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Bulova Watch Lost at Sea During WW2 Reunited with Owner After 67 Years, Still Ticking

A Royal Navy veteran has been reunited with his watch, 67 years after he lost it during World War II—and, it worked perfectly. In 1941, Teddy Bacon, a lieutenant aboard HMS Repulse, was throwing a line from ship to shore when the gold Bulova watch, bought in the Azores for $55, slipped off his wrist and into… »6/09/08 6:45am6/09/08 6:45am

Astute Submarine Looks like a Whale, Never Needs Refuelling

Click to view This is the British Royal Navy's newest class of submarine, the Astute. And this is what the nuclear-powered behemoth can do: generate its own air and water; sit in the English Channel and fire cruise missiles at North Africa; but perhaps the most extraordinary feature of the British-built sub is that… »5/08/07 9:28am5/08/07 9:28am