The Guns of Den of Thieves – An Action Movie Without Any Glocks

THE GUNS OF Den of Thieves: Den of Thieves was released to movie screens in January of 2018. This was a while ago obviously but it has been on my brain’s watchlist for two years. Just a little bit ago it made its way onto Netflix and found itself on the top 10 movies currently […] Read More … The post The Guns of Den of Thieves – An Action Movie Without Any Glocks appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Netflix, Editorial, Guns & Gear, FN SCAR, Hk416, Den of Thieves, FN SAW, HK45C

PocketBooks now sold at Newegg

For U.S. buyers... Three PocketBook models, the HD 3 (copper and grey), InkPad Pro 3 and the new InkPad X are now being sold via Newegg, for shipping from the United States. They show "Sold by PocketBook" and "Shipped by Newegg." I don't know if the lesser models will be sold through Newegg in the future or not (probably not). They also sell PocketBook brand cases for these models. At any rate, when I get rid of some of my excess readers, I plan to buy an HD 3, so this is good news for me. ...
Tags: Books, Newegg, PocketBook, United States

Should Chinese Fonts be Embedded in Ebooks?

Since I don't read/write Chinese, I was wondering if anyone on MR could help. I know with many CJK Unicode characters, they can render differently depending on which language they're in (Chinese/Korean/Japanese). (See "Han unification" on Wikipedia.) The Fonts/Sentences The documents I'm converting used these 4 fonts in the original DOCs: SimSun MS Gothic PMingLiU MS Mincho Here's an example sentence of each: Spoiler: Code: (Shujing, “The Great Declaration I”, 泰誓上) [...] Liu ...
Tags: Google, Books, Wikipedia, Workshop, Nanjing, Liu, Hans, MR, Shiji, SimSun, Mincho, Sima Qian, Jia Yi, Liuhe, Liu Tieyun, Laocan

just a quick thought

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Tags: Crafts, Green, Doodles And Drawings (joodlehill, HUNKER DOWN, Loose Thoughts 2020

J.K. Rowling’s New Children’s Book ‘The Ickabog’ to Be Released for Free Online

J.K. Rowling has already been letting Harry Potter fans live out their Hogwarts dreams from home with her Harry Potter at Home series, which gave young readers and teachers an online hub to enjoy and share their favorite Wizarding World books and content. Now the author is bringing a new children’s book to young readers starving for something to do while stuck at home. Rowling is releasing her children’s book, a non-Harry Potter fairy tale called The Ickabog, online for free for coronavirus rel...
Tags: Books, Movies, Harry Potter, J K Rowling, Around The Web, Rowling, Hogwarts, Harry Potter at Home, The Ickabog

Audible moving to Enhanced Format ONLY

In email today: Quote: In the upcoming weeks, we will be moving all downloads to an enhanced, high-quality audio format and will no longer support format 4 downloading. We’re excited about providing you with this higher-quality listening experience. Your Audible titles are yours to keep and will be available for download in the new, higher-quality audio format. If you prefer to listen to your Audible titles in format 4 audio, you will want to download them al...
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HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Ruger Super Sniper

Welcome everyone to the 51st edition of ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, one of our many series here on TFB. If you’re new to the series, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this Gat a sweet deal or does it […] Read More … The post HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Ruger Super Sniper appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Optics, Editorial, Stainless Steel, Tasco, Pistols, Scopes, Rimfire, 22LR, Semi-Auto, Hot Gat Or Fudd Crap, Fudd Crap, Ruger MKII

POTD: French Commando Units in Operation Barkhane

POTD, short for Photo Of The Day, is TFB’s recurring articles where we go to great length trying to find the best pictures and stories out there. Today we’re looking at French Commando Units, during the night in April 2020, about 40km north of Gorom Gorom (meaning: “you sit down, (and) we’ll sit down“), in Burkina […] Read More … The post POTD: French Commando Units in Operation Barkhane appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, France, TFB, Eotech, Photo of the Day, FN SCAR, Barkhane, S&B 1-8x24 PM II ShortDot Dual CC, Gorom Gorom

