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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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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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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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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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Men treat virtual girlfriends to beach vacations

This summer, the hot springs resort of Atami became a vacation hub for guys who like to treat their digital girlfriends to romantic sun-and-fun getaways.

By August 31, 2010

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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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Five ways the Japanese are technically better than us

Us Brits may have a proud tradition of innovation, but now we're having our rear-ends handed to us by brilliant Japanese engineers who live, breathe and in some cases eat technology

By October 9, 2008

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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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A wide (and delicious) world of cell phone dangles

A Japanese Website offers a wide gallery of cell phone dangles, particularly in the food category.

By April 30, 2008