WowWee Fingerlings Baby Monkey & Mini BFFs Ashley and Chance $9.99 Free Shipping

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure policy here. These were so hard to get last year! Now you can pick up WowWee Fingerlings Baby Monkey & Mini BFFs Ashley and Chance for $9.99. Shipping is... [Author: Lana]
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3.34 calibre-debug runs the script code under Python 3

Have old Python 2.7 script written in year 2013. It used to run under calibre-debug for five years. However, update to 3.34 began to throw syntax errors in all print commands in this script. Enclosing print operands in parenthesis in accordance with Python 3 standard helped. I have 32- and 64-bit Python 2.7 and 3.4 installed on Windows 10 machine. Bare command "Python" invokes Python 3.4. Still, my unmodified original script runs OK under Calibre 3.31. Is it possible that 3.34 calibre-debug...
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NRA, SAF Lawsuit Evokes Fundamental Questions About Rights and Democracy

The vote is in, this fellow lost and his rights are what the majority say they are. U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “The Second Amendment Foundation and National Rifle Association have filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging gun control Initiative 1639 in Washington State, on several grounds,” an SAF press release advises. “The lawsuit challenges the measure on the grounds that it violates the commerce clause by banning sales of rifles to non-residents, and that it unconstitutionally impairs th...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, United States, Militia, Washington State, SAF, Nra, National Rifle Association, National Guard, David Codrea, Second Amendment Foundation, Gun Rights News, RKBA, Firearms News, Naval Militia, Audie Murphy

Battle of the Best 22 Survival Rifles: Henry AR 7 vs. Marlin Papoose

Henry AR 7 vs. Marlin Papoose U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The Henry Survival Rifle and the Marlin Model 70 PSS are arguably the greatest survival rifles made. Let me explain.The takedown rifle has been around at least since the bicycle rifles of the turn of the 20th century. Hunters valued light-weight rifles that could break down into pieces. This allowed for ease of transport to and from the destination. Plinkers could ride to the edge of town and pop glass bottles without having a gun strapped...
Tags: Guns, 22, Louisiana, Winchester, Henry, Ruger, United States Air Force, Marlin, PSS, Ammoland TV, Firearm News, Eugene Stoner, Blaser, Henry Repeating Arms, Survival Gear, 22 LR

Touring The Arex Pistol Factory In Slovenia

My hotel for the Arex factory in Ljubljana, Slovenia was a converted medieval castle. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- I have been a fan of the Arex pistols for quite some time. A few months ago, the FIME Group (Arex's importer for the US) invited me to tour the Arex factory in Ljubljana, Slovenia. I agreed wholeheartedly and was looking forward to this trip, despite almost a whole day of air travel coming and going.After flying from Reno, NV to Denver, CO and on to Washington D.C., I left the freedom of...
Tags: Europe, Usa, Guns, Washington, Germany, US, Eu, Frankfurt, United States, Slovenia, Croatia, States, Eastern Europe, Mike, CNC, Frankfurt Airport

1 Dead, 3 Injured in Downtown Denver Shooting; Suspect Still At Large

One person is dead and three others were injured after a shooting in downtown Denver Monday (Nov. 19). The three people who were injured sustained non-life threatening injuries, Denver police said.According to officials, police are still looking for the suspected shooter.Via USA Today:Denver Police spokesman Doug Schepman told reporters that no arrests have been made and police don’t know if there was more than one shooter. Authorities did not immediately release any information on potential sus...
Tags: Usa, Crime, News, Guns, Colorado, Shootings, Dead, Jazz, Denver, Mass Shootings, Gun Violence, Colorado Rockies, Doug Schepman, Schepman, Downtown Denver, Coors Field

Hello Sanrio Mini Series by Kidrobot

Kidrobot x Sanrio has introduced a new blind-box series where food meets fun. The Hello Sanrio Mini Series features 15 different 3-inch vinyl minifigures. Featuring Hello Kitty fan favorites in flavorful food form. - from fries to burgers to shakes - you can currently pick these up for $9.99 per blind box.
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Little ~ Edward Carey

