The Mysterious Disease Traveling Across the Pacific in the Wind

For decades, doctors have been unable to answer the most basic question about Kawasaki disease: what causes it—a virus, a chemical, a fungus? Whatever it is, it provokes mysterious swelling and rashes in infants. Doctors now think they have finally figured out what causes Kawasaki—thanks to an analysis of the wind. » 5/20/14 1:25pm 5/20/14 1:25pm

Kawasaki's 310-Horsepower Jet Ski Is Pure Madness

Comedian Bill Hicks once said, "Money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a jet ski, and you never see an unhappy person riding a jet ski." Mr. Hicks, and most of those who have copied his quote since, never saw someone ride Kawasaki's new 310-horsepower jet ski, the Ultra 310. The rider of this brutish machine may be… » 2/04/14 5:37pm 2/04/14 5:37pm

217MPH Japanese Train Will be Good For the Environment, Going 217MPH

Rail-happy Japan, a country that probably takes great joy in watching America's embarrassingly slow » 9/25/08 5:45am 9/25/08 5:45am and adoption of high-speed and maglev trains, will be graced with new breed of green, 200+ mph trains by 2010. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, the designer of these new trains, isn't promoting speed as the main selling…