Come see me at San Diego Comic-Con!

There are three more stops on my tour for Walkaway: tomorrow at San Diego Comic-Con, next weekend at Defcon 25 in Las Vegas, and August 10th at the Burbank Public Library. (more…)
Tags: Post, Books, Happy Mutants, Science Fiction, News, Los Angeles, Events, San Diego, Las Vegas, Defcon, Burbank, SDCC, San Diego Comic Con, Walkaway, Burbank Public Library

More Space For More Holsters, Bigger and Better for 2017

Comp-Tac's New 12,000 Square Foot Facility HOUSTON, Texas -(Ammoland.com)- Comp-Tac's latest innovation is moving to a new 12,000 square foot facility.The new digs offer better production flow for more production, and a bunch of support operation improvements such as better offices, more efficient research and development, improved design capabilities and pre-production planning, sales, warehousing, and space for the future.The improved production capability is the direct application of Comp-T...
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Savage Arms Introduces New B Series Hardwood

Savage Arms B Series Hardwood SUFFIELD, Conn. -(Ammoland.com)- Savage Arms took bolt-action rimfire performance to new heights when it introduced the B Series rifle platform.The iconic American gun maker is pleased to expand the lineup for 2017 by adding the new B Series Hardwood. Shipments of the new rifle are being delivered to dealers.The new B Series Hardwood features a 21-inch Sporter barrel and ergonomic, walnut-stained hardwood stock with unique, modern checkering.A 10-round rotary maga...
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Mystery and Crime Rymer, James Malcolm: The Black Monk (Illustrated). v1. 22 Jul 2017.

Summary: Mysterious lights, ghosts, and deaths plague the Castle of Brandon in the early years of the 13th century. With Sir Rupert Brandon off to the crusades, The Black Monk has plans to overthrow him with the aid of Agatha and Eldred Weare. Will he succeed? And who is the maniacal Wizard of the Red Cavern? And the crusaders who keep their faces hid with velvet masks? A Note on the Text: The text is that of the first and only known edition published by Edward Lloyd in 52 numbers between Mar...
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T+CP’s Tara McPherson Sofubi Prototype

Shinji from Tomenosuke has posted the above photograph of the prototype of Tara Mcpherson' sofubi has been completed. Last year around this time, he had posted about how the figure had taken two years to develop...well, three years total and we have a prototype. This piece will apparently be a joint effort with Circus Posterus under the T+CP brand. And while the above - head-on - shot might be difficult to depict at first. Couple it with the drawing below and you can see what the sofubi is s...
Tags: Toys, Shinji, Tomenosuke, Tara McPherson, Circus Posterus, Tara McPherson Sofubi Prototype

Arizona Spring Hunt Recommendations to be Available for Review

Turkeys PHOENIX, Ariz. -(Ammoland.com)- The Arizona Game and Fish Department has scheduled a series of six “open houses” for its constituents to review and ask questions about proposed hunt recommendations for spring hunts for turkey, javelina, bison and bear.The department annually makes recommendations to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission regarding the management of game species, which establish the seasons, dates, bag limits, open areas and permit-tag allocations based on the framework o...
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Plaseebo at KaijuMashup 2017

Plaseebo is pleased to be part of the "KaijuMashup 2017” exhibition being held this weekend (July 22nd and 23rd) at the Design Fiesta Gallery in Japan. Bob Conge - the show's a group show - has provided us with a pair of custom pieces that will be in the show. There's the Cyborg-X  and the Gnawmeleon , which you can check out below.
Tags: Toys, Japan, Customs, Plaseebo, Design Fiesta Gallery

Is Iran in Our Gun Sights Now?

