GOP Lawmakers Are Angry The Navy Is Spending Another $210 Million On…

The U.S. Navy has already spent $12 million on 450,000 gallons of biofuel for this summer's Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) fleet exercises. Its $27 per gallon cost caused a row among Republican lawmakers in Congress, who aimed numerous barbs at what they said was the Obama Administration's misplaced priorities. » 7/12/12 3:00pm 7/12/12 3:00pm

The Coast Guard's Offering $3,000 Reward For Yacht Explosion Hoax Info

It's official. Yesterday's M/V Blind Date explosion was a hoax. Since rescues like that cost about $300 per hour, U.S. Coast Guard officials are righteously pissed and have offered a $3,000 reward for information leading to the capture of whoever made the phony call. » 6/12/12 2:30pm 6/12/12 2:30pm

Congress Won't Let The Navy Purchase Biofuel For The Great Green Fleet

The U.S. Navy is gearing up to show off its Great Green Fleet at this summer's biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) fleet exercises. The collection of 48 ships and more than 200 aircraft will operate on 50/50 blends of conventional fossil fuel and various biofuels that have been under development. » 5/23/12 4:00pm 5/23/12 4:00pm

Was The Car Rose And Jack Had Sex In Really On The Titanic?

I think the biggest thing that kept me from being a preteen girl in the late '90s, other than my age and gender, was an inability to sit through the movie Titanic without retching. Still, there's no denying the impact of the movie, or the pivotal role played by a certain windows-dripping-with-condensation 1912 Renault. » 4/11/12 12:00pm 4/11/12 12:00pm

Another Costa Cruise Ship Catches Fire, Adrift In Indian Ocean

Just weeks after the massive, deadly Costa Concordia cruise ship crash, there are reports from the Italian Coast Guard of another Costa cruise ship on fire. This time it's adrift in the Seychelles off the coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean. » 2/27/12 10:15am 2/27/12 10:15am