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Fake Cake Jewelry Box

This one is frozen themed and I used a silicone that smelled like vinegar for the frosting! [Author: Kinhime Dragon]
Tags: Crafts, Kinhime Dragon


Honey & Garlic Pulled Chicken

Great to make ahead. Easy to make. [Author: Super Madcow]
Tags: Crafts, Super Madcow, Garlic Pulled Chicken


Daily Prime - Tiny Titans Optimus Prime Whole Lotta Little Going On

When you get down to it, there are probably more little things to collect than big ones. Nothing beats, a big heavy piece on the shelf. But when a lot of the fun of collecting is in finding the bits and pieces we really want, the little guys can offer a lot of bounty hunting goodness. While Hasbro's Tiny Titans make for some good game with a handful of non-transforming PVCs we rarely see in America.
Tags: Toys, Hasbro


TFB Review: Alien Gear PPK Shoulder Holster – Larping Uncharted Or 007

Shoulder holsters ripe for debate. They have quite a bit of negatives with just a few positives which we will go into later. I got the opportunity to review a holster of my choosing from Alien Gear and I decided to keep an open mind while satisfying a bit of nerdy curiosity. I wanted a […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Alien Gear PPK Shoulder Holster – Larping Uncharted Or 007 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns


The Acorn Method: How Companies Get Growing Again, by Henrik Werdelin

When I first met Henrik Werdelin he was a founding partner of Prehype, a "collective of entrepreneurial people who help each other build new ventures." My employer at that time had an agreement with Prehype to help us ideate and develop a new strategy for the organization's future. I always came away from those meetings with Henrik feeling both inspired and challenged; he forced us to look at our business in a completely new way. When I learned that Henrik recently published a book called The Ac...
Tags: Books, Business, Henrik, Joe Wikert, Prehype, Henrik Werdelin, The Acorn Method, Acorn Method


ereader for geeky user

I'm getting tired of reading on my Android phone, particularly at night and I want an eInk screen that's not backlit. I prefer the Android readers I use most to what I see of the readers on Kindles and Kobo devices, though I have minimal experience with the latter. I want customizability and flexible line spacing options at the very minimum. I mostly read epub books that are DRM free, so I don't want or need the Amazon stuff, or even that of the other vendors. Being able to read my books that ar...
Tags: Amazon, Books, US, Walmart, Rakuten, Wacom, Which one should I buy


Good Vibes Care Package

Make someone’s day with a good vibes care package.   Printable tags, stickers, and postcards make it easy.! If you are looking for a small gift for a friend try these Just because tags…. or thanks a bunch for being a great friend tag. How to Send Good Vibes This box is brimming full of gifts ... Read More about Good Vibes Care Package The post Good Vibes Care Package appeared first on Skip To My Lou.
Tags: Crafts, Gift Tags


Rounding Word Counts in a Custom Column

I have the following custom column setup to collect word counts: Lookup name: words Column heading: Words Column type: integers Format for numbers: {:n} I would like to create another custom column based on this column to include a word count rounded to the nearest 1,000 and with the decimal shifted over 3 spaces: Words: 560 =becomes=> 1k Words: 15,400 =becomes=> 15k Is this even possible? I tried looking at the Python documentation for the format language and my eyes started to cross. I...
Tags: Books, Php, Library Management


Content server library after db move

Hello, Is it possible to change the default library of the content server / opds? A bit of back story… Years ago I put all my data on a second drive D:\data\documents\calibre The drives will filling up so I bought two new drives an SSD and HDD. Since I had a larger SSD I moved my documents folder back to c:\userprofile\documents\ including calibre The first time I opened Calibre after the data restore / move it could not find the library. I pointed it to the new location. Then I remov...
Tags: Books, Server


Cyberverse Battle Call Officer Class Bumblebee New Stock Images

Just in via UK retailer Agbee, we have some new retail images of the Transformers Bumblebee Cyberverse Adventures Battle Call Officer Class Bumblebee figure that we saw at Toy Fair in February. Read more about this line of toys that responds to voice commands in the official product description and images below.
Tags: Toys, UK


The Rimfire Report: The Top 5 22LR Guns I Wish Existed

Hello and welcome back to another edition of The Rimfire Report. In this ongoing series we discover, review, and discuss anything and everything surrounding the rimfire firearm world. This week I’m going to discuss the Top 5 22LR guns I wish existed. To the best of my knowledge, these guys don’t exist (for sale anyway) and I […] Read More … The post The Rimfire Report: The Top 5 22LR Guns I Wish Existed appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Pistols, Rifles, Rimfire, 22LR, The Rimfire Report, 22LR conversions, Rimfire Conversion


Aura H2O Help with dictionary font size in latest patch

I recently upgraded to the latest firmware and need a little help with editing the patch. The extent of my knowledge/experience is "enabled: yes/no." I am attempting to change the font size in the dictionary patch (thank you, jackie_w) but am getting the following: files: src/libnickel.so.1.0.0.yaml reading entry contents loading patch file 'src/libnickel.so.1.0.0.yaml' (detected format kobopatch) | parsing patch file: unmarshaling to map[string]yaml.Node -->...
Tags: Books, Kobo Developer's Corner, MustMatchLength


Kobo H2O battery drain?

