The Egyptian calling for a revolution against al-Sisi

Mohamed Ali is a former Egyptian military contractor calling for protests against Egypt's president.
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FIRST LOOK: Colt Canada’s C20 Sniper Rifle

A couple of weeks ago at DSEI 2019, in London, I had the chance to take a look at Colt Canada’s latest offering, a 7.62x51mm semi-automatic precision rifle developed for the Canadian Army. The C20 Semi-Automatic Sniper Weapon builds on the C7/8 family of 5.56x45mm rifles currently in Canadian service following extensive testing. The new […] Read More … The post FIRST LOOK: Colt Canada’s C20 Sniper Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: London, News, Guns, Canada, Daily News, Canadian Army, Rifles, Colt Canada, Sniper Rifle, Ar-10, Precision Rifle, AR Patterned, MIL/LE, C20 Semi-Automatic Sniper Weapon, Colt Canada C20, DSEI 2019

Wombats, IIGS keyboards and ADB mice (oh my!)

There is something oddly satisfying about the idea of using a vintage keyboard with a modern computer. I’m no stranger to that, as my previous blog post will attest. This time around, I’m repurposing my venerable Apple IIgs keyboard for daily use with my 2014 era MacBook Pro. I’m typing this very post with aforementioned keyboard; it’s blissful to type on. And, dare I say, even better than the Apple Extended Keyboard II – thanks to the IIGS keyboard’s Alps salmon switches. I rather enjoy my cli...
Tags: Apple, Comics, News, Adb, Macbook Pro, Command, Apple Iigs, Retrocomputing, Using an Apple IIgs keyboard with a Mac, Wombat ADB USB

M4M + The Cave bookend Byron Bay Film Fest

Hugo Weaving in Measure for Measure to open BBFF2019 Selecting Measure for Measure as the Opening Night film for the Byron Bay Film Festival was not an easy call, given the strength of this year’s submissions, says Festival Director J’aimee Skippon-Volke – but it was the natural one. “M4M has everything going for it: a suspenseful story, Australian filmmakers, much-loved stars and emerging talent, gorgeous cinematography, the Melbourne night-time cityscape glittering in the background, social re...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Culture, Thailand, Ireland, William Shakespeare, Melbourne, Shakespeare, Duke, Festivals & Events, Red Carpet, Byron Bay, Tom Waller, Byron Community Centre, Harrison Gilbertson

How to Pivot From a Dud of a Destination

Travel can involve hiccups like a misrepresented property or a destination that pales to the hype. The key is taking the snafus in stride.
Tags: Credit Cards, News, Mexico, France, Budget Travel, Montenegro, American Express Company, Frequent Flier Programs, Hotels and Travel Lodgings, Customer Loyalty Programs, Travel and Vacations, St Petersburg (Russia, Arctic Regions, Dubrovnik (Croatia

The Chris Voss Show Podcast – OnePlus 7t, Amazon Echo Frames, Twitch Redesign & Other Tech News Sept 26, 2019

The Chris Voss Show Podcast – OnePlus 7t, Amazon Echo Frames, Twitch Redesign & Other Tech News Sept 26, 2019 The post The Chris Voss Show Podcast – OnePlus 7t, Amazon Echo Frames, Twitch Redesign & Other Tech News Sept 26, 2019 appeared first on The Chris Voss Show.
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Next transportation mode ripe for revolution: e-boats

Templar Marine introduces a Torqeedo powered dayboat that is a thing of beauty.
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Pit bull looks super guilty after trashing kitchen

This just might be the greatest puppy dog face.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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What is CrowdStrike and why is it part of the Trump whistleblower complaint?

The cybersecurity company CrowdStrike, which has been at the center of false conspiracy theories since 2016, is once again in focus after a White House transcript published on Wednesday revealed President Donald Trump brought it up in his July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
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The 3rd parent sentenced gets 4 months in prison

A Los Angeles-based executive who paid $400,000 to get his child into Georgetown University under the guise that he was a tennis recruit was sentenced Thursday to four months in prison, the federal prosecutor in Massachusetts announced.
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Burnout is a big deal. How managers can spot it

You've probably been hearing a lot about workplace burnout lately.
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Burnout is a big deal. Here's how managers can spot it

You've probably been hearing a lot about workplace burnout lately.
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Lew Horton Distributing to Shut Down Operations

Lew Horton Distributing Co. Inc, a wholesale distributor of firearms based in Westborough Massachusetts has just announced that they will be winding down operations. Lew Horton plans on tentatively ceasing operations entirely by December 31st of this year. History Lew Horton Distributing Co., Inc. has been specializing in servicing independent retailers in the northeast and […] Read More … The post Lew Horton Distributing to Shut Down Operations appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Companies, Daily News, Westborough Massachusetts, Firearms Industry News, Lew Horton, Company Closure, Wholesale Distributors, Lew Horton Distributing Co Inc, History Lew Horton Distributing Co Inc

How to Actually Follow Through on the Relationship Advice You Get

You could read a dozen articles to improve your love life, but if you don’t use any of it, why bother? Here’s how to put that good advice to use.
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Tyneside fishing boat sinks after hitting cargo ship

A fishing boat has sunk after hitting a cargo ship at anchor off Whitley Bay.
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Wanted: A design team for a building project at Earth's most remote location -- Antarctica

If you're looking for the most extreme setting for your next career development step, this job might be just what you need.
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These High-Tech Sensors May Be the Key to Autonomous Cars

What were once believed to be exotic technologies are now being considered to fill in perceived safety gaps.
Tags: News, Sensors, Innovation, Autonomous Cars, Ford Motor Co, FLIR Systems Inc, Waymo, Argo AI, Driverless and Semiautonomous Vehicles

Looking For a New Way to Live

James Ehrlich, the founder of ReGen Villages, wants to create neighborhoods that will generate their own power and grow their own food.
Tags: News, James, Ehrlich, Alternative and Renewable Energy, Real Estate and Housing (Residential, Area Planning and Renewal, ReGen Villages Holding BV, James Ehrlich, ReGen Villages

Bacteria shed cell wall

The researchers say it is a new form of antibiotic resistance and could explain why infections can keep coming back.
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