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Fossil Pods Purple Clear Edition

Toy Art Gallery has announced that a new edition of James Groman's Fossil Pods will drop on Friday December 11th 2020 at Noon PT. The Fossil Pods Purple Clear Edition mashes up a bug and a dinosaur into a roughly 2-inch long  figure that's been designed and sculpted by James Groman and produced by Toy Art Gallery. The Fossil Pods include Tricerabeetle, Mosquitodactyl, Tyrannonmantis, Brontopillar, and Saurpian. Each Purple Clear Edition figure can be purchased for $12.00 each.
Tags: Toys, Toy Art Gallery, James Groman


Threezero – Storm Shadow Teaser

Threezero has dropped a teaser image of what will clearly be the next 1/6th scale collectible figure from their G.I Joe line. Storm Shadow will apparently be joining Snake Eyes in their collaboration with Hasbro. No word on when it will be available for pre-order, but the fact that an image dropped means it'll be soon.
Tags: Toys, Hasbro, Threezero


Horror Le Fanu, J. Sheridan: In Dark Company (collected short fiction). v1. 10 Dec 2020

In Dark Company by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1814–1873) This extensive collection presents 46 short stories and novellas by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. Here, from the dark universe of a premiere writer of Gothic tales, are unsettling stories of ghostly invasions and demonic encounters, betrayals and treacheries, madness and murder. Read them at night, alone in the dark – if you dare! * * * * Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (28 August 1814 – 7 February 1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic tales, ...
Tags: Books, House, Kindle Books, James, Silas, Le Fanu, Fitz James O'BRIEN, Dickon, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Fanu J Sheridan, Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu, Charles L Young


*EVERDELL* Enchanted Forest Fantasy City Building Game

“From Everfrost to Bellsong, many a peaceful year have passed in Everdell — but the time has come for new territories to be settled and new cities to be established. You will be the leader of a group of critters intent on just such a task. There are buildings to construct, lively characters to meet, […]
Tags: Crafts, Games, Math, Science, History, Word, Board Games, Geography, Strategy games, Card Games, Homeschool, Language Arts, Everdell, Gameschooling, Everfrost, Bellsong


Busy earlier, but back home.

Range trip this morning. Got the dot sighted in on SECRET REVIEW GUN and did some jello shots for a speculative article (I've never written an article on spec before, so this is untrodden ground for me.)Also popped a few caps through that little Bond Arms 9x19mm derringer for yuks. More later. . [Author: Tam]
Tags: Guns, Writing, Excuses, Tam, Range Notes


Hello. Creaky here

I was gifted with a PW4 recently, and I joined to learn how to best use its capabilities.
Tags: Books, Introduce Yourself


Fools Paradise announces Connor McGregor inspired Legend – Notorious

Fools Paradise has announced a new vinyl figure that's loosely based on MMA legend Connor McGregor. The Legend - Notorious figure stands approximately 12 inches in height. Limited to a run of 398 pieces worldwide, each figure includes a nice blood-splattered display stand. You can currently pre-order one for $295.00 plus $45.00 for global shipping. The item is estimated to begin shipping in Q3 of 2021.
Tags: Toys, Connor, MMA, Connor McGregor, Fools Paradise


A Fancy Man

I’m do the handwork/finishing on some tattooed men that are already sewn up so it is going to be a bit all over the place. The first fellow is fancy because of his colorful tattoos and blue-green boots! So many skeletons! He has an antique button on his belt.
Tags: Crafts, Doll, Finished Projects, Tattooed Man


Overdrive in Kobo — new behavior?

