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shinkansen

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Japan's new Series E7 bullet train: Understated, luxurious

If you can afford a first-class seat, this 160 mph bullet train promises a plush ride to Nagano and the Sea of Japan.

By Dec. 17, 2013

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200-mph red bullet trains thrill rail-mad Japan

The new E6 Series Super Komachi has a sleek design and a top speed of nearly 200 mph. Operators hope it will help the quake-ravaged north.

By Mar. 27, 2013

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Like bookmobiles? Try Japan's bullet train library

This decommissioned 0 series bullet train is the perfect place to hang out if you're a kid. Too bad it no longer travels at 130 mph.

By Jul. 7, 2010

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Bullet train: Will you ride the California rocket?

Trains connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco would zip by at speeds of up to 220 mph. Will you be riding this $68 billion railway?

By Jul. 8, 2012

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Japan's main 'bullet train' route to introduce Wi-Fi

The key railway artery in Japan, the Shinkansen, or "bullet train" line between Tokyo and Osaka, will introduce Wi-Fi by March 2009, Japan Railways announced.

By Jul. 9, 2008

Review

Karateka (Xbox 360)

Karateka is an attractive remake of a classic, but simplistic combat and limited replay value keep it from greatness.

By Nov. 20, 2012

3 stars Editor's rating Nov. 20, 2012

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Inside Fujitsu's cloud-powered farm of the future

Japanese farms are smaller and often less sophisticated than those elsewhere in the world. Can a suite of sensors, services, and -- yes -- cow pedometers from Fujitsu help them compete on a global scale?

By Oct. 15, 2013

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A bullet train for your mobile phone

You can add as many cars as you want to this strap.

By Dec. 5, 2007

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Curve-hugging train tilts at 167 mph

Hardly loses speed while taking curves

By Dec. 12, 2006