• The Platypus is an electrically-powered underwater exploration craft that enables two people to travel for eight hours above the water at 10-12 knots or below the water at 3-4 knots.
  • The America's Cup has won by Larry Ellison's Team BMW Oracle trimaran which trounced the Swiss Alinghi team's Catamaran in a one-sided event.
  • The America's Cup kicked off yesterday and just 40 nautical miles later, the whole event seems all but over, as BMW Oracle was clearly faster downwind and particularly so upwind in comparison to the defending champ Alinghi V in conditions which were expected to favour the Swiss.