I'm a little late, but between the ages of 4 and 8, I lived on the largest of the Shetland Islands (fortunately my family were there too, I wasn't alone), in a small village/hamlet called Dunrossness. The local library was a Leyland FG just like the Orcadian one shown below. My mother went inside to choose books for… » 4/17/14 3:41am Thursday 3:41am

The Citroen 2CV Safari. 4WD, due to having a second engine in the back. Is this the only twin-engined car made available to the public (and not just the output of a fevered individual or prototyping division)? Note the fuel tank positioned under the front seats, with the filler cap poking through the driver's… » 4/16/14 11:36am Wednesday 11:36am

Wilt Chamberlain wasn't happy with the compromises he needed to make to squeeze into his Lamborghini, so he commissioned some engineers to build him a car that would accommodate him properly (the Searcher One). They estimated how big it would need to be, but ended up lengthening it some more when he still wouldn't fit… » 3/27/14 12:08pm 3/27/14 12:08pm

For those who don't know, that's a famous quote from Brian Hanrahan, BBC News correspondant during the Falklands conflict. He wasn't allowed to say how many aircraft the British forces were using, so came up with that wording to describe the completion of a successful mission. Genius. » 3/18/14 5:13am 3/18/14 5:13am