Toy Dyson Ball Vacuum - Just like the grown-up version!

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure policy here. Check out this deal on this toy Dyson Ball Vacuum with real suction and sounds. It's $29.99 right now and I'm sure your little one who is... [Author: Lana]
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Overheard in the Kitchen...

RX: "You walked to lunch? It was 20° out today!"Me: "I'll have you know it was a balmy 26 when I walked to lunch."RX: "It's f$ck me 27 out there right now!"It took a second, and then I didn't stop laughing for five minutes. — Tamara K. (@TamSlick) November 29, 2018 [Author: Tam]
Tags: Guns, Tam, T'hee, Tamara K, Shouldn't we talk about the weather, Overheard

Getting in the Fight for Cultural Engagement

Getting in the Fight for Cultural Engagement U.S.A. –(AmmoLand.com)- When we discuss the social stigmatization of the Second Amendment, not to mention efforts at corporate gun control, one thing makes those things easier: The fact that those who seek to take away our Second Amendment rights have allies who have a lot of sway in our pop culture.The NRA is largely off the pop culture battlefield, and that is a mistake. In some ways, it is a tough hill to climb. Hollywood is one place where suppo...
Tags: Hollywood, Shonda Rhimes, Instagram, Guns, California, Time, Alyssa Milano, Social Media, Reagan, Bloomberg, Netflix, Gun Control, Dianne Feinstein, Michael Bloomberg, Gun Rights, Justice Department


Welcome to our third installment of FSA Technicals.  You can read Part 1: BMP Turrets on Pick-Ups here, and Part 2: SHAM-2 Improvised AFV here. The Free Syrian Army announced a technical called the Sniper Cannon (in Arabic; al-madfa’a al-qannas المدفع القناص) from their own manufacturing. It’s a local made 120mm cannon mounted on a vehicle and […] Read More … The post FSA TECHNICALS (Part 3): 120mm SNIPER CANNON appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Syria, Editorial, Free Syrian Army, Syrian Civil War, 120mm, Improvised Mortars, Breech Loader

Daily Gun Deals: 1000pc of Hornady 5.56 & 10 MAGPUL 30rnd PMAGs $339.99 FREE S&H

1000pc of Hornady 5.56 & 10 MAGPUL 30rnd PMAGs Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Team PSA does it again with a mind blowing deal on a 1000 round case of Hornady Frontier 5.56 NATO ammo and ten (10) PMAG 30 AR/M4 GEN M2 MOE magazines for $330.00 and FREE Shipping.MAGPUL PMAG MOE Gen2 mags are averaging $11.50 each, so lets just call it $100 for the 10 mags, that makes the ammo $0.239 a round which blows away any deal on Hornady ammo you can find today. 1000pc of Hornady 5.56 & 10 MAGPUL 30rnd PMAGs ...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Nato, Anti, Moe, PMAG, Palmetto State Armory, Hornady, Magpul, USGI, Ammunition News, 5.56, Frontier Cartridge, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand News Editors, 56x45mm Magazine Black

Forgotten Memo Shows Gun-grabbing Built into FBI’s DNA

Hoover (R) and assistant/companion Clyde Tolson (Los Angeles Daily News – PD) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms should be a convenience store” is an old meme gun owners use to express the more serious concern that Constitutional authority to infringe on the right to keep and bear arms is non-existent. “Boot the BATFE!” was a campaign the late Aaron Zelman of Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership started to argue that point, and to call for the elimination of th...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Congress, Fbi, DEA, University Of Virginia, Hoover, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Bureau, Albert, National Rifle Association, House Committee, J. Edgar Hoover, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms, ATF, David Codrea

Echo Dot 3 improves hearing audiobooks

I have some hearing loss - to the point that I finally had to shell out for a hearing aid. I received the Echo Dot 3 a couple of days ago and it's quite improved over Dot 1 and somewhat improved over Dot 2. It has enough bass in it that I can take the hearing aid out to listen. Not as good as the Echo 2, but far more portable and certainly less expensive. You can listen to both audiobooks that you have at Audible as well as a plugged in ipod or Mp3 player (bluetooth as well). Apparently, pu...
Tags: Books, Audiobook Hardware & Software, Audible

What a Gas

Art by A.F. Branco Obama Border Tear Gas USA –-(Ammoland.com)- What a Gas.The Mainstream media is outraged at trump because tear gas was used at the border but not a peep when Obama did the very same thing over 80 times.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 Ame...
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Kindle DX Storage upgrade

