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PROOF Research Team Shooter, Austin Orgain, 2020 PRS Pro Series Champion

PROOF Research Team Shooter Austin Orgain, PRS Pro Series and AG Cup Champion Columbia Falls, Mont. (Ammoland.com) –PROOF Research’s sponsored shooting team ended 2020  on a hot streak. Team member Austin Orgain won the Armageddon Gear Cup (AG Cup) Match at the end of Oct. 2020 and took home the Precision Rifle Series Pro Series Golden Bullet award for top honors in Dec. 2020. He won both competitions using a PROOF Research barrel. The AG Cup is an invitational match at the 2,300-acre Arena Tr...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Australia, Montana, South Africa, Oklahoma, Dayton Ohio, Orgain, Competitive Shooting News, Shooting Industry News, PROOF Research, Columbia Falls Montana PROOF Research, National Rifle League, PRS Series, About PROOF Research Inc, Blakely Georgia


Four Favorite Resources from the Conquer Your Clutter Super Bundle

The Conquer Your Clutter Super Bundle is here and it’s full of so much organizing goodness. What is the Conquer Your Clutter Super Bundle? It’s another ebundle put together by the folks over at Ultimate Bundles. It’s full of eBooks and eCourses from dozens of decluttering experts, offered as one discounted collection. The Conquer Your Clutter Super Bundle is your chance to get 31 digital resources, that normally cost over $670.34, for only $29.97! *I get commissions for purchases made through ...
Tags: Amazon, Crafts, Australia, Melissa, Jennifer, MIM, Melissa George, Mim Jenkinson, Jessica Litman, Jennifer Roskamp, Organizing Resources


How to Make an Easy Pork Ramen Bowl

Do you need quick and easy meal ideas? You are going to love the ramen bowl recipe we are sharing today. It’s not only a healthy meal, but it’s the perfect way to use up leftovers. This will be your go-to comfort food recipe in no time. My oldest son used to work late at night as a valet for a hotel. If there wasn’t a full plate of leftovers when he came home at 1am he would boil an egg and use leftover meat from dinner to make himself a gourmet ramen bowl. That was always one of my favorite sn...
Tags: Crafts, Cook, Australia, Slideshow, Dinner, Shell, Servings, Cook Time, Easy Dinner, One Pot Meal, Ramen Noodles, Tonya Staab, Pork Ramen, Easy Ramen Bowl


Without Warning TMB-S: Muzzle Brake and Barrel Tuner Combination Device

Without Warning is an Australian company run by BJ who is a Precision Rifle competitor and enthusiast as well as an avid hunter. His invention – the TMB-S (Tuner Muzzle Brake – Standard) is designed to integrate both a self-timing muzzle brake and a locking harmonic barrel tuner into one device eliminating the need for […] Read More … The post Without Warning TMB-S: Muzzle Brake and Barrel Tuner Combination Device appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Australia, Companies, Daily News, Prs, BJ, Rifles, Muzzle Brake, Product Announcement, Precision Rifle, Without Warning, Barrel Tuner, TMB S Tuner Muzzle Brake Standard


Biotechnology: the Pentagon’s next big thing

Biotechnology has long been an important field of scientific research. But until recently, it has never been formally considered by any military as a significant technological investment opportunity, or a technology that could revolutionize the conduct of war. For example, the Pentagon’s Defense Science Board (DSB), that helped then Secretary of Defense Harold Brown identify technologies central to the second offset strategy in 1976, and helped then deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work identi...
Tags: Europe, Books, Politics, Featured, Australia, China, India, Defense, US, Joe Biden, US politics, Nato, Sociology, Darpa, Poland, Journals


Why ‘Plantopedia’ is an excellent guide to houseplants and indoor plant care

Throughout the novel coronavirus pandemic in California, the list of essential businesses allowed to remain open in this state has always included plant nurseries. During these contentious times, it would appear that most people can agree on at least one point: life can only properly be lived in close proximity to plants. Even those who live on the 20th floor of an apartment tower can enjoy plants if they opt for botanical species compatible with indoor living. If you are in search of a book tha...
Tags: Books, Australia, California, Boston, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, New Zealand, Southern California, Sydney Australia, Rosmarinus, Newport Beach, Mulholland Drive, West Hills, Kentia, Lord Howe Island


