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Quelle Surprise!

In news that will come as a shock to absolutely nobody with a Netflix account, the Hillsborough County, Florida Sheriff says that the will left by Carole Baskins' vanished husband is faker than pro wrestling."They had two experts deem it 100 percent a forgery. But, we knew that...we knew that before," Chronister told 10 Tampa Bay.According to Chronister, the problem was that the statute of limitations had expired for any crime related to the will."The will had already been executed at that point...
Tags: Wtf, Guns, Netflix, Tam, Quelle, Bread And Circuses, Tampa Bay According, Chronister, Carole Baskins, Hillsborough County Florida Sheriff, Rob Finnerty


How do I reinstall my library?

I had calibre on my computer. The hard drive died. I have a new hard drive and I had my calibre library saved in the cloud. I've reinstalled calibre on my new hard drive. I have the calibre folder from my old hard drive saved on my computer. HOW do I get the program to RECOGNIZE it? Using the Calibre icon to switch/create a library doesn't work. It tells me there's already a library there. I tried library maintenance. That didn't work.
Tags: Books, Library Management


TFB Review: Primary Arms SLx MD-25 Red Dot Sight

Primary Arms red dots are some of the most popular entry-level optics in the industry. They have come out with a new sight for their SLx line of red dots. The SLx MD-25 is a 25mm microdot that is budget-friendly but offers a great field of view compared to their other micro red dots and […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Primary Arms SLx MD-25 Red Dot Sight appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Magnifier, Night Vision, Red Dot, Primary Arms, Reflex/Red Dot


Kindle Fire 8 HD Home Page App Folders

Hi .. first time here, so I hope I'm doing this right :) I have an issue that no one at Amazon has been able to help me with (other than a factory re-set, which I do NOT want to do!). I've set up folders on my home screen to organize my apps - Games, Music, etc. What happens is, about every other time I open my Kindle, most of my apps have fallen out of their respective folders and are just left randomly on the home screen. Does anyone have any idea why this might be happening, and how I can ...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Introduce Yourself


30 SEC READ: Contradictions

Contradictions are what make love grow. Conflicts are what allow love to remain by our side. Life is too short for us to keep important words, for example, ‘I love you’, locked in our hearts. But do not always expect to hear the same words back. We love because we need to love. Otherwise, love […]
Tags: Books, News, Stories, SEC


The Economist - format change?

TE recipe fails today, and visiting the website it seems TE introduces new page format now.
Tags: Books, Recipes


POTD: Croatian Troops with HS Produkt VHS Bullpup Rifle

VHS could be short for Video Home System, but in this Photo Of The Day, we’re looking at the Višenamjenska Hrvatska Strojnica (“multifunctional Croatian machine gun”). On this occasion, the HS Produkt VHS and some other firearms are used by Croatian troops in the NATO Enhanced Forward Presence in Lithuania. The VHS is chambered in 5.56×45mm NATO, […] Read More … The post POTD: Croatian Troops with HS Produkt VHS Bullpup Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Nato, Lithuania, VHS, Photo of the Day, Rifles, FAMAS, HS Produkt, VHS-BG, Višenamjenska Hrvatska Strojnica


Previsualisation broken

Hi Since yesterday, on Archlinux, after a big Qt update (but not only it), I realized that previsualisation is broken on Sigil with all ePubs. It displays the files exactly as if there was no style sheet, even images are not displayed. All these ePubs are correctly displayed with the Calibre editor and have no ePubcheck defect reported. I have Sigil 1.2.1 with 5.15 Qt. Attached Files historique.pdf (41.6 KB)
Tags: Books, Sigil


In search for fine tip stylus for kobo for sketching

Hi friends. I'm really liking the sketching function in the Plato reader on my Kobo AuraH2O2. Can anyone recommend a fine tipped stylus that would work on this kobo? thank you
Tags: Books, Kobo Reader


