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Techies Nendoroid from DOTA 2

From the popular online game "DOTA 2" comes a Nendoroid set of Squee, Spleen and Spoon, also known as the Techies . GoodSmileCo has announced the pre-order available of the nearly 4-inch tall figure set. The Techies Nendoroid includes two interchangeable mouth parts (for Squee) - a standard expression and a smiling expression. The bazooka-wielding Spleen and Spoon (hidden in his barrel) and also included. You can currently pre-order the figure from GoodSmileCo for ¥6,111 or grab one over at...
Tags: Amazon, Toys, Squee, Dota, GoodSmile, Squee Spleen and Spoon


Stay on Bump Stock Ban Enforcement against Plaintiffs Requested from Supreme Court

Stay on Bump Stock Ban Enforcement against Plaintiffs Requested from Supreme Court U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- An application to stay implementation and enforcement of the “bump stock” ban was filed Tuesday in the Supreme Court by attorneys for the appellants in the consolidated case of Guedes et al., v. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, et al.  The request to Chief Justice John Roberts, as Circuit Justice for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Ci...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Court, Resistance, Chevron, Cornell, Henderson, U S Supreme Court, John Roberts, The Supreme Court, District Court, Circuit Court, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms, ATF


Former Bag Handler At PDX Pleads Guilty To Stealing Six Guns From Checked Luggage

: A baggage handler who worked at Portland International Airport admitted Wednesday in federal court to stealing six guns from checked bags over several weeks last year. Deshawn Antonio Kelly, 27, pleaded guilty to five counts of possession of a stolen gun before U.S. District Judge Michael H. Simon. The fifth count covered taking two guns on one day. Kelly acknowledged he stole the guns from five people who checked their bags at the Portland airport last August and September. All of them repo...
Tags: Guns, Military, Portland, Tsa, Firearms, Kelly, Multnomah County Circuit Court, Portland International Airport, Michael H Simon, Airport Gun Theft, Deshawn Antonio Kelly, Hannah Horsley


Surveillance Video Shows Eric Holder aka Shitty Cuz Kicking Nipsey Hussle After Shooting Him

A second surveillance video released online showing Nipsey Hussle’s final moments alive shows that his shooter kicked him in the head after gunning him down.As we reported yesterday, Eric Holder (aka “Shitty Cuz”) was identified by the LAPD as the man who shot and killed Nipsey Hussle.He was taken into custody outside a mental health facility in Los Angeles hours later. Sources say Holder was at the facility seeking treatment before he was arrested.TMZ released a second surveillance video showin...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, Crime, Shooting, Guns, Eric Holder, Los Angeles, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Lapd, Gun Violence, Nipsey Hussle, Trending, CRENSHAW, Nipsey


Cool Curves: The Harbor Stone Desk System

Designer Elizabeth Lowrey and Elkus Manfredi Architects offer their initial foray into product design with the Harbor Stone Desk System, “introducing more humanity to the workplace in a first-of-its kind alternative to traditional orthogonal workplace benching systems.” Harbor Stone’s hallmark is its pleasant, organic curvature, a shape that resembles those found in nature and, hence, intuitively pleases and energizes users. There are a number of pragmatic perks as well. The cu...
Tags: Books, Furniture, Desks, Elkus Manfredi Architects, Recycled Content, Curved Desk, Curved Workstation, Harbor Stone, Harbor Stone Desk System, Elizabeth Lowrey, Power Beam, Contact Harbor Stone


CMP to Prohibit Resale of 1911s Purchased From Program

The Civilian Marksmanship Program has been selling surplus arms to the American public for years. In that time, they’ve sold M1903 and M1917 bolt-action rifles, as well as M1 Garand and M1 Carbine long guns. Except for the Garands, they’ve all been sold out for years. This has created a great demand for any of […] Read More … The post CMP to Prohibit Resale of 1911s Purchased From Program appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Sales, Editorial, Cmp, Garand, 1911, Pistols, Rifles, Semi-Auto


Instructions for patching firmware 4.13.12638

This patch thread is for firmware 4.13.12638 (a4badbd8b558f7fbcd8314421f683327a4305714). Instructions for patching on Windows, Linux, or macOS with kobopatch: Download the firmware from here. Download and unzip kobopatch_4.12.12111.zip from here. Copy the original firmware you just downloaded into the kobopatch src folder. Install the firmware on your kobo BEFORE proceeding with the next steps. Enable patches in the files in the src folder (or use the overrides in kobopatch.yaml to keep y...
Tags: Books, Kobo Developer's Corner


How to "align" a text of a custom column?

