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Learn Deutsch with iHeartBerlin: Our New Book

It’s been nearly a month that we celebrated our relaunch and book release at Hallesches Haus. But with our Uncensored Berlin exhibition following right after we had to take a tiny break on spreading the news of our new book. “Learn Deutsch with iHeartBerlin” is our Christmas present to all those Deutsch A1 drop-outs in need for some other kind of motivation to get into the German language. We collected some of our most beloved features about the German language (such as the one about casual Germ...
Tags: Books, Fashion, Berlin, German, Humor, Deutsch, Friedrichshain, Berk Karaoglu, learning German, Stella Manouseli, Daniel-ryan Spaulding, IHB/IRL, Michalina Gorajek, Kreuzberg Hallesches Haus Tempelhofer Ufer, Mitte Soda Books Weinbergsweg, Charlottenburg LNFA Bikini Berlin Budapester Str


Devanagari, Sanskrit, Hindi

This is my trial to adapt the Kobo reader for Indian languages that use the Devanagari script. There are several issues of which I deal here only with the keyboard. Step one: Since we need a lot of characters, we set the local language of the OS to Russian so that we can make use also of the Cyrillic keyboard in addition to the English keyboard. A disadvantage of this is that informations that are provided directly by the OS are displayed in Russian. But these cases are not too many. Step two: W...
Tags: Books, Kobo Developer's Corner, Devanagari


Crown Cushion

A tutorial on how to sew a sharing cushion. A simple sewing project. [Author: From Scratch Indonesia (Craft)]
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Windows 10’s October Update is Now Widely Available, Here’s How to Get It

Microsoft’s Windows 10 October Update has had its fair share of issues, but now it’s widely available for all users. The thing is, you still may have to pull it manually. Here’s what you need to know. The October 2018 Update, which is Version 1809, has been plagued with issues since its initial rollout—the worst of it was probably when it was accidentally deleting users’ files (oops). But it also broke network drives, borked Windows Media Player’s seek function, and did some janky stuff with In...
Tags: Crafts, Microsoft, Intel, Start Menu


Simplicity and Functionality Collide with Ombre by MDF Italia

Designed by Leonardo Talarico for MDF Italia, Ombre is a new coat rack and valet stand system that marries simplicity with functionality. Made of bent, powder-coated steel tubing and punctuated with wood inserts constructed of either solid ash or walnut, each piece offers endless storage solutions while also offering a piece of sculpture for bedrooms, offices, and foyers. For more information visit MDFItalia.com. The post Simplicity and Functionality Collide with Ombre by MDF Italia appeared...
Tags: Books, MDF Italia, Leonardo Talarico, MDF Italia Ombre


DC Collectibles Artists Alley Holiday Line Unboxing

BEGIN SLIDESHOW DC Collectibles Artists Alley Holiday Line Unboxing DC Collectibles has provided ComingSoon.net with the chance to unbox three brand new DC Collectibles Artists Alley statues, featuring Batgirl, The Flash and Nightwing. Check out these vinyl figures in our DC Collectibles gallery below, along with previously reviewed items! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptA...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Dc Comics, US, Batgirl, Collectibles, Extras, ComingSoon, Movie News, Dc Collectibles, Chris Uminga, DC Artists Alley, Mike Mignola Batman, Sho Murase, DC Collectibles Artists Alley


Why is Aperture Priority Mode So Good?

Read any good photography tutorial—including all the ones on this site—and you’ll see one bit of advice repeated over and over again: shoot using Aperture Priority mode. So, why do so many professional photographers love Aperture Priority? What makes it so good? Let’s find out. Aperture Priority mode (Av or A on the mode dial) is one of the two semi-automatic modes your camera has. The other is Shutter Speed Priority (Tv or S on the mode dial). In Aperture Priority mode, you set the aperture an...
Tags: Crafts, ISO


Bone Ghost Agents Return!

