Three More White House Garden Stories Already

Continuing our reporting on garden-related news about the First Family, something new has turned up about gardens the Bidens may have created or cared.  Bidens Added Family Heritage Garden at the Naval Observatory  Thanks to a story in Huffington Post, we get to see a garden the Bidens established there! The story is full of great photos of the home, too. The porch is to die for. This is the same VP quarters that VP Harris and her husband will be moving into after some renovations are complet...
Tags: Gardening, Obama, Washington Post, Joe Biden, Michelle Obama, Dc, People Magazine, Biden, Huffington Post, Kamala Harris, Public Gardens, HARRIS, Bidens, White House Kitchen Garden, First Family, Blair House

how to view/filter library by series/series index

My Nova Pro is awesome but has one long-standing deficiency (for me): in the library view I can't view, filter or sort my books by series: I often want to read books in the same series, in a particular order, but can't always remember which title comes before the next: unfortunately I haven't found any way to configure the library viewer to show my this (series + series index) information or to interact with it. Short of installing another e-reader that has its own built-in library view, is the...
Tags: Books, Onyx Boox

Rotel Sausage Dip

Rotel Sausage Dip is always a hit at parties. It goes together in minutes and only takes three ingredients. If you are having a party you might also like this Buffalo Chicken Dip it is another crowd favorite. 3 Ingredients You’ll Need 1 pound sausage (Like Jimmy Dean- We personally love the sausage at Aldi) ... Read More about Rotel Sausage Dip The post Rotel Sausage Dip appeared first on Skip To My Lou.
Tags: Crafts, Snacks, Aldi, Appetizers, Recipes, Jimmy Dean, Buffalo Chicken Dip

Series numbering: removing the 0 padding?

When putting 1.5 in a series index column, it automatically adds a zero to make it 1.50. Is there a way to make that stop? Doesn't seem to be anything in Tweaks. :thanks:
Tags: Books, Library Management

Browning Hi-Power: The Pistol That Served Nazis, FBI, SAS and Muammar Gaddafi

When you were a kid, did you ever dream about going back in time and fighting the nasty villains with modern weapons? Some AR-15s at the Alamo would surely change the situation. Even a crate of Springfield 1903s would really help to win the Revolutionary War. But in reality, when someone creates a firearm that […] Read More … The post Browning Hi-Power: The Pistol That Served Nazis, FBI, SAS and Muammar Gaddafi appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Muammar Gaddafi, Editorial, Sas, Springfield, Alamo, Pistols, Browning Hi-Power, Semi-Auto, Browning High-Power, FBI SAS

Wheelgun Wednesday: When is the 500 S&W Magnum Appropriate?

For this week on Wheelgun Wednesday, let’s jump down the rabbit hole of the .500 S&W Magnum cartridge. For most gun owners, it is the living personification of a meme. Simply, a huge flippin’ round that most people don’t know what to do with. For the longest time, the .44 Magnum was the greatest round […] Read More … The post Wheelgun Wednesday: When is the 500 S&W Magnum Appropriate? appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns

POTD: Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen

Photo Of The Day – There will be no boating accidents today, as we look at Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen (SWCC) units in action. They are a part of the United States Naval Special Warfare Command supporting units like the U.S. Navy SEALs. The soldiers in SWCC have a similar training program like the Navy SEALs, but the focus […] Read More … The post POTD: Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Navy, Defense, Photo of the Day, SWCC, GAU-17, Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen, United States Naval Special Warfare Command

Column to keep track of Kindle Collections Manually

I have a lot of Kindle Collections in Amazon. I am able to create an importable list of the collection names and the book counts, and if I am feeling really ambitious, I can create a list of each book in each collection. I currently have a Kindle Collections text column shown in the browser, but now I want to add the book counts for the collections. Since this is going to be manually entered or entered using the import list I want to figure out which is the best way to do this. Any suggestio...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Library Management

Silliness Exorcise your earworm

So, what’s your earworm? Not what you’re listening to; rather, the tune you can’t get out of your head. It’s my hope by posting here that I and others will be able to rid themselves of an unwelcome inhabitant. You’ll note I couldn’t possibly be setting the bar lower than with my current earworm. PS: If you post YouTube links in spoiler tags, the page loads faster. Spoiler:
Tags: Books, Lounge

