Tag Archives: Smithsonian Institution

  • Captain America’s Shield Acquired by Smithsonian Institution

    Captain America’s Shield Acquired by Smithsonian Institution

    Captain America’s shield is probably the most famous superhero accessory of all time, second perhaps to the Batarang, which doesn’t even really count since those are more or less disposable. So it figures that the folks at the Smithsonian Institution would be interested in adding it to their collection, and Marvel has obliged them with a […]

  • Multiblade Folding Knife: “The Mother of All Swiss Army Knives”

    Multiblade Folding Knife: “The Mother of All Swiss Army Knives”

    Here are some surprising facts for you: 1. There exists a Swiss Army knife with 100 blades and other attachments. 2. It was made over 100 years ago. 3. It doesn’t have a bottle opener. I’m referring to the Multiblade Folding Knife commissioned in 1880 for the J. S. Holler & Co. cutlery store, now […]