Calling All Wannabe Dr. Evil's: Super Secret London Tunnel Lair For Sale

Last Sunday we were writing about amazing underground diving rigs in the heart of New York City. It seems only fair that we jump across the pond this Sunday and write about a mile-long super secret tunnel lair below London that's currently for sale, don't you think? Asking price: A cool $7.4 million. It sounds a bit… » 11/30/08 12:00pm 11/30/08 12:00pm

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

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 6:45am 6/09/08 6:45am

Colossus Back to Crack Codes After a 60-Year Absence

Colossus, the code-breaking computer used to decipher German messages during World War Two, has been put back together. Over six decades after the 10 truck-sized devices were dismantled, one has been rebuilt. Today, two teams of code-breakers, one using the Colossus, another using modern technology, are going… » 11/15/07 5:36am 11/15/07 5:36am