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Free short story about the transformation of journalism

A short story about the metamorphosis of an idealist by the cynical real world. Journalism has undergone a terrifying transformation. This pillar of democracy is crumbling. Can it be saved, and will this idealist ever find his way back? Read on to find out. The book is free on my website as well as on smashwords Attached Thumbnails  
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*ISTANBUL* Grand Bazaar Economic Strategy Board Game

If you’re ready to up your Gameschool Game, Instanbul (an economic strategy board game) is a great choice! Visit the beautiful, bustling, Grand Bazaar in the city full of architecture, spices, fabric, warehouses, mosques, and more.   The first player to collect 5 rubies wins. To have a chance, merchants must be quick. The first […]
Tags: Crafts, Games, Math, History, Board Games, Geography, Strategy games, Homeschool, Grand Bazaar, Gameschooling, ISTANBUL Grand Bazaar Economic Strategy Board Game


Buy Hisense A5 Pro, anyone?

I am looking to buy a Hisense A5 Pro. Write in this thread if you've got one for sale.
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Review: Cinnamon-Soaked Wheat Berry Salad

We really enjoyed this salad from the award winning “Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed” cookbook by Bryant Terry tonight. The carrots, apricots and wheat berries offer a lovely combination of sweet and crunchy and it is especially nice with the cinnamon flavor. It is the second recipe we’ve made so far. The book arrived last week. We have a lot of mustard greens growing, so last night I made the Curried Tofu with Mustard Greens recipe. ...
Tags: Reviews, Books, Vegans, Salads, Caribbean, Apple Salad, Mustard Greens, Bryant Terry, Wheat Berries, Cinnamon Soaked Wheat Berry Salad, Purple Cabbage Salad Field Salad Kohlrabi


Libra Please help...is this a bug?...should I return this Libra?

I really like the Kobo Libra, but I wonder if this one is faulty... and so, if you recommend it, I'll return or exchange this one, BUT I have only 2 days left in a 30 day return window to do so... ...the problem is the Libra's screen has started refreshing (that is, flashing a reverse image of the current page) each time it goes to sleep and also when it wakes up--this is regardless of the refresh page setting. The refresh setting works fine otherwise. I've tried changing refresh page rates w...
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The Sterling Submachine Gun Magazine: The Best Magazine Ever Designed?

The Sterling submachine gun is often said to have one of the best magazines ever designed. What makes the design so special? Well, it isn’t a STEN magazine for starters. In May 1946, George Patchett patented a new curved magazine which would become one of the Sterling SMG’s most recognisable features. It addressed some of the […] Read More … The post The Sterling Submachine Gun Magazine: The Best Magazine Ever Designed? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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How to debug during developing a sigil plugin?

Hi all,i am a python beginner,when i attach my python code to sigil,breakpoint will not hit,what's wrong is it?How to debug during developing a sigil plugin?Any help please.I use vs2019 as IDE.
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Hello Kitty Cosplay Kaiju Mechazoar Plush

Kidrobot has released their newest Sanrio plush crossover - the Hello Kitty Cosplay Kaiju Mechazoar Plush . Inspired by the Mechazoar vinyl figure from the upcoming Kidrobot x Hello Kitty Kaiju 3-inch Mini Figure Series, this 13-inch tall plush can currently be ordered for $34.99.
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Tragic: Gun Manufacturers Temporarily Worth Slightly Less Due to Lack of Civil War

The November 2020 elections failed to culminate in the nightmare, worst-case scenario many onlookers feared, which is generally good news if you don’t happen to be a firearms manufacturer. Read more...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, Technology, Guns, Safety, Election, Firearms, 2020 Election, Coronavirus


Arsenals of History Virtual Summit by the Cody Firearms Museum

If you’re looking for something to take your mind off of the craziness that is 2020 then the Cody Firearms Museum may have the event just for you. While there looks to be the second round of lockdowns on the horizon for some of us, the historians at the Cody Firearms Museum will be hosting […] Read More … The post Arsenals of History Virtual Summit by the Cody Firearms Museum appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Streamlight TLR-2 HL Gun Light – Review