I have spent an awful lot of time whilst reading Little by Edward Carey, and since, trying to remember if I ever went to Madame Tussaud's as child. Have I ever been there... Surely I would never forget a visit... I can clearly remember interminable hours on school trips to the Planetarium next door. The tedium of staring at the night sky on the domed ceiling which seemed to lose its appeal after the first five minutes, and we'd all wish we were next door in Madame Tussaud's instead.  The ver...
Tags: Books, London, 2018, Basle, Mozart, Elizabeth, Marie Antoinette, Louis, Alsace, Marie, Madame Tussaud, Pondicherry, Edward Carey, George III, Dovegreyreader, XIV

New Kobo

I had a lot of help from the forum when I thought my Kindle Paperwhite was about to die. It survived. But it got me thinking my next e-reader should be a Kobo Aura H2O 6.8" eReader (2nd Generation). I have MS, which means my vision is not good, I need a huge font, so a larger screen would be great. The Kobo Forma 8" eReader and Kindle Oasis 2017 7" are just way to awkward in size and or design for me to hold comfortably for long lengths. Plus I am looking forward to accessing Australian Public L...
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Christmas Spirit: Wisconsin Company Gives Employees Guns for Christmas

A Wisconsin company has made headlines buy giving their employees an early Christmas gift – $500 towards a firearm of their choice. BenShot, Hortonville, Wisconsin-based company that makes novelty glassware with bullets embedded in them as if they’re bullet proof, posted a group photo on their facebook page announcing the festive surprise. The company was […] Read More … The post Christmas Spirit: Wisconsin Company Gives Employees Guns for Christmas appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Toyworld TW-FS06 Unofficial World War I Movie Starscream Prototype Images

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5.11 Taclite Coyote Boots – Long Term Review (5 Years)

For the last 5 years, I extensively used 5.11 Taclite boots. They have been with me in 12 countries, withstood heat up to 133°F (56°C) and still look decent enough to wear them on a night out (even though my wife disagrees with me on that). For the last year, I’ve been looking for a replacement, until I learned […] Read More … The post 5.11 Taclite Coyote Boots – Long Term Review (5 Years) appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Boots, Guns, 5.11, Other Gear & Gadgets, 5.11 Tactical, Best Gear, Taclite Coyote Boots

Troubleshooting Some mobi files won't sync furthest page

Is there any "trick" to convert epub (or any other type) to mobi, so Kindle/Kindle app would sync reading progress? I use Calibre to convert any files to mobi (mostly with basic/default settings). Then send them to my Amazon account, so I can read on my devices, Kindle Paperwhite, Android phone and a Chromebook. So far it's good... but some books don't want to sync at all. My last book wasn't syncing at all. It was converted with Calibre. Then I used one of the online site to convert the origi...
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Returned my pw4..Are there any e-readers with really good contrast and crisp text?

I just purchased my first e-reader and it was the new paperwhite 4. I couldnt stabd it. Some ppl may not see it but the text looks a little washed. And it distracted me. Making it bolder and larger just made more bolder and larger washed text to me. I went to the store and saw the nook glowlight 3 and was blown away. It said enhanced contrast and they actualy meant that. I was going to buy it but ppl say nooks are no good. Slow, and mahbe out of buissness soon. Plus you cant get alot of books...
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Calibre cannot convert AZW file (locked by DRM)

I just bought a book from Amazon, and i was going to convert it into EPUB for reading on my Kobo (after downloading it to my computer using the "Kindle for Mac" app - I don't own a Kindle e-Reader). I've always used Calibre (with the DeDRM plugin) to convert Kindle books this way, and it has always been successful. Until today :-( Calibre imports the Kindle AZW file (metadata included), but it cannot read nor convert it. It says "This book is locked by DRM", etc. - I updated DeDRM - I upda...
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Cry-Bully Jim Acosta

Art by A.F. Branco Jim Acosta Sucks USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Cry-Bully Jim Acosta.Self-serving obnoxious cry-bully Jim Acosta has got his press pass back but may have damaged already broken Journalism in the process.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 ...
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I love reading. Any sci-fi book reccomendations?
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Shots Fired at Chicago Hospital, Multiple People Wounded Including Officer & Shooter

Multiple people were wounded, including a police officer, after a gunman opened fire at a Chicago hospital Monday afternoon (Nov. 19). The suspected gunman was also reportedly injured in the shooting.According to news reports, gunfire broke out at Mercy Hospital, located in the South Side of the city, around 3:20 p.m. Monday.The Chicago police officer who was shot is in critical condition. The police department released a statement via Twitter saying there were “reports of multiple victims” foll...
Tags: Twitter, Crime, News, Guns, Shootings, Police, Chicago, Jazz, Breaking News, Mass Shootings, Gun Violence, Chicago Tribune, South Side, Mercy Hospital, Chicago Transit Authority, Anthony Guglielmi

