Nowhere Under the Sea Is Safe from Britain's Newest Nuclear Submarine

Russia isn't the only nation launching a nuclear sub hunter after two decades of development. The UK recently rolled the third of seven £1 billion Astute Class nuclear submarines, the HMS Artful, out of its cavernous dry dock for a year of demanding sea trials and a quarter century of service beneath the seas. » 7/05/14 3:28pm 7/05/14 3:28pm

This image of every road death in the UK is painfully pretty

This beautiful BBC image isn't a photo taken from the space station. It's actually a composite showing the location of 2,396,750 road crashes in Great Britain from 1999 to 2010. Each light point is an individual collision which resulted in a casualty. The intensity of brightness shows where collisions are more… » 12/13/11 10:15am 12/13/11 10:15am

Today's gallant knights prefer the 1980 Saab 900

Two years after Saab introduced their 900, the quirky Swedish cars still hadn't exactly caught on with mainstream car buyers. In a somewhat misguided effort to resolve this issue the company decided to produce this bizarre commercial for the UK showing their 900 bouncing off trees and flying through the air while… » 7/23/11 9:00am 7/23/11 9:00am

Decapitated Train Rider Only Wanted a Smoke

I should point out here that smoking on the London Underground is illegal, but a more suitable punishment than decapitation would've been a fine or short jail sentence. Thinking he could get away with a crafty fag on the small joining between carriages, the 52-year-old slipped and fell onto the train tracks, and was… » 7/04/11 2:00pm 7/04/11 2:00pm