Artist Sam Fout and Argonaut Resins team up again this year to release a blast from the past with a very limited return of sold out Bone Ghost Agents ! Agent 001 (Red with the standard pistol) and Agent 002 (Turquoise with the tricked out heavy firepower machine gun) will be available in the Argonaut Resins online store for sale on today (Monday, December 17th 2018) at 9PM ET. The agents are created, designed, and hand-painted by Sam Fout. They are sculpted, molded, and cast by END of Arg...
Tags: Toys, Argonaut Resins, Sam Fout


Misleading Headlines and the Murder Rate

Opinion CBS News vs The New York Times vs Facts Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- We hear a lot about “fake news.” We regularly see data miscoded and statistics misused. What we have seen several times over the last several months does not really fit any of those categories.CBS News published an article last month with the headline, “Gun death statistics: CDC study says gun deaths are on the rise after years of decline.”Twenty-seven days later, The New York Times published an article last week w...
Tags: Guns, Cdc, Cbs News, Fbi, New York Times, Fairfax, Asher, Biased media, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Anti-Gun Media, Fake News, Jeff Asher


KY drinks – Tea Appreciation Day with Dilmah Tea at Sheraton PJ

On the 15th of December, I was invited to a tea appreciation day hosted by Dilmah Tea at Sheraton PJ, and little did I know that the date coincide with International Tea Day, a day that has been celebrated since 2005 in tea producing countries. Dilmah Tea Appreciation at Sheraton PJ For the Tea Appreciation session, Dilmah brought in Sensory Evaluation consultant and Oenologist Edwin Soon to share with us the origin of tea and the science of flavors behind it. Oenologist Edwin Soon explaining ...
Tags: Travel, Tea, Drinks, Sheraton, Camellia, Dilmah, TeaAppreciation, TeaGastronomy, TeaInspired, TeaMixology, Thanuja, Sheraton PJ, Edwin Soon, Green Tea Jasmine Flower, Thanuja Ananthan


How To Redeem a Gift Card or Promo Code in the Mac App Store

You’ve just received an iTunes gift card or promo code and need to redeem it via your Mac—what’s next? Don’t know what to do? There’s a simple process behind getting your credit or free app. All you need is your Mac computer, your code, or a gift card you need to load onto your account, and you can get started from there. You’ll have some extra cash to spend or a new app or game in no time. Just follow these straightforward steps. First, open up the App Store. Click on the App Store icon in the...
Tags: Crafts, Don


Sprayed Away Series 1 by Josh Mayhem

Tenacious Toys has teamed up with artist Josh Mayhem to release a limited edition series of customs based on the 4-inch Toy2R SprayeeQ Mini Qee. The  Sprayed Away Series 1 features 12 unique, hand-customized figures in Josh Mayhem's signature "Blown Away" style. One of the 12 will be a randomly packed glow in the dark chase. Tenacious Toys will be releasing these customs on their homepage on Wednesday December 19th 2018 at 3PM ET. The figures will run $150.00 each.
Tags: Toys, Customs, Josh Mayhem


Mystery and Crime Wells, Carolyn: Faulkner's Folly (1917); v1

Faulkner's Folly is a huge Palladian mansion which bankrupted its builder, and it is now owned by one Stannard, a famous portrait artist currently painting a portrait of Beatrix Faulkner, window of the former owner. Then Stannard is murdered.... Classic style of murder mystery complete with house plan. The detective in this case is Alan Ford, and this is one of a small number of his cases recorded by Carolyn Wells. Attached Files Fau...
Tags: Books, ePub Books, Carolyn, FAULKNER, Stannard, Carolyn Wells, Beatrix Faulkner, Alan Ford, Folly Carolyn Wells