The changing role of medical librarians in a COVID-19 world

“Health librarians really need to have a broad picture of the health environment to have an impact and connect all the dots,” says Gemma Siemensma, Library Manager at Ballarat Health Services (BHS), Australia. Librarians “need to continue to excel in reference consultations and literature searching to advanced forms of evidence synthesis and critical appraisal,” she adds. Gemma Siemensma, Library Manager at BHS It’s evident that the role of medical libraries and librarians has changed consider...
Tags: Books, Featured, Australia, Library, Sydney, Health & Medicine, Matthews, Schafer, Therapeutic Goods Administration, St Vincent 's Hospital, Science & Medicine, Medical Librarian, Hospital Administration, Mika Baumeister, COVID-19, COVID


Background Checks from Gun Sales Break Records for November 2020

Do ‘universal background checks' really work to reduce gun-related crime? (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- November of 2020 continued the trend of record-breaking gun sales and record-breaking National Instant background Check System (NICS) checks. The two are not the same. About half of background checks in recent years are done for other purposes, such as gun permits and gun permit rechecks. Permit and permit rechecks have slowed somewhat in relation to gun sales in 2020, probably du...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Guns, Australia, China, India, Africa, America, Department Of Defense, United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Arizona, Gun Sales, Newton, ATF


Lost for words? Introducing Oxford’s “Words of an Unprecedented Year”

Bushfires. A global pandemic. Lockdown. Economic recession. Racial injustice. International protests. A pivotal election. For over a decade, we have selected a word or expression that captures the ethos, mood or preoccupations of the last 12 months, driven by data showing the ways in which words have been used. But this year, how could we pick a word, or even a shortlist, to summarize the ways in which we’ve been continually knocked off our axis?Instead, today we released a comprehensive report ...
Tags: Books, Featured, Australia, Singapore, US, Language, Oxford, Linguistics, Word Of The Year, North America, Black Lives Matter, Western Europe, Editor's Picks, West Africa Southeast Asia, Dictionaries & Lexicography, Kate Wild


Accessible libraries: “a different sense of reading”

The German Centre for Accessible Reading, dzb lesen, unites tradition with the modern world. Founded on 12 November 1894 as the German Central Library for the Blind, it has been a library for blind and visually impaired people for more than 125 years and is thus the oldest specialist library of its kind in Germany. Over the years, the non-profit institution has constantly faced new challenges. Changes in the German copyright law in January 2019 made it possible to reposition and rename the insti...
Tags: Books, Featured, Australia, Germany, Accessibility, Canada, Leipzig, Arts & Humanities, Leipzig University, Oup Libraries, Dzb Lesen, German Central Library for the Blind, Leipzig University of Applied Sciences


Trump Administration Reduces Wildfire Risk by Record 5.4 Million Acres

Trump Administration Reduces Wildfire Risk by Record 5.4 Million Acres USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Department of the Interior announced today that it has once again made substantial progress in Fiscal Year 2020 to reduce the risk of wildfire nationwide by treating a ten-year best 1.5 million acres of public lands. In continued efforts to reduce wildfire risk across much of the United States, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has exceeded yearly milestones to ensure National Wildlif...
Tags: Guns, Australia, America, Service, United States, Trump, YouTube Channel, Interior, U S Air Force, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bernhardt, Wildlife Service Service, Conservation News, The Service, Trump Administration, Aurelia Skipwith


Trevor Noah Tweet Makes Mass Death ‘Joke’ Many Gun Prohibitionists Agree With

Things are different in America. Some of us recognize the unalienable human right to keep and bear arms and give effete foreign objectors who want their coercive globalist ways forced on us all the credence they deserve. (Trevor Noah/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Do we have this technology yet?” Trevor Noah of The Daily Show tweeted Tuesday evening, posting a GIF of the Star Wars death star destroying Florida in retaliation for President Donald Trump winning the state. Hey, the guy is ...
Tags: Facebook, Japan, Florida, England, Guns, Australia, America, Joe Biden, Noah, United States, South Africa, Italy, Luxembourg, Denmark, Daily Show, Resistance


POTD: Unicorns Down-Under!

