The hilariously practical reason why He-Man has a giant green tiger

I'm endlessly fascinated by the behind-the-scenes chaos of the 80s action-figure-cartoon pipeline. Advertising direct to kids was frowned upon — but no one would necessarily stop you from creating a kids show that inadvertently advertised its own action figure line. Who cared about the storyline or quality? — Read the rest
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A 2-year-old shot his parents and wounded himself after finding a handgun on their nightstand

A stock photo of a 357 Caliber handgun on a table. Getty Images A two-year-old boy shot his parents and wounded himself after finding a gun on a nightstand. An investigation is underway to understand how the young boy gained access to the gun. A Maine gun safety group is now pushing for a bill that would require gun owners to keep firearms locked away. See more stories on Insider's business page. A two-year-old boy shot his parents and wounded himself with a handgun after he discovered...
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Bidens’ Fanciful Executive Lip Service Action-Orders ~ VIDEO

Bidens’ Fanciful Executive Lip Service Action-Orders IMG NRA-ILA New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)-  With the impending doom of gunmegeddon and the uncertainty of what may come from all the introduced bills, there is big talk about the White House taking executive measures to stop so-called gun violence.  You might have missed it, but I did something clever.  I said “executive measures”, essentially is a non-sense phrase.  Why does that matter?  Because of a very interesting thing that was pointed...
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How To Create A Simple Modern Gallery Wall

Design and create a simple modern gallery wall with gold frames and modern black and white family photos. Create decor for your home that is personal and meaningful. [Author: Christene A Holder]
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Well earned afternoon nap

Sammy looks great for his age… he will be 13 in December. He and his pillow are settling in for an afternoon nap. How sweet, Chris! Sheltie Nation - Largest Community of Sheltie Lovers on the Net!
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Automotif CCXV...

BRICS, the ice cream shop on the Monon Trail in the heart of Broad Ripple Village, has the most incredibly twee ice cream truck: A Citroen H Van. The H Van was a commercial cargo van offered by Citroen in the early postwar period. Debuting in 1947, it remained in production largely unchanged until 1981. Unusual for a van, it was of unit-body construction, with no underlying ladder frame. This fact and the fact that it was front-wheel drive allowed it to have a long, low, unobstructed ca...
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Menu Plan Monday ~ May 17/21 Weekly Dinner Inspiration

Welcome to Menu Plan Monday! Affiliate links are included in this post. This means I make a small commission should you purchase product using these links. This is at no extra cost to you. Hi friends! How are you today? We had a weekend with fabulous weather and I was able to get all my flower pots planted. I’ll still continue to bring them inside at night for a week or two yet but we are so close now! For my readers with young kiddos, I’m excited to tell you about a free webinar happen...
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John Oliver explains 'Stand Your Ground' laws

Prepare to be upset at the stupidity of the United States gun laws. John Oliver does a fantastic job of tearing into why some states permit people to shoot people in public when they feel threatened. Gun enthusiast at the top of John Oliver's video reminded me of this scene from Johnny Dangerously.
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Do These Gardening Tasks Based on How Much Time You Have

According to the 2019 American Time Use Survey, people are spending anywhere from one and a half to two and a half hours in their gardens. Unfortunately, no matter what your plans are for the day, the weeds will keep growing and flowers still need watering. So how do you regularly tend to your garden and make time for…Read more...
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Bullets InStock: Sierra Pistol Bullets 9mm 90gr Sports Master JHP 100box $29.99

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. Sierra Pistol Bullets 9mm 90gr Sale May 2021 USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Brownells has in-stock and shipping 100 pc boxes of Sierra Pistol Bullets in 9mm (.355″) 90gr Sports Master JHP 100/Box for $29.99. Get them while you can this will sell out fast. Brownells Edge Members get FREE Shipping on all their orders. Buy more ...
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Horror Various Authors: A Book of Ghosts — 8. v1. 16 May 2021

A collection of ten stories of the supernatural and the macabre by various authors; my own compilation. A list of the titles: Spoiler: The Lawyer and the Ghost –1837 by Charles Dickens (1812–1870) The Spectre Bridegroom –1865 by Robert Hunt (1807–1887) The Soul of Rose Dédé –1892 by M. E. M. Davis (1844–1909) Mr. Gray’s Strange Story –1892 by Louisa Murray (1818–1894) The Library Window –1896 by Margaret Oliphant (1828–1897) The Haunting of White Gates –1900 by G. M. Robins (186...
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POTD: Special Forces in Advanced Snowmobile Course

