Wushu Watch: Advanced Ways to Get Stabbed to Death
Thousands of martial arts schools promise "self defense" and then delve into the art of disarming a knife wielding attacker. We look at some high level, and extremely stupid, ways to wrestle a knife from your attacker's clutches.
The Canadian LARPer Who Died Fighting ISIS
In June, Nazzareno Tassone left Alberta, Canada, telling his family he was going to teach English in Iraq. In December, he was killed trying to take back Raqqa from the Islamic State.
How LARPing Grew from an Odd Hobby to an International Phenomenon
Beyond the stereotypes, live action role-playing is a vibrant scene that draws inspiration from tabletop games, drama, and performance art.
LARPers Have Created a Real Hogwarts School in Poland
A video shot last month near Czocha, Poland, shows about 190 pointy-hatted Potterites commandeering a castle for the world's largest J. K. Rowling–themed live-action role-playing adventure.