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17 Essential Tips for Hiking with your 5 to 12 Year Old Kids

ids in this age range are often itching to get outdoors! Hiking is one of the best options to get your kids moving around in a healthy way, that won’t break the bank, and hopefully not their bones either! School-aged children can go for longer periods of time as well as go further, which is great because it serves as …

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Sublian Festival Batagueño pride

By JASER A. MARASIGAN September 3, 2006 Updated January 2, 2020 Most Philippine dances were originally patterned after European dances during the Spanish regime. “Pandango sa Ilaw,” “Rigodon” and “Cariñosa” are just some of the dances that Filipinos are now known for. Aside from these western-influenced dances, we were also able to produce our own, ethnic-inspired dances like the “Tinikling,” …

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Holiday Gift Guide

KnifeUp Holiday Gift Guide Around this time each year, millions of us share the same struggle; what should we buy for our family and friends this year for Christmas? It is a tradition as old as the holiday itself. While generations before us gave mostly handmade gifts, and many still do today, the majority struggle with picking out the perfect …

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Don’t Tread on Me – The Gadsden Flag and it’s Meaning

on’t Tread on Me is a very strong statement in the United States with very deep historical roots. The phrase was written under the image of a rattle snake and emblazoned on a yellow flag. This is known as the Gadsden flag and falls within the historical flags of America. First Things First!  Where Did it Come From? You can …

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Survival Tools List – What You Need in Case of Disaster

Like it or not, natural disasters happen. Although it is often possible to predict when and where they will happen, this doesn’t negate the extent of their damage at all. This is why individuals are advised not to wait for an announcement before setting up a survival toolkit in order to get through a catastrophe better equipped. As early as …

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What is a Balisong?

“I’ve been Hearing a lot about these knives, balisongs, but what the heck are they?!”  I’m sure at one point or another we have all asked this question.  This should help answer some of the most common questions surrounding balisongs.    Balisongs A balisong is a pocket knife that has two handles that both rotate in such a way that …

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What is Open Carry for Knives?

he term “open carry” is commonly heard when talking about the civilian use of weaponry.  We all know that this obviously means to carry a weapon openly.   So what are the gritty details and from where does this term originate.   I hope to answer the common questions surrounding open carry and make it just a little easier to …

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Vector Marketing Scam | Cutco Knives Review – My Opinion!

If you are between the ages of 17 and 24, you might have heard of Vector Marketing. They recruit students between these ages for “$12-20 an hour” summer jobs. Beware, we all know about things that are too good to be true… do you expect to get $12-20 an hour with zero experience? Read on to find the dirt on Vector Marketing. …

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Where Is the Best Place to Buy Knives Online?

If you are planning to buy knives online, it is important that you know the best place to buy them. The internet is full of various shops and it is your responsibility to find a seller that is reputable and honest.  Let me start this article with all honesty and say that there are dozens of reputable places to buy …

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What is Batoning?

Cutting wood is tiring and laborious. Usually, tools such as axes and hatchets give the user weight to split the wood but the swing requires work to propel the weight. Batoning is a method one can use to split wood with little effort. Batoning also gives the user more control and precision. This article teaches you how to baton, what …