The SEAL trident is earned by few, but seems to be worn or carried by many. It has found its way onto a lot of consumer merchandise, from posters to hats to shirts. And, perhaps inevitably, to knives. Special-edition SEAL blades like this Benchmade Griptilian can be purchased by anybody with a credit card, but […]
Hyperbole Alert: There are two types of people in this world–those who believe batoning is a valid way to split wood, and those who do not. These people say that an axe or a hatchet provides a far more effective way to achieve the task than any knife, and decry batoning as abuse–indeed the technique […]
From George Orwell’s 1984: “In the walls of the cubicle there were three orifices. To the right of the speakwrite, a small pneumatic tube for written messages, to the left, a larger one for newspapers; and in the side wall, within easy reach of Winston’s arm, a large oblong slit protected by a wire grating.