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Japan is running out of swordsmiths, and a strict apprenticeship requirement is a big reason why

Want to make katana for a living? Hope you don’t mind not getting paid a single yen for the next five years. 802 more words


Jackson's Project

Poppa (aka Studly Doright) and grandson, Jackson, have been busy in Poppa's shop the past couple of days. Neither Dominique nor I were allowed to participate, so we had nary a clue what might be the outcome. 72 more words


Damned Katana

Unsheathing the katana in the pelting rain, I stood singularly where the lightning had pock-marked its existence, beads of tears, sweat, rain rolled down my cheeks, I was uncertain of my power. 291 more words


Women of DC Comics - Pt. 3

Harley Quinn

Love makes us do crazy things. And for the bubbly and psychotic Harley Quinn, that includes dressing in costume, becoming a super-villain, carrying gag-themed weaponry, and murdering countless civilians—all just to put a smile on her puddin’s face.

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Mugairyu International Tournament

There aren’t very many times or places that you are able to see almost four hundred people decked out in kimonos and carrying swords, but the annual Mugairyu International (swordsmanship) Tournament is one time that you can. 218 more words


Legendary crescent moon katana, one of Japan’s Five Swords Under Heaven, now on display in Tokyo

One of Japan’s most beautiful and important katana is proving popular with history buffs and young ladies alike. 509 more words


Review: Creative Labs Sound BlasterX Katana

The Creative Labs Sound BlasterX Katana sound bar delivers crisp, thundering audio in a compact, low-profile design perfect for gaming PCs or home theaters/console gaming configurations. 1,163 more words

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