13 terrifying books to haunt your dreams as Halloween approaches

When my wife was a child, the author of “The Exorcist,” William Peter Blatty, was invited to dinner at her family’s New England home, which sat across the lane from an old graveyard. You may be imagining this event like the famous poster for the movie based on the book — an unsettling image of a man lingering ominously outside a home — and that would be understandable, but the truth is that Blatty and his wife did not cross her threshold that night. The terrifying idea of the man who made that b...
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NSSF Profile Q&A With Governor Brian Kemp (R-Ga.)

Georgia Gov. Kemp is a friend to the Second Amendment. IMG Georgia DNR U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Editor’s Note: We are pleased to post the latest of our occasional Q&A features with an elected official who supports hunting and the shooting sports. NSSF thanks Governor Brian Kemp (R-Ga.) for agreeing to talk with us. Who introduced you to hunting and shooting sports? I spent a lot of time dove hunting with my dad throughout my childhood, but I would say my real introduction to hunting and shootin...
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German Short Range Sniper Rifle (G26) Tender Cancelled

There is so much going on in Germany and their attempts to renew the small arms for their Army at the moment. If you think it’s confusing, you have our sympathies and full understanding. First, it was announced that the Haenel MK556 had won the tender to replace the G36, and within less than a […] Read More … The post German Short Range Sniper Rifle (G26) Tender Cancelled appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Germany, Defense, Army, Daily News, Ar-15, DMR, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, HK417, Haenel, Baainbw, MIL/LE, Concamo, FN SCAR-H, G26 Sniper Rifle, SSchtzWa

Is that a cookie?

Sheltie’s do like cookies, mom. You gave Sabine one ASAP right, Karlyn? ;) Sheltie Nation - Largest Community of Sheltie Lovers on the Net!
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Daily Gun Deals: 10pc MAGPUL 30Rnd PMAG GEN M2 Magazines $9.49ea FREE S&H Code

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! 10pc MAGPUL 30Rnd PMAG GEN M2 Magazines Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Brownells has a sale happening on a ten (10) pack of Magpul AR15 thirty round Gen2 PMAG M2 MOE Magazines for 223 or 5.56 that with coupon code “PTT” you get them all for $94.99. Brownells Edge Members get FREE Shipping on all their orders. That is $9.49 each! Magpul Gen M2 PMAGs are great we already have a crap-ton of them and know they are infinitely reliable.  These are...
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TFB Review: Swampfox Optics Blade and Trihawk Prism Scopes

Swampfox Optics is a relative newcomer to the world of firearms glass. They recently turned two years old, having been founded on Independence Day in 2018. Students of American history will already have observed that their link to the founding of the United States doesn’t simply coincide with shared birthdays. The company’s name hearkens back […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Swampfox Optics Blade and Trihawk Prism Scopes appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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POTD: FN Herstal SCAR With All The Perks

The SCAR rifles from FN Herstal are being used by several French units. For instance, the FN SCAR-SC is used by an unnamed unit and recently the French Army selected the SCAR-H PR with an S&B riflescope and Night/Thermal Vision as their next DMR/Sniper Rifle. However the French Commando Units have been using the FN SCAR […] Read More … The post POTD: FN Herstal SCAR With All The Perks appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Ruger Embraces New Shooters With +ONE Gearbox Giveaway

Ruger donated all these items for the NSSF +ONE education program. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NEWTOWN, Conn.—NSSF, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc., is backing the +ONE Movement with an all-new Gearbox Giveaway. NSSF’s +ONE Movement, now in its second year, was developed to encourage experienced gun owners to invite someone new to the range or field to experience the joys that shooting sports and hunting offer. The initiative ha...
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River Farm, AHS’s Headquarters, to be Sold

River Farm, headquarters of the American Horticultural Society First we all read the big news – that the American Horticultural Society, in order to survive financially, has decided to sell the 25-acre historic property in Alexandria, Va. that serves as its national headquarters, and is considering an acquisition by the American Public Garden Association. Cue the Uproar Naturally that sparked a Facebook group called Stop the Sale. And a petition, sent to me by local outdoor lightening desig...
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Apex Tactical Announces 5in Long Slide For FN 509

The new Apex Tactical 5in Long Slide for the FN509 pistol. IMG Apex Tactical U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- PEORIA, Ariz. – Apex Tactical Specialties is pleased to announce its much-anticipated 5.00″ LongSlide for the FN 509 will be available for pre-order on Tuesday, October 27th. Designed by Apex’s engineering team and manufactured at the company’s state-of-the-art Arizona manufacturing facility, the new custom long slide assembly is packed with features. The fully machined slide is optics ready wi...
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What's the best you can do?: First-hand Recollections of a Second-hand Bookseller

If you happen to harbour a vague romantic notion of some day opening your own second-hand bookshop where the artistic intelligentsia would congregate to discuss highbrow matters and engage in witty badinage, then perhaps you would do well to read "What's the best you can do?" first. It may not necessarily put you off the idea altogether, but it will certainly provide you with a sharp reality check. The book is an autobiographical account of a second-hand bookshop owner in Northern Ireland during...
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Gun Owners Should Welcome Tommy Lee’s Threat to Leave U.S.