I have one text custom column (series) after the titles on the main menu but due to space limitations the text often ends with (...). However on a particular entry the text is between two lines, like this: (example only) ABC ABC [1] This way i can see the full text, even the series number, within a quite smaller space. I don't have any clue how i have done this, and i have tried elsewhere but nothing happens. This is great option that i would like to apply to all other entries. I actually...
Tags: Books, Library Management, ABC ABC


I thank all those

I thank all those who laughed at my dreams; You have inspired my imagination. I thank all who wanted to squeeze me into their scheme; They have taught me the value of freedom. I thank all who have lied to me; You have shown me the power of truth. I thank all those who have […]
Tags: Books, News, Stories


Lost Library

I have my entire library on my Mac and after I updated the latest version of Calibre, the entire book list disappeared. I managed to find folders that said the books were inside, but no db at all and the folders are empty. I tried repairing the db. No luck. I think I've lost everything.
Tags: Books, Library Management


Penetrator-X Release

Clutter has released the American Gross and Nicholas Fung collaboration - Penetrator-X . The hand-dyed 9.5-inch tall sofubi monsters feature the Penetrator-X head sculpted by American Gross, on a Skullheadbutt Body, produced by Rampage Toys and come hand-dyed by Nicholas Fung. The  Clear Hand-dyed Penetrator-X Micro-Run are limited to a run of 3 clear pieces. Each piece is priced at $150.00. And the  Hand-dyed Penetrator-X Micro-Run is limited to 6 hand-dyed sofubi pieces with a one-of-a-k...
Tags: Toys, Clutter, Nicholas Fung, American Gross, Clear Hand


Mystery and Crime Oppenheim, E Phillips: The Terrible Hobby of Sir Joseph Londe Bt, v1, 4 April 2019

Another addition to the large E Phillips Oppenheim collection: Originally a 10-part serial in a Hearst Magazine in 1923, then a book in 1924. An episodic novel of the pursuit of a serial killer: 1: The Scarlet Patch 2: The Terror Of Elton Lodge 3: The House On Salisbury Plain 4: The Shaftesbury Avenue Murder 5: The Tenant Of The Lighthouse 6: A Young Man's Kiss 7: The Avenue Of Death 8: Madmen's Luck 9: The Borgia Touch 10: The Dead Man's Tale Text source: Project Gutenberg Aust ...
Tags: Books, House, ePub Books, Hearst Magazine, Phillips Oppenheim, Oppenheim E Phillips, Joseph Londe, Terror Of Elton Lodge, Josep E Phillips Oppenheim


Why Washington May Become Tougher Nut to Crack for Anti-Gunners

Washington State has more than 616,000 active concealed pistol licenses, according to new data. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Two weeks after the legislative death of a controversial, and highly-contested, gun control measure that would have established an extreme training requirement for Washington State concealed pistol licenses, the state Department of Licensing released updated figures on the number of active CPLs in the state, and it is up more than 3,600 over the number in Feb...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, Washington State, Seattle, Nra, Senate Judiciary Committee, Olympia, Legislature, Kate Brown, Jay Inslee, Department of Licensing, CPL, Evergreen State, Dave Workman, Gun Rights News


Spyro the Dragon – 7-inch Scale Action Figure

NECA has released their 7-inch scale Spyro the Dragon action figure. From the classic video game, the purple dragon measures nearly 8 inches in length with tail straightened. He’s fully articulated, including ball jointed wings, segmented tail, hips, ankles, chest and more. The Spyro figure can currently be picked up over at Amazon.com.
Tags: Amazon, Toys, Neca


POTD: Weapons Armament Research RMR Guard Prototype

Depicted in today’s POTD is the prototype of a Trijicon RMR red dot sight guard that is being developed by Weapons Armament Research. This little device basically combines an RMR mounting plate and a front frame designed to protect the lens from damage. The company develops the RMR guard for Glock MOS and FN 509 […] Read More … The post POTD: Weapons Armament Research RMR Guard Prototype appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Potd, RMR, Photo of the Day, Other Gear & Gadgets, Trijicon RMR, Weapons Armament Research, Glock MOS, Reflex/Red Dot, FN 509 Tactical, RMR guard, Weapons Armament Research RMR


‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ Has Been Turned Into a World-Expanding Novel by Guillermo del Toro and Cornelia Funke

