On this episode, it’s a drivetrain nerd’s paradise. Christian Von Koenigsegg talks us through the Direct Drive, gas-electric hybrid system that makes traditional gearing obsolete on the 1,500-hp Koenigsegg Regera. … read the full article
I bought the cheapest student saxophone on Amazon to compare it to my professional Yanagisawa sax. I wanted to see what you get for $270 and the answer is you get quite a lot for your money. In this video I unbox the Ammoon (Slade) alto saxophone, we take a look at all the accessories included and I check the build quality and how well the pads seal.… read the full article
A fearsome weapon no one would want to fight.
Outside of Israel the Uzi proliferated widely, contributing to its global image. Countries as diverse as Japan, Germany, Belgium, Peru and Brazil all used the Uzi in their armed forces, as well as producing it under license.… read the full article
By Todd Campbell (The Motley Fool)
Social Security is a major source of retirement income for 47 million retired American workers, and its importance will only increase as more baby boomers retire. If you’re among those approaching retirement, you’re probably wondering if it’s wise to claim benefits early.… read the full article
Why is that?
Blackbirds also flew recon missions off the Russian coast—though not over Russia itself—evading all of the Mach 3 MiG-25 fighters sent after them. Soviet defector Victor Belenko wrote in his biography MiG Pilot, “They taunted and toyed with the MiG-25s sent up to intercept them, scooting up to altitudes the Soviet planes could not reach, and circling leisurely above them or dashing off at speeds the Russians could not match.”
Yet the Blackbird had shortcomings.… read the full article