By Pat Buchanan Is Iran in Our Gun Sights Now? Patrick J .Buchanan USA –  -(Ammoland.com)-  “Iran must be free. The dictatorship must be destroyed. Containment is appeasement and appeasement is surrender.”Thus does our Churchill, Newt Gingrich, dismiss, in dealing with Iran, the policy of containment crafted by George Kennan and pursued by nine U.S. presidents to bloodless victory in the Cold War.Why is containment surrender? “Because freedom is threatened everywhere so long as this dicta...
Tags: Europe, Isis, Guns, Washington, Iraq, Israel, America, Iran, Syria, United States, New York Times, Paris, Italy, Jimmy Carter, Hassan Rouhani, Capitol Hill

National Deer Alliance Recognizes Jay McAninch for Vital Service to Deer Industry

Jay McAninch (left) receives a distinguished award from Nick Pinizzotto, National Deer Alliance National Deer Alliance FAIRFAX, Va. (Ammoland.Com) — The National Deer Alliance (NDA) recently recognized Jay McAninch, chairman of the NDA board of directors, with a special award at the recently held North American Deer Summit in Austin, Texas.The board of directors wanted to recognize McAninch’s strong leadership that was integral to NDA becoming a reality, and now positioned to do important ...
Tags: Guns, North America, Jay, Austin Texas, NDA, McAninch, Conservation News, National Deer Alliance, The National Deer Alliance NDA, Nick Pinizzotto, Jay McAninch, Archery Trade Association, Vital Service

Machi II Lounge Collection by Eko

For the Machi II Lounge collection by Eko, designers John Stafford and Chris Carter ensured that each piece was properly proportioned to provide the utmost comfort for users. To do so, they utilized Eko’s unique cushion design, which employs both coils and modern engineering to create the perfect balance of weight distribution. Using these materials also makes the finished product more sustainably sourced, since it leaves petroleum-based foam out of the equation. The steel springs are made ...
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This Week in Books: Comic-Con is on, Kermit gets fired and Antarctica is breaking up

Pop quiz: Where can you go to hang out with director Steven Spielberg, Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot and a slew of Stormtroopers? If you said San Diego’s Comic-Con, then you’re probably already there. The once-humble gathering of geeks and cosplayers is now a massive showcase for some Hollywood’s splashiest blockbusters. Even if you’re sitting this one out, you can still get into the spirit of the event. Here are three stellar books making the leap from page to screen and generating buzz at this year...
Tags: Amazon, Europe, Books, Hollywood, News, Julianne Moore, Disney, Muppets, Britain, Queens, Editor, Antarctica, San Diego, Alan Turing, Bletchley Park, Turing

My Private & Cozy Deck Oasis for Summer

If you're seeing My Private & Cozy Deck Oasis for Summer anywhere other than I'm an Organizing Junkie (or your feed reader) it has been stolen! Please let us know! Hey friends, as I was sitting out on my deck the other day, I realized I hadn’t shared my cozy deck space yet with you all. It’s not a large deck but my backyard is a bit of a fish bowl so I wanted a place I could relax that offered some privacy. I wanted a cozy deck oasis where I could hang with the family and take an occasion...
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On the Market: The Historic Filbert Cottages in San Francisco’s Russian Hill

San Francisco’s Filbert Cottages were built in 1907 to house survivors of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. The builder, William Bush, could never have imagined his modest emergency structures would be for sale at around $4 million apiece one century later. Over the years, the Filbert Cottages—at 1338 Filbert St. in the city’s Russian Hill—have served as apartment housing and even a design school, but by 2000 they had fallen into complete disrepair. A controversial development proposal around t...
Tags: Books, France, China, Uncategorized, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Benjamin Moore, San Francisco Bay Area, Miele, Russian Hill, South of England, Peter Cohen, Buttrick, Bulthaup, Architecture & Interiors

How the New ‘Star Wars’ Novels Connect to ‘The Last Jedi’

When Disney acquired Lucasfilm in 2012, an edict came down from on high: every Star Wars-related product that the company produced moving forward would be canonical, from coloring books to video games to comics and beyond. We already saw how some of the books influenced the script for The Force Awakens, but now we know how a whole new set of Star Wars novels will connect to the events of Rian Johnson‘s upcoming movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Entertainment Weekly has an exhaustive breakdown ...
Tags: Books, Movies, Disney, Carrie Fisher, Lucasfilm, Rian Johnson, Leia, Finn, Yoda, Luke Skywalker, Ken Liu, Rey, Rose, Luke, Phasma, Canterbury Tales

