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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 December 17, 2013

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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 July 9, 2008

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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 March 27, 2013

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Japan unveils world's fastest levitating train

Japan's bullet trains can travel up to 300km/h. The Central Japan Railway Co claims that a new maglev train prototype can reach 500km/h.

By November 29, 2012

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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 July 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 July 8, 2012

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A bullet train for your mobile phone

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

By December 5, 2007

Review

Karateka (Xbox 360)

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

November 20, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating November 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 October 15, 2013

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Curve-hugging train tilts at 167 mph

Hardly loses speed while taking curves

By December 12, 2006