Jericho Enhanced from IWI, Video Tabletop and Range Review

IWI Jericho Enhanced with small back strap in Teya Freeman's smaller hands. USA – -(Ammoland.com)-  The Jericho has long been a crowd favorite. IWI/IMI took obvious design cues from the CZ-75 and added a little flair.  The original story lasted an astounding 30 years of continued success, but it was time for an update. Is this sequel one that involves second-string actors and a lot less plot or a continuation of the story we all enjoyed in the first time? With the Jericho Enhanced finger groo...
Tags: Guns, Youtube, US, Afghanistan, Nato, Army, Graham, Nra, Jericho, Interior, Masada, Ammoland TV, Firearm News, USA Ammoland, Iraq Post Army, Graham Baates Graham Baates

HDX Where are my purchased book files located?

Everything I've found online lists them as being located in: Android\data\com.amazon.kindle\files\Books There's a few books in there, but the book I just purchased and am currently reading is not in there. The articles referencing the above directory are all old. Have they changed the storage location? Are there any other places they could be? :blink: DEVICE: Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 (3rd Gen) - Model C9R6QM RUNNING: Fire OS (June 2019)
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best Kindle DX substitute

I just found out that the lower part of the screen of my beloved Kindle DX stopped working. A hard reset temporarily solved the problem, but it keeps on happening and from what I did read the device is probably lost. It's some years since I skipped the ereaders forums, so I'm not updated anymore: what would you suggest as a replacement, considering that the only items of importance for me are 1) a similar screen size (9.7'') 2) full compatibility with calibre and epub and similar open format...
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Catching Up On AK’s With Josiah And Colton Of Palmetto State Armory

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The “Avtomat Kalashnikova” otherwise loosely translated into American means Kalashnikov’s Machine (trust me I googled/wikipedia’d that on the internets machine) or it could also be Kalashnikov’s Laundromat depending on which translation thingamabob you get. OK I’m just messing with you, any gun guy worth his powder already knows more than enough about Kalashnikov’s from every 80’s TV Show and Action Movie. Even if he doesn’t currently actually own one, or even if he h...
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Daily Prime - Scourge with Sweep TV Magazine Exclusive

While fans run hot and cold on the Transformers Armada / Micron Densetsu cartoon. One thing most fans agree on is the toys were really good. From the little Mini-cons to the then rather strange Leader class figures, they are still on many collectors' shelves. One of my favorite Prime molds was what we came to call "Bendy" Optimus Prime for his excellent articulation.
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Oklahoma Legislature Forbids “Red Flag” Laws, or Enforcement of Same

Oklahoma Legislature Forbids “Red Flag” Laws, or Enforcement of Same, iStock-884218046 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The Oklahoma legislature passed SB 1081 on 15 May, the last day of the legislative session.  It was one of the last bills passed in 2020 before the legislature adjourned. It appears to be the first anti-red flag law passed by any legislature. The legislature passed the bill, had it signed, enrolled, returned to the House, signed, returned to the Senate, and sent to the Governor, all...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Washington, Senate, America, Department Of Defense, House, Arizona, Oklahoma, Richard Blumenthal, Conn, Sen Lindsey Graham, Oklahoma Legislature, Stitt, Oklahoma Senate, Weingarten

Offroad Racing Champion BJ Baldwin Defends His Life and Life of His Girlfriend Tori Nonaka

Thousands of people defend their lives with firearms every year, but unfortunately, we don’t hear about it in the news. Potential legal liabilities and concerns for personal safety usually prevent people from telling their stories. Fortunately, there are exceptions, such as the story of Jack Wilson from Texas, who stopped an active shooter in the […] Read More … The post Offroad Racing Champion BJ Baldwin Defends His Life and Life of His Girlfriend Tori Nonaka appeared first on The Firearm Blog...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Editorial, Jack Wilson, Concealed. Carry, Pistols, BJ Baldwin, Concealed Carry Training, Concealed Handgun, Concealed Carry Glock, Tori Nonaka

