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Over 80% of Japanese positive about robotic nursing care

National Nov 14, 2018

Over 80% of Japanese positive about robotic nursing care

Over 80 percent of people in Japan hold positive views about receiving nursing care from robots, according to a survey by nursing care service provider Orix Living Corp. The result suggests that people feel a psychological burden from being taken care of by humans, Orix ...

Your wagyu beef may be getting even pricier

Business Nov 14, 2018

Your wagyu beef may be getting even pricier

by Aya Takada

The world's most pampered cows are finding that a key supplement in their carefully designed diet is getting harder to come by thanks to thousands of pigs falling sick in China. Japan's wagyu, known for its soft, fatty and marbled meat, is dependent on China ...

Connecting Rubens and the Baroque

Art Nov 14, 2018

Connecting Rubens and the Baroque

by Jeff Michael Hammond

Suffering saints and sultry nudes — Peter Paul Rubens has them all. The Flemish painter (1577-1640) took on a variety of subject matter, and also had a hand in pushing predominant tastes from the Renaissance's revival of classical ideas to the more elaborate experiments ...

Comic book genius Stan Lee, Spider-Man creator, dies at 95

Entertainment News Nov 14, 2018

Comic book genius Stan Lee, Spider-Man creator, dies at 95

Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95. Lee was declared dead at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center ...

Kisenosato dealt third straight loss

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 14, 2018

Kisenosato dealt third straight loss

Yokozuna Kisenosato suffered his third straight upset at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday, losing to rank-and-file wrestler Hokutofuji in the final bout of Day 3. The loss against the No. 1 maegashira ratcheted up the pressure on the home-grown yokozuna, who remains winless ...

Giants rally late to beat Niners

More Sports / Football Nov 14, 2018

Giants rally late to beat Niners

Eli Manning showed he still has what it takes to lead the kind of game-winning drive that earned him two Super Bowl MVP awards. Manning capped a 75-yard drive with a 3-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard with 53 seconds left and the New York ...

Angels star Shohei Ohtani wins AL Rookie of the Year award

Baseball / MLB Nov 14, 2018

Angels star Shohei Ohtani wins AL Rookie of the Year award

Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani has been voted American League Rookie of the Year after becoming the first player since Babe Ruth with 10 homers and four wins in the same season. Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. was an overwhelming pick for the ...