I consider myself quite lucky to either have hands-on experience with a few uncommon firearms or at the very least talk with people who own them. From a one-off tool-shop prototype of a spring-assisted straight-pull bolt-action Lithgow L1A1 to a very recognizable internet-famous Mosin-Nagant. Now I get to dig my claws into a new set […] Read More … The post POTD: Unicorns Down-Under! appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Australia, Down Under, Photo of the Day, Rifles, AAA SPB, Griffrepetierer, Sommer & Ockenfuss, Unicorn Guns, Wedgetail Industries


True Velocity Advances to Shortlist for Australian LAND 159 Project

True Velocity Ammunition makes all sorts of high-quality calibers. IMG True Velocity Ammunition U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- GARLAND, TX (October 26, 2020) – Australia-based NIOA, a company specializing in the supply and sustainment of weapons and munition systems to the Australian Defense Force (ADF), has invited Texas-based True Velocity to the next stage in the LAND 159 Lethality Systems Project procurement process. The LAND 159 project will equip the men and women of the ADF with next-generatio...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Australia, Gear, Commonwealth, Garland, ADF, NIOA, True Velocity, Chris Tedford, Garland Texas Founded, Defense Force ADF, Robert Nioa


Weekend Reading 10.18.20

Hello friends, happy weekend. Our perfect weather continues this week so I’m soaking up as much sun as possible. I have a few ideas and projects I’m working on, as always, and will share those when complete. I loved reading the comments on this week’s article about rough interior walls, thanks for sharing your thoughts. :) Today we’re going to look at house that’s for sale. We’ve begin the discussion of selling and moving to another house in the same town, so the search has begun. Real estate pr...
Tags: Crafts, London, Australia, Mexico, Tulum, Paul Bates, Louise Roche


Killing Time with Jimmy Barnes: 'Most people should do therapy'

In this discussion between Jimmy Barnes and music writer Andrew Stafford for Guardian Australia’s monthly Zoom book club, the pair talk about the open heart surgery they’ve both been through, the therapist who saved the rocker, and how the star slowed down to find beauty in calmJimmy Barnes: ‘It’s criminal the way the government has treated the arts’‘My demons can fight among themselves. They don’t own me any more’Barnes on finding calm amid chaos: ‘I’m really good at arranging flowers!’ – video...
Tags: Health, Books, Music, Australia, Australia news, Mental Health, Culture, Pop and rock, Autobiography and memoir, Barnes, Guardian Australia, Harper Collins, Jimmy Barnes, Australian Music, Andrew Stafford, Australian books


Introducing: SPOD Europe

Did you know that Spreadshirt Marketplace is a part of something much bigger? Discover SPOD, the most recent Spread Group brand to launch in Europe. What’s SPOD? SPOD stands for Spreadshirt Print-on-Demand. Like Spreadshirt, SPOD is a brand by Spread Group. On the Spreadshirt Marketplace, you create designs and we handle everything else from customer service to shipping and production. SPOD is a print-on-demand service that can be found as a plugin on Shopify. Unlike Marketplace Designers, ...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Marketplace, Australia, Canada, United States, Shopify, T-shirts, Merchant, Spreadshirt Marketplace, Partner Area, Etsy Amazon eBay, Spread Group, SPOD, SPOD Europe, SPOD United States Until


