Condor Bushlore: Best $50 Fixed Blade Knife?

Clay loves to tout the Morakniv Bushcraft Black as a product that makes every other knife look like a ripoff, but for a while it was fetching north of $50, despite being introduced around the $35 mark. For that kind of green, I think we can do better. My favorite “50-Dollar Knife” and budget-friendly recommendation […]

Knife-wielding jihadi shot dead outside US Embassy in Nairobi

I spent a couple of months in Kenya in 1998 doing archaeology work, leaving the country just days before the embassy bombings in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Unlike that catastrophically “successful” Al Qaeda attack, today’s incident was both much lower-tech and was  thwarted by Kenyan authorities. There is a likely jihadi connection here […]

3 inmates stabbed in Cook County Jail brawl

Up to 20 inmates were injured along with 2 guards when a fight broke out in the Maximum Security section of the Cook County Jail in Chicago. 3 inmates were From NBC Chicago: Fire officials received a call shortly before 4 p.m. reporting three prisoners stabbed at 2834 W. 31st St., according to fire media […]

German teen stabbed by friend in clown-prank fail.

The whole clown thing continues to get more ridiculous. As clown sightings, both legitimately criminal as well as hoaxes/pranks increase, I expect to hear more stories like this. It is only a matter of time before a clown ends up shot. In Germany, a clown-prank gone wrong led to a 16 year old being stabbed […]

Knife Review: Helle Mândra

I am a fan of Les Stroud. His Survivorman show is infinitely more watchable in my opinion than Bear Grylls’. One reason I prefer Les is that I can’t escape is just how sub-optimal the line of Gerbers bearing the Bear Grylls name has turned out to be. Gerber still can make some pretty good knives, but the […]