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The Tiny Pocket Knife That I Will Carry Until I Lose

I am not a Navy Seal. I don't need a fixed-blade, full-tang pocket sword with a tanto blade and a Rockwell factor of 58. I open a lot of boxes and trim my nails with this 50-plus year-old pen knife. It used to be my grandfather's. I'm named after him. He died before I was born.

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One of the Coolest Cameras I'll See at CES

Don't get me wrong, I love digital photography, but very few things make me salivate more than a sweet old Leica. And I'm not the only digicam fan who feels that way. Jim Fisher, Digital Camera Analyst for PC Magazine brought this sweet CL to CES.

Introducing Gizrank

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Hey guess what: We're rating stuff now! AREN'T YOU EXCITED?? I am. I'm so excited that I'm not even gonna talk about it anymore. Here's what our ratings mean:

Is Digital Money the New Way to Buy Drugs?

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I'm not gonna name names, but someone just mentioned paying for weed with a Square account. It'd be equally easy to use Paypal, Venmo, Bitcoin (RIP) or any of the myriad mobile payment systems that allow you to send money from your phone.