Problem with rtf languages view on Koreader file browser

I have kobo aura hd, i installed the latest version of koreader on my device and i put my persian standard utf-8 font to this app but still koreader file browser doesn't show folders and files name currectly. Characters are seprated and reversed. Anyone can help me?
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Bargain & Daily Book Deals 07/21/17

Today on Amazon’s Gold Box, get up to 35% Off on Pet Supplies and 45% Off on BLACK+DECKER BDH2020FLFH MAX Lithium Flex Vacuum with Stick Vacuum Floor Head and Pet Hair Brush, 20-volt – Cordless. Packt makes it easier for you to learn, adapt and stay relevant with $10 eBooks and videos for a limited time. My Bargain Picks Well-Preserved: Recipes and Techniques for Putting Up Small Batches of Seasonal Foods ($1.99 Kindle), by Eugenia Bone [Clarkson Potter / Random House] A collection of 30 sm...
Tags: Amazon, Audiobooks, Books, Science Fiction, New York, Romance, Germany, Fantasy, Vampires, America, Holocaust, House, New York Times, Kindle Books, African American, Wwii

FightLite Reveals Next Gen (Squad Automatic) MCR & Lightweight Polymer Ammo

FightLite Dual-Feed Squad Automatic MCR Mission Configurable Rifle FightLite Industries USA – -(Ammoland.com)- FightLite Industries, a division of ARES Defense Systems Inc. located in Melbourne, Florida announces a development program for next generation, lightweight polymer ammunition to work in conjunction with its patented Dual-Feed Squad Automatic MCR (Mission Configurable Rifle).In a radical departure from the directions of both case telescoped ammunition and conventional polymer ammun...
Tags: Facebook, Usa, Guns, US, Nato, Army, Amg, CNC, Geoffrey, MCR, ARES, NSN, Melbourne Florida, Featured Articles, Ammunition News, Firearm News

Vote for the Best Amateur Living/Dining Room in Our Design Awards

Our judges have chosen the finalists, now you choose the winners. Vote for your favorite projects in our 2017 Considered Design Awards, once per day in each of the Remodelista and Gardenista categories. Voting closes at midnight on August 4, and winners will be announced on August 7. Below, browse the finalists in the best Amateur Living/Dining category, then head to our awards page to Vote. N.B. Curious to know who’s winning? We reveal the rankings when you vote in each category. Above: Cami...
Tags: Books, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Williamsburg, Don, Daniel Boone, Corona Del Mar California, Gardenista, Kealakekua Hawaii, Remodelista, Julie Carlson, Dining Rooms, Dinesen, Living Rooms, Considered Design Awards 2017, Sheila Bridges

Weekly Selected: Friday Vibes

Funky tees for funky Friday vibes. This week’s tees might lean towards the somewhat ridiculous side of the spectrum but we love these tees! Fun patterns, vintage cartoons, Christopher Walken on the Moon, and more. Check it out! COUPON -10% View tee 2 2 Exclusive savings through TeeHunter courtesy of your friends at RedBubble. Cheers Friends! 10 RBTEEHUNTER10JULY Get it now -10% RedBu...
Tags: Review, Gotham, Christopher Walken, T-shirts, RedBubble, Society6, TeePublic, TeeHunter, Sons of Gotham, OldSkull, RedBubble Cheers Friends, TeeShirtPalace, Firework Flower Pattern, Hoodie Tank, Moon Walken, Moon Walken Shirt

Davidson’s Promotes Josh Tucker

Josh Tucker PRESCOTT, Ariz. -(Ammoland.com)- Davidson’s is pleased to announce the promotion of Josh Tucker. Josh has been promoted to the position of Information and Technology Application Manager.Josh joined Davidson’s in 2012 after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, with a major in computer science and a minor in business operations management. He began his career with Davidson’s working in Shipping and Receiving, from which he transitioned to Information Technol...
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The Conundrum

after Zhuangzi   [Author: Vicki Lane]
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Attention, or how to organize the mind

Sometimes our mind is a mess. Thoughts and experiences pile up, and our mind flips from one thing to another: I need to buy milk, I have an important meeting tomorrow, and, no, the bills have still not been paid;  it’s my friends birthday, the face of that person reminds me of someone I met in college, and the advertisement blaring from the loudspeakers  tells me that a new shampoo will change my life. When our mind is such a mess, our life easily becomes a mess too. We forget to write the memo ...
Tags: Books, Featured, Consciousness, Attention, Philosophy, Perception, Mind, Priorities, David Foster Wallace, Wallace, Organisation, Hume, Arts & Humanities, Pixabay, CC0 Public Domain, Conscious Experience

Homeowner Stops Intruder After Home Invasion, with Unloaded Gun?

