This Week on Shooting USA – Steel Challenge 2021

Steel Challenge 2021 Nashville, TN -(AmmoLand.com)- Practical shooting in all of its forms boils down to speed and accuracy and the one practical shooting sport that tests those two elements exclusively is steel shooting. We’ve called it drag racing with guns. Draw and shoot 5 steel targets with time as your score. With divisions expanded to rimfire rifles and pistol caliber carbines, the times are now regularly setting new world records. Plus, the Arisaka Type 99 is now one of history’s guns...
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TFB Review: Tara TM-9 DA/SA Striker-Fired Pistol

Over the years, TFB has occasionally posted some tidbits about a pistol called the TARA TM-9, starting way back in 2013. Since then, we’ve gotten occasional updates on this interesting 9mm hailing from the nation of Montenegro in southeastern Europe. Montenegro is a small country, just east across the Adriatic sea from Italy. Montenegro’s bordering […] Read More … The post TFB Review: Tara TM-9 DA/SA Striker-Fired Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Expert Advice: How to Throw an Impromptu Summer Dinner Party

There’s something about summer that invites spontaneity: one last quick dip in the lake before dinner, an afternoon drive to nowhere in particular, spur-of-the-moment dinners taken outside in the garden. Some of the most memorable summer evenings start out this way: an impromptu dinner party, just because it’s too beautiful to call it a night. (Or because company drops by unexpectedly.) How to pull off a festive dinner—to make sure there’s something to eat, and that it’s just a bit special—when ...
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Great Expectations, Empty Promises: Gun Control in Washington State

For years, voters in the Evergreen State have been assured that if only they approve certain gun control ballot initiatives, they  would  “save lives” and reduce crime. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- For years, voters in the Evergreen State have been assured that if only they approve certain gun control ballot initiatives, they  would  “save lives” and reduce crime. The Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility (WAGR), the organization pushing these ballot measures, has made an industry ...
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Toy prices are about to increase just in time for the holiday season

Matt Cardy/Getty Images Toy and game maker Hasbro said prices will increase just in time for the holiday season. Hasbro says the increase in prices is due to supply chain issues. It's unclear how much the price will increase. See more stories on Insider's business page. Holiday season is right around the corner, and toy and game maker Hasbro warned of increased prices in the months leading up to it. "We successfully established price increases that go into effect during the thir...
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Muraflex expands the possibilities for architectural glazing with Expo, a telescoping door system that creates instant space or privacy as needed. A motorized synchronized pulley system, Expo offers single or double framed glass panes that open and close at the push of a button. As with all Muraflex architectural glass, Expo offers drop seals for superior acoustics and sound blocking. And the individual panes stay flush and true even in motion—remaining aligned through...
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Product Intelligence

What’s being specified recently? Which segments are thriving? Which are suffering? How has COVID impacted product development and sales in architecture and interior design? Brushed Lines LVT and Tokyo Twist Modular Carpet by Interface These are questions that everyone in the industry is invested in. , a publication from Design Analytics and Designer Pages Pro, has answers to these questions and more. Coact Modular Lounge and Coact Lounge by OFS Not only will you find specifi...
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Gun Control U: Coursework in Bloomberg-funded Curriculum

By Larry Keane Gun control groups want to study gun owners like some sort of caged laboratory animal. They want to poke and prod. IMG iStock 1195632653 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Gun control groups want to study gun owners like some sort of caged laboratory animal. They want to poke and prod. University professors want to ask questions, theorize and understand the answers to their foundational question: why don’t gun owners just give up their guns? The University of Connecticut is boasting of ...
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Vantac D.A.D.S. Quick Adjustable AR-15 Stock System

Vantac D.A.D.S. (Direct Access Defense System) is an AR-15 stock system that allows adjusting the length of pull (LOP) without breaking your grip, cheek weld or sight picture. To unlock the stock and adjust its length, you need to push the ambidextrous tabs at the base of the buffer tube with your primary hand thumb. […] Read More … The post Vantac D.A.D.S. Quick Adjustable AR-15 Stock System appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Empty the default Find window

How do I make it so Sigil doesn't remember what's in the Find window? It's not even remembering what was in the Find window the last time I used it, it's remembering it from some random book a year ago. There are no other Sigil windows open. If I delete what's in the Find box, close Sigil, and reopen it, the box is filled in again with this text.
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Reloaders: Assorted Gun Powders Back InStock ~ These Will Sell Out Fast, $24.99 & Up