Freezing cold or a hot desert? Where would you rather spend your time? As a member of the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) you may not always have a choice, but being able to transport yourself with the help of a snowmobile helps if all you see is snow. The Advanced Snowmobile Course teaches snowmobile […] Read More … The post POTD: Special Forces in Advanced Snowmobile Course appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Horror Various Authors: A Book of Ghosts — 9. v1. 17 May 2021

A collection of ten stories of the supernatural and the macabre by various authors; my own compilation. A list of the titles: Spoiler: Kentucky’s Ghost –1869 by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844–1911) The Flayed Hand –1875 by Guy de Maupassant (1850–1893) From the Tomb –1884 by Guy de Maupassant (1850–1893) At the End of the Passage –1890 by Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) The Dark Shadow –1895 by Wirt Gerrare (1862–1935) Oh, Whistle and I’ll Come to You, My Lad –1904 by Montag...
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X Marks The Story: April 2021

Finding excellent short SFF can often feel like hunting for buried treasure. Sometimes it takes a guide to help fill in the map, connecting readers with fantastic fiction and showing where X Marks The Story–a monthly column from Charles Payseur. April is dead. Long live May! X-cept, well, before turning fully toward the promise of May and its bright flowers, let’s look back a minute on what April had to offer. Because while the rainiest month might seem to some a bit glum, a bit drear...
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Watch Accurate Recreations of Medieval Italian Longsword Fighting Techniques, All Based on a Manuscript from 1404

Given recent events, the prospect of hundreds of young men meeting on Facebook, then traveling from around the country to a central U.S. location might sound like reasonable cause for alarm. Yet a recent convention fitting that description had nothing to do with political violence but, rather, a celebration and appreciation of the name “Josh” (full disclosure: this writer did not attend). The gathering of the Joshes this past April in Nebraska could not have been more peaceful, including...
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Backyard Scientist makes toys dangerous

Toys today are super boring. We have spoken on this point before. Backyard Scientist decided to make some toys fun. Where fun means dangerous. I love the 13 year old who likes to "play with video games." That is the way. — Read the rest
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This LA-based murder mystery novel reels in real-life music legends and Sunset Strip locations

In 1979, Howard Paar’s life changed forever when heard “Gangsters,” the then-new single by the British ska band The Specials. Paar – a London punk who’d relocated to Los Angeles in the late ’70s – writes about music and more in his latest novel, “Top Rankin’: A Punk/Ska Noir Novel,” published this month by L.A.-based independent publisher Rare Bird Books. The author will be doing a free virtual event moderated by novelist and journalist Denise Hamilton on Monday, June 28 through BookSoup.com. “I...
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Knife Rights Stops Texas Knife Lockdown Bill!

Knife Rights Stops Texas Knife Lockdown Bill! U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Knife Rights is pleased to announce that the Texas Knife Lockdown bill, HB 4415, has, for all practical purposes, died without a committee vote. All normal deadlines to move the bill have passed. To paraphrase, stick a knife in it, it’s done! This ill-conceived feel-good bill would have required broadly defined “retail establishments” in Texas, including knifemakers at knife shows, to only display knives “in a locked trans...
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Phil Rizzo Running for NJ Governor is 2A Friendly, Unlike Democrat Murphy ~ VIDEO

Phil Rizzo headshot New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)- As the gubernatorial race is just getting off the ground, I had the opportunity to chat with Phil Rizzo, one of the candidates eyeing the GOP ticket. To give you some background information on Rizzo, he is a New Jersey businessman, pastor, and one of the few holders of a New Jersey Concealed Carry Permit. Within hours of Rizzo announcing that he was running, the New Jersey gun-related social media pages were burning with questions about his st...
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Luxury Comfortable Baby Bedding Designs Series

This beautiful baby furniture decor was presented for those who have new baby born. They can try to apply this furniture not only from the design but also until the decoration of baby furniture. We will see the beautiful layouts combine with the main function of this furniture can be seen clearly here. The additional stuff such as bedding decoration and the color application was tried to complete the theme of this furniture. There were the white bedding decor layouts that completed with the pink...
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AL: Legislator fired from Mobile Sheriff’s Dept. for Support of Second Amendment

Image screenshot from Rep. Shane Stringer’s Facebook, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 14 May, 2021, Alabama Representative Shane Stringer was fired by Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran because Representative Stringer is a strong proponent of Constitutional Carry in Alabama. From policetribune.com: But Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran and Capt. Stringer have clashed politically since he joined the department. Mobile County Sheriff’s Department Spokeswoman Lor...
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Sit! Stay! Stump!