Bob Irwin highlights the latest self defense and other shootings of the week. Read them and see what went wrong, what went right and what we can learn from self defense with a gun. Homeowner Stops Intruder After Home Invasion, with Unloaded Gun? Bob Irwin USA –-(Ammoland.com)- 40/29 News on demand reports 06-25-2017 in Spiro, Oklahoma, that around midnight a woman and her husband were in their home, when the (front) door swung open.They called out as they thought it was her father arrivin...
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Days of our GOP Lives

Art by Michael Ramirez Days of our GOP Lives AmmoLand Gun News USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Days of our GOP Lives.Like deer in the headlights, cowardly GOP are frozen in place by Get Trump media's flood of Russia collusion fake news.Did you enjoy this cartoon?Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining anyone or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association (NRA) : www.membership.nrahq.orgS...
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Live from Comic-Con: Wonder Woman Is Here

And so is Deadpool, Rey from Star Wars, many bare-chested men in kilts (there should be a special collective noun for this grouping), Jon Snow, and Black Widow. At least this weekend, at Comic-Con. For those of you who aren't tapped into the pop culture vein, well over 100,000 fans and industry professionals come to gorgeous San Diego every July to wear their nerdiest T-shirts or show off their cosplay skills in a huge, four-day-long party that sprawls from the convention center and out into the...
Tags: Books, Disney, Overwatch, San Diego, Diana, Harley Quinn, Batman, Kyle Maclachlan, Jon Snow, Leia, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Steven Universe, Emerald City, Ernest Cline, Comic Con International

NWTF, CPW and Land Board Form Unique Partnership to Buy Hydro AX

NWTF, CPW and Land Board Form Unique Partnership to Buy Hydro AX EDGEFIELD, S.C. -(Ammoland.com)- Work to improve habitat for a variety of wildlife will now be conducted year-round across Colorado thanks to a unique new public-private partnership between Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the Colorado State Land Board and the National Wild Turkey Federation.The three organizations have joined forces to buy a “hydro ax” that resembles a large farm threshing machine.But, instead of removing seed from ...
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Buffalo’s first green roof, ten years later by Elizabeth Licata

The roof now Buffalo is not landscape architecture central. Aside from a large Olmsted park system (that’s been adulterated in spots), I find many WNY public landscapes uninspired. Private gardens are the thing here; almost 500 of them will be open to the public next week. However, I do have a favorite local landscape architect. I’ve written before about Joy Kuebler’s forward-thinking public and private garden designs. We worked together on an unusual Show House exterior landscape in 2009, but,...
Tags: Gardening, Tricks, Buffalo, Designs, Joy, Unusually Clever People, Elizabeth Licata, and Schemes, Joy Kuebler, Pennsylvania Lichtenfels, Karl Foerster

Forget Ant Colonies. Here's a Desktop Termite Habitat

It might be tough for me to sell you an inch-thick cross-section of Douglas Fir for $125. But if I encased it in acrylic and placed a live colony of termites in there, maybe you'd give it a second look. That's the hope of the folks behind the Termitat, a desktop termite habitat that's a twist on the ho-hum ant colony. Twenty of these little bastards will go to town on that Doug Fir, spending three years or more munching it into their new nest while you watch. All you have to do is add water e...
Tags: Design, New York City, Toy, Furniture Design, Object Culture, Douglas Fir, Doug Fir

Calling New York...

No, I'm not going but next week the Kayaker is. He will be busy doing some future work planning while he's there but is hoping to have time to see the sights, camera in hand. So a favour to ask. In order to make the best use of limited time and budget... Where should he go... Where is off-the-beaten-track lesser-known New York.. What shouldn't he miss... Any photography or other exhibitions... He says all suggestions gratefully received and thank you.     [Author: dovegreyreader...
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