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Don't keep converted files?

Is there any way to tell Calibre to delete the converted version once it has been sent to a device? I've got lots of .epub files. When I send to a Kindle, they get automatically converted - that's fine, and they look great. But I don't want to keep the converted ones. I just want to keep the originals. I've checked the help file and the settings, but I'm not seeing anything that looks like it will do what I want. (I only want to keep the originals for disk space reasons - and so that I can ta...
Tags: Books, Conversion, Don

Crazy AOC Is No Democrat Outlier

Opinion 2020 Democrats Radicals USA – -(Ammoland.com)- The main problem in American politics is not the obvious polarization but the underlying reasons for it. Partisanship, angst and divisiveness are all preferable to surrendering the culture and fundamentally transforming the republic. The Democratic Party has deceived much of the public into believing that its positions aren't extreme, but the truth is coming out now for all to see. Such veritable crackpots as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cort...
Tags: Guns, America, Gop, Republican Party, Christ, Trump, Election 2020, Aoc, Democratic Party, Don, Democratic National Committee, Gun Rights News, USA Ammoland, David Limbaugh, David Limbaugh David Limbaugh, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

7 Daily Habits for an Organized Home with Free Printable Habit Trackers

Hello, I hope you all are having a great weekend. I’ve written many times about how my organized life is a direct result of daily habits. I have a bit of a squirrel mentality so I’m prone to getting easily distracted. Plus I tend to be on the lazy side. So I have learned over the years that what works for me is implementing daily habitual routines to keep me on track. Basically once these habits are in place I don’t really have to think about them anymore or be worried that I’ll get distracted...
Tags: Crafts, Simplicity, Nancy, Printables, Don, John C Maxwell, Schedules

Sigil-0.9.11 Released

For the impatient, the installer files (and source) can be found as assets at the bottom of the Github Release page. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- This Sigil release is a mix of bug fixes and new features for both epub2 and epub3 users. Some of the highlights for this release include: Starting with Sigil-0.9.11, Sigil's ini preference files will be utf-8 encoded to more easily allow users to manually edit them. NOTE: before upgrading to Sigil-0....
Tags: Apple, Python, Books, Sigil, Tcl, Don, Flightcrew, NCX, Sigil Ebook Sigil, Sigil Ebook, Doug Massay, Vista Sigil

Brownells BRN-601 AR-15 Rifle & LMT M203 37mm “Grenade” Launcher Giveaway ~ VIDEO

PSSST, don't tell ATF but we are giving away a “grenade” launcher to a complete stranger. Who loves you? AmmoLand News that's who!! Brownells BRN-601 Rifle & LMT M203 “Grenade” Launcher Giveaway Manasquan, NJ -(Ammoland.com)- New and existing subscribers to the AmmoLand Shooting Sports daily digest emails will ALL be eligible to win a crazy Brownells BRN-601 Retro Rifle and 37mm “grenade” Launcher package from Brownells.com. LMT and AmmoLand News worth $3300.00. The Brownells' BRN-601 AR-15...
Tags: Asia, Guns, ISO, United States, Nato, Don, U S Army, GSA, U S Air Force, ATF, NFA, LMT, Brownells, Featured Articles, Ammoland TV, Firearm News

4 New Books for YA Readers (Not a Fantasy in Sight)

Do you think all young adult fiction is fantasy? Sometimes it can feel that way, but in truth young readers are very much interested in contemporary issues, mystery, and even some romance. Today's round-up offers suggestions to please more down-to-earth readers, of any age. Don't be put off by the audience; you just might find a beloved book or author among the titles originally written for youthful readers. Harry Potter, anyone? Give Me Thrills and Chills A Danger to Herself and Oth...
Tags: Books, Harry Potter, Eden, Don, Alden, Delia, Josie, HANNAH, Beth F, Jeff Zentner, New Books for YA, Alyssa Sheinmel Sourcebooks Fire Feb, Jeffry W Johnston, Sourcebooks Fire Feb, Rayne Delilah, Sarah Everett Knopf

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, Feb. 15-22

    Lynne Fearman’s ‘Purple Haze.’ Fearman demonstrates her oil painting techniques on Feb. 18 at a meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association in Santa Clarita. (Photo courtesy of Lynne Fearman)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS     Bianchi Planetarium at Cal State Northridge: “Winter Sky” show, 7:30, an...
Tags: Local News, Art, Books, Comedy, Dance, Homeless, Lunar New Year, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Theater, Things to Do, Top Stories LADN

