Content servers web page in Chrome

Hi. I'm having trouble with accessing the web site on all my browsers. It just hangs on the loading page, and all I can do is go to the mobile option. This is very limited, and the search i giving me very inaccurate results. Since Chrome no longer supports Java, what can I do to get this page to load correctly? I'm using Chrome version 78.0.3904.70 I've also tried other browsers like Opera, Vivaldi, IE and Edge. All with the same result. They all just hangs on the: Loading, please wait… You ca...
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Battery draining quicker than usual - new kindle

So, my kindle 8th generation is less than a year old, and it's battery used to take a long time before dropping down to 20% (which is when I charge it). However, after my last charge, it has dropped quicker than usual. I'm reading for about an hour nonstop and I find it going down about 5%. I don't know if it's normal. I hadnt used my kindle for a while (however I never forgot to charge it when it reached 20%, because I was always taking care of it) and I can't remember if that was normal to hap...
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Adding Languages to Basic Metadata

I'm using calibre to collect my work resources, including several Alaska Native language resources. I'd like to tag these with the corresponding languages, but I noticed Yupik and Dena'Ina are missing from the list. (Inupiaq, Tlinget, and Gwich'in are there, thank you!). It doesn't appear that I can change this list myself, nor did I find any plugins for this. Is there somewhere these choices are discussed, or can I request additions? (I'm a new calibri user and new to this forum, so I apologiz...
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Yes, Virgina, There is a Deep State

From Arthur Chrenkoff:The media and the left (but I repeat myself) have spent the past three years ridiculing the concept of the “Deep State” and those who subscribe to its existence. We have been told it’s a crazy right-wing conspiracy theory to believe that some public servants, mostly in the fields of intelligence, law enforcement and diplomacy, might cooperate in informal cabals to pursue their preferred policies regardless of who is in power and to protect their fiefdoms from oversigh...
Tags: Politics, Guns, Kevin, Tough History Coming, Stephen Green, Recycled Content, Arthur Chrenkoff

POTD: German Panzergrenadier with Heckler & Koch HK69A1

Time for another Photo Of The Day. This time we’re in Germany for some training with their soldiers. We take a closer look at a Heckler & Koch that we don’t see too often, namely the HK69A1 or the Bundeswehr designation “AG40 A1“. In German, the grenade launcher is auto-translated into a “grenade pistol“, which […] Read More … The post POTD: German Panzergrenadier with Heckler & Koch HK69A1 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, Koch, Heckler Koch, Photo of the Day, G36, AG40, Hk69

Weekend Reading

Hello friends. We’re all on edge today, the wildfires are happening again in Northern California, and a big one is burning in my county just 30 miles north of my home. Evacuations and power shut downs are in effect. It’s a little scary but wildfire season is a thing now, so we’re all on alert, hoping for containment soon but prepared for the worst. Sad but true. Favorite links from the week… Loving the medley of gloss cabinets and matte black fixtures in this kitchen remodel. The pretty combo o...
Tags: Crafts, Northern California

Setting metadata from ebook files

If I explore an old library, and discover it has no tags or is missing a lot of metadata that would normally show, and it it NOT a restored library, will setting the metadata from ebook files be the same as restoring? Also, is there a way to select which ebook file is being restored? I have a lot of mixed formats in the folders and was wondering if it will always use the .epub or if it will use a specific or all? Anyway of choosing how that goes? If there is a way of setting the files in a h...
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Quote of the Day - Angelo Codevilla, Part 3

From Interview with Angelo Codevilla, a two-fer - one from the interviewer, David Samuels:...there is no such thing as America anymore. In place of the America that is described in history books, where Henry Clay forged his compromises, and Walt Whitman wrote poetry, and Herman Melville contemplated the whale, and Ida Tarbell did her muckraking, and Thomas Alva Edison invented movies and the light bulb, and so forth, has arisen something new and vast and yet distinctly un-American that for lack ...
Tags: Politics, Guns, America, Brave New World, Herman Melville, Kevin, Franklin Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Walt Whitman, American Republic, Henry Clay, Thomas Alva Edison, Tough History Coming, EUtopia, Ida Tarbell, David Samuels

Buy from Kobo in the US?