So will Tommy Lee come to gather up our guns and melt them into a Hillary Clinton statue before he leaves? Or does he have more blacks to assault and women to kick first? (Motley Crue/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee has made the promise that many left-wing celebrities have made before and failed to honor — leaving the United States if Donald Trump wins the presidency,” Breitbart reports. “Tommy Lee told the British publication The Big Issue that he will quit...
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Ten Wins for Gun Owners That Only Happened Under President Trump

Topping the List are Pro-Gun Judges, Opening Gun Stores During COVID, and Unsigning the UN Gun Treaty! Ten Wins for Gun Owners That Only Happened Under President Trump, Donald Trump IMG WhiteHouse-gov USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Imagine having a President that did not believe the Second Amendment protects an individual right. Or a President who believes that’s it’s okay to confiscate millions of commonly-owned firearms. That is precisely what gun owners would be facing if Joe Biden is elected Pr...
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Modern Imitations iPhone Pillow Designs with Unique Layouts

Looking down into these comfortable portable pillow layouts, we will see the unique design of house accessory plans. The combination of creativity and the whole components that filling out will make us feeling attracted and invited to try on. Catch up the main idea of this pillow that accommodates the need of “have” feeling for those who can’t but this phone. These unique pillow designs ideas even just an imitation but the performance of this pillow will be complete our house space. For those wh...
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I share.

This is Tyson and Katie. Katie says I don’t mind sharing my bed when a foster dog needs comfort.
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Essays Jefferies, Richard: Collected Essays. v1. 22 Oct 2020

Richard Jefferies was and remains one of the most famous and best-loved writers about the English countryside. I looked in vain for his essays in the Patricia Clark Memorial Library, so I went to Project Gutenberg, downloaded all the published essays as text and formatted them into one volume. It comprises the following titles: The Gamekeeper at Home (1878) Wild Life in a Southern County (1879) The Amateur Poacher (1879) Hodge and His Masters (1880) Round About a Great Estate (1880) Nature...
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Ammo InStock: Armscor 9mm 115gr FMJ 50 Rounds Ammunition $23.99

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! Armscor 9mm 115gr FMJ 50 Rounds Ammunition PSA Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Palmetto State Armory has Armscor 9mn 115 grain FMJ Ammunition in 50 round boxes in stock and selling for $23.99. That is $0.479 each a round. Armscor USA ammunition line is made in the USA. Armscor Precision ammunition line is made in the Philippines. Manufacturer: Armscor Caliber: 9mm Bullet Weight: 115 gr Bullet Type: FMJ Quantity: 50 Rounds Muzzle Velocity: ...
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Springfield Armory Hellcat OSP Wins 2020 Best New Handgun Award

Springfield Armory Hellcat OSP Wins 2020 Best New Handgun Award U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Springfield Armory is proud to announce that the Hellcat OSP 9mm has won a NASGW-POMA Caliber Award for 2020 Best New Handgun, as selected by an independent panel of 18 judges from a pool of approximately 150 new products. Each year, the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) awards the top optics, accessory, ammunition and firearms manufacturers who provide outstanding value and servi...
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Ereader that displays book summaries... Kobo, Onyx, LikeBook?

Hello! I’m looking into getting an ereader and trying to decide between one of the larger kobos or a reader like Onyx or LikeBook with Android (any other suggestions welcome!) I have a fairly large library, mostly epubs. I don’t have a need to read PDF’s and manga, or for note-taking on this ereader, just regular fiction/non-fiction. I was looking at the Kobo Libra H20 or Forma but I have one ‘requirement’ that may steer me to a different reader I love using Calibre Companion/Moon Reader on...
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TFB’s Build Of The Week Series: Week 4: Doug M’s “Corona Light 10/22”

The fourth entry named “Corona Light” by Doug is the lightest (and quietest) build of the bunch. Stuck at home under quarantine, he wanted to make a lightweight, suppressed rifle suitable for training and plinking. Three and a Half Pound Corona Light At 3.5 lbs, this rifle is definitely light. And personally owning a Surefire […] Read More … The post TFB’s Build Of The Week Series: Week 4: Doug M’s “Corona Light 10/22” appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Casa Cool: A Couple’s Secret Sanctuary in Mexico’s Colonial City of Mérida