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! Need more 9mm Ammo? Then BookMark this page! Own A Gun? Make Sure you are Covered. Legal Defense for Self-Defense. Hodgdon CFE223 Smokeless Powder & Ramshot TAC Powders USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Attention ammunition reloaders! Brownells has multiple gun powders brands back in stock at the time of this posting and we know how fast they will sell out. So get on this one quick. Brownells Edge Members get FREE Shipping on all their order...
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Raspberry & White Chocolate Panna Cotta

A raspberry & white chocolate panna cotta is a great idea for breakfast or, if you divide it into smaller portions, a summer dessert. It is light, tasty and looks great - is there anything that could make it more perfect? [Author: Patrycja H.]
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Why Start With Rest?

Five years ago, I began to work with my wife on a disciple-making plan for our church plant. We were reaching people who’d never practiced spiritual disciplines before, and I wanted to think about how to lead them to build the essential habits of the Christian life into their lives. We started with a surprising habit: rest. Technically, it’s the second habit, following one that talks about making time. We started with making time to build habits and then resting for a practical reason and ...
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Frida Kahlo: The Complete Paintings Collects the Painter’s Entire Body of Work in a 600-Page, Large-Format Book

Most of us who know Frida Kahlo’s work know her self-portraits. But, in her brief 47 years, she created a more various body of work: portraits of others, still lifes, and difficult-to-categorize visions that still, 67 years after her death, feel drawn straight from the wild currents of her imagination. (Not to mention her elaborately illustrated diary, previously featured here on Open Culture.) Somehow, Kahlo’s work has never all been gathered in one place. That, along with her enduring appeal ...
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Turbo Kitties!

A good camera and lens really makes a huge difference at the zoo. Even the "2x zoom" on most cell cameras is only about the equivalent of a 50mm lens on a full frame camera. The old style 80-400mm Nikon zoom I was using is available on the used market pretty cheaply for what it is, because it won't autofocus on D3xxx or D5xxx cameras that don't have internal focus motors. But that 400mm focal length will get you right in there with the critters. I thought about using a crop sensor body, ...
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U.S. Lawshield Is Proud To Partner With USA Shooting As Team Competes In Tokyo

FREE: Learn these 3 Steps To Take When Your Gun Goes Missing at U.S. LawShield. Follow USA Shooting Houston, Texas – -(AmmoLand.com)- U.S. LawShield, industry leader and America’s largest provider of Legal Defense for Self-Defense coverage, is a proud sponsor of USA Shooting® and their enduring advocacy for the shooting sports as 20 members of the USA Shooting Team prepare to make history at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. “Olympic competition is charged with exciting moments, and U.S. LawShiel...
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The neuroscience of human consciousness [podcast]

How can the study of the human brain help us unravel the mysteries of life? Going a step further, how can having a better understanding of the brain help us to combat debilitating diseases or treat mental illnesses? On this episode of The Oxford Comment, we focused on human consciousness and how studying the neurological basis for human cognition can lead not only to better health but a better understanding of human culture, language, and society as well.We are joined today by Dr John Parrington...
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Miss Birdie and the Ordinary Family--Part 2

  Now where was I. Oh, yes, I was telling you about Elroy. Course they was all of them bumfuzzled when he did what he done, but I believe it was Tick took it the hardest. Tick? She was the oldest girl and had always looked after Elroy, him being the least un .  Y es, I reckon Tick is a right quare name for a girl. But it was all that anyone ever called her.  Hit weren’t her real name, of course. Her real name was Luna but when she went to school and told the other young uns as ho...
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Starts Today! Register for the No Line On-Line Bear Building Sale at Build-a-Bear! Bears as low as $4!!

Sale starts today! Build A Bear No Line On-Line Bear Building Sale Day 2021 Build-a-Bear will be hosting the No Line On-Line Bear Building Sale on July 27, 2021, with furry friends starting at only $4 online! Limit 4. SAVE THE DATE! Our No Line On-Line Bear Building Sale is BACK on July 27! Don’t... Read More
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Greenman 2

He is the last fellow for now. It is time to do a massive studio cleanup and move on the other things. He has got all my vine-y fabrics! He has an antique button- I think maybe bone or horn? Just a little bit of fancy on his boots-
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Today Only – Free Shipping Sitewide at Disney Store! New Discounts on Back to School Supplies!