Hi, I decided to try to charge my battery when it's at around 20% and charge it until it's around 80%. I've read that it's best for a li-ion battery to do it this way, so it could theoretically last up to 1,500 cycles. I've noticed something strange when doing this (I only did it twice so far). I charge it to about 80%, then get it off the USB plug, and let there on sleep. A couple of hours later, when going back to read, last time I saw battery back to 64% (16% lost with no reason) and today ...
Tags: Books, Kobo Reader


POTD: The Real Tiger King!

Photo Of The Day – What we have here is the legendary DESERT EAGLE XIX with Golden Tiger Stripes. The Mark XIX Desert Eagle is Made in the USA by Magnum Research (of the Kahr Group). The pistol is gas-operated, semi-automatic pistol with a 7 round capacity in .50 AE. If you chose .44 Magnum […] Read More … The post POTD: The Real Tiger King! appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, Guns, Magnum Research, Photo of the Day, Pistols, Kahr Firearms Group, Semi-Auto, Desert Eagles, Offensive Marketing Group, Tiger King, Gold Pistol, 50ae, DESERT EAGLE XIX, Magnum Research of the Kahr Group


Literary Moonfleet by John Meade Falkner

'Moonfleet begins as a mystery and an adventure story, a tale of smuggling set among the cliffs, caves, and downs of Dorset. What will be the outcome of the conflict between smugglers and revenue men? How can the hero, John Trenchard, discover the secret of Colonel John Mohune's treasure? As the book progresses these two interwoven themes resolve themselves into a third and richer one, with the friendship and suffering of both John Trenchard and the craggy, taciturn Elzevir Block. Falkner's fee...
Tags: Books, Book Clubs, Dorset, MR Literary Club, John Trenchard, John Meade Falkner, John Mohune, Elzevir Block Falkner, Moonfleet


Loll Designs Offers Excellent Outdoor Seating

As the weather improves and more of us quarantined folks begin to sneak outside, it’s good to see Loll Designs new outdoor seating collection—providing a perfect and perfectly safe backyard respite. The Spring line is comprised of two styles: Platform One is a modular collection with a customizable frame. Both frame and cushion are available in multiple colors, providing a vibrant two-tone look that reflects summer’s bold palette. Sunnyside is a high-performing line wi...
Tags: Books, Furniture, Seating, Sunnyside, Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Seating, Loll Designs, Sunbrella fabric, Platform One Collection, Sunnyside collection, Weather-resistant Seating


Five Books (That Aren't Homework) You'll Want to Read Cover to Cover

We’re at home. Some people are using this time to become cultured. Others are more focused on feel-good entertainment to while away the time. But what if I told you there was a way to get both? Introducing books: Entertainment You Can Feel Smug About. Let’s get into it.Read more...
Tags: Books, Lifehacks, Amazon Search, Reading Is Fun And Fundamental


Drop cap in epub3 for Kindle

I have created a drop cap as follows T with css .first-letter { font-family: 'English'; color:#986335; border-bottom-width: 0; border-left-width: 0; border-right-width: 0; border-top-width: 0; float: left; font-size: 3.91625em; height: 1.1em; line-height: 0.8em; padding: 0%; margin: 0% 0.04em } My issue is that in the Kindle previewer 3, this code works perfectly, however when I use the KDP edit and launch the previewer, the Drop Cap ...
Tags: Books, Sigil, Epub, KDP, Drop Cap


Massachusetts: Shooting Ranges to Reopen

Massachusetts is finally reopening its indoor gun ranges. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)-Today, Gov. Baker signed COVID-19 Order No. 33 easing restrictions that were put into place to address the COVID-19 crisis. The new guidance allows shooting ranges to open today, May 18th.  Shooting ranges will be required to follow the safety protocols outlined in the Governor’s Order. Gov. Baker’s original COVID-19 Order No. 21 closed shooting ranges and gun shops from March 31st to May 4th. That ord...
Tags: Guns, Massachusetts, Baker, IMG, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Baker Administration


Why Do Covers Disappear When I Upload Books From Kindle To Calibre And Back Again

So I decided to upload books from my Kindle to put into my Calibre because I realized there were some edits I have to make to the titles. I then put them back in the Kindle. But then I noticed that this time the ebooks have no covers. I am not the only one struggling with this right? And if so any solutions?
Tags: Books, Devices


Idea: Swap Title/Author hotkey.

