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"So...can we have your liver, then?"

NOTE: Best viewed in full screen. Soundtrack's pretty good, too.Highlight for Spoiler: In the long run, entropy wins. . [Author: Tam]
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Old bike, old imaging tech...

Here's that 1951 BSA again, this time on Kodak TMax 400, shot with the Nikon F4. . [Author: Tam]
Tags: Guns, Kodak, Bikes, Nikon, Tam, Pickcher Takin


Add new cover without deleting older cover

I apologize if this has been addressed here before but I haven't been able to find anything about it. There have been a few books that I've downloaded that are missing their covers and the interior title page serves as its cover. I've downloaded the cover that I want to use from the internet but if I try to add that while editing metadata, it will delete the title page, which I don't want to do. I want both the proper cover and the title page. How on earth do I go about doing this? Layman's te...
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Mystery and Crime Connington, J. J.: Death at Swaythling Court (1926); v1; 28 June 2020

J J Connington (Alfred Walter Stewart, 1880-1947) was one of the many detective writers of the Golden Age, and like most of them he held down a day job: he was a scientist. He wrote a great many detective novels and some short stories, and a well-received a world catastrophe novel. This is his first detective novel, in which a blackmailer is murdered. Attached Thumbnails   Attached Files De...
Tags: Books, ePub Books, J J Connington Alfred Walter Stewart, J J Connington


POTD: M27 IAR in Spain – Combat Marksmanship Range

Photo Of The Day – The COVID19 Coronavirus certainly changed the world. Today we’re looking at an event from the beginning of this month, held at the Móron Air Base in Spain. Above you see a U.S. Marine with the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 20.2, as he fires at his target during a combat […] Read More … The post POTD: M27 IAR in Spain – Combat Marksmanship Range appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Spain, US Marines, Iar, Photo of the Day, M27 Iar, USMC M27 IAR, MIL/LE, Móron Air Base


PW4 How to manage collections from Calibre

Can anyone help me use Calibre labels as collections on my Kindle PW 9°? :help:
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UK Preorders for New Transformers RED and Generation Selects

GOOD News for all the UK Fans who have been hoping they could get some of the toys annocuned for Fans First Friday. The online retailer In Demand Toys is currently taking preoders for the Generations Selects Centurion and Rotorstorm, as well as the Transformers RED Optimus Prime, Megatron and Soundwave.
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Chuck's Reviews Transformers Cyberverse Ultra Class Thunderhowl

hunderhowl is a really cool figure. Articulation is good, better than most Ultra Class figures and the transformation is surprisingly involved for a kid friendly figure. I really like the play between the sword, wolf head, and tail.
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Tales From Teletraan Podcast Ep 30 By N-PUT

In this episode we take a look at the g1 episode Days of the machines. We also have tons of news including some interesting stuff about the 1986 tf movie. Also are exclusives a good thing or bad thing? Tune in and find out at 7pm cst.
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S&W PC 4in Optics-Ready Shield M 2.0: Budget Custom Performance

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s no secret that I’m a bit of a Smith and Wesson fanboy. I try to be upfront with who I am because I think you are smart people and will figure it out anyway. Besides that, I personally despise pretense. If you haven’t read my earlier articles… The first handgun I fired as a boy was my Dad’s Smith & Wesson .357 – It was equal parts respect and love at first blast! My loyalty is tied both to my heritage and my long-term-experience, but it isn’t blind loyalty. There aren...
Tags: Guns, US, Gear, Brian, Honda, Smith, Wilson, Smith Wesson, Springfield, Wesson, Lexus Acura, Samson, Yeager, Smith and Wesson, James Yeager, Brian Rev Norris


Fans Hobby MB-16A Machine Eagle COMBINED MODE Color Images

Fans Hobby continues their previews on their MB-16A Machine Eagle are just in with new Color Test Shot images giving us our first looks at the near-complete project. As promised, they have shared more images of the combined core bot and trailer mode.
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WFC: Earthrise Pounce and Wingspan Review By Kato's Kollection

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Transformers Galaxies No 7 Comic Book Preview

Transformers Galaxies #7(W) Sam Maggs (A) Bethany McGuire-Smith (A/CA) Umi MiyaoSam Maggs (Marvel Action: Captain Marvel, Marvel: Fearless and Fantastic!, DC: Brave and Bold!) and Umi Miyao (Transformers) weave a tale of deception and perception in “Gauging the Truth,” Part 1! Cycles ago, a Reversionist ship left Cybertron in the wake of a great calamity.
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GUI widget with checkboxes - example

Hi Guys, I would like to add a very simple checkbox dialogue to the plugin I am writing (let the user tick some boxes, get the values and process them). Could you please point me out a plugin with similar functionality I can refer to? Thanks!
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AZW DRMerror

Hi there My Config: calibre 4.19 (DeDRM 6.5.5) on ubuntu 20.04. I had no problems to convert form AZW/3 to EPUB. Since today I'm getting the following error on few Kindle Books (not all of them): Code: calibre, version 4.19.0 (linux2, embedded-python: True) Konvertierungsfehler: Fehlgeschlagen: Buch 1 von 1 (Die tote Hose) konvertieren Buch 1 von 1 (Die tote Hose) konvertieren Conversion options changed from defaults:   verbose: 2   output_profile: u'generic_eink'   cover: u'/tmp...
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Does Anyone Have both a Forma and a Libra?