Book Review: CONTAGION by Erin Bowman

Title: Contagion Author: Erin Bowman Genre: Science Fiction, Young Adult Publisher: Harper TeenPublication date: July 2018Hardcover: 432 pages It got in usAfter receiving an urgent SOS from a work detail on a distant planet, a skeleton crew is dispatched to perform a standard search-and-rescue mission.Most are dead.But when the crew arrives, they find an abandoned site, littered with rotten food, discarded weapons…and dead bodies.Don’t set foot here again.As they try to pie...
Tags: Books, Science Fiction, Horror, Book Reviews, Miscellaneous, Young Adult, Ridley Scott, James Cameron, Don, Dylan, Thea, Bowman, 7 Rated Books, Speculative Fiction, Erin Bowman, Thea Sadik

The Best Curling Irons for Every Hair Type

puhhha/Shutterstock Not everyone has naturally curly hair but that doesn’t stop many people wishing they could achieve those results. That’s why you need the best curling iron for the task. Here our are favorites. Knowing which curling iron for you isn’t always as straight forward as you might expect. For one thing, you need to consider whether you want ceramic, tourmaline or titanium technology. Typically, ceramic plates are great for cutting down on frizz, as well as speed because they h...
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The Best Dog Toothpastes to Fix Your Dog’s Bad Breath

Don’t you love the smell of dog breath in the morning? No? Well, grab one of these great dog toothpastes and scrub the stench away. Dental hygiene is important for dogs, just like it is for humans. While dogs don’t eat nearly as much sugar as humans do, they can still experience all kinds of dental problems. That weird smell wafting from your best friend’s mouth could be a sign of plaque buildup, gum disease, or tooth decay. Well, you dog can’t wear dentures, so you’re gonna have to step up to ...
Tags: Crafts, Don, Amazon Virbac Enzymatic Toothpaste

JeJoue Mimi Soft

JeJoue Mimi Soft £69.99 from Toys 4 Naughty Boys Seven years ago, I reviewed the original Mimi in a short, lackluster (both in my writing skill and my opinion of the toy) review. The truth was, I always suspected my original Mimi was defective because people loved it. I mean, almost every review was a rave one, and people discussed the strength of the vibrations favorably. I thought little of mine, and while I didn’t really discuss it in my review, I was also underwhelmed with the buttons,...
Tags: Reviews, Toys, College, Siri, Pebble, Vibrators, Silicone, Don, Mimi, Rechargeable, Fun Factory, JeJoue, Siris, Mimi Soft, Clitoral Stimulator, JeJoue Mimi Soft

No, Smart Meters Aren’t Dangerous to Your Health

Cigdem/Shutterstock   Before you head off to search for what smart meters are, you need to hear something very important: Smart meters, like any other device that emits radio frequency radiation, do not pose any risk to your health. Right now, there’s a lot of buzz on the internet about the dangers of smart meters. People claim that, because smart meters utilize radio frequencies, they can cause cancer, anxiety, insomnia, and other complications. These aren’t just harmless internet conspi...
Tags: Crafts, UK, US, Don, US Energy Information Administration, Cigdem Shutterstock

Thrift Store Suitcase Makeover

Don't pass up another thrift store suitcase. I grabbed mine for $1 at the Good Will and turned it into something fantastic! [Author: Holly L.]
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How to Create an Apple ID for a Child and Add it to Your Family

Hand-me-down hardware is a rite of passage for even the most hardened of technology fans, so there may be times where a child receives an old iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Here’s how to create them their own Apple ID and add it to your family. Apple IDs are vital for helping Apple and apps differentiate between users, and an Apple ID is necessary for making App Store purchases and signing up for iCloud. Both of those things are pretty integral to using an iOS device, so even if you’re handing an...
Tags: Apple, Crafts, App Store, Don