HOT Deal for Disney Lovers! Today Only! Today Only – Free Shipping Sitewide at Disney Store! Lots of recently discounted Back to School supplies! Free Shipping with code FREESHIP Some great finds:   For Even More Awesome Online Deals
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Massachusetts: Gun Bills Scheduled for Committee Hearing Today!

Today, the Joint Committee on the Judiciary will hold public hearings on both pro-and anti-gun bills. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Today, the Joint Committee on the Judiciary will hold public hearings on both pro-and anti-gun bills. Please contact committee members and ask them to SUPPORT H. 1570, and OPPOSE S. 942 and H. 1734. CLICK HERE TAKE ACTION! Pro-Gun Bill: House Bill 1570 legalizes civilian ownership and use of suppressors for legal purposes in Massachusetts. Firearm suppress...
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Romance Brontë, Emily: Wuthering Heights. v1. 27 Jul 2021

BY SPECIAL REQUEST: Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë (1818–1848) With “Biographical Notice” and “Editor’s Preface” by Charlotte Brontë (1816–1865) An iconic classic of English literature, blending realism, romance and the Gothic. This tale portrays Catherine and Heathcliff, their all-encompassing love for one another, and how this unresolved passion eventually destroys them both. Returning from Liverpool, Mr. Earnshaw brings with him a dirty, ragged, black-haired child called Heathcliff, and ...
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Humor Čapek, Karel: Post, Polizei, Hunde und Räuberei (German). v1. 28 July 2021

Post, Polizei, Hunde und Räuberei enthält 5 Märchen von Karel Čapek (1890-1938) in der Übersetzung von Julius Mader (1899–??) * , die ursprünglich in dem Buch "Devatero Pohádek a ještě jedna od Josefa Čapka jako přívažek" veröffentlicht wurden. 3 weitere Märchen, die ursprünglich in dem Buch enthalten waren, wurden in dem Buch "Doktoren, Katzen, Schwalben und Spatzen" veröffentlicht. Textgrundlage ist das hervorragende Digitalisat von Projekt Gutenberg. (Die Rechtschreibung wurde nicht aktualis...
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Etymology gleanings for July 2021: tending my flock

In July, I have received several letters that did not need extended replies and answered them privately. As usual, my thanks for encouragement, disagreement, and abuse. Being noticed is the only reward a journalist (blogger) can hope for, while making mistakes is human and being unable to satisfy everybody’s curiosity should be expected. Also, I received a request for the article I once published on Gothic liugan and will send it to our correspondent as soon as I receive his email address (send ...
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Quick and Easy Camper’s Turkey Chili

This easy turkey chili hits the spot after a family hike while camping! You can make it at home in a snap, chill it in the cooler, and then simply re-heat over the camp stove or in a dutch oven. I promise, this recipe for Camper’s Turkey Chili is a camping crowd pleaser for everyone! Easy Camper’s Turkey Chili We love the outdoors, sleeping in tents, and cooking up yummy camp food! Planning meals for camping can be a bit tricky, especially with kids. So I like to make it as easy as possible w...
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Up to 80% off PicassoTiles – up to $115 off + Extra 10% off at Zulily!

  Holy moly HUGE discounts! If you’ve been planning on buying these, don’t miss this sale! Shop for Up to 80% off PicassoTiles – up to $115 off + Extra 10% off at Zulily with our Exclusive Link! Valid today and tomorrow only. One order with paid standard shipping of $5.99 must be placed to activate free... Read More
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Amicus Brief Supports GOA Bumpstock Complaint

How many times does this piece of firearms history have to be declared “legal”? U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “David Codrea, Scott Heuman, and Owen Monroe lawfully owned bump stocks,” an amicus brief in support of a complaint by Gun Owners of America, filed Monday in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit by attorneys Alan Beck and Stephen Stamboulieh, declares. “They relied on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (‘ATF’) repeated express approval of so-calle...
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Whatcha doin’ Mom?

Need any help? Toby looks ready to spring into action, Ann! Sheltie Nation - Largest Community of Sheltie Lovers on the Net!
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Greenman for Summer

Greenman with an embroidered leafy beard. He is the perfect symbol for the extremely wet July we’ve had here in the Boston area. Bird and vine tattoos.
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