The Navy will absolutely take women, but they just want to make sure you can complete at least 20 years of service before hitting mandatory retirement. I think 34ish is the normal age cutoff, but they can do waivers beyond that for people with special skills and certifications. However, getting into the Navy and… » 4/19/14 3:24pm Today 3:24pm

In the context of the times, the Mustang II wasn't bad, it just suffers in hindsight. It was a lot closer to the vision of the original 1964/65 Mustang than the bloated 71-73 models that came right before it. Lightweight, economical, affordable, based on a mainstream economy car, and even styled to look a lot like the… » 4/19/14 3:20pm Today 3:20pm

Hyundai has claimed that the Equus has been exceeding their original sales expectations - granted, they still move less than 4,000 a year, but supposedly they projected somewhat less than that and are therefore happy with the performance. Volkswagen no doubt sees that and figures if Hyundai can do it profitably, why… » 4/18/14 12:14pm Yesterday 12:14pm

10) Fun facts: Queen Mary set the record for most people ever embarked on a single ship - 16,082 troops plus 900 some crew on one troop carrying voyage during the war. Each of these ships was capable of moving a whole army division and Churchill stated his belief that the pair moved enough men to shorten the war by a… » 4/18/14 12:07pm Yesterday 12:07pm

What MAY have happened (and I readily admit that this is total speculation) is this. Porsche eventually came to his senses and realized the radial engine was unworkable and one of the factors in the Zundapp design not moving forward. To protect his own reputation and that of the Beetle, he controlled the message and… » 4/18/14 1:18am Yesterday 1:18am