Hello folks, I'm wondering whether it is still possible to purchase an ereader via the Kobo website from a US address, or will you automatically be sent to WalMart's site. I'd rather have a root canal than buy from WalMart.
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What about webp images?

Hello! Today, making an epub (2) from collected html pages, I found that Sigil put all the webp images into the folder... - Of course, webp is a recent format (I have been told that not all servers recognize it as image, zipping it on upload), thus it hardly can been included in the epub2 standard - On the other hand, I should think that it has a 'mime type' to put it together with jpg, png, gif... and, as a matter of fact, 'preview' shows the images without trouble, although in opf they show a...
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Other Non-Fiction Mayer Friedrich: Die Fränkische Schweiz in Stahlstichen. (german) V1. 26 Oct 2019

Friedrich Mayer, (20. Februar 1804 in Gunzenhausen — 30. Juni 1857 in Nürnberg) war ein deutscher (Reise-)Schriftsteller und Journalist. Die Fränkische Schweiz in Stahlstichen. Nach neu aufgenommenen Originalzeichnungen mit naturgeschichtlichen Schilderungen, historischen Erörterungen und Sagen. Ein Gedenk- und Erinnerungsbuch, wie auch Führer für Naturfreunde. Verlag von Carl Mayer's Kunstanstalt. Nürnberg, 1857. Attached Thumbnails   ...
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Other Non-Fiction Mayer, Friedrich: Wanderungen durch das Pegnitzthal. (german) V1. 26 Oct 2019

Friedrich Mayer, (20. Februar 1804 in Gunzenhausen — 30. Juni 1857 in Nürnberg) war ein deutscher (Reise-)Schriftsteller und Journalist. Wanderungen durch das Pegnitzthal. Mit 24 Stahlstichen, nach der Natur gestochen von Alexander Marx. Nürnberg, 1844. Attached Thumbnails   Attached Files Mayer Friedrich_Wanderungen durch das Pegnitzthal.epub (3.21 MB)
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Error when trying to convert .azw3 to .pdf

Hi, I'm trying to convert a Kindle book from .azw3 to .pdf, however when I do this I get the following error: Code: calibre, version 4.2.0 (win32, embedded-python: True) Conversion error: Failed: Convert book 1 of 1 (MEI A Level Mathematics Year 1 (AS) 4th Edition) Convert book 1 of 1 (MEI A Level Mathematics Year 1 (AS) 4th Edition) Conversion options changed from defaults:   read_metadata_from_opf: u'C:\\Users\\joshu\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\calibre_ws02vq\\euyaej.opf'   pdf_serif...
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Sigil 0.9.18 problem

When I try to use 'Metadata Editor' or 'Generate Table of Contents' Sigil Locks up. I have to use Task Manager to end the task. How do I fix the problem? Running Win 10.0.18362 on Dell Inspiron 11-3147 Apparently Sigil is opening a child window which does not become visible or on top.
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KT3 advice

hey all, just a request for some advice. I'm a bit of a cheapskate, I don't want to pay for sponsor offers removal if I can avoid it. I have a Kindle Basic KT3 with the firmware If I recall correctly it has never been online, although I might be wrong. I made the "update.bin.tmp.partial" dummy folder in the kindle's visible partition's root directory. If I go online with it to browse wikipedia, will I get the sponsor's offers? Is there a way to avoid them without paying? I like the d...
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My New Book: ‘Guilty by Reason of Insanity’

Opinion Guilty by Reason of Insanity: Why the Democrats Must Not Win USA – -(Ammoland.com)- While Trump-haters keep obsessing over his tweets and “manners,” we are witnessing the Democrats' ongoing rejection of President Donald Trump's constitutional right to govern and the people's sovereign choice in electing him. Let's check our priorities. You may regard Trump's tweet “#StopTheCoup” as political theater, but it's not, and we need to take notice. Ever since Trump's presidential announcem...
Tags: Guns, Gear, Election 2020, David Limbaugh

SILENCER SATURDAY #96: NFA Process 101 – How To Buy A Silencer

Good afternoon everyone and welcome back to another Silencer Saturday and brought to you by Yankee Hill Machine. Last week we talked about the National Firearms Act (NFA) and why it kills design and manufacturing innovation in the firearms industry. From the consumer’s standpoint, the process to buy, transfer and own NFA items can be […] Read More … The post SILENCER SATURDAY #96: NFA Process 101 – How To Buy A Silencer appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, NFA, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Silencer Saturday, Yankee Hill Machine Last