Streamlight TLR-2 HL Gun Light – Review U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Streamlight is a company that quietly puts out class-leading products, without much fanfare.  While other light companies have a massive advertising budget (and lucrative military contracts) to highlight their state-of-the-art 2014 technology, Streamlight just keeps rolling out improvements to their lineup.  Such is the condition of the Streamlight TLR-2 HL light/laser combo, which has seen a significant power boost since last I...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Oregon, Iraq, Afghanistan, Gear, TLR, Shooting Industry News, TSW, Streamlight, Rex Nanorum, Rex Nanorum Rex Nanorum, Jens Rex Nanorum Hammer, TLR-2 HL, Weapons Light


POTD: Photo Report From The Russian Army

Photo Of The Day – TFB is now on our 7th year of bringing you high-quality photographs from the world of firearms. Today we have a photo report from the Russian Army around the Moscow area. There are several pictures for those who like the muzzle flash. Below: One box of ammunition – Fire! Insert […] Read More … The post POTD: Photo Report From The Russian Army appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Moscow, Russian Army, Photo of the Day, As Val, Vss Vintorez


Game of Thrones – 1/6 Jaime Lannister (Season 7)

Threezero will be taking pre-orders for their Game of Thrones – 1/6 Jaime Lannister (Season 7) collectible figure. Featuring an authentic likeness to Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as he portrayed the character in Season 7 of the hit HBO television series Game of Thrones. Estimated to begin shipping Q3 of 2021, the figure can be pre-ordered starting at 8PM ET on Tuesday November 10th 2020. No word on pricing, but similar figures from Threezero have run around $190.00 plus shipping. The 1/6th scale Gam...
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Gun Owners Rightly Concerned About Biden’s Proposals

Is Joe Biden more interested in ratcheting down on gun rights than he is about unifying the nation? IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Joe Biden and his media cheerleaders have declared his victory in the 2020 presidential election, and now tens of millions of law-abiding gun owners across the nation are more than a little nervous about his gun control plans, which the media carefully avoided discussing in the days leading up to the election, not even during the debates. His so-called “Plan...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Senate, US, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, Biden, Washington State, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, Nra, U S Supreme Court, Spokane, Spokane County


Some Calibre configuration disappeared

Hi all - today I opened my Calibre after about 4 days inactivity and was surprised how the title page changed. The Main toolbar is different - installed plugins disappeared, when I click Choose Library I can only see the last library, the other libraries are not available (there is nothing wrong with those libraries, they are still where they used to be on my HDs). Some other entries on the Main toolbar are gone. Actually my plugins exist, if I go to Preferences -> Toolbars and menus, I would b...
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K4 Accidentally deleted /etc/upstart folder

Hello everyone! Today I kinda mess up. I was working on my Kindle 4 (firmware 4.1.4) and, as the title suggests, I accidentally deleted /etc/upstart folder. I'm pretty sure it won't boot if I restart it. Now it's powered on and working (and also charging), but I don't know what to do. Any tips? Thanks in advance.
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Lockdown named word of the year by Collins Dictionary

Collins records a 6,000% increase in usage of the word since 2019, with TikToker and Megxit ranking among mostly coronavirus-related termsLockdown, the noun that has come to define so many lives across the world in 2020, has been named word of the year by Collins Dictionary.Lockdown is defined by Collins as “the imposition of stringent restrictions on travel, social interaction, and access to public spaces”, and its usage has boomed over the last year. The 4.5bn-word Collins Corpus, which contai...
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Why did I write The Archer?

(The Archer will be released today in USA and in India   You’re an archer yourself – what drew you to the sport?  I thought it was very elegant when I was young. I said to myself, One day, I am going to do this. So I started living in the Pyrenees, where I had a […]
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Today: The Archer in English

(The Archer will be released today in USA and in India   You’re an archer yourself – what drew you to the sport?  I thought it was very elegant when I was young. I said to myself, One day, I am going to do this. So I started living in the Pyrenees, where I had a […]
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A beautiful book about walking to coffeeshops in rural Japan

Craig Mod is a writer and creative person who's lived in Japan for a long time. I subscribe to his excellent podcasts (On Margins, about making books, and SW945, 15 minutes of binaural audio recorded wherever Craig happens to be at 09:45am) and newsletters (Roden, about writing, photography, books, and travel, and Ridgeline, about walking, Japan, literature, and photography). — Read the rest
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Early Black Friday Savings On All Galco Belt Holsters with CODE – Save 15%

