A dagger is identified by a distinctive single- or double-edged, straight, thin (from spine to edge), pointed, symmetrical blade. The design dates to human prehistory, and was initially a thrusting or stabbing edged tool or weapon.

Read all about the BLADE Show in the latest issue of BLADE®, on newsstands NOW!

BLADE Show Preview Issue of BLADE® Out NOW!

Know what will be happening at the BLADE Show and Living Ready Expo (www.bladeshow.com) beforehand with the latest issue of BLADE® Magazine (www.blademag.com), on newsstands NOW! Get current on the knives, the exhibitors, the knifemakers, the events, the seminars—everything you need to know about the upcoming BLADE Show set for next week, May 31-June...

The June BLADE hits most newsstands TODAY!

New BLADE On Most Newsstands TODAY!

Spartan Blades gets its first BLADE® cover with the June BLADE, on most newsstands TODAY! Designed by BLADE field editor and retired 5th Special Forces master sergeant Kim Breed, the cover knife is the Spartan-Breed fighter/dagger—and it is just one of the latest knives from the 2013 SHOT Show and many other knives highlighted...

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Pro-Knife Laws Need Your Help!

Three states are considering pro-knife laws that need your help, Knife Rights reports. Pending measures in Kansas, Tennessee and Texas have been approved in lower legislative bodies and are moving on for further approval. If you act now, you still have time to help ensure these pro-knife laws will be enacted. The one in...