Broken Arrow PD Purchase RISE Armament Watchman Rifles for Special Ops Team

Broken Arrow PD Purchase RISE Armament Watchman Rifles for Special Ops Team Broken Arrow, Oklahoma –-(Ammoland.com)- RISE Armament, a premier manufacturer and supplier of AR firearms and components, is pleased to announce its collaboration with the Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Police Department.The Broken Arrow Police Department purchased RISE Armament’s new Watchman law enforcement rifles for its Special Operations Team.“We're proud to provide our officers with RISE Armament rifles,” said Sergeant...
Tags: Guns, Law Enforcement, Police Department, Wylde, Ar-15, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, RISE Armament, Chris Stratton, Brad Klingenberg


20 Great Gifts For The Tea Lover In Your Life

Tea drinkers can be a picky bunch sometimes, but there’s nothing like giving a great gift to somebody that you care for, especially when they’re surprised that you managed to find them something that they like. Here’s our top picks. Not all tea drinkers are created equal, but they tend to have some key interests. Sometimes they have an obvious interest in a niche, which can be helpful when you understand the basics of that niche. That’s why we’ve rounded up and provided short explanations for...
Tags: Crafts, Yixing, Gaiwan, Infusers, Espro Travel Tea Press


Ballistic and the Year That Was – and the Year That Will Be!

Ballistic and the Year That Was – and the Year That Will Be! Gainesville, GA –-(Ammoland.com)- During 2018, Ballistic helped tens of thousands of long-range shooters, competitors and hunters make precision shots, time and again. And Ballistic will be doing all that and more in 2019, with some additions to the world's #1 ballistic calculator.Ballistic utilizes the world-renowned JBM Ballistics engine. The same computer engine used by competition shooters, long-range hunters, and the military to...
Tags: Guns, Gainesville, Shooting Industry News, Long Range Shooting, Ballistic, Ballistic App


On Gun Stories: Larry Potterfield’s Nearly Perfect Safari Rifle

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Tags: Featured, Guns, Verdana, Joe Mantegna, Larry Potterfield, Gun Stories, JoeMantegna Joe Mantegna, Rough Riders, Host Joe Mantegna


Fire Control Unit Unveils AR320 – P320 based AR15

Fire Control Unit is the company that transforms your P320 fire control unit (trigger box) into a small PDW weapon. They just posted this photo on Instagram and Facebook. At the top, they tease something called the AR320. Fire Control Unit started by capitalizing on the modularity of the P320 platform. Since the Sig Sauer […] Read More … The post Fire Control Unit Unveils AR320 – P320 based AR15 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Daily News, Ar-15, Pistols, SIG P320, Fire Control Unit, AR320, AR320 Fire Control Unit


Makeover Monday : Gwen Stefani Look 2

Here's what I would love to do if I had the chance to do Gwen Stefani's makeup! [Author: Helene B. M.]
Tags: Crafts, Gwen Stefani, Helene, Helene B. M


Art Deco Collection of Marble Tile by Vanessa Deleon

Designer and TV personality Vanessa Deleon’s latest is the Art Deco Collection of Marble Tile. Released in collaboration with manufacturer Tile Bar, the Art Deco Collection is a stunning synthesis of Nero Marquina, White Carrara, and Thassos Marble—each species placed in high relief via a complementary vein of thin brass inlay. The genius of the Art Deco Collection of Marble Tile is its versatility. Comprised of a mere two distinct patterns, the 24” x 24” tiles combine to create multitudes—a g...
Tags: Books, Flooring, Art Deco, Carrara Marble, Architectural Finishes, 24" Tiles, Art Deco Collection of Marble Tile, Nero Marquina marble, Thassos marble, TileBar, Vanessa Deleon, Vanessa Deleon marble tile, Nero Marquina White Carrara, Art Deco Collection of Marble Tiles


“They Don’t Make it Like They Used to”… NEW Mossberg Retrograde Shotguns

Mossberg has introduced a NEW 500 Persuader and 590A1 through what they are calling a Retrograde Shotgun Series. The Connecticut-based firearms manufacturer has launched the line to commemorate the company’s 100th anniversary. This new series is unveiling just these 2 shotguns at the moment and are giving them a nostalgic once-over with wood furniture and […] Read More … The post “They Don’t Make it Like They Used to”… NEW Mossberg Retrograde Shotguns appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Connecticut, Shotguns, Pump, Mossberg, Product Announcement, 590A1, 500 Persuader, Retrograde Series, NEW Mossberg Retrograde Shotguns


This Is How You Can Go Green With Bigelow Tea During The Holidays!

