David Wheen

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Here's How Every Aircraft Carrier in the World Stacks Up to the U.S. Navy's

There are only 36 total carriers at sea.<p>Only a handful of countries have aircraft carriers in their arsenals. They form an exclusive club, one whose members have decided their interests stretch so far from their own waters they need to put air power at sea.<p>Broadly speaking, today there are three …

Military

Osborne's Buy-To-Let Attack May Not Work But It Is Entirely Fair

Howls of outrage are already being heard following today’s announcement of a new tax on Britain’s buy-to-let property entrepreneurs – but is the 3% Stamp Duty charge on purchases of second homes announced by George Osborne really so unfair?<p>Mr Osborne’s argument is that the £1bn or so that the new …

Housing

How to (Seriously) Upgrade Your Gin and Tonic

You can stick with the classic gin and tonic recipe, but bartenders from Madrid to Manhattan are dressing up the G&T with a whole palette of flavors beyond the standard juniper and quinine. Here’s how to bring new swagger to everyone’s favorite summertime swig<p>THE TWO WORDS came naturally, as if …

Cocktails

Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman

Paul Newman appeared in 62 films and spent 50+ years as a respected and renowned actor, but his true joy was car racing. Newman the racer (and owner) is the subject of Adam Carolla's new documentary "Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman," a film based on Matt Stone's 2009 book of the same name, …

Motorsport

You have 8.8 seconds to impress with your CV. Here's how

New research has shown that you have less than 9 seconds to grab the attention of a potential employer. On the UK's busiest day for career development, Louisa Symington-Mills, unpicks the best way to make yours stand out<p>If one of your goals for this year was to take charge of your career, then …

Buy Ferrari's F1 motorhomes and start your own Scuderia [w/videos]

The single-seat racecars themselves may be the most impressive bits of machinery a Formula One team brings to the circuit, but the vehicles you see on the track are not the end of the story. The trucks in which they're transported and which serve as mobile bases for the team's trackside operations …

Behind Tomb Connected to Alexander the Great, Intrigue Worthy of "Game of Thrones"

As archaeologists dig deeper into the burial mound, ancient sources tell a tale of family drama and palace intrigue.<p>Suspense is rising as archaeologists sift for clues to the identity of the person buried with pomp and circumstance in the mysterious Amphipolis tomb in what is now northern Greece. …