Product Review: Enola Gaye Smoke Grenades, by Pat Cascio

Many years ago, I used to teach SWAT to police and security agencies, and I even co-authored a book SWAT Battle Tactics with my late friend, American Kenpo Karate Grand Master John McSweeney. The book, published by Paladin Press, is in need of a serious re-write, as there was some … Continue reading

Recipe of the Week: Turnip Whip, by G.L.

Ingredients: 4 turnips, peeled and quartered 4 potatoes, peeled and quartered 2 Tbsp minced onion 1 Tbsp salt Water 1/4 cup light cream 2 Tbsp soft butter or margarine 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper Directions: Combine turnips, potatoes, onion, and 1 Tbsp salt in a slow cooking pot. Cover … Continue reading

Letter: Tor Software Vulnerability

HJL, A recent article detailed the FBI using secret software to exploit vulnerability in the Tor Browser. The government set up a child porn site in the dark web and nabbed some folks that were using Tor. Agents used a “Network Investigative Tool,” or NIT to identify information from people … Continue reading

Odds ‘n Sods:

Owners of Rawles XL Voyager knives may have already heard about the excellent horizontal and vertical sheaths made by Marek Wilczyński (of Wicek Leather Company), in Poland. Available via mail order through eBay, these sheaths are VERY robust and fairly inexpensive, given their quality. I recently had three more of … Continue reading