I need help finding a tutorial/walkthrough a guy wrote where he increased the storage space of a Kindle DX by building a custom memory expansion that replaced the network card with a custom pcb. I've finally upgraded my workbench that I can properly do the project including making the board, but I've lost the link. Is anyone able to send me in the right direction?
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Ruger Single Six Revolver – Still One of the Best Handguns to Own

Ruger Single Six Revolver – Still One of the Best Handguns to Own U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The Ruger Single Six hearkens back to the popularity of TV Westerns that came with the dawn of television in the households of ordinary Americans in the 1950s. Back then, Ruger was a newcomer to the game–not the giant it is today. Colt stopped producing their legendary Single Action Army Revolver so they could focus on production for World War II contracts. By the time Colt got around to starting product...
Tags: Guns, Louisiana, Colts, LR, Ruger, Remington, HMR, Ammoland TV, Firearm News, Pistols, Blaser, Revolvers, Single Action Army, 22 LR, Terril Hebert, Terril

Mystery and Crime Vance, Louis Joseph: The Bronze Bell (1909), v1

In pre-WW1 British India, a subterranean rebellion is brewing quietly. A tale of action and adventure, rather than a detective story. Attached Files The Bronze Bell - Louis Joseph Vance.epub (396.9 KB)
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Action Vance, Louis Joseph: The Bronze Bell (1909), v1

In pre-first war British India, a subterranean rebellion is brewing. A take of action and adventure. Attached Files The Bronze Bell - Louis Joseph Vance.azw3 (588.8 KB) The Bronze Bell - Louis Joseph Vance.mobi (562.2 KB)
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Chess for PW4

Sorry if this isn't the right place, but i can't find where to ask about this: is there any version of chess to install on my PW4 with KUAL?i had one buggy version for my old K4 and even with the difficulty given to the absence of the touchscreen, it was fun to use it in school with my classmates
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eReader to sync with android phone

I've been reading off an android phone for years and finally want to make the jump to a proper eReader. I have a mix of epub and amazon books and ideally I'd like to sync both between the eReader and my phone. Is this possible natively on any device or would I need to jailbreak, mess around with Calibre? Many thanks!
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Did The US Army Use Silencers During World War One?

In the early 1900s Hiram Percy Maxim, son of the inventor of the Maxim gun, began developing early suppressors which he christened ‘silencers’. It wasn’t long before the US Army took interest in these new silencers and began testing them. The US Army tested the silencers extensively between 1909 and 1916. In 1910, Colonel S.E. Blunt, Springfield […] Read More … The post Did The US Army Use Silencers During World War One? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, History, World War One, US Army, Editorial, Springfield, Hiram Percy Maxim, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressors, Silencers, Maxim Silencer

20 sec reading: our daily miracle

Give us this day, Lord, our daily miracle. Miracles tear away the veils and change everything, but do not let us see what lies behind the veils. They allow us to escape unharmed from the valley of the shadow of death, but do not tell us which road led us to the mountains of joy […]
Tags: Books, News, Stories

Getting Holiday Stuff Done – Organizing Recipes, Crafts & Cookies

Hey there, how is your week going? I thought I’d pop in today to give you a look at what holiday prep I’m working on this week. I’m getting holiday stuff done y’all! Now that I’ve gotten my HUGE holiday decor purge out of the way, I can move on to other things. These are tasks I’m doing in addition to my daily PUPA Movement. Not sure what I’m talking about? Well you are missing out because it’s such an easy way to get your home picked up. The PUPA Movement focuses on getting the stuff we use...
Tags: Crafts, Holidays, Kristin, My Life

Silliness What fictional musician or band would you ike to have heard?

What fictional (or mythical) musician or band you've read about in a fiction book, would you have actually liked to have heard (on record or live)? Personally, I've always wanted to go to a Mama Chola and Her Tijuana Trash. Nothing like Mechanical Jazz. . .
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Holiday Gift Guide 2018: 9 Gifts That Give Back

What to get the do-gooder in your life? Here are nine gift ideas that come with a promise to give back. Above: The Cotton Hot Water Bottle Cover is £34 from Aerende, a UK shop offering “a lovingly sourced collection of handmade items for your home,” founder Emily Mathieson says. “All of our products are created in the UK by people facing social challenges.” (For more, see our post A New Range of Life-Improving Housewares from a UK Travel Editor.) Above: Our London correspondent Christin...
Tags: Amazon, Books, UK, London, Mit, Uganda, Brooklyn, Ethiopia, Peru, Gift Guides, Unicef, Rwanda, Northern Uganda, Emily Mathieson, Bolé Road Textiles, Sarah Kauss

