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Vintage Saturday: The Female of the Species

He looks like he’s out of his depth and terrified, while she looks downright mean. (photo courtesy of Max Popenker)

When Nag the basking cobra hears the careless foot of man, He will sometimes wriggle sideways and avoid it if he can. But his mate makes no such motion where she camps beside the [...]

Viet Cong 1911 Copy

In recognition of Halloween, we have a pistol that would be genuinely frightening to shoot, straight from the jungle shops of the Vietnam War. Made out of desperation and a lack of factory-produced arms, a few of these guns came back to the US as war souvenirs. This pistol was modeled after a US 1911 [...]