Gingerbread Fudge

Quick & easy to make Fudge. It tastes & smells just like Christmas. You can add or leave off the sprinkles. [Author: Super Madcow]
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Fantasy Authors Soman Chainani & Victoria Aveyard on Writing...and a little about Game of Thrones

First came film, then came books for both Soman Chainani and Victoria Aveyard--screenwriters who became novelists for young readers, creating series' that have gained widespread popularity. The new book in Chainani's series for middle graders, The School for Good and Evil #4: Quests for Glory, released today and it's the start of a new era as the students must meet the challenges of their fourth year--some will win glory, some devastating defeat, but the stakes have never been higher.  Total se...
Tags: Books, Paris, Harry Potter, Columbia, George R R Martin, Victoria Aveyard, MFA, Soman Chainani, Seira Wilson, Chainani

Shell Shock Technologies NAS3 Shell Cases, 2-Piece Nickel Alloy ~ Video & Review

Professional reloader, Bob Shell, reviews the Shell Shock Technologies NAS3 Shell Cases and puts their claims of reduced cost and increased durability to the test. Editors Note: Caution, Reloading is dangerous, read our “Reloading Disclaimer“. The reloading data published by this website is intended discussion purposes only. As with all data collection, mistakes are possible. You have been warned.** Shell Shock Technologies NAS3 Shell Cases, a new 2-Piece Nickel Alloy 9mm Cases. Bob Shell ...
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Upcoming Science Fiction and Fantasy Books We Can't Wait to Read

The autumnal equinox is only a few (getting shorter) days away. Silver lining? Less daylight means more reasons to stretch out on the couch and read. Here are ten books we can't wait to crack open.   Shop on AmazonPrint Book | Kindle Book Artemis by Andy Weir - Weir has a tough act to follow after the blockbuster success of The Martian. Set on the only city of the Moon,  Artemis is half crime caper, half SF survival adventure. Plucky, down-on-her-luck protagonist Jazz Bashara is willin...
Tags: Books, Margaret Atwood, James, Nemesis, Ann Leckie, Naomi Alderman, Brandon Sanderson, Arden, Fink, Kincaid, Cranor, Leckie, Joseph Fink, Jeffrey Cranor, Science Fiction + Fantasy, Adrian Liang

Guns in School? Two Perspectives on a Highly Charged Issue

by Laura Carno and Deborah Gordon Klehr Concealed Carry Teachers Laura Carno U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- There are few topics as divisive among administrators, parents and communities as the prospect of firearms in the classroom. As more states consider allowing staff to be armed, we present two perspectives.Laura Carno is the founder and executive director of FasterColorado.com, an organization that provides firearms training to school staff who are authorized as armed first responders. Deb...
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POTD: SAP Two Round Holders

  Today’s Photo Of The Day is Short Action Precision’s Two Round Holders. I waited a long time to get these. A friend bought them for me, forgot them, forgot them again and time went past. To be honest I probably don’t need them. But I buy a lot of stuff I don’t need, and […] Read More … The post POTD: SAP Two Round Holders appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Shell Shock Tech Sponsored Shooter John Vlieger Wins 2nd Consecutive High Overall

Vlieger won High Overall in Open Division at the 2017 USPSA Area 4 Championship, held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Sept. 8 – 10, 2017.  Shell Shock Technologies Sponsored Shooter John Vlieger Westport, Conn. (Ammoland.com) – Shell Shock Technologies, LLC., an early stage technology and manufacturing company focused on developing innovative case technologies for the ammunition industry, is pleased to announce its sponsored shooter John Vlieger has won High Overall in the Open Division at the 2017 USPS...
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DNA Labs’ Senior Analysts to Present at ISHI

DNA Labs International’s quality assurance manager, Rachel Oefelein, and senior DNA analyst, Cristina Rentas, to each lead separate presentations at the International Symposium of Human Identification (ISHI), held in Seattle, Washington, Oct. 2 – 5, 2017. International Symposium of Human Identification DNA Labs International Deerfield Beach, Fla. (Ammoland.com) – DNA Labs International , a private forensic laboratory in Broward County, Florida, announces that two of its Senior DNA Analys...
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Short Fiction Turgenev, Ivan: A Desperate Character and Other Stories. v1, 20 Sept 2017

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818-1883) has been described as the first Russian writer known to the Western world, and the only one with a European outlook and sympathies. He was the second son of a cavalry officer and a rich property owner, and lived in the period before and after the emancipation of serfs in Russia. Constance Garnett (1861-1946) was an English translator whose translations of 70 nineteenth century Russian classics introduced them to the English speaking public. Her work has be...
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Damage Report

