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Addicted to Extreme Knives? You’re Not Alone

Okay, if you’ve been living under a rock since 1971 you may not know this, but otherwise, you’ll be totally aware that along with cool extreme knives, there’s a culture.  What does that mean?  Well, it means that you are part of an international community of people that love knives for the sake of knives.  It’s kinda like the Harley …

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Ramen Exposed: Does Ramen Expire?

Whether you are someone who is preparing for the apocalypse or a natural disaster or a college student strapped for cash, you have probably asked the question “does ramen expire?” Before you get the answer, you need to learn first a little background about this type of Asian noodle. Ramen noodle is made of wheat and just like most kinds …

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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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How to Make a Homemade Natural Fly Trap

  Flies are a nuisance. They multiply fast and hover over the dirtiest places and even areas you do not want them in. While it’s convenient to buy flytraps from the local store, it’s not as cost-efficient and could become just as much of a nuisance, especially with how flies can multiply in one night. In this case, a homemade …

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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. …