Regex Beginning and End of Tag

Can Regex understand the end of a line or the beginning of a line that has text on it? I want to be able to insert something at the beginning of each line where the text starts and at the end of the line where the text ends. I'm thinking Regex can do this. I've used it so far and it's a very cool guy. My process is this: I copy pasta lots of text into a text editor, then I copy pasta that into Sigil and I'd like to use regex to do some hefty formatting inside of Sigil.
Tags: Books, Sigil


Tolino Shine 2, $26 + shipping at eBay

From GoodyStore, in case someone is interested in looking into Tolinos or getting a backup. The Shine 2 uses a 300 dpi screen (front-lit, but no warm tones). It was replaced about a year ago(?) by the The Shine 3, which is a Clara hardware clone. My Shine 2 has a very nice, sharp screen with good contrast. I can vouch for this dealer. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Tolino-Shin...4AAOSwy-leuUiy
Tags: Books, Ebay, Tolino Shine, Tolino, My Shine


Is There A Better Way to Use TOC?

The TOC only allow you to add 1 at a time. Is there a way to add more because there are 31,102 verses in the Bible and I don't want to click that much x 3. I didn't see a way that was obvious. I tried to shift / ctrl click / dragging the mouse and nothing.
Tags: Books, Sigil


Concealed Carry Corner: Learning to Carry With Pistol Optics

Carrying a concealed firearm with a red dot for the first time can be a strange feeling. Depending on the person, it can be beneficial for aging eyesight or for having fluid transitions between targets where it might otherwise take longer. I will be the first to admit that I’ve struggled to adjust from iron […] Read More … The post Concealed Carry Corner: Learning to Carry With Pistol Optics appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Editorial, Concealed. Carry, Pistols, Trijicon RMR, Semi-Auto, Leupold DPP, Concealed Carry Corner, Pistol Red Dot, Slide Mounted Optics, Trijicon SRO


Daily Prime - Dark Commander Beats Nemesis Prime to the Punch

I cannot keep up with the many officially licensed and third party editions that have been made, with more in the works. However, the AOYI SS38 Dark Commander caught my eye real quick because they have made a Nemesis Prime version of the SS-38 when Hasbro or Takara has not. Most surprising is the Dark Commander (right) has some improvements with the addition of die-cast parts in the chest and the leg flaps that don't come apart as with my Studio Series figure (left).
Tags: Toys, Hasbro, Takara


Daily Deals: Vortex Optics Strike Eagle Scope 1-6X24mm w/OffSet Mount $330.00 FREEs&h

Vortex Optics Strike Eagle Gen2 Scope 1-6X24mm OffSet Mount Deal june2020 USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Palmetto State Armory has a sale on the Vortex Optics Strike Eagle AR rifle scope in 1-6X24mm Gen2 with a matching offset mount for just $330.00 with FREE shipping after a coupon code “EAGLE” at check out. This is a great discount off the $400.00 MSRP and especially when compared to the $300.00 with no mount Amazon is selling them for. No rebates to fill out, no coupon codes to enter no FFLs to d...
Tags: Amazon, Usa, Guns, Gear, Vortex, Vortex Optics, Strike Eagle, Daily Gun Deals, Ammoland com Palmetto State Armory, AmmoLand INC, Vortex Optics Strike Eagle AR, Vortex Optics Strike Eagle Scope


Earthrise Sleep Mode Optimus Prime Review and Image Gallery by PrimeVsPrime

Following the wordless preview video we saw earlier, the every early previewer PrimeVsPrime has delivered us our first full review filling us in on all the in-hand details and compares with the original Leader release. As we can see, there are more than a few of these toys out in the wild. So it could be any day or week now that will learn the real origin of this release.
Tags: Toys, Earthrise Sleep Mode Optimus Prime Review


Millions Of First-Time Gun Buyers During Covid-19

Opinion By Jim Curcuruto, NSSF Director of Research and Market Development Millions Of First-Time Gun Buyers During Covid-19 InfoGraphic Cropped USA – -(AmmoLand.com)-The early part of 2020 has been unlike any other year for firearm purchases—particularly by first-time buyers—as new reveals millions of people chose to purchase their first gun during the COVID-19 pandemic. January 2020 started out with a strong SHOT Show®, followed by buzz surrounding background check figures on firearms wit...
Tags: Guns, NICS, NSSF, Shooting Industry News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, New Gun Owners, Jim Curcuruto


