Short Fiction Wallace, Edgar: More Educated Evans (1926), v1

Educated Evans returns to his old haunts, back in the tipster business: 1: The Return Of The Native 2: A Souvenir 3: The Maker Of Winners 4: A Judge Of Racing 5: An Amazing Selection 6: A Good Gallop 7: A Horse Of The Same Colour 8: Mixing It 9: The Freak Dinner 10: The User Of Men 11: The Lady Watch Dog 12: The Journalist Attached Files More Educated Evans - Edgar Wallace.epub (291.3 KB)
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Angels in Disguise

Art by A.F. Branco Angels in Disguise USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Angels in Disguise.The mainstream media is trying to put a good face on much of the criminal element illegally coming across the border.Did you enjoy this cartoon?Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association (NRA) : www.membership.nrahq.orgSecond Amendment Foundation (SAF) ...
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At Least Two Dead, Including Gunman, After Florida Yoga Studio Shooting

Police say at least two people are dead and at least six others were wounded after a gunman open fired Friday (Nov. 2) at a yoga studio in Tallahassee, Florida.Police reportedly received a call around 5:37 p.m. of a shooting at the Hot Yoga Tallahassee studio and found multiple gunshot victims when they arrived at the small shopping center where the yoga studio is located.The gunman killed one person and wounded four others before he shot and killed himself, police said.Police Chief Michael DeLe...
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Calibre 3.23 stuck in perpetual loading

I am having a similar problem to one reported back in 2017 and I am using latest version of Chrome from Windows machine and Firefox on Linux Mint. Calibre vers 3.21. Since I am hosting this on the Linux Mint server and I use Firefox and use localhost:8100 (8100 is the port I use) or the library loads very quickly. If I use the actual IP address of the server it stays in perpetual loading. Same result if I use the machine name htpc2:8100. So it isn't doesn't seem...
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Firmware 4.11.11976

Kobo Firmware 4.11.11976 Kobo firmware 4.11.11976 has been released. As of November 2, 2018, it has been released to the Kobo Forma. It has not been released to the Kobo Touch A/B, Kobo Touch C, Kobo Mini, Kobo Glo, Kobo Glo HD, Kobo Touch 2.0, Kobo Aura, Kobo Aura HD, Kobo Aura H2O, Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2 v1, Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2 v2, Kobo Aura ONE, Kobo Aura ONE Limited Edition, Kobo Aura Edition 2 v1, Kobo Aura Edition 2 v2, and the Kobo Clara HD. The affiliates used to check these firmw...
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Firmware 4.11.11976 Released

Kobo have released firmware version 4.11.11976. This is only going out to the Forma. It is to fix some problems reported with version 4.11.11911. The problems I know of that it is fixing are: Hanging as reported here. Importing sideloaded kepubs with errors causing a reboot as discussed here. I think they might have fixed some other import related problems. The update will be rolled out Forma devices. I think it will be rolled out faster than the usual schedule.
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Like a narcotic

I’ve been in love before, it’s like a narcotic. At first it brings the euphoria of complete surrender. The next day you want more. You’re not addicted yet, but you like the sensation, and you think you can still control things. You think about the person you love for two minutes then forget them for […]
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Al-Hassan 20mm: Syrian Rebels Local Made Rifle & Ammunition

Al-Hassan Ibn Ali Battalion (one of the Syrian opposition armed factions) declared that they had locally manufactured a heavy sniper rifle in 20mm caliber. We will spotlight on three variants of this rifle which all had the same name (Al-Hassan 20mm).  The early first design, the second modified one, and the modifications they made for […] Read More … The post Al-Hassan 20mm: Syrian Rebels Local Made Rifle & Ammunition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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AmmoLand Clothing Available Online Just in Time for the Holidays

AmmoLand Clothing Available Online Just in Time for the Holidays USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- For years now AmmoLand News readers and fans have been asking for more branded Tees, Sweatshirts, and Hoodies, since the first AmmoLand Punisher series T-shirt sold out some years ago, man… how time flys by, I guess we have been a little busy. AmmoLand Brand Clothing Finally, AmmoLand INC has their all new clothing line available online. The line-up includes some vintage logo T's as well as our Instagram bad...
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I am looking for recommendations on Vlad the Impaler and The Bloody Countess (Erzsebet Bathory). This is not related to Halloween. Just two topics on my non-fiction TBR list. I would prefer if the books were not self-publishes. Sorry most self-published I have tried to read were horrible and information quickly pulled from Wikipedia or articles found during a Google search.
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A store had to move thousands of books. So a human chain was formed.