I borrowed a book from the library recently, downloaded the ascm file to my computer, moved that to my Tolino Shine 2 and then it downloaded the book from wherever they come from. (I guess an Adobe server somewhere.) I then went to my Aura Edition 2 to see if I could still download the book there (which I've been able to do in the past). But I didn't have to specifically download it, it was already displayed in the "My Books" section. I didn't do a thing to get it. I don't remember that happeni...
Tags: Books, Kobo Reader, Kobo, Kobos, Tolino Shine


Single EPub not updating in CC when syncing

I use CC for reading fanfic and I use the FanFicFare plugin on Calibre to update when a story is updated. Last week, I synced my CC on two devices (both Android) with my computer’s Calibre library. And a single book didn’t update anything but the date updated metadata on one of the devices. It worked fine and updated the contents of the book on the other device. The EPub shows as updated on Calibre when I open the book to read on my laptop and on my one tablet device. On my other tablet, I can...
Tags: Books, Calibre Companion


*BATTLE SHEEP* Math Logic Game

We cannot get enough of quick logic games. My boys love the strategizing, blocking opponents, and playing with each other and their friends, and Battle Sheep almost always gets pulled out first when we have friends over to play! It’s a quick game and takes about 20 minutes to play, start to finish. Two to […]
Tags: Crafts, Games, Math, Science, Board Games, Strategy games, Homeschool, Gameschooling


Color Can anyone show me your Nook Color launcher?

Hey, Can anyone show me your Nook Color launcher? Just share a picture or a screenshot.
Tags: Books, Nook Color & Nook Tablet


Boyue released new 6 inch models

Boyue has recently released long waited 6 inch models. It's name is Likebook P6. The device featured a 6 inch HD E-ink screen, resolution is 1448 x 1072, which means 300 ppi. Likebook P6 has quad-core 1.6 GHz CPU, 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. It supports up to 128GB memory card as well. Likebook P6 come with Android 8.1 and refreshed UI. Price is around $140 and will start shipping next week. More detail can be seen here: Likebook P6.
Tags: Books, Boyue, Likebook


TFB Review: Ultradyne Apollo Max .223/5.56 Muzzle Brake

As someone who generally is disinterested in the newest and coolest tacticool whatsa-whosits, I have to admit to you that I was surprised to pick up anything with the intention of improving my AR15 or making my shooting experience more enjoyable with one. The item in question today is the Ultadyne Apollo Max .223/5.56 Muzzle […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Ultradyne Apollo Max .223/5.56 Muzzle Brake appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Shooting Accessories, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, Muzzle Brake, 223/5.56, TFB Review, Ultradyne, Apollo Max, Firearms Customization


Zaria Fierce Fan Art by Lake, age 7

My favorite things to receive from fans are letters and art. These beautiful gems come from Zaria Fierce fan Lake (age 7) and are shared with permission for everyone’s enjoyment. “So Lake was up until almost 2am devouring book 3. We remembered today that just the other day we actually saw some deer….WITH ANTLERS! So, we touched up this photo I took with effects so it could look like, Hart.” “I love that this inspired Lake to draw and make art!” Me too! I absolutely ad...
Tags: Books, Artwork, Fan Art, Lake, Hart, Zaria, Zaria Fierce, Fan Mail, Dragon Keeper's Golden Shoes, Hector Woodworth


Brady United Files Lawsuits Against Ghost Gunner Inc. And 12 Others

Ghost Gunner Miniature CNC Machine SACRAMENTO, CALIF. –-(Ammoland.com)- Brady United has filed a pair of wrongful death suits against Ghost Gunner Inc. in California and 12 other gun part manufacturers. The two suits stem from a shooting that took place 130 miles north of Sacramento in November 2017. The killer lost his gun rights after the courts ordered him to surrender his guns as part of a restraining order. The killer manufactured a homemade rifle and then killed his wife and four others...
Tags: Guns, California, Sacramento, John, Biden, Wilson, Nra, Health And Human Services, Brady, Northern Virginia, CNC, ATF, Neal, Ammoland, Lowy, Xavier Becerra


Error Parsing attribute name

I can't open an ebook because every section brings up a warning: "This page contains the following errors: error on line 11 at column 312: error parsing attribute name" The above-mentioned "line 11" is a doozy. I'll post an excerpt first so we can see "Column 312". "312" is apparently where the semicolon is at the end of this excerpt: Quote: window.NREUM||(NREUM={}),__nr_require= function(e,n,t){function r(t){if(!n[t]){var o=n[t]={exports:{}};e[t][0].call(o...
Tags: Books, Sigil, NREUM


