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Firmware Update Firmware 5.11.1.1 released

Firmware link New firmware has been released for pre-10th generation kindle, I got my Oasis 2017 updated today: What's New: New translation languages: Translation support added for Afrikaans, Catalan, Icelandic, Swedish and Welsh. New keyboard languages: Keyboard support added for Afrikaans, Danish, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish. Performance improvements, bug fixes, and other general enhancements. I didn't notice any difference regarding the performances and bugs. Any one? ...
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The Rose Culprit

photo: ARS News Service This is the critter -- a rose mite the size of half a grain of salt -- that's been causing the rose rosette virus, which has now spread to 30 states. Scientists at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Beltsville, Maryland, identified the mite (Phyllocoptes fructiphilus)... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Gardening, Plants, Announcements, Roses, Beltsville Maryland, Agricultural Research Service, Garden Design, Jane Berger, Agricultural Research Service ARS, Diseases/Insects, Rose Rosette Virus, ARS News Service


Vegetarian Steak & Ale Pie

[Author: Cat Morley]
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Down Range Radio #617: A Trip to Taurus

This week Michael wraps up his trip to Bainbridge, Georgia, and his visit to the new Taurus facility. He also talks about the Taurus guns that rang his chimes. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #617. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Hunter, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Bainbridge Georgia, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO


TFB Factory Visit: Spuhr Scope Mounts and Accessories

Location: Löddeköping, South of Sweden. I guess you haven’t been there and wasn’t planning to go there either? That’s fine, to be honest, neither was I until I got an invitation for a Factory Visit to Spuhr, makers of rifle scope mounts and other firearms related accessories and upgrade kits. The trip was well worth […] Read More … The post TFB Factory Visit: Spuhr Scope Mounts and Accessories appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Sweden, Guns, Companies, Thermal, Mps, Editorial, Aimpoint, Scopes, HK G3, ISMS, Spuhr, Benelli MR1, IR lasers night vision, PVS-14, Spuhr SR-3000, Ideal Scope Mounts System


Burst-A-Box – Trick ‘r Treat: Sam

Mezco’s Burst-A-Box has added another creepy spin of the classic jack-in-the-box. From Michael Dougherty's horror film, the  Trick ‘r Treat Burst-A-Box features Sam – the part pumpkin, part supernatural being. The fully functioning jack-in-the-box is approximately 14 inches tall when "burst". Designed after his appearance in the film, Sam features a burlap sack head sculpt with button eyes and orange pajamas.  You can currently pre-order the Burst-A-Box Trick ‘r Treat Sam for $50.00. It's e...
Tags: Toys, Sam, Mezco Toys, Michael Dougherty, Mezco


Stay for Bump Stock Plaintiffs Dissolves Wednesday

Turn 'em all in, Mr. and Mrs. America. Or else. U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “[B]ased on the government’s representation that it will not enforce the Bump-Stock Rule against the named plaintiffs or their bona fide members before 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, the emergency joint motion be denied and the administrative stay entered on March 23, 2019, and clarified on March 25, 2019, be dissolved,” the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ordered Friday. If ...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Resistance, Harry Reid, Donald Trump, Nra, Oval Office, D C Circuit, The Washington Times, ATF, AKINS, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, David Codrea, Firearms Policy Coalition, Mrs America, Gun Rights News


Ruger Introduces NEW Security-9 Compact Pistol

Ruger have added a new compact variant of their Security-9 pistol. With a frame length of 6.5 inches and an overall height of 4.35 inches. The new Security-9 Compact weighs 22 ounces, 1.3 ounces lighter than the original Security-9. The new pistol ships with two 10 round, flush fit magazines but can use the 15 […] Read More … The post Ruger Introduces NEW Security-9 Compact Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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“I Support the Second Amendment, BUT…”

Opinion “I Support the Second Amendment, BUT…” Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- “I support the Second Amendment, but…” Common refrain of mendacious gun-grabbers. Any time a politician uses the word, “but,” he has effectively erased everything he has just said. I am frustrated with politicians and political groups who pick and choose which parts of our Constitution, particularly our Bill of Rights, they like, and simultaneously pretend pieces that don’t fit their agenda don’t exist and can th...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Aclu, Nra, Planet Earth, John Farnam, Shooting Industry News, Defense Training International, Farnam, Collins CO AmmoLand


Kitty in a Sky Dress

She is the last kitty for now. I’m in love with her hot pink and black bag!
Tags: Crafts, Girl, Kitty, Doll, Finished Projects


Above View Specialty Ceiling Tile

If you look up and are immediately inspired, could be that you’re looking at an Above View Specialty Ceiling Tile. These are plaster and glass ceiling tiles (GRG/GFRG) that exhibit excellent durability and intricate details and design. Above View’s portfolio includes over 80 unique designs, “ranging from traditional, geometric and contemporary tile that can be painted and customized to complement any design concept. Above View’s ceiling tiles are ULClass A fire rated...
Tags: Books, Uncategorized, Milwaukee Wisconsin, Surfaces, Ceilings, Above View, Above View Ceiling Tiles, Acoustical Ceiling Tiles, Artisanal Ceiling Tiles, Glass Fiber Ceiling Tiles, Plaster Ceiling Tiles, Above View Specialty Ceiling Tiles