Beyond State Control: Improvised & Craft-produced Small Arms

Homemade 22 Caliber Staple Gun U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Review: Beyond State Control: Improvised and Craft-produced Small Arms and Light Weapons. G. Hays and N.R. Jenzen-Jones and 136 pages.Published on the Internet, November 4th, 2018, by the Small Arms Survey, paid for by the U.S. State Department Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement. Beyond State Control is an aptly titled study of improvised, homemade, and craft-produced firearms and light weapons from around the world.This is an import...
Tags: UK, England, Guns, Indonesia, Youtube, Iraq, Book Reviews, Department Of Defense, Syria, United States, Arizona, Brazil, Sao Paulo Brazil, United State, Gun Rights News, Firearm News

Hardware Waveform file decoding: how much do we know?

Background: I'm a EE with embedded-systems experience, playing with E-ink. I'd like to use one of the newer EPD panels (E-ink Carta, preferably) in a project, without Linux, using a microcontroller and maybe an FPGA. I'm familiar with some of the previous published work along these lines (mainly http://essentialscrap.com/eink/). It's clear from the earlier work that you can conjure up your own waveforms for simple black-and-white experiments without too much hassle. Grayscale and partial up...
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News you can use

Go forth and be clueful: Whats the Maximum Effective Range of Buckshot?
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Has nothing to do with how the gun feels in your hand. The gun I shoot most accurately (Ruger Match Champion) is not the one that feels best in my hand (Para LDA 45) by any means. And I don’t carry either one of those.
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Acknowledging the need for weapons

A university in Michigan is giving students and faculty ice soccer pucks to defend against mass shootings. They are, naturally, a gun free zone. After I stopped laughing, I concluded this is not a completely stupid idea. A well thrown hockey puck upside the grape and its coloring books for Christmas. But there are more effective ways of dealing with active shooters, such as shooting them in the face.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized, Michigan

Lying to win

It’s often said by anti-gunners some to the effect of “mass shootings only happen here“. This, of course, is not true: Of the 97 countries where we identified mass public shootings, the U.S. ranks 64th per capita in its rate of attacks and 65th in fatalities. Major European countries, such as Norway, Finland, France, Switzerland and Russia, all have at least 25 percent higher per capita murder rates from mass public shootings.
Tags: Guns, Russia, Uncategorized, Norway Finland France Switzerland

Life in the future

Fortnite now the 8th most populated place The future is, well, that’s a pretty cool game actually. My son plays it.
Tags: Guns, Notes to Junior

Tattooed Lady with Holiday Skeletons

I made it through a very busy Thanksgiving week and I’m back at work. The first of a few Tattooed Ladies- She is made from the Day of the Dead Nativity fabric.
Tags: Crafts, Doll, Finished Projects, Tattooed Lady

Brimming with Bounce: Interview with Robyn Osborne

Robyn Osborne is a children’s author and early childhood teacher from sunny Brisbane. She also happens to be a huge animal fanatic, with a particular love towards the canine variety. That’s why you’ll find dogs featuring in almost all of her books, including Dog Logic, award-winning My Dog Socks, and her latest bouncy tale, Bruno, … Continue reading Brimming with Bounce: Interview with Robyn Osborne The post Brimming with Bounce: Interview with Robyn Osborne appeared first on The Boomerang Boo...
Tags: Books, John Phillips, Author Interviews, Book Reviews - Childrens and Young Adult, New Book Releases, Romi Sharp, Early Childhood, Alliteration, Big Sky Publishing, Australian Slang, Robyn Osborne, Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush, Dog Logic, My Dog Socks, Bruno Continue

Natural Looking Faux Greenery

Am I the only person in the world who hasn’t started decorating for Christmas? It feels like it. The only thing I’ve done is hang a plain evergreen wreath on my front door. That’s it. I suppose I should get busy. Yesterday I was out and about looking at some holiday decor, specifically greenery. The lighted fir garland I use for my stairs is looking sad, it’s over 10 years old. Last year I layered it with real cedar garland and eucalyptus and I admit it looked amazing, until 10 days later when t...
Tags: Crafts, Decorating, Seasonal + Holiday, Holiday Decorating

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