‘Gun Safety Groups’ Pick Endorses Australian-Style Confiscation

If by “gun safety” you mean confiscation by armed enforcers who will shoot you if you defy them, then, yeah, she's your gal. (GiffordsPAC/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “My husband and I actually have a daughter that lives in Australia,” Kansas’ U.S. Senate candidate Barbara Bollier told a handful of supporters attending a campaign event, a Monday Washington Free Beacon video (see below) reveals. “They have no guns. “They don’t allow them. They just took them all away,” Bollier elaborate...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Congress, Australia, Bloomberg, Kansas, US Senate, Gun Safety, Resistance, Biden, Chamber of Commerce, U S Senate, Brady, Koch, U S House, Washington Free Beacon


September 2020 NICS and Gun Sales Continue Record Trend

Do ‘universal background checks' really work to reduce gun-related crime? (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- September of 2020 was a record for both firearm sales and NICS background checks in the United States. There were 2,892,115 background checks done in September, and about 1.614 million firearm sales. The firearm sales is not a precise figure because of uncertainties about multiple firearms sold with one NICS check and firearms sold to people who can legally purchase firearms witho...
Tags: Guns, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Department Of Defense, Iran, Fbi, Canada, United States, Arizona, Switzerland, Illinois, Yemen, Sas, Background Checks, NICS, National Instant Criminal Background Check System


How to keep these blazingly colorful plants in bloom all year

Sometimes you see a certain color in a certain flower and it suddenly seems that you have never seen such a perfect version of that color before. There is something about the quality of colors seen in certain flowers – silky and dreamy, yet brilliant and vibrant — that you encounter nowhere else. Nature is really a living art gallery where the colors that you see are of a quality superior to those in any work of art found in a museum. I got to thinking about the ultimate expressions of color aft...
Tags: Europe, Gardening, Australia, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Southern California, Susan, Evelyn, Whittier, Encinitas, Salvia, Dracaena, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


New Art Collections: Square Sets

I’ve been quiet for a few days because it’s been especially challenging to stay focused with so much going on. Between the pandemic and the serious wildfires in my county, everyone is more on edge. There are two things that really help me unwind: exercise and creativity. I try to do both every day, something active and something creative. In challenging times like this, I find a long walk to clear my head always helps. I do this a lot when I travel, I take my favorite mini DSLR camera or my iPho...
Tags: Amazon, Crafts, Europe, Usa, Australia, New York City, Walgreens, Dslr, Brooklyn Bridge, Fiji, Rodin, Artifact Uprising, Parabo Press, Black White NYC, Black White Paris


Glock 19 With 3D Printed Parts Seized by Police in Sydney, Australia

Police in Sydney, Australia have seized a partially 3D printed Glock 19 pistol after a raid on a Newtown home which is believed to have also been assembled with illegally imported parts. As only the slide, barrel and trigger components need to be smuggled in through the postal service (which are unregulated and freely available […] Read More … The post Glock 19 With 3D Printed Parts Seized by Police in Sydney, Australia appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Australia, 3d Printing, Newtown, Daily News, Sydney Australia, Pistols, Semi-Auto, 3D Printed guns, Homemade Guns, Ghost Guns, Deterrence Dispensed


A tribute to the fallen

President Trump is reliably reported to have referred to soldiers who have fallen in battle as “losers” and “suckers.” Supposedly, on November 10, 2018, he refused to visit the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial, outside Paris. It was raining and he feared his hair would get mussed. On hearing this—reported in the Atlantic magazine—I was totally surprised at the strength of my emotion. Anger, yes, but sadness too. I want to write about this. Not about Trump. Enough people are doing this ...
Tags: Books, Usa, England, Featured, Australia, France, America, History, Canada, Atlantic, Britain, Paris, Victoria Cross, New Zealand, Ww1, Passchendaele


These colorful, resilient plants can withstand the blistering summer heat

We are living in difficult times. But I think we can learn a lesson from plants that just might carry us through. The lesson concerns resiliency. Even in blistering heat, certain plants continue to show their brilliance. Bougainvillea is the best example of this. We see so much bougainvillea (named for French navigator Louis Antoine de Bougainville) around us that we take its uninterrupted color display for granted. Because its magenta bracts are curiously arranged compared to those seen on othe...
Tags: Gardening, Indonesia, Australia, Southeast Asia, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, Apple Store, Hoyas, Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Marriott Hotel, HOYA, Sherman Oaks, Redlands