Above View Acoustical Ceiling Tile

If you look up and are immediately inspired, could be that you’re looking at an Above View Acoustical Ceiling Tile. These are plaster and glass ceiling tiles (GRG/GFRG) that exhibit excellent durability and intricate details and design. Above View’s portfolio includes over 80 unique designs, “ranging from traditional, geometric and contemporary tile that can be painted and customized to complement any design concept. Above View’s ceiling tiles are ULClass A fire rate...
Tags: Books, Uncategorized, Milwaukee Wisconsin, Surfaces, Ceilings, Above View, Above View Ceiling Tiles, Acoustical Ceiling Tiles, Artisanal Ceiling Tiles, Glass Fiber Ceiling Tiles, Plaster Ceiling Tiles


POTD: .50-caliber Special Applications Scoped Rifle

Posing for the camera for Today’s Photo Of The Day here at TFB, is the U.S. Marine Corps’ scout sniper platoon commander and the chief scout sniper with Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). You see them sighting in behind a .50-caliber Special Applications Scoped Rifle aboard […] Read More … The post POTD: .50-caliber Special Applications Scoped Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, US Marines, U S Marine Corps, Photo of the Day, M107, Barrett M107A1, Barret M82, Barret M82A1NG, Special Applications Scoped Rifle


Chicago Rapper Black Jezuss Reportedly Brain Dead After Getting Shot

Up and coming Chicago rapper Black Jezuss is reportedly on life support and has been declared brain dead after getting shot Monday (Apr. 8).Trippe Redd revealed the sad news in a post on Instagram.He wrote: “Tired of losing everyone &everything I love… pray for my brother he brain dead on life support @blackjezuss_”BlackJesuzz himself was last active on his Instagram account on Saturday (Apr. 6) when he posted to celebrate his latest music video with Trippie Redd for a song called “Stomp” gettin...
Tags: Instagram, Guns, Chicago, Austin, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Shot, Taylor, Gun Violence, Trending, Chicago Sun Times, Cook County, Keef, West Englewood, University of Chicago Medical Center


10 sec reading Never be ashamed to feign weakness

A wise Chinese master has this to say about the strategies of the warriors of light: ‘Convince your enemy that he will gain very little by attacking you; this will diminish his enthusiasm.’ ‘Do not be ashamed to make a temporary withdrawal from the field if you see that your enemy is stronger than you; […]
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Daily Deals: Crimson Trace CMR201 Rail Master Universal Laser Sight $32.72 FREEs&hMIR

Crimson Trace CMR201 Rail Master Universal Laser Sight USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Amazon has a sale on the super popular Crimson Trace CMR-201 Rail Master Universal Red Laser Sight in black that with a rebate you get it for $32.72 with FREE Shipping. Compare that to the normal retail of $115.00 elsewhere online and this is a crazy deal. To get this deal working you need to purchase the package online at Amazon and pay $82.72 at check-out then go to the rebate link below for info on how to apply ...
Tags: Amazon, Guns, US, Gear, Crimson Trace, Rebates, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand News Editors


Vonda McIntyre remembered: author Nisi Shawl remembers her friend, fellow science-fiction writer and powerhouse

Vonda McIntyre was at the forefront of the feminist science-fiction movement of the 1970s, making a difference in what sort of stories were available and in who could reasonably expect to write and sell them.
Tags: Books, News, Entertainment, Obituaries, Local News, Nisi Shawl, Vonda McIntyre


Game of Thrones Language Builder David Peterson Is Working on Denis Villeneuve's Dune

The man who crafted the languages of Essos for HBO’s Game of Thrones is heading to Arrakis. Dothraki and Valyrian language builder David J. Peterson is doing language work for Denis Villeneuve’s highly-anticipated Dune. Now, how do you say “the spice must flow” in High Valyrian?Read more...
Tags: Books, Hbo, Science, Language, Game Of Thrones, George Rr Martin, Dune, Frank Herbert, David Peterson, David J Peterson, Denis Villeneuve, Dothraki, Jane Goldman, Valyrian


The Controversial History Book Causing a Stir in France and Beyond

'There is a certain devil-may-care boldness in the choice of subjects'
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CBP Awards GLOCK $85M Contract For Duty Handguns

The Department Of Homeland Security, Customs And Border Protection (CBP) has just announced that GLOCK has won an $85M contract to supply the agency with 9mm pistols. The contract for duty handguns is set for a 10 year period and provides other DHS agencies the ability to purchase GLOCK pistols at the contract price. While […] Read More … The post CBP Awards GLOCK $85M Contract For Duty Handguns appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Dhs, Companies, CBP, Breaking News, Glock, Pistols, US Customs And Border Protection, Duty Pistol


Ciri Nendoroid from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

GoodSmileCo has announced a pre-order window for the Ciri Nendoroid - the Lion Cub of Cintra - from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The adopted daughter of Geralt, Ciri is fully articulated allowing you to easily pose her in combat scenes. She includes her sword, Zireael, along with effect parts to show her using her blink ability. There's a serious standard face plate an an interchangeable mischievous smile face plate. And Gwent cards are included. The Nendoroid Ciri figure is available to pre-or...
Tags: Toys, Gwent, GoodSmile, Ciri Nendoroid, Lion Cub of Cintra, Geralt Ciri, Nendoroid Ciri


