Great Race of Yith Prepainted Statue from Cthulhu Mythos

Gecco has announced a collectible for fans of all thing Lovecraftian  - the Great Race of Yith Prepainted Statue from Cthulhu Mythos. Continuing Paul Komoda’s daring design inspired by H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos, the 9-inch tall repainted polystone statue features "four thick tentacles projecting from the apex of the cone allow the creature to taste its environment and gather crucial information". Also, it includes an additional "professor" figure. The statue is currently available to p...
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Can't Add Books to Calibre

I can't seem to be able to add any books. I've tried adding a few at a time & then just one by itself. I got this Error Message: calibre, version 3.42.0 ERROR: Errors while adding: Failed to add any books, click "Show details" for more information ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Failed to add the book: 30-Second Architecture: The 50 Most Significant Principles and Styles in Architecture, Each Explained in Half a Minute H:\Kindle Non Fiction\30secart...
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Versatile Daybeds in Every Style

I’m making use of my old home office as a study/guestroom and I’m adding a daybed under the window. In these circumstances I prefer daybeds that look less like beds and more like structured sofas, ones that can be layered with a few pillows during the day but made up as a bed whenever necessary. There are so many options and so many styles to choose from! I’m looking for something simple like this first one with very clean lines but I thought why not share all the ones I found with you! These da...
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Down Range Radio #622: The Issue of School Shootings

This week Michael pats himself on the back, adds some disturbing thoughts on red flag laws and then speaks to the ole issue of school shootings. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #622. 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 reference link...
Tags: Podcast, Featured, Guns, America, Malcolm Gladwell, Michael, Second Amendment, John Farnam, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO, Andrei Kyrlov, Takako Nishizki

Cool Stuff: Awesome ‘Stranger Things’ LEGO Set Turns the Byers Household Upside Down

Just when you thought all of the Stranger Things merchandise had been released, LEGO comes along and delivers an awesome playset that brings to life the Upside Down in an incredibly cool way. The first ever Stranger Things LEGO set lets builders put together the house of Will Byers, complete with minifigures of all the show’s main characters. But what makes these LEGO set truly special is that you’ll also be building an Upside Down version of the Byers household as it appears in the dark, twist...
Tags: Toys, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Netflix, Lego, Will, Cool Stuff, Lucas, Hopper, Mike, Joyce, Byers, Dustin, Stranger Things, Jim Hopper

SB Tactical SBA3 Pistol Stabilizing Brace – Review

SB Tactical SBA3 Pistol Stabilizing Brace – Review U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- SB Tactical makes stabilizing braces for shooters to use on AR-15 pistols, AK pistol, shotguns, and other types of firearms. Although SB Tactical designed these braces to be strapped the shooter's arm, a lot of people shoulder these braces now that the ATF has given the OK. The government requires citizens to pay a $200 fee for a tax stamp to own a rifle with a barrel less than 16 inches or a shotgun with a barrel les...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Gear, John, Nra, Northern Virginia, ATF, SBR, MFT, TAC, SOCOM, SBL, John Crump, Firearm News, SB Tactical, Veritas Firearms LLC

Custom Font Issue

After spending hours looking for a condensed font with round a's and g's (the ones that look like balloons with sticks or strings), I settled on Futura Condensed. Fortunately, the zip folder contained the regular, italic, bold and italic bold versions. I unzipped, then put the individual font styles into the font folder on the kindle, as per normal. However, all the styles show when I'm choosing a font when using the reader. This isn't normal; usually only the main font name shows. I think this...
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Hi everyone

I've been reading the message boards for a while (mostly the Kindle and Audible deals) and decided to join the forum.
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Another Chapter of AUTOMAG Pistol Revival Story

As I said in one of our previous articles dedicated to the new AutoMag pistol, I really like the way Auto Mag Ltd. Corp. keeps us posted about the development of their ambitious project of reviving the pistol. They tell us the full story including the failures and issues they had during this journey of […] Read More … The post Another Chapter of AUTOMAG Pistol Revival Story appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Magazines, Editorial, Pistols, Automag, Semi-Auto, Auto Mag, Auto Mag Ltd Corp, 44 Automag

REVIEW: IDW Transformers #5 - The 100-Page First Issue Concludes

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Literary The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

"'In one moment, every drop of blood in my body was brought to a stop... There, as if it had that moment sprung out of the earth, stood the figure of a solitary Woman, dressed from head to foot in white' The Woman in White famously opens with Walter Hartright's eerie encounter on a moonlit London road. Engaged as a drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie, Walter becomes embroiled in the sinister intrigues of Sir Percival Glyde and his 'charming' friend Count Fosco, who has a taste for whi...
Tags: Books, London, Book Clubs, Wilkie Collins, MR Literary Club, Walter Hartright, Count Fosco, Laura Fairlie Walter, Percival Glyde, AlexBell

