen dead at Japanese animation building A fire at the Kyoto Animation building in Japan has left more than two dozen people dead, according to officials.        ...
15:13 2019-07-18

At least 23 die or presumed dead in arson attack at Japanese anime studio Kyoto fire department official Satoshi Fujiwara says 36 others have been injured, some of them critically.        ...
11:39 2019-07-18

Many Are Feared Dead in Suspected Arson at Japanese Anime Studio Officials said seven people had been killed at Kyoto Animation and that 17 more may have died. Reports said a man had ignited flammable liquid at the studio....
11:26 2019-07-18