City of Pittsburgh, Mayor & City Council-Members Sued over New Gun Control

Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto PITTSBURGH, PA –-(Ammoland.com)- Today, attorneys Joshua Prince and Adam Kraut of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., filed a new lawsuit against the City of Pittsburgh, Mayor Bill Peduto, and six City Council members over the City’s latest gun control legislation. The case, which seeks declaratory and injunctive relief to prevent enforcement of the laws, was filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas on behalf of three individuals and advocacy organizati...
Tags: Guns, Pennsylvania, United States, Gun Control, City Council, Prince, Council, Pittsburgh, Foundation, FPC, Peduto, Bill Peduto, Pittsburgh City Council, Allegheny County, Firearms Policy Coalition, Brandon Combs


Let’s Do the Twist

Art by A.F. Branco Let’s Do the Twist USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Let’s Do the Twist. Democrats are not willing to accept that President Trump didn’t Collude with Russia and now Prepare to Spin Mueller Report. 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.org Second Amendment F...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, Russia, America, Fox News, Trump, Nra, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, A.F. Branco, Gun Cartoons, USA Ammoland, Citizens Committee, Branco, James Woods Sarah Palin Larry Elder Lars Larson


The History of Photography

I have a question. Just personally curious. Have you ever read a history of photography? I won't specify what or which. Long online article, ancient classic from the '30s, whatever. You can answer just plain yes or no if you like, and I'm not going to slag anybody for a "no" answer. Mike (Thanks to c.d.embrey) P.S. Also, check out the Featured Comments for the "Too Easy" post below—just added. Original contents copyright 2019 by Michael C. Johnston and/or the bylined author. All Rights Reserve...
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ACM Festival Of The Year – Country Thunder Arizona – Is Set To Rock This Weekend!

Multiple ACM Award winners and nominees set to play country music's best festival! April 11-14, 2019 Florence, Arizona Country Thunder Arizona 2019 FLORENCE, Ariz. – -(AmmoLand.com)- Reigning ACM Festival of the Year – Country Thunder Arizona – is set to bring a prime slate of country music superstars to their massive stage this weekend in Florence, Arizona. ‘All your favorite people' are coming, including five-time Grammy, seven-time ACM and 10-time CMA winner Chris Stapleton (2019 ACM No...
Tags: Guns, Arizona, Florence Arizona, North America, Cma, Tim McGraw, Dierks Bentley, Saskatchewan, Chris Stapleton, Ryan, Brothers Osborne, Brett Eldredge, Facebook Twitter and Instagram, Ammoland TV, Shooting Media News, Copperhead


K3 How to run the script on power on / usb connected

Hi, Awesome stuff here, I've managed to root my kindle (3G GB), get ssh, modified some of the weather scripts found online to almost make my own picture frame / kindle weather display / CPU Monitoring station thing however I still have one issue. If the usb is ever disconnected from the kindle, reconnecting it causes the screen to blank, and then I have to 'power on' the kindle again, holding the power button for a second or so. Now, this in itself isn't too bad, except for when I mount it ins...
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Democrats Sneak Gun Control Into Reauthorization Of The “Violence Against Women Act”

Opinion Democrats Sneak Gun Control Into Reauthorization Of The “Violence Against Women Act” Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- Anti-gunners play dirty. Democrats snuck gun control legislation into a reauthorization of the “Violence Against Women Act” as a ruthless way to get spineless Republicans to vote for it. Their games worked. 33 Republicans were too scared of being slandered as “enablers of violence against women” that they chose to vote for gun control that takes firearms OUT OF THE...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Senate, Goa, Gun Rights News, Gun Owners of America, Erich Pratt


PREVIEW: Transformers #3 - Gigantic Energon Harvester


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Cat Tarot - Let Feline Friends Guide You #GIVEAWAY

Something exciting happened a few days ago....April 2nd to be exact.  Well-know illustrator, Megan Lynn Kott, released her newest project, Cat Tarot through Chronicle Books.  This delightful set of 78 beautifully illustrated tarot cards comes with a comprehensive guide book, to help you find your path through Feline Guidance.  And we're giving a set away to one lucky winner!  (see end of post to ENTER)   The ancient Egyptians revered cats as protectors, often depicting their gods as cats. Wh...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Usa, Pets, New, Cat, Release, Guide, Illustrator, Tarot, Watercolor, Chronicle, Chronicle Books, The Pet Blog Lady, Kott, Megan Lynn Kott


The First Machine-Generated Book by a Scholarly Publisher Is a Boring Read

Amazon’s online book store is plagued with thousands of auto-generated ebooks crudely hacked together from other texts by shady authors” looking to make a quick buck. Most are unreadable, but it’s not always going to be that way. Springer Nature, a publisher serving the research community, just published its first…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Science, Research, Artificial Intelligence, Batteries, Machine Learning, Ai, Springer Nature



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