If you could live anywhere, where would it be? For one well-traveled British couple (he’s a frequent-flying businessman; she’s in the hospitality industry), it’s the tropics of Mexico. They moved to the colonial city of Mérida in 2007, beguiled by the “wonderful weather and Yucatan lifestyle,” he says. Now that they’ve transformed a derelict 100-year-old building in the heart of the historic district into an eclectic and airy home, there’s nowhere else they’d rather be. “Mérida is an interesting...
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Hot Toys 1/6th scale Death Watch Mandalorian

With a new season of the highly anticipated The Mandalorian debuting October 30th 2020, Hot Toys has announced their new 1/6th scale Death Watch Mandalorian collectible figure. The highly-accurate collectible figure is specially crafted based on the appearance of the Death Watch Mandalorian who rescued the young Din Djarin ("The Mandalorian") in the show. It features highly detailed helmet and armor pieces with weathering effects, skillfully tailored outfit, finely sculpted jetpack with rea...
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Mystery and Crime Connington, J. J.: Tragedy at Ravensthorpe (1927); v1; 23 Oct 2020

The 4th Sir Clinton Driffield novel; a costume ball at Ravensthorpe, some rare gold medals, crooks, eccentrics, and murder... Attached Thumbnails   Attached Files Tragedy at Ravensthorpe - J. J. Connington.epub (312.7 KB)
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Krieghoff K-80 Parcours-X Intro at Sporting Clays Nationals

Recently TFB reported on the announcement of a new high-end shotgun from Krieghoff International, their K-80 Parcours. This elegant over/under carries a tremendous amount of family tradition, from a brand whose history spans nearly a century and a half, two continents, and five generations of family operation. The K-80 Parcours is intended to be a […] Read More … The post Krieghoff K-80 Parcours-X Intro at Sporting Clays Nationals appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Competition, Shotgun, Shotguns, Daily News, TFB, Shooting Sports, Krieghoff International, Krieghoff, Sporting Clays, Over/Under, Product Announcement, 12-gauge, K-80, Parcours-X

Ninth Circuit District Judge Delivers Another Superbly Written Court Order

The GOA reports on the Thode V Becerra amicus brief. iStock-1055138108 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 23 September 2020, Judge Roger T. Benitez issued another impressive order in a case involving the Second Amendment. A number of California residents, firearm businesses, special interest groups, foundations, and a political action committee have organized to sue California AG Xavier Becerra et al, to challenge the constitutionality of California's complex net of regulations for the ownership and...
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GOA & Journalist Notify FBI Regarding FaceBook & Foreign Election Interference VIDEO

Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 the FBI announced in a news conference that foreign states, including Iran, Russia, and other actors, have taken “specific actions” to influence public opinion during the U.S. election by obtaining voter registration. FBI Director Christopher Wray and Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced that Iranian intelligence was responsible for a recent campaign of emails sent to intimidate Florida voters. They also rep...
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FPC Applauds Senate Judiciary Committee Vote to Advance Judge Barrett

Judge Amy Coney Barrett is being demonized by the gun prohibition lobby. (Screen snip, C-SPAN) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) applauded the Senate Judiciary Committee for voting to advance Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Senate. “As we recently explained, the American people need and deserve a strong Supreme Court majority that will do what the Constitution’s text and liberty compel,” said FPC President Brandon Combs. “The Senate Judiciary Committee did the right ...
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all one thing

L ooking. I altered these photos with a filter to make them look worn. I put a few pieces together on the wall. The ones within reach. When I do this, it is an exercise in probability. They will probably fit together. That is my Seeing theory... if I remain true to my vision. And then, you know, even if they are "new" they always seem like something ancient when they are put together as one. The filter was used to emphasize that.  They are just pinned over the cloth I call A DEEP Pool of Tho...
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Light Strike to Your Wallet – The Strike Industries LITESLIDE

Whether you like the look of Strike Industries products or not, they fill a role that any parent, college student, or extreme couponer can appreciate. Aftermarket Glock slides from some other companies can run you more than a brand new Glock. With the announcement of the new Strike Industries LITESLIDE, an optics-ready Gen3 G17 or […] Read More … The post Light Strike to Your Wallet – The Strike Industries LITESLIDE appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Introducing Standalone Red Dot Ready Slides from LTT

Introducing Standalone Red Dot Ready Slides from LTT U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- You asked for it and Langdon Tactical Technology (LTT) listened. The standalone 92 Elite LTT Red Dot Optic Ready Slide (Full-Size) is now available for purchase. “We’ve taken our Red Dot Ready Optic Cut for the 92 slides and made it available as a complete stand-alone slide,” says, Ernest Langdon, President and CEO of Langdon Tactical. “You can now upgrade almost any 92 series pistol to take a red dot.” The slides a...
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