LONDON — The plea went out a few weeks ago from the bookstore in a port city in southern England: “Care to lend a hand?” Volunteers were needed for “heavy manual work” in shifts. It was “essential” that they be able to lift and carry boxes and office supplies. Among the supplies: thousands upon thousands […]
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Armed and Unarmed: A Difference in Mindset

Armed and Unarmed: A Difference in Mindset Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Being armed or unarmed is, in many ways, a state of mind. An armed person sees the world differently from a person who has decided to be unarmed.  Nicolo Machiavelli, the famed author and political philosopher, states it well in The Prince: Because there is nothing proportionate between the armed and the unarmed; and it is not reasonable that he who is armed should yield obedience willingly to him who is unarmed, or that the...
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Featured Deals of the Week

Deals of the Week – Ruger AR-556 MPR, Sig Romeo5 and Magpul PMAGs, Leupold Mark AR Mod-1, Winchester XPR Introducing the Deals of the Week, a weekly round-up of some of the best deals on firearms and accessories that can be found on the internet. Ruger AR-556 MPR – $579.99 What the deal is: The Ruger […] Read More … The post Featured Deals of the Week appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Smith & Wesson Model 19 Classic .357 Magnum Revolver – Review

Model 19 Classic GRAND RAPIDS, MI USA -(Ammoland.com)- The .357 Magnum has always been a round that inspires confidence and Smith & Wesson’s Model 19 is a name that does the same. The two have been hand-in-hand since the mid 1950’s and have very famous names associated with them, such as Elmer Keith and Bill Jordan. The Model 19 became the ‘peace officer’s dream’ gun and it saw a long and storied history of use. Today we are going to take a look at S&W’s re-release of the historical gun in the...
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DCON18: DKE Toys Drop #1

DKE Toys will be attending Designer Con 2018 , and they've started to announce the exclusive releases that they'll have with them at the show. Designer Con takes place at the Anaheim Convention Center from November 16th through 18th 2018, and DKE Toys will be held up at Booth #2523. If you can’t make it to DCON, please email [email protected] to be placed on a waitlist for any leftovers after the show. Colonel Sandroid by Nekosatsu Toys Seventeen-year-old Henry Zack from New York has his...
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5 Action RPGs to Fill The Diablo-Sized Hole In Your PC Gaming Heart

Blizzard just announced the next Diablo game… and it’s a mobile game. If you’re one of the thousands of fans crushed by the news that there is no forthcoming Diablo IV, we’ve got five awesome alternatives for you to explore. If you’re a Diablo super fan and you haven’t heard the news yet, you might want to sit down. The new game, announced today at Blizzcon, is called Diablo Immortal and it’s a mobile game. As longtime fans of the Diablo franchise (many of us on staff have played it since the o...
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A 2007 PhD thesis on Kautilya’s Arthashastra – interesting summary of the ancient Indian state and economy

I’m always interested in analyses of the Arthashastra. Reporting this here for my future reference. The thesis confirms my readings so far from a variety of sources. The ancient Indian state can be best characterised as a pre-liberal capitalist state. The moot question relates to the level of freedom of thought and speech. It appears […]
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Daily Deals: Winchester White Box Ammo 9mm FMJ 1000pc $174.99(.175ea) FREE S&H w/Code

Winchester White Box Ammo 9mm FMJ 1000pc Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Brownells has a sale on Winchester White Box 9mmm Ammunition that with coupon code “NCS” entered in the cart it gets you down to $0.175 a round and FREE Shipping.This buy is like a penny off of the best you can expect low-price for this ammo today and a great chance to pick some up while it is still in stock. If our election goes to the Democrats this is probably the last time you will see this ammo this cheap for two years....
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Blizzard Announces Diablo Immortal, An MMO-Dungeon Crawler For Mobile

The Diablo series, a dungeon crawler that’s come to define the genre, is going mobile. Blizzard announced Diablo Immortal for iOS and Android at its annual Blizzcon event. The game has no release date, but pre-registration is available by hitting the link above. Diablo Immortal adapts the familiar top-down gameplay for phones and tablets, using tap-to-move for progression and thumb-based buttons for character abilities. Classic Diablo classes like the Barbarian, Wizard, Monk, and Demon Hunter a...
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Designer Profile: Marc Newson

Australian-born and London-based, designer Marc Newson has captured the attention of companies the world over since the late 1980s, when he introduced two iconic pieces—Embryo Chair and Lockheed Lounge. 1. Embryo Chair for Cappellini An important breakthrough, Embryo Chair “laid down the DNA for much of what I was to do after that,” explains Newson. That it should have given birth to his mature style is fitting, especially given the chair’s name. Like a rotund ant covered in bright neoprene, Em...
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Bizzard Announces Diablo Immortal, An MMO-Dungeon Crawler For Mobile