Imperial Capital but America-First Nation

Opinion Middle East USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “Let someone else fight over this long blood-stained sand,” said President Donald Trump in an impassioned defense of his decision to cut ties to the Syrian Kurds, withdraw and end these “endless wars.” Are our troops in Syria, then, on their way home? Well, not exactly. Those leaving northern Syria went into Iraq. Other U.S. soldiers will stay in Syria to guard oil wells that we and the Kurds captured in the war with ISIS. Another 150 U.S. troops wi...
Tags: Guns, Middle East, Pat Buchanan, Gun Rights News

Current Obsessions: Shadowland

Above: Planning a trip to Antwerp? We’re admiring August, a former Augustinian convent-turned-grand-hotel with interiors by Belgian architect and designer Vincent Van Duysen. Sofie d’Hoore, our favorite Belgian clothing designer, has collaborated with Design Collectors on a special edition of Alvar Aalto’s iconic Stool 60; available as a set of three (with tops in Pearl Gray, Wood Nude and Ocean Green). The newly opened and expanded Museum of Modern Art in NYC features a new double-height flag...
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Razor RipStik Electric Caster Board $39.93 at Walmart! (reg.$199)

  Here’s a great item to put away for holiday gifts! Walmart has a super Rollback Price on this Razor RipStik Electric Caster Board with Power Core Technology, Blue or Red for only $39.93 (reg.$199) Details: New Power Core technology In-wheel Hub Motor Maintenance free (no alignment, no chain, no chain tensioner) Patents pending speed:... Read More Read more about Razor RipStik Electric Caster Board $39.93 at Walmart! (reg.$199)
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Daily Gun Deals: Brownells BRN-16A1 Rifle 5.56mm $924.99 FREE Shipping CODE

Brownells BRN-16A1 Rifle Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Brownells has a sale on the popular BRN rifle series including the Brownells BRN-16A1 Rifle 5.56mm for just $924.99 with FREE shipping after coupon code “STQ” at check out. That is 34% off retail you save $478.00 and that makes this a great deal. An Homage to the Vietnam Era The Brownells BRN-16A1® AR-15 Rifle pays tribute to the classic rifle that filled the hands of thousands of members of the U.S. Military during the war in Vietnam, pro...
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All hail The Crap Hound Big Book of Unhappiness by Sean Tejaratchi

The Crap Hound Big Book of Unhappiness is a 544-page compendium of vintage ads and archival ephemera  selected and arranged by designer Sean Tejaratchi, publisher of the Crap Hound zine. I've been a huge fan of Sean's work for many years, and have every issue of Crap Hound. I made the video above to give you a taste of just how astounding this book is - it will provide a lifetime of browsing enjoyment. Sean and the publisher Feral House, kindly gave me permission to several spreads from the b...
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MN: 2nd Mis-Trial in Self Defense Case of Victim, Alexander Weiss ~ VIDEO

Muhammed Rahim pushed him and tried to grab his pistol. Weiss shot Muhammed and immediately called the police. Muhammed was an immigrant from Iraq who came to the U.S. six months earlier. Opinion Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- On Sunday, on 14 January, 2018, a bit after 8 A.M., Alexander Weiss was on his way to officiate a basketball game in Rochester, Minnesota. The streets were slippery. Weiss saw another car spin out of control. He stopped to see if they needed assistance. It turned out he occup...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, Gun Rights News, Self Defense, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, Stand Your Ground

Other Fiction Sternberg, A. v.: Neupreußische Zeitbilder. V1 [26.10.2019]]

Alexander von Sternbergs Trilogie "Neupreußische Zeitbilder", ein aristokratisch-royalistisches Pamphlet zur Abrechnung mit der Revolution von 1848, erschien in den Jahren 1848/49, also noch während des revolutionären Geschehens; es besteht aus den Romanen: Die Royalisten Die beiden Schützen Die Kaiser-Wahl und kann als eines der stilbildenden literarischen Werke reaktionärer Provenienz betrachtet werden. Spoiler: Alexander von Sternberg schreibt im Vorwort zum ersten Band, "Di...
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