Sigil can't open my Epub file

Hello, I just finished creating a Fixed Layout Epub in Adobe InDesign 2020. When reviewing it in SumatraPDF, there are a number of issues with it, so I thought I'd try to open it in Sigil and see if I can find out the problems through there. The thing is, Sigil isn't able to open my file. I get the following message: Quote: Error info: Cannot load file D:/My_Documents/ComicScripts/1 - WotN Arrival/WotN1_Complete.epub: ..\..\..\main_code\src\Sigil\Misc\Utility...
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Quote of the Day - Larry Correia Edition

From Facebook:If you want to have an economy it is because you want grandma to die, except when Cuomo signed off on an order that actually literally killed thousands of grandmas that is okay because they were going to die anyway, so nobody should be held accountable, and while we are at it should run Cuomo for president because he looks more presidential than Biden, who is senile, and quite possibly a rapist too, but the rapey bits don't count anymore because we only hash tag believe all w...
Tags: Guns, Biden, Qotd, Cuomo, Kevin, Matt Walsh, Political correctness, Larry Correia, Party of Science Morality and Goodness, Walshing

[email protected] Epub Survey Results

Hey there, just sharing this interesting article by Wendy Reid https://www.w3.org/blog/2020/05/publ...urvey-results/
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Brownells Introduces Glock 48 Slides

Brownells continues expanding their line of Glock pistol parts. The most recent additions to their Glock products are the new Glock 48 slides. These are stripped slides available in standard and windowed configurations. The latter has a top cutout behind the front sight as shown below. The Brownells Glock 48 slides are made of stainless […] Read More … The post Brownells Introduces Glock 48 Slides appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Slide, Daily News, Brownells, Pistols, Windowed, Brownell's, Glock 48, G48

Sigil crahses when open ePub

Hi I just wanted to edit a couple of things in an epub file but Sigil even won't let me open it: Spoiler: Error info: Cannot load file /Books/in/Recursion_ A Novel - Blake Crouch.epub: /private/var/folders/m4/cw2wp0wj7j37jp45qk2wmxq80000gn/T/Sigil-xrgHUF/OEBPS/Fonts/font00217.otf: http://ns.adobe.com/pdf/enc#RC: Sigil version: 1.2.0 Runtime Qt: 5.12.7 Compiled Qt: 5.12.7 System: macOS 10.15 Architecture: x86_64 I've attached the problem file. What could it be?
Tags: Books, Sigil, Blake Crouch, Recursion

‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Launch Pushed to January 2021 Due to “General Marketplace Delays”

Earlier this year, back when the future was virus-free and full of promise, Lucasfilm announced a major new publishing initiative called Star Wars: The High Republic. Set 200 years before the Skywalker saga began in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, the multi-year program will span books and comics that follow an era when Galactic Republic and the Jedi Order are at the height of their power, serving as true guardians of peace and justice around the galaxy. The High Republic was intended to launch ...
Tags: Books, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Skywalker, Galactic Republic, IDW Publishing, Star-Wars, Claudia Gray, Release Dates, Charles Soule, Cavan Scott, Lucasfilm Publishing, Siglain, Michael Siglain

Question to the Nova2 owners about sun bug

The screen of my Nova2 turns gray as soon as it is exposed to the sun for longer - in the library, in the Notes area, in the settings, in the applications, ..... As soon as I switch to another application, the background shows: the previously black dots are refreshed and become white, but the gray remains. My question to the Nova2 owners: is that the same with you, or is my device defective? Attached Thumbnails      
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Despite Confiscation, New Zealand Sees Most Gun Crime in a Decade

Despite Confiscation, New Zealand Sees Most Gun Crime in a Decade U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On April 5, 2019, three days after New Zealand's Arms Amendment Act 2019 advanced from its first reading in parliament, NRA-ILA noted that “[g]iven the abundant research on Australia’s similar gun confiscation efforts, New Zealand officials can expect that their gun control measures will do little more than trample the natural rights of gun owners​…” This week the first evidence vindicating this positio...
Tags: Guns, Australia, New Zealand, Kpmg, University Of Maryland, Christchurch, Nra, Kiwis, NIJ, Waikato, NRA ILA, Gun Rights News, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Jacinda Ardern, RNZ