More Medical Propaganda Disguised as a “Study” about Firearms and Risk

Doctors and Guns U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The American Journal of Medicine recently published a paper about deaths associated with firearms. The paper misleads in the first sentence of the abstract. The lie is in the unstated, false assumption. It is a subtle but important shift in causation. The first sentence in the abstract is: News media and policy makers frequently discuss deaths from firearms, drug overdoses, and motor vehicle accidents. The shift in causation is done when the author in...
Tags: Guns, Australia, Cdc, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, CI, American Journal of Medicine, Center for Disease Control CDC, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Published Study, Medical Paper


A Biden-Harris Administration Will Make You an Offer You Can’t Refuse

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have lengthy histories of hating guns and the Second Amendment. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s no secret that most in the legacy media do not support the Second Amendment; at least, not a proper interpretation of what that amendment actually protects. It’s also no secret that most of those same purveyors of “news” will do everything they can to attack President Trump, and defend the Biden-Harris ticket—now the official Democrat ticket for President in 2020...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Congress, Australia, America, Joe Biden, Usa Today, Msnbc, Kamala Harris, Trump, Feinstein, HARRIS, Londonderry, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA


Gel Blasters Deemed ‘Firearms’ By Australian Government

In a baffling bit of twitter news, I came across this curious post in which a Tasmanian resident received a letter that his Gel Blaster was considered a firearm and would have to be confiscated because the owner did not possess a firearms license. The owner of the Gel Blasters was told that the toy […] Read More … The post Gel Blasters Deemed ‘Firearms’ By Australian Government appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Australia, Gun Laws, Toy, Bb Guns, Daily News, Other Gear & Gadgets, Airsoft, Australian Guns, Gel Blasters


Racism burns Australia like pox and plague. We're not all in this together | Kim Scott

Aboriginal heritage and the natural environment need to be at the centre of national reconstructionThis is part of a series of essays by Australian writers responding to the challenges of 2020Fire, flood and plague. Toilet rolls and mental health. Injections of bleach and sunlight.For a studied introvert with a writer’s routines, the duty of social isolation is reassuring. In such a tumultuous year I realise I’m extremely lucky to be a homeowner, securely employed and gifted with – as well as th...
Tags: Books, Climate Change, Australia, Environment, Race, Australia news, Australian politics, Indigenous Australians, Western Australia, Bushfires, Thomas Keneally, Kim Scott, Deaths in custody, Indigenous incarceration, Uluru Statement from the Heart, Coronavirus outbreak


New Leaf Vote for September • Over the Hills and Far Away: Journeys

It's time to select the book that the New Leaf Book Club will read and discuss in September, 2020. The theme is Over the Hills and Far Away: Journeys We love new participants. We're happy for you to vote, but in the interest of a vibrant conversation, we'd like to request that you please not vote unless you plan to join the discussion whatever the selection. :) So if you haven't posted in a book club thread yet, do please say a quick hello here or in the Welcome thread. This ...
Tags: Books, England, London, Australia, Washington Post, Wikipedia, Germany, India, America, Georgia, Britain, United States, Maine, New York Times, Iowa, Poland


James Hilton Bibliography

Trawling through on-line newspapers I found a crime short story by James Hilton called "Lives of Men". Hilton (died 1954) is still copyright in L+70 but is PD in Australia. Meanwhile, I find there is a story called "Lives of Men" by Hilton with an entirely different story, online at an Australian PD website. Absolutely and utterly different, slightly eerie set in the Torres Strait. It turns out that this story is referenced in the International SF Database. The one I found in the newspaper (a...
Tags: Books, London, Australia, General Discussions, Hilton, James Hilton, Torres Strait, James Hilton Bibliography



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