Art by A.F. Branco Damage Report: President Trump's support remains solid, meanwhile mainstream media is crumbling. USA –-(Ammoland.com)- President Trump's supporters remain rock-solid, withstanding relentless attacks by mainstream media.  Despite the media and left's resistance, President Trump has remained focused on the larger issues at hand: the economy, immigration, foreign policy, and national security.Did you enjoy this cartoon?Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily carto...
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Sell Kindle DXG 9.7" with 3G and Onyx BOOX N96ML Pearl

Kindle DXG, Free 3G, 9.7" E Ink Display, 3G Works Globally Good working and mint condition. US$125. https://www.amazon.com/Kindle-DX-Wir.../dp/B002GYWHSQ Back is protected with protector: Onyx BOOX N96ML 9.7" E Ink Pearl Display FrontLight E-book Reader. Good working and mint condition. US$200. https://www.amazon.com/Onyx-Display-.../dp/B01EKS0HAK
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Wearable Device to Assist Medical Evacuation of Australian Soldiers

A recent press release from Australian Department of Defence announced that two companies will be granted a $700,000 (possibly Australian dollars) from Australian Next Generation Technologies Fund to develop a soldier wearable device which will collect data concerning the soldier’s condition and location in the battlefield. In case if the soldier is wounded the device will work […] Read More … The post Wearable Device to Assist Medical Evacuation of Australian Soldiers appeared first on The Fir...
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27 Edgar Allen Poe T-Shirts that Are More than Raven!

As Halloween quickly approaches, many of us partake in activities more geared for this time of year. Many of them are group activities like horror nights at theme parks and haunted houses, but some are done in more solitude. Like reading scary books and stories. When you want a good scare, it’s easy to turn to the likes of Stephen King. But if you want to turn to something even more classic, why not check out the works of Edgar Allen Poe. Vi...
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Transformers & Diaclone Concept Art Show Off Optimus Prime's Robot Base Mode, Carry Case City, Unused Metroplex, More!

Twitter user @miiakira2017 has posted some concept art from the early days of Transformers! How early, you may ask? In some cases, Diaclone early! The images are primarily of an early version of Metroplex who was of a much stockier, more Grandus-like build in this stage of development. Also, a base mode for Optimus Prime/Battle Convoy's cab, and an Autobot symbol carry case that would have turned into a base of its own! Keep reading to see the images!
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Grow Food Indoors, Even in Winter

The world’s most frugal foodies farm what they eat. But what if you live in an urban apartment without a yard? No problem: you can grow food indoors even if you don’t have windows! You don’t need sunlight to grow sprouts — which we explain below — but if you’re willing to spring for grow lights, you’ll be able to raise any of the other crops in this article. That said, you can skip the grow lights altogether if you have at least one window facing south — they have the longest exposure to the ...
Tags: Food, Family, Gardening, Shopping, Groceries, Marketing, Spending, Salad Lettuce Cabbage Kale, Kentucky Wonder Blue Lake

Junior 200 by Nemschoff

Bright, small, and cheerful, Junior 200 by Nemschoff caters to healthcare environments with its durability and design. For both patient and guest areas in children’s hospitals or medical offices, Junior 200 includes chairs, tables, and a coordinating storage/toy box. Available in primary colors, Junior 200 is fun—but it is also a functional collection. Solid maple frames with mortise and tenon joinery, safe soft edges and angles, and hard-wearing laminate tops mean Junior 200 can stand up to t...
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BHA Responds to Leaked Interior Report on National Monuments

Michigan Forest MISSOULA, Mont. -(Ammoland.com)- In response to a leaked Department of the Interior report that outlines a plan for reducing and changing the management of a suite of iconic American national monuments, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers President and CEO Land Tawney issued the following statement:“While the administration’s report remains unconfirmed, vague details being reported at this time should concern public lands sportsmen and women. If these recommendations reflect the Inte...
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New Firefield Impact and Impact Duo Reflex Sights

Firefield has introduced a couple of new reflex sights called Impact and Impact Duo. The main difference between the two is that Impact Duo has a side mounted red laser sight. Both sights are non-magnified and are designed for close range target engagements. They come with four red reticle patterns with adjustable brightness levels (6 […] Read More … The post New Firefield Impact and Impact Duo Reflex Sights appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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STI International Offers Holsters for Most Popular Models

STI International Offers Holsters for Most Popular Models U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- STI International now offers a premium line of Kydex holsters for their most popular models available for purchase on the STI website.The holsters are custom molded and constructed of tough, heavy Kydex. Versions available include an RDR STI IWB holster for 3.75” and 3.9” 2011â guns, including the DVC Carry and Guardian 2011â.OSW holsters for 3” 1911 guns, 4” 1911 tactical and 6” 2011â tactical guns. For 3 Gun C...
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Aguila Ammunition Announces .300 AAC Blackout Round