I've read through the Libra review thread, but I'm particularly interested in comparisons folks have between the two readers for those who have both. My Forma recently stopped holding a charge well (I reset and everything else -- none worked -- sadly, I think I "overtested" the waterproofing) and I'm debating between replacing it with the same device or switching to the Libra. I have totally loved my Forma, but I'm tempted by the smaller footprint and the power button placement of the Libra, wh...
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KFMon icon

Hi, after installing the KOReader on my Clara the My Books folder became a joint KFMon Log/My Books folder. First it looks ridiculous and second inside the folder are 15 pages of all files from the KFMon or KOReader directory beside my books. How do i fix this?
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Can't convert comic

I've been trying to convert a comic from the cbz format to MOBI, but I keep getting this error: Python function terminated unexpectedly Traceback (most recent call last): File "site.py", line 114, in main File "site.py", line 88, in run_entry_point File "site-packages\calibre\utils\ipc\worker.py", line 209, in main File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\convert\gui_conversion.py", line 43, in gui_convert_override File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\convert\gui_conversion.py", line 28, ...
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Saturday Morning Cartoon - Beast Wars II: Lio Convoy's Close Call!

Saturday Morning Cartoons are thing of the past, but that doesn't mean we can't still watch them on Saturday. With just about everything available via streaming nowadays, why not do our own thing for Saturday mornings.Today we're going for something a bit longer and more obscure from overseas. "Beast Wars II: Lio Convoy's Close Call!" was an extended release that was outside of the TV shows timeline.
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Masha Gessen: 'I never thought I'd say it, but Trump is worse than Putin'

Four years ago, the author predicted that Trump would transform the US into an autocracy. Now, Gessen believes the country is in a revolutionary momentRead an extract from Masha Gessen’s Surviving AutocracyMasha Gessen is a Russian-American author and journalist who has been writing about Vladimir Putin and other modern autocrats for two decades. After Donald Trump was elected president of the United States in 2016, they wrote an essay in the New York Review of Books arguing that it was folly to...
Tags: Books, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, America, US news, Culture, United States, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, Black Lives Matter Movement, New York Review of Books, Masha Gessen, Trump Administration


Bushnell Pros Cooper and Gilliland Continue Hot Streak on PRS Circuit

Elite Tactical Optics Help Claim Two Titles at Alabama Precision Regional U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Bushnell wishes to congratulate pro shooters Mark Cooper and Melissa Gilliland for claiming two titles at the recent Alabama Precision Regional PRS Match. Cooper used his trusted Elite Tactical XRS II to win the Tactical Division and place 4th overall in the match, continuing his hot streak in recent PRS competitions. Fellow teammate Gilliland was successful in earning a second consecutive Top L...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Alabama, Mark Cooper, Cooper, Bushnell, Gilliland, Competitive Shooting News, Bushnell Bushnell, Pigg River, Tactical Division, Bushnell Pros Cooper, Gilliland Continue Hot Streak, PRS Circuit, Elite Tactical Optics Help Claim Two Titles, Melissa Gilliland


Patriot Prime Reviews Classic Pretender Jazz

You want a piece of him?Well...you got 2.Check out my Review of 1989's Classic Pretender Jazz.
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Sardo- Numspa82 Asks - Have I influenced you?


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GotBot Counts Down Top 10 Most Overrated transformers Characters

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World's Smallest Transformers Optimus Prime & Bumblebee Review by Soundwave 8084

Snacks for Unicron!
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Earthrise Starscream Review by Kit Katastrophe


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Gratuitous Gun Pr0n #183...

FN 509 Compact MRD in Tactical Dirt Color with a Trijicon SRO and a Streamlight TLR-7 that is fixing to get shot a whole lot to see how it does. (I mean, it's done fine so far, but I'm looking for an excuse to do a bunch more shooting, and here it is.) . [Author: Tam]
Tags: Guns, Tam, Tacticool, Boomsticks, Gratuitous Gun Pr0n


All the Megapixels?

Only a dozen megapixels there. Many years ago, when the talk of the town was the D810, I remember several of my Nikon-shooting friends at first excited to grab one, and then a few months later lamenting their choice. For example, a friend of mine works for Getty and is responsible for shooting celebrities and events in New York. At 36 megapixels in 2013, he found himself with way too many images that were far too large, which complicated his media storage and seriously slowed down his wor...
Tags: New York, Guns, Writing, Getty, MacBook Air, Nikon, Gadgetry, Tam, Geekery, Pickcher Takin


Images Pasted in Comments from Web No Longer Visible

I copy and paste reviews from various online sources (Kirkus, NYT, NYR, Shelf Awareness...) in a book’s comment section. With Calibre 4.x all images included in these reviews became a grey thumbnail ranging in size from tiny to overwhelming. Any idea if this is fixable or if at least or if there is a way to paste only a text while excluding the images? Or even just batch delete all grey thumbnails? Many thanks, Madeleine Attached Thumbnails  
Tags: Books, Library Management


CS Unboxed: Minions: The Rise of Gru Toys

CS Unboxed: Minions: The Rise of Gru Toys Mattel, LEGO and Just Play have provided ComingSoon.net with a whole slew of new toys from the forthcoming animated sequel Minions: The Rise of Gru for our latest episode of CS Unboxed . Check out the fun video unboxing below, along with purchase links below that! Originally set to release on July 3, 2020, Minions: The Rise of Gru will now hit theaters on July 2, 2021. Illumination’s Minions: The Rise of Gru Jumbo Plush Bob Illumination’s Mini...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Minions, Sandra Bullock, Chris Renaud, Gru, Pierre Coffin, Bob, Just Play, Michael Sheen, Collectibles, Extras, Mattel, Taraji P Henson, Otto, Dolph Lundgren



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