Black Friday Deals: ShootSteel 3/8″ AR500 Static Target Package $137.86 w/CODE

Editors Note; Besides our usual daily gun deals, AmmoLand News will be featuring many bargains leading up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday to help you get in first on the best holiday deals. Shoot Steel Inc has started their sale with a 30% off sitewide sale, if you need steel targets now is the time to get them
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Android ereader app that lets you add synopsis?

Is there an ereading app for Android that allows for you to edit the metadata of the book the app itself displays? I understand this wouldnt be permanent editing to the file itself, unless I use Calibre. I have a ton of books for research, so having a synopsis in the app helps. I know how to add one & then insert it as metadata when I use Calibre, but I don't always have access to Calibre off-grid. I currently use Aldiko (paid version), and it allows me to edit the book description/synopsis (...
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Best Gift Ever

*sponsored by Kodak Digitizing Box I believe the greatest gift you can ever receive is a beautiful memory. I’d rather have a special day, or meal, or adventure, or trip that gives me a special memory than any material object. We live in a digital age which makes picture taking so easy, aren’t we lucky to have all our present day memories captured in digital format? But what about those memories you have before this modern age of digital preservation? Where are all of your pictures from childhood...
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Pacific Rim D-Formz Blind Box Series

Diamond Select has released the new  Pacific Rim D-Formz Blind Box Series . Each blind-packaged box contains either a Jaeger or a Kaiju, sculpted in the adorable “chibi” style. Designs include Gipsy Avenger, Saber Athena, Bracer Phoenix and the hideous Raijin. Sculpted by Bigshot Toy Works, there are 7 different figures to collect.   You can currently pick these up over at Amazon.com for $7.99 per blind box.
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Rampage Killing in Russia and the United States form “Media Contagion Cluster”

Rampage Killing in Russia and the United States form “Media Contagion Cluster” Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- – On October 17, 2018, a student at a technical college in the Crimean city of Kerch carried out a Columbine-style rampage attack. He committed suicide at the end of his attack. He killed 20 people and wounded 70 more, many of them severely. I will not mention his name. It is included in the excerpt below. There are very restrictive gun control laws in place in Crimea.The murderer legal...
Tags: Guns, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Obama, California, Russia, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Crimea, Denver, Columbine High School, Weingarten, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch

Has anybody tried installing KIF (Infocom Interpreter) lately?

Resuscitating a topic that seems to be dead for over fuve years, so starting a new thread. The software is still at https://adq.livejournal.com/108011.html I have a Kindle Keyboard, running firmware 3.4.2. The first step, jailbreaking, seemed to go OK, but the second update to include kindle-adqdevkeys errors off. I can recover back to the previous, but stuck unless I can add these dev tools. Any ideas?
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The People Shall Continue: a conversation-starting epic history of Native people for kids

Each year during November, which is National Native American Heritage Month by the way, we like to take a look at some of the great resources for our kids about the Native experience. Especially as we approach Thanksgiving. Because without the Wampanoag people, there wouldn’t have been a first Thanksgiving at all. In that light, […]
Tags: Books, Holidays, Shopping, Native American, Educational, Books For Kids, Educational Kids' Activities, Educational Kids' Books, National Native American Heritage Month

Melissa & Doug Vehicles 4-in-1 Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles in a Storage Box (48 pcs) $6 Shipped

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure policy here. This Melissa & Doug Vehicles 4-in-1 Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles in a Storage Box (48 pcs) is just $6 right now at Amazon. These would make a great... [Author: Lana]
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kobo firmware 4.12.12013

it just installed on my clara. the home screen now shows more widgets on it.
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Can this 'tag' go in a CSS?

Hi... have a very long book (over 3k pages in KP) and noticed many of the sub-chapter headings are orphaned with blank space and the text starting on the next page (usually when an image that accompanies the text is too large to be put on the previous page). I don't want to create a sep HTML file for each sub-heading, so was going to use this: ... to keep the heading with the text... But was wondering if it can be placed in the CSS somehow so I don't have to manually paste it into several doze...
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