It’s been 13 years since we ventured into Guillermo del Toro‘s dark fantasy world of Pan’s Labyrinth. In the film, a twisted fairy tale clashes with Spanish fascism as an 11-year old girl becomes embroiled in a war she wants no part of. She finds an escape in a twisted labyrinth that allows her to fulfill the prophecy of a lost princess returning to her rightful place at her father’s side. But it all comes at a tragic cost. Now the Oscar-winning film is being turned into “an epic and dark fanta...
Tags: Europe, Books, Movies, Drama, Fantasy, Spain, New York Times, Guillermo-del-Toro, Nazi, Cool Stuff, Carmen, Toro, Guillermo, Cornelia Funke, Pans-Labyrinth, Pan s Labyrinth


The Great California Magazine Rush

In the wake of Judge Benitez’s decision to overturn the California magazine capacity restriction, online retailers have been flooded by Californians now suddenly eager to buy standard capacity magazines. So without further ado, here are the retailers currently shipping 10+ round magazines to California. Brownells Classic Firearms GUN Mag Warehouse Honey Badger Firearms Lancer Systems […] Read More … The post The Great California Magazine Rush appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, California, Magazines, Shipping, Daily News, Benitez, Standard Capacity, Link's, Gun Deals, Great California Magazine Rush


more baby chick pictures

I bought a batch of 15 mixed layers from McMurray. They say they are a mix of at least 5 good laying types plus one exotic layer. I can see that the single fancy bird is silver and has very pretty feathers. I don't know any of the breeds. If anyone can tell the breed from looking at a chick and you recognize any of these - let me know!! They are two days old now and are being very good. There was one chick who kept pecking other chicks' eyes yesterday. (She the black blur in ...
Tags: Gardening, Craig, Kathy, Charley, Lincoln MA


WATCH: Super satisfying magnet action

These magnetic balls look fun as heck. Keep them out of the way of small kids and pets, please. Said the IMGURian who posted them where I found 'em, “Love these things, and it’s great that they’re no longer banned in the US.” You can buy them on Amazon for $17.99 right now, and they're highly rated. Comes in a set of 216 5mm balls + 3 pieces building magnets. [via]
Tags: Amazon, Gadgets, Post, Toys, Science, News, Magnets, US, Said


Avengers: Endgame – Team Suit Cosbaby Bobble-Heads

Yep...more Avengers:Endgame products to be announced. This time, Hot Toys has introduced a new wave of stylized Cosbaby figures to its Marvel collection. Taking inspiration from the matching outfits that create unity and connection between the super heroes, the Team Suit Avengers: Endgame Cosbaby (S) Bobble-Head Series includes a number of different sets: Iron Man, Captain America, and War Machine (light-up effects) Thor and Rocket Hulk Iron Man, Captain America, Black Widow, Hulk, Thor, Ha...
Tags: Amazon, Toys, Disney, America, War Machine, Thor, Hot Toys


I agree with this assessment

Greatest innovation to happen to the modern AR-15 and its variants? Red dots are great but not to great on a carrying handle.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized


Bumpstock numbers

Taking the ATFs low estimate of 280,000 BSTDs sold, they have achieved a miraculous 0.30% compliance rate.
Tags: Guns, ATF


The Army’s new subgun

The B&T APC9K. I’m surprised Sig wasn’t in the running with some sort of subbie that took mags compatible with the P320.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized, Army


Patches

As you can see I've grown into a deeper love of textiles and methods of bringing to life what I see in my head. My passion for a "silly band" really brought out some great stuff. I'd just gotten started with machine embroidery and digitizing, then spent a little bit of time last year following the band around on tour. Already invested in making patches, the "tour patches" started then as well. Today, I make all kinds of designs in patch form and direct to garment embroidery, sometimes custom w...
Tags: Crafts, Laurel Bayleaf


Mini Egg Scones

A great treat to use up the small mini eggs. [Author: Super Madcow]
Tags: Crafts, Super Madcow


Hot Cross Scones

These are a mix between hot cross buns & Scones. They are really nice with butter when still hot. [Author: Super Madcow]
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Windows 10’s “Stable” April 2019 Update Will Cause BSODs in Some Games

Windows 10’s April 2019 Update contains a change that causes some PC games to crash Windows with a blue screen of death. Not all games have fixed the problem, but Microsoft has confirmed it’s releasing the update anyway. Okay, let’s be fair here: Most affected PC games have fixed the problem and won’t freeze your system. But some will, and we don’t know which. This change feels like a betrayal of Microsoft’s commitment to backward compatibility. It’s especially galling considering Windows 10 us...
Tags: Crafts, Microsoft, Fortnite, Brandon LeBlanc, Windows Insider Program Team



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