Tokyo-based On-Art brings T-Rex back to life

The crowd shrieked as an 8-meter-long Tyrannosaurus rex, walking with a heavy stomp, swung its long tail and bit a spectator with a growl. That was during a media event in Tokyo in November to show off a full-scale bipedal dinosaur figure — the first of its kind worldwide — ...

Lisa Marie Presley says she's broke after ex asks for money

Feb 19, 2017

Lisa Marie Presley says she's broke after ex asks for money

Lisa Marie Presley describes herself as deeply in debt and just out of a treatment facility in court papers that accuse her estranged fourth husband of having hundreds of inappropriate photographs of children on his computer. Their 8-year-old twin daughters are under the care ...

Dutch creator of Miffy the rabbit dies at 89

Feb 18, 2017

Dutch creator of Miffy the rabbit dies at 89

Dutch artist and illustrator Dick Bruna, creator of the beloved children’s character Miffy the white rabbit, has died at age 89. The author, who penned 124 picture books during a career that spanned six decades, died in his sleep late Thursday in his hometown ...

YouTube star PewDiePie dropped over anti-Semitic videos

Feb 15, 2017

YouTube star PewDiePie dropped over anti-Semitic videos

YouTube’s most watched blogger PewDiePie will lose his preferred status on the Google-owned video service after posting several videos containing anti-Semitic remarks and Nazi references, the tech firm said Tuesday. YouTube said it was canceling a popular program from the 27-year-old Swede, whose real ...

Expats to be offered kabuki music experience in Tokyo

Feb 13, 2017

Expats to be offered kabuki music experience in Tokyo

Foreign residents in Tokyo will have the opportunity to try their hand at nagauta, the musical accompaniment to kabuki theater, in February and March. Played on shamisen, a musical instrument resembling a lute, kabuki musicians who usually perform at Tokyo’s Kabukiza Theater will perform ...