TheDiablo series, a dungeon crawler that’s come to define the genre, is going mobile. Blizzard announced Diablo Immortal for iOS and Android at its annual Blizzcon event. The game has no release date, but pre-registration is available by hitting the link above. Diablo Immortal adapts the familiar top-down gameplay for phones and tablets, using tap-to-move for progression and thumb-based buttons for character abilities. Classic Diablo classes like the Barbarian, Wizard, Monk, and Demon Hunter ar...
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Senate Election Certainty, BUT Only if You Vote on Tuesday

Opinion Senate Election Certainty, BUT Only if You Vote on Tuesday USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- There is one clear certainty about the 2018 elections. Senator Chuck Schumer will not be the majority leader. I have looked at every Senate race this year, and I do not see any way the Democrats can get to a majority.The supposed blue wave broke before making it to shore.This is a much bigger breakthrough in national government than you might have expected.If the Democrats had acquired a majority in the ...
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$8,000 Reward Offered for Information on Phantom Tactical

$8,000 Reward Offered for Information on Phantom Tactical Houston, Texas – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry have announced a reward of up to $8,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) responsible for burglarizing Phantom Tactical, located at 15626 Galveston Rd., Houston, Texas.On October 22nd at 2:21 am, four suspects entered Phantom Ta...
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How to Make a Simple DIY Evergreen Wreath

Seasonal and holiday crafts are all the rage, it’s so fun to change things up. So with each new season and holiday, we craft up a storm, with a lot of focus on the entrance to our home. It’s the first place people will see, after all, so we want to make it as appealing as possible. But, what about when there are no holiday’s on the horizon? It’s nice to have decor we can put out year-round like this simple DIY evergreen wreath! Evergreen Wreath Tutorial This evergreen wreath is the perfect a...
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How the Anti-Gun Media Skews Public Opinion

Fake News Media Biased U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- There was a mass murder at a Pittsburgh Synagogue. If you read the posts on social media after that attack then you would think that guns are pure evil. Those writers seem not to know that guns save lives every day. Unfortunately, they are not alone. Public Misperception I’ll go further and say the average voter is only vaguely aware that ordinary citizens use their firearms to save lives every single day. Most people don’t know that firearms are ...
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error unhandled exception embedding fonts

While trying to embed fonts in editor I got message below. I tried copying the fonts to stylesheet, deleting fonts.css, then creating new fonts.css file and pasting in the fonts. I am stuck. Can someone please offer help? Best regards, Pop calibre, version 3.33.1 ERROR: Unhandled exception: MemoryError: calibre 3.33.1 embedded-python: True is64bit: True Linux-4.15.0-36-generic-x86_64-with-debian-buster-sid Linux ('64bit', 'ELF') ('Linux', '4.15.0-36-generic', '#39-Ubuntu SMP Mon Sep 24 16...
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another tattooed big man- horse’s rear?

What exactly are his tattoos telling us about him?! He also has a cow’s head on his shoulder. I have a big pile of ladies to work on next. Tattooed ladies and lady pillow dolls. It is always fun to get on to the next thing!
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Upcoming garden events in the San Fernando Valley and LA area in November

The sweeping view of Los Angeles from above the Cactus Garden at the Getty Center. (Photo by David Crane/Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and botanic gardens to visit in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   UPCOMING   Armstrong Garden Centers class: “Attracting Birds to Your Yard,”  9 a.m. Nov. 10. Locations include: 5816 San Fernando Road, Glendale (818-243-4227); 1515 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge (818-790-2555...
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Content Managing Collections The Old Fashioned Way

I've got the KO2 (32GB) with approximately 5,000 books on it. I organize all of these books into about 10 collections (use genres as my collections). Based on the type of books I typically read, some of these collections are much bigger than rest (for example, I'm approaching almost 1,000 books in my Mystery-Thriller-Suspense collection). For several reasons I've decided not to jailbreak my Kindle, even though collection management is supposed to be much easier on a JB Kindle. Not sure if i...
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Cáscara Tubs by MTI Baths

Cáscara is a freestanding bathtub by United States-based bath products manufacturer MTI Baths. Part of the brand’s Boutique Collection of tubs, each unit is individually manufactured and built to the specifications of each customer. As with many of MTI Baths’ products, Cáscara is made of its proprietary SculptureStone material, also known as Engineered Solid Stone (ESS). This material is non-porous making it resistant to mold, mildew, and stains. Cáscara is available in two colors, white or bi...
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