Lauren Nelson – Riding Shotgun With Charlie #76 ~ VIDEO

USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- This what one of the things I love about the 2A community is how easily we connect with others. I met Patrick Collins in Phoenix. He was able to connect me to Lauren Nelson when I asked about finding someone in Vermont to be on the show. I met Lauren and we headed to her local gun shop in Wells River, VT, called Gateway Sports. They have a nice little shop that was recently redone inside. While we were there, the store was busy with people looking to trade in some hand...
Tags: Facebook, Usa, Guns, Boston, Cbs, Skype, Vermont, Vegas, New England, Phoenix, Charlie, Lauren, AVN, Epstein, Shooting Media News, Patrick Collins

Pocketbook 614 internal memory error

i have pocketbook 614 but my internal memory is fault. i changed my internal memory but of course it doesnt work. i think i must install operation system (or image) to my new sd card. how can i do? thank you for your help. i am sorry my english. please help me:help:
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Hey, look!

The latest issue of RECOIL: CONCEALMENT is on newsstands! I have a digital subscription on Kindle, but I snagged a dead tree copy from Walgreens yesterday because I have two pieces in this issue.The first is the regular "Crap Shoot" column, which is a look at guns in the $200-or-less price bracket for personal defense. I think I picked a winner, but you may want to read for yourself... Ruger P89 shot by available light with a ten-year-old Nikon D700*, using the secret technique of settin...
Tags: Guns, Writing, Walgreens, Nikon, Tam, Ruger, Rubbermaid, Boomsticks, Teh Intarw3bz, Rimfires, Pickcher Takin

Camera Nerd Humor

My 5D Mark II saw a lot more use than my 1DS Mark II. . [Author: Tam]
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Cases Attacking the Second Amendment the Supreme Court Refused to Hear

Cases Attacking the Second Amendment the Supreme Court Refused to Hear, iStock-1020504756 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Because the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in cases discussed infra,* had blatantly ignored and dismissed Heller and McDonald precedent, Justice Thomas and the late Justice Scalia, and, later, Justice Gorsuch, were visibly annoyed, angered really, at the failure of the High Court to take up any of the cases, as evidenced in several dissenting comments. These cases include: Silve...
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Gun Deals: Duramax Self Healing Targets $13.99ea FREE Shipping CODE

Duramax Self Healing Targets Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Caldwell Shooting Sports has a special price on Duramax Self Healing Targets, Cubes, and Balls for $13.99 each with coupon code “AMMOLAND” and FREE shipping at check out. Also check out the sale on Caldwell Orange Peel 5.5″ Splatter Target posted here. Duramax Self Healing Target Ball or Cube The Caldwell® Duramax Self Healing Targets are made of ballistic polymer for maximum durability. The targets are self-healing and can be shot th...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Gear, Caldwell, Caldwell Shooting Supplies, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand INC, Caldwell Orange Peel, Ammoland com Caldwell Shooting Sports, ″ Splatter Target

Primary Arms Optics is Now Shipping New GLX Rifle Scopes

Primary Arms Optics is Now Shipping New GLX Rifle Scopes U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Primary Arms Optics is now shipping the new GLx 2.5-10×44 FFP ACSS Raptor M2 and GLx 4-16×50 FFP MIL-DOT Rifle Scopes. Following the initial release of GLx in 2019, Primary Arms’ Optics latest product line has earned a reputation for both quality and value, and these two new reticle configurations are elevated by GLx innovation. Both new GLx scopes are now available for purchase from primaryarms.com and your pre...
Tags: Guns, Gear, Mil Dot, Shooting Industry News, Primary Arms Optics, AmmoLand com Primary Arms Optics, Marshall Lerner

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