TFB FIELD STRIP: Ruger Revolvers, SP101, GP100, and Super Redhawk Models

REMEMBER the four rules of gun safety: All guns are always loaded. Never let the muzzle cover anything you are not willing to destroy. Keep your finger off the trigger until your sights are on the target. Be sure of your target and what is beyond it. TFB FIELD STRIP: Ruger Revolvers In this edition of TFB’s […] Read More … The post TFB FIELD STRIP: Ruger Revolvers, SP101, GP100, and Super Redhawk Models appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Akumaneko Neko Nude Edition by Deathcat Toys

Toy Art Gallery has announced the return of Akumaneko from Deathcat Toys.The Akumaneko Neko Nude Edition will feature Akumaneko and his buddies - Owlene and Psycho Sophie - in this new color way. The factory-painted Neko Nude Edition features black, brown, and gold spray on flesh vinyl. Akumaneko stands 6.5 inches tall and has articulation at the head, arms, and waist, while Owlene and Psycho Sophie stand 3 inches tall. You can pick one of these up tomorrow (Wednesday May 15th 2019) at Noon ...
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Oh, hi

Summer sports are wrapping up. Dealing with a technical issue. Irregular content to resume at some point.
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Inside the Forthcoming ‘Herman Miller: A Way of Living’ Book and Exhibition

Amy Auscherman, the company's corporate archivist, details the significance of the release “Nothing is done in a vacuum,” Amy Auscherman, Herman Miller‘s corporate archivist, tells us. And for more than 100 years, Herman Miller has impacted culture as much as culture has returned the favor. Their designs are timeless. They have acquired companies to create a family of influence. Most of all, they have pushed …
Tags: Books, Design, Exhibits, Archives, Eames, Herman Miller, Phaidon, Amy Auscherman, Herman Miller: A New Way of Living, Amy Auscherman Herman Miller

epub check failed with missing 1

I got those warnings: - The URL 'http://host_ip:10080/' is missing 1 slash(es) '/' after the protocol 'http:' - The URL 'http://your_host_ip:10080/' is missing 1 slash(es) '/' after the protocol 'http:' Googled around, not found much clue. what is wrong with those urls? thanks
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Fronzoni ’64 by Haworth

Fronzoni ’64 by Haworth is a minimalist’s dream. Used as a table or desk, it keeps spaces feeling open and airy. Created by A.G. Fronzoni, Fronzoni ’64 encapsulates “the designer’s desire to avoid waste and excess.” A simple base with square metal tubes offers a sleek base. With a painted top, Fronzoni ’64 remains simple and monochromatic. In square and rectangular shapes, Fronzoni ’64 works in residential and contract spaces—from a home library to a corporate meeting ...
Tags: Books, Furniture, Table, Desks, Tables, Haworth, Cappellini, A.G. Fronzoni, Fronzoni '64, Haworth Collection, Fronzoni

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Does ‘Not Understand’ U.S. Resistance to Gun Control

"To be honest with you, I do not understand the United States"
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POTD: Carl Gustaf M/96 (1915) in 6.5×55 Swedish

Today’s Photo is from a beaver hunt. Hunting from a canoe on the water has a special feeling of freedom and harmony. Imagine sliding, almost without a sound, over the mirror-like water in tranquility. The rifle is a Carl Gustaf M/96, made in 1915. The caliber is 6,5x55mm Swedish Mauser, and the ammunition is the […] Read More … The post POTD: Carl Gustaf M/96 (1915) in 6.5×55 Swedish appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Hunting, Mauser, Carl Gustaf, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Vorn Equipment, Vortex Venom, 6.5x55 Swedish, 6.5x55mm, Carl Gustaf M96, Vorn Defense

Lawyers for Hawaii Gun Carry Lawsuit File Supreme Court Brief in New York Case

“It is apparently just fine for him to be taken from his home country to fight in Vietnam with high powered weaponry but then to forbid him to carry a handgun outside his home for self-defense in Hawaii.” (Brief of Amicus Curiae George K. Young in Support of Petitioners) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “There is no question that the right to keep and bear arms extends outside the home,” attorneys Alan Beck and Stephen Stamboulieh argue in a friend of the court brief filed Tuesday in the Supreme Cou...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Guns, Supreme Court, Court, Beck, Hawaii, Resistance, Vietnam, Young, George Young, Ninth Circuit, United States Supreme Court, Heller, David Codrea, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Still on Windows XP? Update Manually or Get Wormed

Microsoft just patched a remote code execution hole in Windows XP with a critical update—over five years after it left mainstream support. However, Windows Update won’t automatically install it. You’ll have to manually download and install it from Microsoft’s website. As Microsoft’s Security Response Center explains, this patch fixes a “wormable” vulnerability in Remote Desktop Service in Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008: The Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) itse...
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We Need To Fight Red Flag Laws Head On, Not Hide