Gun Bans and Prior Restraints Being Sold as ‘Progress’ in Nevada

That none of this will even make a dent is not the issue, because it’s not about public safety. It’s about the elites enhancing their power, tightening their grip, and denying our rights. (Center for American Progress/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- The Center for American Progress presented “6 Policies to Reduce Gun Violence in Nevada” on Wednesday. Replete with footnotes to make it appear to be a serious study, it unsurprisingly shows itself to be another piece of Astroturf propaganda c...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, New York City, Nevada, Resistance, Biden, Joseph Stalin, City Hall, Nra, ATF, Center for American Progress, David Codrea, Nevada Legislature, Gun Rights News, RKBA, Firearms News

5 medical memoirs that you should read right now.

5 medical memoirs that you should read right now.
Tags: Books, Lit, Prettybooks, Adam Kay, This Is Going To Hurt, Medical Memoir, Medical Memoirs

Our review of everything we've ever tested from Tommy John

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Tommy John is one of Insider Reviews' favorite places to shop for underwear, but they offer much more. Tommy John Tommy John started out as a men's underwear startup, but has evolved into a line of underwear and wardrobe essentials for everyone. You can find dress shirts, blazers, bras and bralettes, loungewear, and activewear, and more at Tommy John. We've really liked everything we've tried fr...
Tags: Reviews, Facebook, Trends, Features, Underwear, Patterson, T-shirt, Socks, Loungewear, Amir, Tommy John, Women's clothing, Tom Patterson, Dress Shirts, Connie Chen, Men's Clothing

Sorting seems to be off

Hi, I'm using calibre for a while now. But while looking for a book today I noticed something off with the sorting. I noticed it today, but the books involed where I noticed the problem are already in calibre for month, so the problem might be there longer. I have a book series named "The Hitman's guide" with 4 books (1, 2, 2.1, 3). I usually have my books sorted by title -> series -> authors. But Book #3 of the series is not sorted after book 2.1. Its acually: others books by the same author ->...
Tags: Books, Calibre

Three Howard University Yearbooks Featuring Kamala Harris Sell for $1,500

The 1984, 1985 and 1986 editions of the Howard University yearbook If you attended Howard University between 1984 and 1986, you might want to dig out your college yearbooks. AbeBooks recently sold a set of Bison yearbooks for 1984, 1985 and 1986 for $1,500 thanks to the inclusion of Kamala Harris, who graduated from Howard in 1986 with a degree in political science and economics. Kamala Harris, center, in her senior year photograph Harris – the United States’ first female vice pr...
Tags: Books, Politics, News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, United States, Ronald Reagan, Washington Dc, Vice President, Biden, Kamala Harris, Robert A Heinlein, Howard, HARRIS, Howard University, University of Mississippi

Required Reading: “Simplicity at Home,” by Fog Linen Founder Yumiko Sekine

Yumiko Sekine, founder of Fog Linen Work, the Tokyo-based home goods brand, is on a quest to revive the art of simplicity and craft. She’s long been a Remodelista favorite (we’ve featured her work in our three books and we all own tea towels, line-coated trays, baskets, and more from her line), so we were intrigued to learn that she’s compiled her minimalist but soulful approach to living in a new book, Simplicity at Home, from Chronicle Books. Ten years ago, Sekine’s first line included just se...
Tags: Books, Japan, Tokyo, Lithuania, Required Reading, Yumiko, Yumiko Sekine, Sekine, Fog Linen Work, Nao Shimizu

What I Learned Writing a Trilogy

In October 2016, I began writing Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire. It’s about a kid who moves to the mountains of Colorado, where he joins the Rangers. Modeled on the scouts of my youth, Rangers can do some kinda magic things because the forest outside their town is kinda magic. Arlo Finch sold to Roaring Brook/Macmillan as a trilogy, with Valley of Fire debuting in February 2018 and Lake of the Moon the following year. It has spawned thirteen translations published around the world. I’ve toure...
Tags: Europe, Books, Colorado, Author, Fox, Canada, Paris, Harry Potter, Rangers, Projects, New Mexico, Damon Lindelof, Wade, Valley, Damon, J J

