These New Warships Will Be So Quiet, They Can Sneak Up On Submarines
January 08, 2016
There’s hardly a more storied sea power than the British Royal Navy. Its fleet destroyed the Spanish Armada, beat Napoleon at Trafalgar and sunk the Bismarck and the Tirpitz, Germany’s greatest World War II battleships.
Why The Queen Smashed A Perfectly Good Bottle of Whisky on Her Navy’s Largest Ship
August 06, 2014
Mike Keiller, who runs the Bowmore distillery on Scotland’s Isle of Islay, doesn’t like to see his single malt whisky spilled. “We wouldn’t generally recommend smashing a bottle of Bowmore,” he says. But he is willing to make exceptions, especially when they involve the Queen.