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New £150million combat jet is banned from flying in bad weather because it could EXPLODE

It’s considered to be the world’s most sophisticated superfighter jet, but Britain’s new £150million combat aircraft has been banned from flying in bad weather for fears it could explode.

Engineers working on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter have found the jet’s fuel tank could explode if hit by lightning.

According to reports, the aircraft, which is hoped to enter service for both the RAF and the Royal Navy in five years’ time, [...]

Nine straightforward ways to improve your car’s fuel efficiency

From MoneyCrashers:

As gas prices remain high, improving your car’s mileage is crucial.

By stretching a tank of gas further, you can reduce the amount of times you must fill up per month, which can help you stick to your budget. This is especially important for those who purchased non-efficient cars when gas was cheaper.

But regardless of what car you drive, you can always use a little extra money at the end [...]

ROMNEY: Obama holding onto shares of GOV’T MOTORS to avoid embarrassment of big losses

Washington — Republican Mitt Romney believes President Barack Obama is holding on to the government’s stake in General Motors to avoid an embarrassing financial loss before the election, and says he’d sell the stock quickly if he wins the White House.

In a wide-ranging half-hour interview with The Detroit News, the presumptive GOP nominee also said he’d review pending rules that will require automakers to almost double fuel efficiency requirements by 2025, [...]

CHEVY VOLT PAYS FOR ITSELF — IN JUST 27 YEARS!

If you’re thinking about buying a fuel-efficient hybrid, electric or otherwise eco-friendly vehicle as a way to save money over time, do your homework — or be prepared to wait.

Buyers who choose Nissan’s all-electric Leaf ($28,421) over its approximate gas-powered equivalent, Nissan’s Versa ($18,640), will likely wait nearly 9 years until they break even, according to a new report by The New York Times that examines the cost of fuel efficiency.

For drivers of [...]

Mitt Romney as Governor: “I’m very much in favor of people recognizing that these high gasoline prices are probably here to stay.”

As he campaigns for president, Mitt Romney is ratcheting up his attacks on Barack Obama over high gas prices, putting the issue at the center of his economic message. He is calling for Obama to fire his Energy secretary, EPA administrator, and Interior secretary, saying they are to blame for high prices at the pump. “No question in my mind that these—I call them the gas-hike trio—that those three are [...]