Canada’s C20s get Schmidt & Bender 3-20×50 Ultra Short Scopes in Coyote M17 TAN

According to Schmidt & Bender GmbH, the Department of National Defence in Canada have decided to equip their new C20 semi-automatic precision rifles, made by Colt Canada, with 3-20×50 PMII Ultra Short riflescopes from the German manufacturer. In an order said to be worth CA$8.5 million, the Canadian Army ordered around 300 C20 Semi-Automatic Sniper […] Read More … The post Canada’s C20s get Schmidt & Bender 3-20×50 Ultra Short Scopes in Coyote M17 TAN appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Canada, Optics, Daily News, SCHMIDT, Department of National Defence, Bender, Canadian Army, Scopes, Cerakote, Colt Canada, Schmidt Bender, MIL/LE, TReMoR3, C20 Semi-Automatic Sniper Weapon

Installing Android 8.1 firmware on Muses

I wanted to try to install new firmware using Linux tools. (For impatient readers, I failed, like everyone else.) Similarily to Windows tools, you must put device in flashing mode to get Linux tools (either tools from Rockchip or open source ones). In the normal mode device is described in the output of 'lsusb' as Code: ID 2207:0011 Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics Company SmartTab and in flashing mode as [CODE] You can put device in this mode either the way described in the installati...
Tags: Books, Adb, Rockchip, Boyue, Likebook, Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics Company SmartTab, Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics Company

Algún libro sobre Joyas?

Tengo un amigo que compra muchas gemas y joyerias en la web, pero yo no se sobre ello, sin embargo me gustaria aprender porque deseo comprar collares para vender. pero lo principal sera aprender sobre ellos.:help::help:
Tags: Books, Cafetería, Joyas

NICS and Gun Sales in January 2021 sets New Record

NICS and Gun Sales in January 2021 sets New Record (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The National Instant background Check System (NICS) set a record for the most checks done in any month, ever, since the system started in 1998. There were a total NICS 4,317,804 checks done in January. The next highest month was in December of 2020, with 3,937,066 checks. NICS and Gun Sales in January 2021 sets New Record As readers of this correspondent know, an increasing number of NICS checks are...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Fbi, United States, Arizona, Biden, Gun Sales, NICS, Dave Workman, Gun Rights News, Firearm News, Ammunition, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team

Making Reloading Count: New Armanov Optical Round Counter

If you own a Dillon XL650 & XL750 or a 1050 & 1100 you’re probably an experienced reloader and interested in numbers and statistics as well. You’re most likely also interested in knowing things like how many rounds you loaded, as well as the total for the month and the year? With the new Armanov […] Read More … The post Making Reloading Count: New Armanov Optical Round Counter appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Other Gear & Gadgets, Product Announcement, Armanov, Dillon upgrade, Round Counter

Windows: should temp folders be cleaned up?

While cleaning up, I found a lot of empty calibre_[randomstring] folders in %LocalAppData%\Temp\. All of them empty, so at least whatever files are in there seem to be cleaning themselves up. But is it intended that the folders are left behind? :thanks:
Tags: Books, Calibre

Gun Control’s Unholy Union With Hollywood Is Too Rich

By Larry Keane Hollywood gun control IMG: iStock-1145895508 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Gun control groups are recruiting Hollywood elites to sell the reasons why more gun control is necessary. Never mind these same Tinseltowners live within gated, secure neighborhoods and often pay for private security details whenever they feel like it. They haven’t learned the lessons that nothing is more off-putting than Hollywood hypocrisy, so they’re going for a sequel. The Giffords gun control group is p...
Tags: Hollywood, Guns, Washington, Senate, America, Joe Biden, House Of Representatives, Michael Bloomberg, Rich, Kamala Harris, HARRIS, Variety, NSSF, Giffords, Sens Joe Manchin, Gun Rights News

NRA-ILA – Montana Senate Passes Permitless Carry

Wednesday, February 3rd, the Montana Senate passed Permitless Carry legislation. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Wednesday, February 3rd, the Montana Senate passed Permitless Carry legislation, House Bill 102, on Third Reading.  This important self-defense measure will be sent back to the House where it will receive a concurrence vote.  Those votes are expected to occur tomorrow and Friday.  Please contact your State Representative and ask them to CONCUR on House Bill 102. CLICK HERE TAKE...
Tags: Guns, Montana, House, Nra, IMG, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Montana Senate, NRA ILA Montana Senate

Watch San Francisco’s Musical Bullets, Chris Cheng GO BIG on TBS’ GO-BIG SHOW Feb 4th

USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Tune in to TBS’ “Go-Big Show” this Thursday, February 4 at 9pm ET/PT to watch Chris Cheng, San Francisco, California’s Musical Bullets, compete in the most extreme talent competition show ever in the hopes of winning a $100,000 grand prize. To support Chris Cheng, please post about his upcoming performance on your social channels and tag @gobigshowtbs and #GoBigShow. Thank you! Watch San Francisco’s Musical Bullets, Chris Cheng GO BIG on TBS (Photo credit: Courtesy ...
Tags: Google, Usa, Guns, San Francisco, Chad, Ncaa, Tbs, Samantha, Major League Baseball, San Francisco California, Cheng, AEW, Shooting Media News, Cody Rhodes, Chris Cheng, Bert Kreischer

Lancer Systems AR15 30Rd L5AWM Opaque Black Magazine 223/5.56 10Pack $136.99 FREE S&H

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! U.S. & Texas LawShield is America’s original legal defense for self-defense program. Lancer Systems AR15 30Rd L5AWM Opaque Black Magazine 10pak Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Brownells has a make your-own-package on a Ten (10) pack of Lancer Systems AR15 30 round L5AWM Opaque Black Magazines for 223/5.56 at just $136.99 after coupon code “SAE” at check out. Brownells Edge Members get FREE Shipping on all their orders. That is $13.69...
Tags: Guns, America, Nato, Gear, Ammunition News, Brownells.com, Lancer Systems, Daily Gun Deals, Daily Deals Magazines, AmmoLand INC, U S Texas LawShield, USA Anti

SIG SAUER Complete Final Delivery of Their Next Generation Squad Weapon System Prototypes

SIG Sauer have announced the completion of the final delivery of their Next Generation Squad Weapon System prototypes and ammunition to the U.S. Army. The delivery includes finalised weapon prototypes which have been optimised following Army feedback from the ‘soldier touch point’ phase and a shipment of SIG Sauer’s 6.8×51mm hybrid cased ammunition. Uniquely for […] Read More … The post SIG SAUER Complete Final Delivery of Their Next Generation Squad Weapon System Prototypes appeared first on T...
Tags: Guns, Defense, Companies, Army, Daily News, U S Army, Sig Sauer, Rifles, Machine Guns, NGSW, MIL/LE, True Velocity, Next Generation Squad Weapon, SIG MCX Spear, LMG-6.8

"We don't negotiate with hobbyists!"

It's a clever little ad, and I LOL'ed. The big deal about the camera they're hyping is that it's packing essentially the same sensor as the eye-bleedingly expensive GFX100 at sixty percent of the price. Medium format sensors are, these days, where Full Frame ones were about fifteen years ago. After all, the EOS 1Ds Mark II, when it came out back in 2004, stickered for eight grand. Canon's first enthusiast/prosumer full-frame body, the 5D, was nearly $3500 in late 2005.  There's a reason tha...
Tags: Guns, Canon, Gadgetry, Tam, Mark II, Vidjo, Money Makes The World Go 'round, Pickcher Takin

Seanan McGuire, award-winning fantasy author, talks new novel and her Marvel Comics dream

Author Seanan McGuire hasn’t let the pandemic slow down her writing. She has a slew of projects that will be published this year, including the 15th book in her October Daye series, “When Sorrows Come,” out in September through Penguin Random House, and her latest, “Across the Green Grass Fields,” the sixth entry in her Hugo- and Nebula Award-winning Wayward Children series, which was published by Tor in January. Having spent some of her formative years homeless in Concord in the East Bay of the...
Tags: Books, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Seattle, Marvel Comics, Authors, Dorothy, Penguin Random House, Alice, Field, Concord, Gwen, McGuire, Regan, Doherty

Galco Introduces Horsehide IWB Holster: the Royal Guard 2.0

Galco’s new Royal Guard 2.0 Holster. IMG Galco U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Constructed of durable, moisture-resistant premium horsehide, Galco’s Royal Guard 2.0 inside the waistband holster has the rough side of the leather out for greater stability in the pants, while the smooth side of the leather lies against the handgun for a slicker draw feel. The Royal Guard 2.0’s butt-forward cant increases concealability when worn behind the strong hip, while a raised sweat guard protects both the handgun ...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Gear, Royal Guard, Kydex, Galco, Galco Galco International LTD, Galco Holsters

show more filters
January - 2021
February - 2021
March - 2021