Gun Deals: Radical Firearms 10.5″ 5.56 Pistol 10″FCR SBA3 Stock $689.98 Free Shipping

Check out our Daily Gun & Ammunition Deals page for more savings! Protect your investment in guns & ammo with SecureIt! Radical Firearms 10.5″ 5.56 Pistol 10″FCR SBA3 Stock Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Now until Christmas, Kentucky Gun Co has a check-price sale going on the Radical Firearms 10.5″ 5.56 Pistol 10″ FCR with an SBA3 brace for $689.98 with FREE shipping. Radical Firearms Forged AR Pistol 10.5″ 5.56 w/ SBA3 Brace. The Radical Firearms 10.5″ M4 Profile 5.56mm AR Pistol uses MIL-ST...
Tags: Guns, Radical Firearms, Ambi, FCR, Firearm News, USA Ammoland, SB Tactical, Kentucky Gun Co, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand INC, Christmas Kentucky Gun Co, AMBI Fire Control Group


Ammo InStock: Winchester Ranger M855 5.56mm 62GR FMJ Penetrator Ammo 20rnds $14.98

Check out our Daily Gun & Ammunition Deals page for more savings! Protect your investment in guns & ammo with SecureIt! Winchester Ranger M855 5.56mm 62GR FMJ Penetrator Ammo Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Botach Tactical has 20 rounds boxes of Winchester Ranger M855 5.56mm 62GR FMJ Penetrator Ammo in stock and shipping for $14.98. That is $0.749 each a round. Threat stopping performance. It's what makes Ranger T-Series the trusted duty load law enforcement agencies across America. The bullet...
Tags: Guns, America, Botach, Ammunition News, Winchester Ammunition, USA Ammoland, 223/5.56, Winchester Ranger, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand INC, Botach Tactical


Wheelgun Wednesday: (Potentially) NEW Revolvers to Debut in 2021

Welcome back to another Wheelgun Wednesday where we regale you with our love of six-shooters, revolvers, wheelguns, cowboy guns, and every other colloquial synonym we can think of for the throwback handguns we enjoy to talk about and love even more to shoot. As we close in on the end of 2020, it is often […] Read More … The post Wheelgun Wednesday: (Potentially) NEW Revolvers to Debut in 2021 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns


mr clement vulgar statement chapter 3

Tomenosuke has teamed up with mr clement to release the new vulgar statement chapter 3 sofubi figure. The 11-inch tall soft vinyl figure is available in two kinds of frosted glass finish - pink and blue. Each one has a handmade knit muffler to keep him warm from the northern winds. Each colorway is limited to a run of 30 pieces and is available to pre-order for (about) $137.00 each. You can also grab the set for $250.00. Look for these to begin shipping in early 2021.
Tags: Toys, Tomenosuke


10 Trending Toys for Girls to Suit Any Budget

10 Trending Toys for Girls to Suit Any Budget Moms and dads may not need this list of trending toys for 2020 — because their kids are already telling the folks what they want. But if you’re an aunt, … ...read more at 10 Trending Toys for Girls to Suit Any Budget. This is an original post from Budget Fashionista.
Tags: Fashion, Toy, Gift Ideas, Gift Idea, Gift Buying Guide, Hot Toy List, Toy List, Trending Toys, Suit Any Budget, Trending Toys for Girls to Suit Any Budget Moms, Trending Toys for Girls to Suit Any Budget


POTD: The MARS Gun

In a few years Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, plans to get humans to Mars. I’m pretty sure most people have seen the Planet in the sky, knowingly or not. It’s the 4:th planet from the Sun and it’s a rather cold one. It also has the largest volcano in the Solar System, and […] Read More … The post POTD: The MARS Gun appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Spacex, Guns, Mars, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Bren 2, Space Gun, MARS Rifle


