My Very Own Knife Story. With Axes Instead Of Knives

Humans aren’t given the speed of cheetahs, the strength of bears, or the teeth of tigers. Yet we’ve still managed to muddle by, because the last hundred thousand years or so have constantly taught our hominid ancestors a simple but important rule: Have a tool! As you may already suspect, I’m a clever little hominid […]

EDC for CCW: Lightsabers?

Yes, you read that right. Some smart dudes at Harvard and MIT were messing around with photons, because that’s apparently an everyday occurrence for them. They blasted them through a cloud of rubidium atoms and they started to clump together. “When these photons interact with each other, they’re pushing against and deflect each other. The […]

First Defensive Spear Use Of The Day. Ever.

When a British Columbia woman was attacked by a mountain lion while gardening in her remote cabin, her partner rushed to the rescue and gave the big cat a taste of cold steel. Literally. Short version? The cougar is now a refrigerated lab specimen, the woman is in hospital and expected to recover, and Cold […]