I find that after adding books to Calibre, I often need to do a "Swap Title and Author." Once in the "Edit metadata" form, it's possible to use Alt+Down. It would excellent if this could be triggered from the main Library window. (I mean without needing to open the 'Edit metadata' dialog.) Or maybe this is possible and I missed it(?). -steve
Tags: Books, Library Management


Netflix x Transformers Deluxe Chromia Video Review by PrimeVsPrime

We've not seen many reviews on the Transformers Netflix War For Cybertron Chromia figure so its good to see PrimeVsPrime taking up the slack with this new review.
Tags: Toys, Netflix


.awz3 eBook file - Can't change the cover

I've been using Calibre for years with two plugins that allow me to remove the DRM from a downloaded .awz3 eBook as it loads into Calibre. I then side load into a Kindle Paperwhite using Calibre. Works great and thanks for Calibre! Sometimes the cover doesn't appear correct when it comes into Calibre. I then choose to edit that eBook's Metadata individually and select "download cover". I get 2-3 covers and choose one, then click OK, OK and go back to Calibre. To get the cover to "install" I cli...
Tags: Books, Conversion, Metadata, Kindle PW


Here’s what Bill Gates says should be on your summer reading list

It's pretty heavy on nonfiction selections.
Tags: Books, News, Trends, Bill Gates, Summer Reading List 2020


Blackpoint Tactical Announces Collaboration with Viking Tactics

BlackPoint Tactical is working with Kyle Lamb and Viking Tactics to offer a new series of holsters. Alpharetta, GA -(AmmoLand.com)- BlackPoint Tactical, Inc. is proud to announce its collaboration with Kyle Lamb and Viking Tactics, to create an exclusive inside the waistband/appendix carry holster. This new from-the-ground-up holster incorporates all the key features that Kyle prefers in an IWB/AIWB holster. “It is an honor to work closely with a legend like Mr. Lamb; especially on a from-the-...
Tags: Guns, US, Gear, Smith Wesson, Kyle, Glock, ALPHARETTA GA, Tyler Johnson, Kydex, Kyle Lamb, Blackpoint Tactical, BlackPoint Tactical Inc, Kyle Lamb Founder


Calibre output file name for other languages

If my book title is in tamil language... i.e: அந்தரங்கமானதொரு தொகுப்பு ... After converting in another format the output title in the Calibre Library folder looks weird in English like "antrngamaanntoru tokuppu" .. What should I do to solve this problem?
Tags: Books, Calibre


Guardar libros leidos en CALIBRE

Ayer hice la consulta....me movieron no se a donde. Serian tan amables de reposicionar mi tema_por favor.
Tags: Books, Calibre


Obtaining books directly on a Tolino

This is for sources other than the store Tolino associates with out of the box. I recall RCentros has reported on various stores he was able to buy from directly but I couldn't remember which thread that was in and thought it would be good to have a dedicated thread where we report sources that work (or don't work!) on Tolinos. Here's what I've tried so far: Overdrive library - works Gutenberg.org - works
Tags: Books, Gutenberg, Tolino


Catching Up With Henry Repeating Arms Daniel Clayton-Luce

U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Got Lever Action? If the answer is No, then my condolences to you because really don’t know what you’re missing out on! A combination of fine American Steel, Wood, and Brass. Hand cranking everything from 22lr all the way up to 45-70 into the chamber always equals fun and enjoyment. Founded by Louis & Anthony Imperato, in Brooklyn NY. Henry Repeating Arms has been producing the highest quality Lever Actions based on Benjamin Tyler Henry’s original rifle since 1996. ...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Guns, Nigeria, America, New Jersey, West Africa, Wisconsin, Skype, Henry, Daniel, London England, Pittsburg, Guyana South America, Hank, Anthony Imperato


Taika Waititi and Other Famous People Are Getting Together (Virtually) to Read ‘James and the Giant Peach’

Taika Waititi and some very famous friends are getting together (virtually, of course) to read Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach. The series hopes to provide “children and families the opportunity to come together and experience the story in new ways, in a time when COVID-19 has left children out of school and families around the world in isolation at home.” The line-up of readers includes Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Chris Hemsworth and Liam Hemsworth, and more. James and the Giant P...
Tags: Books, Movies, Roald Dahl, Liam Hemsworth, Haiti, Chris, James, Video Clips, Giant Peach, Taika-Waititi, Dahl, Partners In Health, Waititi, Taika, Roald, PIH



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