The Best Privacy Screen Protectors for Your iPhone

 Smartphone screens are getting bigger and brighter every year. It’s a nice change of pace, but how do you keep prying eyes away from your beautifully clear iPhone screen? Whenever you’re using a phone or computer in public, you need to keep your privacy in mind. You might not be the kind of person that looks over shoulders to read text messages, but there are plenty of nosy people in the world, and some of them have malicious intents. That’s why it’s important to use a screen protector that has...
Tags: Amazon, Crafts, Netflix, Don, Denny, Ponemon

Stacked-Up Book Thoughts: 7 Short Book Reviews

Happy Monday! I hope that everyone is ready to face the week, whether you're working, vacationing, or somewhere in between. I'm grateful to have a regular workweek ahead of me and am hoping to have the time to catch up on reading, straighten the house, and relax with some pleasure reading (or listening) Since I last wrote about the books I'm reading, we've gone through the polar vortex, had some crazy warm days, fierce winds, and now we're on the brink of another snow storm. Starting Su...
Tags: Books, Africa, Daughter, Chicago, Hitler, Lithuania, Fin, Kristen, South, Sicily, Bosnia, Shirley Clarke, Colorado Springs, Sarajevo, Wolf, Peter

Valentine Food Ideas

These Valentine Dinner Food ideas are a fun way to get kids excited and to celebrate the holiday! Valentine Food Ideas Sweetheart Cinnamon Rolls. Serve your loved ones these sprinkled cinnamon rolls in the shape of a heart as an afternoon pick-me-up. These are a wonderful treat to make and share. Treat your family to a special breakfast with this colorful Red Velvet Waffle recipe ! Who doesn’t love red velvet. Perfect for Valentine’s Day. Strawberry Nutella Pop Tarts. These homemade ...
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Buy 2 Get 1 Free on All Board Games, Select Video Games, Movies & Books at Target

Target Coupon February 2019 – Great deal at Target to stock up your gift closet Get Buy 2 Get 1 Free on All Board Games, Select Video Games, Movies & Books at Target. Plus some items are already on sale. Pick up an instant pot cookbook for you and a new game for the kids. Don’t... Read More Read more about Buy 2 Get 1 Free on All Board Games, Select Video Games, Movies & Books at Target
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Calibre reverted to freshly installed default

Don't know what happened, but I was working on my library when my computer unexpectedly powered off (didn't know it wasn't charging). When I restarted it my Calibre library had reverted to the original default gui settings. Plus it started on a library that has never been attached to Calibre. I have a synced library in my Dropbox that isn't attached, but synced using outside tools so that I can use it on Calibre Collections. It probably is synced to Calibre because I copy the db file from th...
Tags: Books, Calibre, Don

7 True Stories to Add to Your Reading Wish List

Each month I look forward to seeing the variety of true stories that come to my attention. While I love nonfiction, I don't read everything. At the top of my list are biography, history, and food and cooking. I also read across a broad range of science books as well as true crime. I'm much pickier when it comes to memoirs and autobiography, though both can be found on my bookshelves.What's your favorite nonfiction? Here are 7 nonfiction titles that are on my February reading list. They sp...
Tags: Books, London, Germany, Russia, America, San Francisco, Earth, United States, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Michigan, Ira, Great Lakes, Oprah, Shrewsbury, Elizabeth

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Feb. 8-15

    Samantha Indrieri’s “Second Take” is part of the “Unusual Views” exhibit opening on Feb. 11 at the Sturt Haaga Gallery at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge. (Photo courtesy Samantha Indrieri)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Hello Kitty Cafe Truck: Fans of “Hello Kitty” products find limited-edit...
Tags: Local News, Art, Books, Comedy, Dance, Lunar New Year, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Theater, Things to Do, Top Stories LADN

What Cannot Be Remedied Must Be Endured: Evil Gun Control Spreading Nationwide

Opinion What Cannot Be Remedied Must Be Endured: Evil Gun Control Spreading Nationwide   USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Despite the fact that no new federal gun control legislation is likely to get through the Republican-held Senate in Washington D.C. (we hope). Various states are advancing new gun laws all over the country, and some are even being endorsed and signed by Republican Governors and lawmakers. Here in New York our Lord and Master Andrew Cuomo has little to stand in the way of his new ...
Tags: Florida, England, New York, Guns, Australia, Washington, Senate, America, David, Andrew Cuomo, Vermont, Winchester, Clinton, Nra, Don, LR