Iron Factory IF-EX36R Chaos Raven Toy Photography by IAMNOFIRE

IAMNOFIRE brings the flames with a new toy photography gallery for the Iron Factory, IF-EX36R Chaos Raven. Get a hi-res look at the warrior robot who can transform into a tank when the battle gets intense. Standing just over 4 inches tall, Chaos Raven features translucent parts and is armed with a spear and cannon.
Tags: Toys, IAMNOFIRE


Blackhawk Adds New L2C Holster for SIG P320 TLR 7/8

Blackhawk! Just announced the addition of a new holster for the SIG P320 equipped with a Streamlight TLR-7. IMG BLACKHAWK! Virginia Beach, VA -(AmmoLand.com)- Blackhawk, a leader in law enforcement and military products for over 20 years, announced today that it has expanded its popular line of T-Series holsters with the introduction of a light-bearing Level 2 Compact (L2C) version engineered specifically for the SIG SAUER P320 pistol with TLR 7/8 light. As with other L2C holsters, the latest ...
Tags: Guns, Navy, Gear, IMG, Virginia Beach VA, RMR, TLR, BLACKHAWK


Formatting one large epub file

I typeset my book in InDesign, and in Indesign I exported to epub (want to publish KDP/Kindle). Unfortunately I did it as one large 158 page file. So as an epub it has no chapter breaks etc but is a huge unformatted mess. I am now trying to edit it in Calibre (which I am new to). I need to be able to insert "markers" so I can later designate areas using "set semantics" but cannot find out how to insert the content markers in Calibre. I also need to know what happens if I try using the sp...
Tags: Books, Editor, KDP


Harry Potter's Diagon Alley play receipts

A true Harry Potter fan knows well the shops of Diagon Alley and takes joy in anything authentic to the wizarding world experience. Whether it's for party favors or role-playing for the kids, having replicas of Harry Potter's favorite shops can be a really fun way to let the kids use their imagination and pretend to be one of Hogwart's finest pupils. To make the Diagon Alley shopping experience more realistic, we came up with a set of printable shop receipts that are perfect for use for play,...
Tags: Crafts, Harry Potter, Potion, Wand, Hogwart, Diagon Alley, Make, Honeydukes, Mulpepper


André the Giant ReAction Figures

Super7 has announced that André the Giant: The 8th Wonder of the World has entered the ReAction Figures World. The André the Giant ReAction Figures are available in two versions - André in his trademark vest or in his wrestling singlet. Both figures comes with a beer can accessory. You can currently pick up these ReAction figures for $18.00 each.
Tags: Toys, World, Andre, Andre the Giant, Super7


Wearing A Mask While Legally Carrying A Gun In Virginia

Wearing A Mask While Legally Carrying A Gun In Virginia iStock-1213749604 RICHMOND VIRGINIA –-(Ammoland.com)- There has been a lot of uproar on social media and gun websites about Virginia’s new mask requirements that Governor Northam implemented through executive order due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Memes and messages have littered my social media feeds and inboxes claiming that these new mask requirements stop otherwise law-abiding Virginia citizens from carrying a firearm while w...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Virginia, John, Nra, Northern Virginia, Ammoland, John Crump, Northam, Gun Rights News, Shooting Industry News, Veritas Firearms LLC, John Crump John, Commonwealth AmmoLand


MMC Reformatted R-32R Stray Re-EDITED (IDW Drift) Review By Kato's Kollection

Today I take a look at the newest repaint of MMCs Reformatted Stray aka IDW Drift.
Tags: Toys, IDW, Kato