Aguila Ammunition Announces .300 AAC Blackout Round CONROE, TEXAS –-(Ammoland.com)- Texas Armament & Technology (TxAT) and Aguila Ammunition are pleased to be adding a .300 AAC Blackout round to their product offerings.The high-performance, compact round was originally developed by Advanced Armament Corp. (AAC) as a method of launching 30 caliber projectiles from the AR platform without a reduction in magazine capacity and while retaining compatibility with the standard bolt.Aguila Ammunition'...
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The refined Japanese craft of pipe cleaner animals

Mogol Art Animals are Japanese pipe cleaner kits that transform into charming kawaii animals. Watch this bear unboxing through completion. (more…)
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Rebuilding the Greenhouse: Foundations

Unsurprisingly, spending multiple weeks away from the farm this summer created a serious backlog of work to tackle now that I’m home. Some of that is maintenance, some of it is fun work, and some of it is shit I have to do for a second time, because I didn’t do it right the first time. Ahem. And then this happened… Nothing like some high winds to teach you about not taking shortcuts when you’re putting in a little greenhouse. I first built this thing (from a kit) last June, and while I leveled ...
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Bibliotheque Nationale by Philippe Starck for Flos

Having just covered Front’s Surface Tension Lamp, which seeks to redefine the very concept of the lamp, let’s turn our attention to Philippe Starck and his Bibliotheque Nationale for Flos—“a magic bookcase where the books take flight towards the light.” Bibliotheque Nationale reminds us that lights should illuminate books, among other things, and facilitate relaxation. The floor lamp by Philippe Starck retains the familiar shape of the everyday object, while adding to it a sense of motion—and d...
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FAB Defense Tactical Sniper Bench (TSB) Kit

Fab Defense makes an interesting shooting bench called TSB (Tactical Sniper Bench). It basically offers the same as a normal stationary bench does. However, it is portable and can be disassembled and stored in a relatively small package. The TSB kit is ambidextrous in that there are folding and adjustable elbow rests on either side of the […] Read More … The post FAB Defense Tactical Sniper Bench (TSB) Kit appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Watch Out for Wildlife Week Reminds Motorists to Slow Down & Be Alert

California Deer USA -(Ammoland.com)- Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) remind motorists to remain alert for wildlife on roadways during Watch Out for Wildlife Week, which runs September 18-24.“Drivers can improve their own safety by simply slowing down and remaining alert while driving,” said Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty. “We are committed to safety while being mindful of the environment, using signage, fencing, and undercrossings to reduce wildlife-vehi...
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Apples, honey and oolong

Sometimes the best ideas for cooking with tea come from a complete upending of one’s preconceptions. How’s it done? In my case I often open the tea cabinet and pick out a tea at random and then another without identifying which teas they are. I let them steep for three minutes each using water at just under the boiling point (Yes, I know that each tea likes its own temperature for brewing but I’m throwing caution to the winds here a bit). Then I taste the teas side by side and jot down without s...
Tags: Tea, Recipes, Baking, Apples, Honey, Ginger, Oolong

Apex Update On M2.0 Forward Set Trigger Development

Apex Flat-Faced Forward Set Trigger Kit for the M&P M2.0 U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- We’ve received a lot of questions about our impending release of the Flat-Faced Forward Set Trigger Kit for the M&P M2.0 and I wanted to provide a bit of insight and information to our loyal customers who have been waiting so patiently – and impatiently as the case may be.Yes, we are diligently working on a Flat-Faced Forward Set Trigger Kit for the M&P M2.0. The final design is taking longer than expected, but a...
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The Pirate's Code

It's International Talk Like A Pirate Day! 3 True Facts about ITLAPD- 1- This "holiday" was conceived in 1995, but did not become "popular" till 2002. 2- The founders of ITLAPD are just two random dudes from Oregon 3- Originally, ITLAPD was supposed to be on June 6th. But out of respect for the Normandy landings, the founders changed the date to the birthday of one of their ex-wives. Now her birthday is ruined every year by people talking like pirates.   
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Let’s Face the Music!

By John Farnam Defense Training International, Inc Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- Post-Harvey / Irma, Operators have an opportunity for self-reflection:Analyze. Analyze news and implications about the impact of recent hurricanes on southern TX, Caribbean Islands, FL, GA, SC, an the rest of the nation.Assess. Assess your personal status, equipment, attitude, planning, training, tactical and strategic preparedness.Adjust. Make necessary adjustments.Augment. “Adjustment” alone may not suffic...
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A New Lisa Luby Ryan Design and Build House

One of my favorite Dallas designers is Lisa Luby Ryan.  I love her aesthetic – it’s warm, inviting, and accessible.  Her designs are not too contemporary or so exclusive that only a lucky few could ever enjoy her look.  No.  It’s the opposite.  On her website,  Lisa shows Before & After photos which provide an easy way to study and learn how to update your own rooms, with just a few key pieces, paint job, and accessories. OK.  Maybe it’s not SO easy!  Lisa just makes it look that way.  But, th...
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