Early Black Friday Savings On All Galco Belt Holsters USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- While it’s still warm here at Galco’s home in Phoenix, the seasonal shift to fall means concealed carriers can wear more layers and switch to OWB holsters, which are often more comfortable and faster to use than other options. With dozens of OWB designs available, Galco has you covered whether you prefer strongside, crossdraw or even appendix carry. Made right here in Arizona by our expert craftsmen, you can rely on ...
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DCON20: Tenacious Toys x PopShop Live

Tenacious Toys will be taking part on DesignerCon 2020 and they'll be on Popshop Live this Wednesday - November 11th 2020 - at Noon ET. In addition, they will be on Popshop on Friday November 13th (time to be determined). You'll need to download the Popshop app in order to take part in the festivities. You'll need to type in their 6-digit "invite code" - DANGER - to join. You'll be able to then purchase items through the app.
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Lounge Around with the Garda Collection

Antonia Larosa and Benchmark Contract Furniture offer an updated version of the Garda Collection—durable and versatile minimalist seating that easily transitions between indoors and out. Garda’s calling card is its slatted wood design, giving it a streamlined aesthetic that makes it great for poolside lounging yet also appropriate for indoor venues, including public seating. A powder-coated aluminum frame deeds stability and weather resistance while also serving as an aesthetic...
Tags: Books, Uncategorized, Furniture, Table, Chair, Seating, Bench, Stool, Garda, Lounge Chair, Outdoor Seating, Indoor-outdoor, Benchmark Contract Furniture, Antonio Larosa, Antonia Larosa


Friendly Fire Infiltrator

Mighty Jaxx is currently taking pre-orders for their Friendly Fire Infiltrator . Designed by artist Jason Freeny, this 8-inch tall polystone art toy can be pre-ordered for $169.00. Featuring a slight resemblance to Mickey Mouse being crossed with a bomb, look for the black, grey, and neon green piece to begin shipping March 2021.
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NRA-ILA: Most Election Polling is Garbage, Gun Control Polling is Too

Americans are still divided over the reported results of the 2020 election. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Americans are still divided over the reported results of the 2020 election, but one issue that is bringing the country together is a shared disgust of opinion polling. Several “mainstream” polling firms, and the legacy media outlets that tout their bogus findings, have disgraced themselves with wildly inaccurate predictions that managed to tilt almost entirely in a single direction. ...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Senate, America, Cnn, Pennsylvania, United States, Maine, House, New York Times, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Biden, Michael Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal


Undeniable Mathematical Evidence the 2020 Election is Being Stolen

Reprinted with permission from The Red Elephants. www.theredelephants.com . AmmoLand Editors Note: This reprint is only part of the complete article documenting the theft of the 2020 Presidential Election. Check the master page for full and continuing updates. It is important that gun owners are made aware of this as the Biden Administration will be an existential threat to your right to keep and bear arms. All Images property of theredelephants.com. Undeniable Mathematical Evidence the Elect...
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Gun Deals: Foxtrot Mike Products 9mm Tri Lug SBA3 PA Exclusive Pistol – 7″ $729.99

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! Foxtrot Mike Products 9mm Tri Lug SBA3 PA Exclusive Pistol Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Primary Arms has a limited quantity of the Foxtrot Mike Products' 9mm Tri Lug SBA3 7″ Pistol in stock and shipping for $729.99. This is a Primary Arms exclusive item and comes with the Tri-Lug adapter for quickly attaching suppressors. If you buy this be sure and check out the discounted Geissele Automatics on the same page for additional savings and a ...
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Pipe Symbol

So on my Pocketbook Touch HD 3 keyboard, there is no pipe symbol (it looks like this: | ). This is a problem because the wifi password has that symbol in it, and I cannot connect to the network. Do any of you know how to get that symbol, because I already asked my parents to change the wifi password and they wouldn't. Thanks!
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Goodreads problem

I've tried many times to set up Goodreads in KOreader (the secret is SO long!) but am sure I typed in the whole thing correctly. The only way to test it (as it doesn't give you a direct response) is to my knowledge to search something. Every search has failed even though I checked and double checked the key and secret. How do I find out what is going wrong?
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Organizing books on Kindle?

I don't have a particularly large collection, but I do like the idea of keeping things in folders organized by series or topic. I noticed an option labeled "create new collection" on my kindle paperwhite, but I don't know if it will play nice with books put on my kindle via calibre. Any tips or ideas on keeping things organized would be appreciated. I would really like to do subfolders but just being able to keep everything in a series together is enough for me.
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