These are limbs from an old Willow tree. I thought it’d be fun to put a Sheltie on each. From left to right:Simon, Summer, Tru, Libby & Sage front center. Many people asked how did you do that?! Sit, Stay & Reward. Big party with lots of treats after for staying!  Love it, Holly! Sheltie Nation - Largest Community of Sheltie Lovers on the Net!
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Firearms Guide Publishes 12th Edition – Adding Over 3,000 Gun Schematics

In line with a tradition of continuous improvement, Firearms Guide gets a new 2021 edition, adding new firearm models to its already impressive list. At a glance, references of over 3,000 firearms, 200 manufacturers, and over 3,000 schematics have been included in the new edition of the repository. More on Firearms Guide on TFB: Firearms […] Read More … The post Firearms Guide Publishes 12th Edition – Adding Over 3,000 Gun Schematics appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Springfield Armory Releases 15-Round Hellcat Magazine

Springfield Armory Releases 15-Round Hellcat Magazine U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Springfield Armory has taken its Hellcat pistol — the smallest, highest-capacity micro-compact 9mm handgun in the world — and increased its already impressive capacity with the new 15-round Hellcat magazine. The result is a micro-sized 9mm pistol with an astounding 15+1 capacity comparable to compact and duty-sized pistols, yet in a package that is smaller than similarly configured, lower-capacity competitors. The ...
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When I got back into film photography back at the end of 2013, it was mostly by accident; the result of buying a Leica R4 on a lark just because it was so cheap that I could afford what was once an unattainable object of desire just to put on my desk as a fidget spinner. Seriously, it was something like ninety bucks at KEH, a tenth of what it had cost new in the Eighties. Film cameras... even Leicas, other than the rarer variants of the classic M-series... had fallen into the Trough of No...
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NSSF Welcomes FFL Protection Act Intro in US House of Representatives

The NSSF applauds the introduction of the Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act. IMG iStock-923173436 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)-  The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the firearm industry trade association, welcomes and fully supports U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb’s (D-Pa.) introduction of H.R. 3252, the Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act. The bipartisan bill would strengthen and enhance criminal penalties for thefts of firearms from federally licensed firearm retailers. It sends a str...
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Minnesota Turns Down Concealed Carry Permit for Carey McWilliams

Minnesota Turns Down Concealed Carry Permit for Carey McWilliams U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Carey McWilliams is a gun owner, a successful small and big game hunter, holding concealed carry permits for 20 years.  He has been turned down for a Minnesota permit because he is blind. He has applied for a second time. It is blatant discrimination based on a disability. It probably violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Update: The Minnesota Sheriff, confronted with the evidence, and wi...
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Dad, You’re Out of this World – Watercolor Bookmarks

This father’s day, dad will need a trusty bookmark to help hold his book’s spot. So we’re crafting -You’re Out of this World- Watercolor Bookmarks with crayons and watercolor to give them an out-of-this-world look! For our Outer Space Bookmarks craft, it was inspired by the children’s book series of Ricky Ricotta’s Might Robot by Dav Pilkey, knowing Dad can read these with the kids! My son has read most of the Ricky Ricotta’s books and loves them! And now my daughter is on her way through the s...
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SCOTUS: Police Cannot Seize Guns Without A Warrant

SCOTUS: Police Cannot Seize Guns Without A Warrant, iStock-697763612 WASHINGTON, D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- In a case argued in front of the Supreme Court, that could affect Red Flag laws across the country, SCOTUS ruled unanimously that the “community caretaking” exception does not apply inside the home. Caniglia v. Strom centers around the police seizing the firearms of a man that his wife reported as suicidal. The incident that led to the issue started when Edward and Kim Caniglia began to hav...
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Tactical Deals: Riton Optics X7 Tactix 1-8X28 Scope CM1 Illum Reticle $499.99 62% OFF

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. Riton Optics X7 Tactix 1-8X28 Scope CM1 Illum Reticle, Now 54% -> 62% OFF! USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Bereli.com has the Riton Optics X7 Tactix 1-8X28 Riflescope CM1 Illum Reticle FFP for just $499.99 with FREE shipping with coupon code “FREESHIPPING” at check out. That is 62% OFF the MSRP, check prices here and here and ...
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