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Furtif Knives Look Slick, Last Really Long

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It’s nice when something that looks cool also has equally cool functions to match. The Furtif knives, from the Evercut line by “TB Groupe, one of France’s established knife makers and also the only eco-friendly cutlery maker in that country with ISO 9001 accreditation” not only look like they were brought back from the future, they have a “laser-bonded titanium-carbide surface [that] lasts 300 times longer than standard steel and 5 times longer than ceramic, according to third-party testing.” This means that with regular usage you shouldn’t have to sharpen them in 25 years! Of course you’d expect knives that look like this and last this long to cost an arm and a leg, but you’d be wrong. Most of them cost $138, while the paring knife is $78 and the utility knife is $92.

Of course looks and durability isn’s all that there is in a good kitchen knife, so we won’t speak of balance, comfort, and whatever else discerning chefs might look for. But for the average kitchen ninja, these will do.

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Surviv-All Survival Knife Lets You Cut Cords Without Unsheathing

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Survival knives are all over the market, and they all boast differing always of features that make them more or less attractive.; the Surviv-All Survival Knife happens to have some of the more innovative and ingenious ones. Particularly, the sheath features an opening towards the front that lets you cuts twine and other smaller ropes without having to take the entire blade out. Additionally, there’s a firestarter rod on one side, as well as a sharpening block on the other.

It boasts a 4.25 inches long high carbon 440 stainless steel full tang, drop point blade that sees to your cutting needs, while a rubber textured, ergonomic handle ensures grip confidence. The latter also features a stainless steel pommell at the end of the handle too. [There’s even a] patent-pending para-secure paracord handle strap that ensures the knife stays sheathed even in the roughest moments.

It’s a nice looking knife with a lot of utility, which is why it’s extra attractive at its price point of $45.

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Ceramic Escape Knife Could Come In Handy If You’re A High-Risk Target

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We can’t imagine that most people spend any amount of time thinking about what they’ll do if they ever get abducted. Yet these people do exist, or products like the Ceramic Escape Knife (CEK) would never get made. It’s a tiny blade, about the size of a pinky finger and weighing about as much as a penny (2.5 grams), that stays sharp 10 times longer than steel and will never rust. You’re supposed to hide it in a place that your would-be abductors would never think to check, and use it to cut your ties if you’re lucky enough for these to be made out of something other than metal. It’s all of $15, which is a really tiny amount to pay if you ever plan to venture if you’re going somewhere unsafe.

Better yet, not going somewhere unsafe is free.

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Innovative Grip: Böker Plus Pogn DCW Tactical Knife

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Venturing out into the wilderness requires equipment, and that’s a little sad. Humans just can’t, like their animal counterparts, survive too well in nature when stripped of their tools. We are, at least, much smarter than they are and we’ll take the intellectual trade-off anytime, especially if it means getting to carry cool knives like the Böker Plus Pogn DCW Tactical Knife. It features an innovative perforated grip that allows you to wrap paracord and create a complete grip that’s as wide or narrow as you’d like. The fact that most of the cord is located inside the tang also means less wear.

The entire thing is about 8 inches long and weighs 138g. It’ll cost you 89€, or roughly $112USD.

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Spreading Cold Butter Just Became Possible

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There are few things more frustrating than ripping a piece of bread apart with a chink of cold, hard butter. Solutions normally range from a quick stint in the microwave, to leaving it out of the fridge overnight, to using a newfangled bodyheat butter knife. This particular solution does seems to have them all beat, however. The ButterUp Knife has a string of grating holes that turn that hard butter into easily spreadable ribbons of salty dairy fat. Just run the knife atop your block of butter, and spread as you normally would.

It’s around $11, although you’ll now have to wait until March 2015 to get yours since the Kickstarter went through the roof and all the earlier batches are now sold-out.

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Want: Star Wars X-Wing Knife Block

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We’re going to go ahead and speculate that the Star Wars franchise will print money until the end of time. Not only is there yet another movie instalment in the works, but the onslaught of merchandise is seemingly never ending. Just look at the above Star Wars X-Wing Knife Block. It’s awesome, and we want it, even though we feel guilty wanting to give even more money to people who already have too much. Oh well, the tug on our consumerist heart is strong with this one, and we’ll have to give up about $120 to get it. It comes with 5 knives: a Cook’s knife (335mm), a Bread knife (320mm), a Carving Knife (325mm), a Utility knife (235mm), and a Paring knife (195mm). This ships in August and is only available for pre-order now.

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This Knife Is A Gun

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Options. Everything is life is about options, isn’t it? And about the choices you make given the options you have. For example, you have this mean looking blade in your hand. You could use it to stab or cut your aggressor. But you have another option: shoot! It’s not an option you normally have when wielding a blade, which is why it caught our attention. It loads six .22 caliber bullets, and is fired via a special trigger. It’s overkill, sure, but it’s pretty badass.

We don’t know much else about it, other than maybe it’s imported by Arsenal Firearms in Las Vegas and allegedly sells for $2,000. Also something or other about being made for Russian armed forces, but we can’t confirm this as fact. Still, now you know this exists.

Oh, and we would make some kind of joke about bringing a knife to a gun fight if we had any comedic talent.

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This Is A Pretty Cool Looking Fantasy Blade

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You can’t do much else with this thing than to show it off to people, at least if you hope to stay out of trouble. But the “Death Stalker” Fantasy Blade will sure get some “oohs” and “aahhs” from the people who might be into these types of things. Measuring 14.5 inches long, there are “two full tang black stainless steel blades [to] form the sides and claws. [There’s a] metal tail with stainless steel stinger blade. [And a] rubber coated handle and metal forearm plate. Includes wood display stand.” It’s also not very expensive, coming in at $50.

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Damascus Steel Pocket Knife Is Stunning

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If you’re going to get a pocket knife and have the budget, why not get something that looks ridiculously good at the same time? The above Damascus Pocket Knife is allegedly made from 120 layers of Swedish rose stainless damascus steel. We say alleged because there is no consensus that modern Damascus Steel making methods produce the exact metal from historic times. But there’s no denying that it’s similar to the famed metal, is certainly pretty to look at, and is very likely to be as much if not stronger than the older stuff. Aside from the special metal, there’s a carbon fiber handle and the entire thing measures 4 1/8″ folded, and 6 7/8″ open. But beauty has a price, and this knife will ding your account to the tune of $500.

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