Shooting the New Colt Python 4.25″ Revolver in 357 Magnum

Colt Python 4.25″ U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Back in 1988, Colt Python was my gateway drug to handgun collecting. She had a barrel that was 4″ long, Pachmayr grips, and a polished blue that looked like it was made out of black chrome. That Python was my sidearm for many years. I moved on to other revolvers and of course semi-autos but that Python was special and almost always made a trip with me to the range. Unfortunately, it was stolen from my truck about 12 years ago. She gave me 20 years of...
Tags: Python, Guns, Ppc, UPS, Winchester, Magnum, Mike, Altamont, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, Mike Searson, US Concealed Carry Association, Royal Blue, HBWC Hollow Based Wad Cutters, Ken Lunde, Altamont Wood Grips Barrel Length


Book Explores How War for Independence Revolutionized Firearms Technology

“An explosion of innovative technology — New rifles, new cannon and new tactics.” (©2020 BY Jeff John. All Rights Reserved. Used with Permission.) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Rifles, Rangers & Revolution … tells how the constant evolution of military technology during the American Revolution was accelerated bringing forward the use of rifles and new battlefield tactics,” a press release from Jeff John of Art In Arms Press explains. “The one unit using all of these new technologies most capably...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Guns, Washington, Germany, Amc, Britain, Rangers, Ferguson, John, Resistance, North America, Grasshopper, Jeff, David Codrea, Robert Rogers


Fan Art: Aleks by Tommy

This fabulous rendition of Aleks from the Zaria Fierce is by Tommy. Thank you so much for sending to me and letting me share it with everyone. I admire it on my desk every time I sit down to write.
Tags: Books, Artwork, Fan Art, Zaria, Tommy, Aleks, Zaria Fierce, Fan Mail, Aleks Mickelsen, Twice-Lost Fairy Well


ThunderCats Original Toy Color Variant ReAction Figures!

Super7 has announced a trio of new ThunderCats Original Toy Color Variant ReAction Figures . These new color variants include Lion-O , Mumm-Ra , and Jackalman . These are inspired by the original toys and are the latest addition to the ThunderCats ReAction lineup. You can grab these 3.75-inch tall figures now for $18.00 each.
Tags: Toys, Super7, Lion O Mumm Ra


Clean up Calibre tags on Kobo Clara HD

I have a library with about 2,000 epubs organized with roughly 15 bookshelves and an additional 20 tags. I'm putting these files on my Kobo Clara HD and access them with KoReader. When I put the metadata on my reader, use KoReader to search by Calibre metadata and browse tags, I see the 20 tags and thousands of additional tags that don't exist in Calibre, but not the bookshelves. Some of these additional tags read for instance (1), 181, etc. With the device settings in Calibre, how can I clean ...
Tags: Books, Devices, Kobo Clara


Problem programming a custom Column

I've been using this program for a column for ages: program: first_non_empty( str_in_list(field('tags'),",", "_List.Active", "Active", ""), str_in_list(field('tags'),",", "_List.Collections","Collections", ""), str_in_list(field('tags'),",","_List.Favorites", "Favorites","") ) I recently upgraded from. few version ago, and now for the columns that don't match any of the options above I get an error that says: TEMPLATE ERROR expected string or bytes-like object. If I change it to...
Tags: Books, Library Management


Concealed Customer Meets Restaurant Robber – Armed Citizen Stories

Shoot, or Don't Shoot – More Self-Defense Gun Stories U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- We start with a news report from ABC6 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is 10:30 at night. You walk into a small restaurant to get your takeout order. You’re talking on the phone when a man behind the counter turns around, sees you, and points his gun at you. He orders you to hand over your phone. The three employees behind the counter have their hands up and are emptying the cash drawer. While you had your head in ...
Tags: Guns, Pennsylvania, Nra, Don, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Ammoland, USCCA, Gun Rights News, Rob Morse, Polite Society Podcast Rob, Rob Morse Rob, Armed Citizen Stories, Personal Defense **DO NOT DELETE



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