Opinion Red Flag Laws Are Dangerousto Our Liberty Virginia – -(AmmoLand.com)- AmmoLand News' pundit John Farnam recently wrote a thought-provoking article on how gun owners should behave in states that have adopted “Red Flag” laws, where your guns can be confiscated for an arbitrary amount of time-based on someone else's word that you are a danger to yourself or others. Under Red Flag laws your “due process” won't come for weeks or months after they have already confiscated all your firearms...
Tags: Guns, John, Don, John Farnam, Virginia Citizens Defense League Inc, Virginia Citizens Defense League, Shooting Industry News, AmmoLand News, Philip Van Cleave, Red Flag Laws

The 1/6th scale Tony Stark in his Avengers Team Suit

Oh...Infinity Saga, why does Marvel Studios and Hot Toys want to drain my bank account? Well, the company behind all of our favorite 1/6th scale Marvel film licenses has announced a new collectible - the 1/6th scale Tony Stark in his Avengers Team Suit .  Sophisticatedly crafted based on the portrayal of Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark in Avengers: Endgame, the movie-accurate collectible figure features a newly developed helmeted head sculpt with LED light-up function that bears a high resemb...
Tags: Toys, Robert Downey Jr, Disney, Avengers, Hot Toys, Tony, Tony Stark, Sideshow Toys, Marvel Studios and Hot Toys, Avengers Team Suit Sophisticatedly, Tony Stark Team Suit

QotD: Tortured Language Edition

"The city's part of the deal will be paid for with an extension of the "innkeeper's tax," a few more pennies on the dollars that pay for hotel rooms. 'Cos what're visitors going to do if room rates go up, use some online service that presently doesn't pay that tax...? Oh, that's right, they might just do that. Better yet, local news sources are claiming "it won't cost taxpayers a dime;" taxpayers who vote in Marion County, that is."Bobbi notes the bizarre language created by trying to find a ...
Tags: Politics, Guns, Tam, Marion County, Bobbi, Horton hears a Hoosier, Money Makes The World Go 'round

Massive Organ

Via The Online Photographer comes this video...Being born at the tail end of the Sixties and growing up in the suburbs, I'm a child of the Mall Era and really missed out on the glory days of the downtown department store. We went to the mothership of the Rich's chain in Atlanta reasonably frequently, but by the early Eighties, it was a shadow of its former self. . [Author: Tam]
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Coreldraw file to epub

I am new to Calibre and overall e-book publishing field. Looking for inputs on how I can get a hard cover book designed in Coreldraw (cdr) file converted to epub format. I tried exporting it to pdf and then converting to epub but the formatting is all broken when I open the file in Mac iBook reader. Thanks Vikas
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This Blog is Old Enough to Drive

Sixteen years ago on this day I hit "Publish" on my very first blog post:Is this thing on?Apparently so. Too bad I managed to lose the opening essay it took me an HOUR to compose. Oh well. I'll reconstruct it and put it back up later.Welcome to The Smallest Minority, so named because most of the really good names Eject! Eject! Eject!, USS Clueless, Instapundit, Acidman, and so on were already taken. And while not a Randian, I accept a lot of Ayn Rand's observations as accurate, and it wa...
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The Collected Scholarly Writings of Dastur Firoze M. Kotwal

Our dear friend and eminent author and Zoroastrian researcher Firoza Punthakey Mistree informs us about the limited edition book on the life of Vada Dasturji Firoze M. Kotwal A Must for Everyone Interested in Zoroastrianism and its People, Edited by Firoza Punthakey Mistree and Cashmira Vatcha Bengalli, the volume combines 19 selected articles on the Zoroastrian religion and its ritual practices and includes  a 340 page Biography covering Dastur Kotwal’s early childhood and his rise as a learned...
Tags: Books, Life, India, Firoza Punthakey Mistree, Dastur Firoze M Kotwal, Vada Dasturji Firoze M Kotwal, Cashmira Vatcha Bengalli, Dastur Kotwal

Daily Gun Deal: PSA AR15 Complete Magpul MOE Lower & SIG P938 Pistol $569.99 FREE S&H

PSA AR15 Complete Magpul Lower & Sig Sauer P938 Pistol Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Palmetto State Armory has a package sale on a PSA AR15 Complete Magpul MOE Edition Lower & Sig Sauer P938 Sports 13 Pistol for just $569.99 with FREE shipping. Sig Sauer P938 Pistols average $650.00 most everywhere online and a PSA Magpul lower is $150.00, so this combo lets you save over $230.00 and that makes this a great deal. It is like getting a PSA lower for FREE. PSA AR-15 Complete Lower Magpul MOE Edit...
Tags: Guns, Psa, Sig Sauer, Palmetto State Armory, Firearm News, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand News Editors, PSA AR15 Complete Magpul MOE Lower amp, Complete Lower Magpul MOE Edition

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