Starlink: Battle for Atlas Starter Pack for Xbox or PS4 $19.99 (Reg. $74.99) + Free Starlink Weapon or Pilot Pack

Starlink Game Coupon February 2019 – Great deal at Target for the gamer! Wow! Get the Starlink: Battle for Atlas Starter Pack for Xbox or PS4 $19.99 (Reg. $74.99) + Get a Free Starlink Weapon or Pilot Pack WOW! The discount for the pilot or weapon packs will automatically deduct at checkout. Don’t forget to use... Read More Read more about Starlink: Battle for Atlas Starter Pack for Xbox or PS4 $19.99 (Reg. $74.99) + Free Starlink Weapon or Pilot Pack
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iMessage Features to Avoid with Your Green Bubble Android Buddies

There are a lot of cool things you can do in iMessage other than just sending text messages to your friends and family, but for your compatriots that use Android, you’ll want to skip these specific iMessage features, since they don’t work on Google’s mobile OS. RELATED: Why Are Some iMessages Green and Some Blue on My iPhone? Keep in mind; some iMessage features still work with Android, albeit maybe not as well as they would with other iPhones. I’ll cover both sides of the spectrum so that you ...
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New and Notable Books for February

I get a lot of books in the mail and once a month or so like to sit down and tell you about some of the especially notable ones. So here they are: the new and notable books for February. Typical Woman: Free, Whole, and Called in Christ by Abigail Dodds Why I Love the Apostle Paul: 30 Reasons by John Piper Sola: How the Five Solas Are Still Reforming the Church by Jason K. Allen Mere Calvinism by Jim Scott Orrick Passions of the Heart: Biblical Counsel for Stubborn Sexua...
Tags: Books, Blogging, Christ, Vlog, Don, PAUL, Benjamin, John Piper, Protestant, Local Church, John Street, Dodds, Sam Rainer, Jason Allen, Jason K Allen, New Calvinism

Congress to Take Up Gun Control This Week

Opinion Congress U S Capital Building Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On January 8th, 2019, two bills were introduced in Congress to impose so-called “universal” background checks. The bills, H.R. 8 and S. 42, are being misleadingly described as simply requiring background checks on all sales of firearms, but this is just a small part of what these overbroad pieces of legislation would do. A hearing on this gun control legislation will take place in the Judiciary Committee of the United State...
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The Best Cleaning Tools for the Interior of Your Car

hedgehog94/Shutterstock A tidy car is a tidy mind—or something like that. Even if that’s not the case, it’s still nice to have a clean car. We’ve rounded up the best cleaning tools for maintaining that “new car” feeling for a long time to come. A car’s interior can take quite a battering over time. Your shoes bring in dirt every time you sit in the car, hair and dust spread liberally (even more so if you transport pets), and one crumbly snack can turn the back of the car into a mess. Throw...
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New Leaf Nominations for March 2019 • Murder, They Wrote: Deadly Pursuits

The neverending month of January has ended, so it's time to help us select the book that the New Leaf Book Club will read in March 2019. The theme is Murder, They Wrote: Deadly Pursuits Everyone is welcome to join the nomination process even if they'd rather lurk during the voting and discussion; if that is still a little too much commitment, please feel free to suggest titles without making a formal nomination. Also, don't sweat the links. It's helpful to check availability and prices ...
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First Look: Leadership Books for February 2019

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in February 2019. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Leadershift: The 11 Essential Changes Every Leader Must EmbraceJohn C. Maxwell In Leadershift, John C. Maxwell helps leaders gain the ability and willingness to make leadership changes that will positively enhance their organizational and personal growth. He does this by sharing the eleven shifts he made over the course of his long and successful leadership ...
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How Do You Cut Down a Family Tree?

Monet’s Giverny – our inspiration. Don’t laugh. It’s been more than 30 years since we began converting our eight acres of cow pasture into a mini-arboretum and sculpture garden; the Hoosier Giverny. Our operating philosophy was we pretty much had no idea what the hell we were doing. Most of the stuff we planted lived anyway – even prospered. Now I have to cut some of it down. The cutting-down is painful; well beyond the current tidying-up fad authored by Marie Kondo with her “decl...
Tags: Gardening, Lollipop, Monet, Giverny, Don, Marie Kondo, Stewartia, Darling, It's the Plants, Allen Bush

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