One of Japan's Scariest-Looking Train Stations

The vast majority of big city train stations in Japan don't look scary. That is, unless you are afraid of crowds. This one in Yokohama, however, looks spooky as all hell. » 9/29/14 6:30am 9/29/14 6:30am

One Of World of Warcraft's Newest Dungeons Is A Moving Train

I'm pretty sure the developers at Blizzard liked Snowpiercer a lot, because one of the new dungeons in the upcoming expansion will be something similar. Most of the time we'll be fighting on a huge, moving train of the Iron Horde. » 7/29/14 10:40am 7/29/14 10:40am

Ever Wonder Why Japanese Trains Aren't Late? Here's Why.

Trains in Japan are incredibly punctual. Being on time is counted down to the centiseconds. And unless there's an accident, Japanese trains simply are not late. » 3/20/14 6:15am 3/20/14 6:15am

New App Makes Japanese Train Rides Less Sweaty and Hellish

Ever wanted to know which train coach was the least crowded? Or what the temperature in each carriage was? Well, in Japan, there's an app for that. » 3/10/14 5:00am 3/10/14 5:00am

A Hotel Room Where Train Nerds Can Get Action. Train Action.

Bikinis Really Aren't Necessary for Volunteer Work

Nobody asked for the help, but a woman named Zhang Xiner appeared at a Guangzhou Metro station in China dressed in a skimpy bikini. Her goal was to help commuters buy tickets and find their way. Oh, she probably wanted to get famous, too. Well, that seems to have worked! » 1/07/14 4:00am 1/07/14 4:00am

Watch a Japanese Nerd Stampede

We are days away from the summer Comiket, a huge, self-published comics event in Tokyo that over a half a million people attend. Make that a half a million geeks. This video is a taste of things to come. » 8/05/13 7:00am 8/05/13 7:00am

What Is Japan's Fetish This Week? Trains

"Who's to say there is a difference?" said the baffled, balding customer in khaki pants and a green windbreaker. I had asked him what the difference between Japanese and Western rail fans was. » 5/05/11 4:00pm 5/05/11 4:00pm