All The NRA-Endorsed Candidates Swept in Indiana

All fifteen NRA-endorsed state Senate and House candidates won their primaries in Indiana on Tuesday and will be up for election in November. IMG NRA-ILA Fairfax, VA -(AmmoLand.com)- – All fifteen NRA-endorsed state Senate and House candidates won their primaries in Indiana on Tuesday and will be up for election in November. “It's encouraging to see that, when given the option, American voters continue to support lawmakers who promise to protect their right to keep and bear arms,” said NRA’s I...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Indiana, House, John Prescott, Nra, Weber, Ed Soliday, National Rifle Association, District, Jeff Ellington, Sean Eberhart, John Weber, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA


46% Off Creativity for Kids Fancy Fox Light Craft Kit {Amazon}

  Looking for a project for the kids? This would be perfect for the Summer! Check out this cool Creativity for Kids Fancy Fox Light Craft Kit, at Amazon for 46% Off Shipped free with Prime or orders $25+ Description: LIGHT UP FOX – Light up your room with this adorable fox-shaped light box. Sparkly... Read More Read more about 46% Off Creativity for Kids Fancy Fox Light Craft Kit {Amazon}
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Pushing an Agenda

Foreign Policy magazine comes out with a shrieking Gloom-'n-Doom piece, A Moment of National Shame and Peril—and Hope subtitled "We may be witnessing the beginning of the end of American democracy, but there is still a way to stop the descent." What has so frightened author John Allen, "president of the Brookings Institution, a retired U.S. Marine Corps four-star general, and former commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces in Afghanistan"? Well, this:The...
Tags: Politics, Media, Guns, La, White House, Alabama, Chicago, Afghanistan, United States, Washington Dc, Marine Corps, John F Kennedy, Detroit, Baltimore, Brookings Institution, Kennedy


Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22 Sport .22lr AR15 Rifle + 4X32mm Scope $399.99

Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22 Sport .22lr AR15 Rifle Scope Deal june2020 USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Palmetto State Armory has the Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22 Sport .22lr R-15 Rifle with a 4X32mm Scope and Caldwell XLA bipod for just $399.99.That is 20%+ off the MSRP and a great package that will produce loads of fun shooting times. The Caldwell XLA bipod retails for $42.00 all by itself online. The M&P15-22 Sport features a 10 inches M&P slim handguard that incorporates the popular Magpul M-Lok system. ...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Smith, Shell, Smith & Wesson, Palmetto State Armory, Riflescope, Ammoland TV, Firearm News, Caldwell XLA, Daily Gun Deals, Ammoland com Palmetto State Armory, AmmoLand INC, Magpul M Lok Easy


Oregon: Gun Sales Spike. Legislators Wonder Why? ~ VIDEO

Oregon State Police Firearms Instant Check System (FICS) 2019 v 2020 Oregon – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Senate Judiciary Committee met today, via Zoom, to discuss a number of issues related to COVID. This meeting was scheduled before Covid became yesterday’s crisis to be replaced by today’s crisis of “extreme asset reallocation through looting in the interest of social justice”. On the agenda was “Increase in Firearm Sales and Background Check Issues During COVID-19 Epidemic.” Whatever slowing i...
Tags: Guns, Oregon, Tom, Senate Judiciary Committee, Manning, State Police, Michael Dembrow, Gun Rights News, Ammoland TV, Worthy, Oregon Firearms Federation, James Manning, COVID, Oregon State Police Firearms Instant


BREAKING NEWS: Florida Supreme Court Kicks Gun Ban Initiative Off the Ballot

Breaking news! Florida's Supreme Court has struck down gun ban initiative off the ballot! IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The NRA-ILA released the following statement in regard to a push by anti-gunners in Florida to force more anti-gun legislation in the Supreme Court.  Full details below. DATE: June 4, 2020 TO: USF & NRA Members and Friends FROM: Marion P. Hammer USF Executive Director NRA Past President In a great victory for Florida’s law-abiding gun owners, the Florida Supreme Court a...
Tags: Florida, Guns, USF, IMG, Florida Supreme Court, USF NRA, Marion P Hammer, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Florida s Supreme Court, Supreme Court Full, Florida Supreme Court Opinion About NRA



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