Okay, #TeaProudly fam, question for you! How may gifts do you wrap during the holiday season?! If you’re anything like most folks, you probably use a ton of cheerful wrapping paper, gift bags and bows. Which is exactly why we’ve got a few great and sustainable ways to go green this year. As many tea lovers know, sustainability is super important to everyone at Bigelow Tea and is a keystone of the Bigelow family’s philosophy: “do the right thing and good things will follow.” Energy...
Tags: Tea, Stanford University, Bigelow, Bigelow Tea


How to Import a PowerPoint Presentation into Google Slides

Did you receive a PowerPoint presentation, but you don’t have PowerPoint? Giving up on Microsoft Office and making the change to Google Slides? No problem; Google Slides lets you easily import PowerPoint presentations. And while it might not support some of the same features and effects of a PowerPoint presentation, it works pretty well. How to Import a PowerPoint Presentation into Google Slides To view a PowerPoint presentation on Google Slides, you must first upload the file to your Google ...
Tags: Google, Crafts, Google Docs, Microsoft Office, Google Slides


Daily Gun Deals: TekMat AR15 Double-Sided Gun Cleaning Mat $22.39 FREE S&H w/ Code

TekMat AR15 Double-Sided Gun Cleaning Mat Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- TekMat, the makers of the popular gun care mats, has their popular TekMat AR15 Double-Sided Gun Cleaning Mat for 20% Off that you can get for $22.39 with FREE shipping if you use the coupon code “ILOVETEKMAT.”TekMat created the original printed cleaning and maintenance mat, and with the new Ultra line of Premium TekMats, you get thicker padding and a premium stitched edge. The Ultra 44 TekMat is large enough to handle a ful...
Tags: Guns, Gear, USA Ammoland, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand News Editors, TekMat


Makeover Monday : Gwen Stefani

Creating the classic look for the beautiful Gwen Stefani! When I hear Gwen I immediately think of her ability to rock the red lip like no other. Her eyes are amazing too and she always accents them with a wing and big lashes or just lashes and simple. Her skin is always glowing which we all want, am I right? [Author: Helene B. M.]
Tags: Crafts, Gwen Stefani, Gwen, Helene, Helene B. M


New This Wednesday on Shooting USA – The NRA World Shooting Championship

NRA World Shooting Championship 2018 Nashville, TN -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s the competition to find the best at everything that goes bang. The NRA World Shooting Championship adds the scores from many different shooting disciplines to find the best all-around shooting champion.Plus, the Crockett rifles from Tennessee that armed Andrew Jackson’s Militia on his way to stop the British in New Orleans.Then, John and JP finish the budget rifle accuracy build.And Colt’s Maggie Reese has a pro tip on do...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Tennessee, New Orleans, Nashville, John, JP, Nra, Jim, Maggie Reese, Andrew Jackson, Crockett, JP Enterprises, Shooting Media News, Colt, Shooting USA


Ruger Precision Rifle in .300 Winchester Magnum

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Tags: Featured, Guns, United States, Ed, Border Patrol, Ruger, Chino Valley Arizona, United States Air Force, CCI, Verdana, Hornady, Nosler, Creedmoor, Lapua, Jeff Cooper, Nightforce


Roll Tape Brick Well

How to reuse empty tape rolls into a useful container. [Author: From Scratch Indonesia (Craft)]
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SIG SAUER Introduces SPEC1 Premium Firearm Care System

SIG Sauer has published a press release announcing the launch of their new gun care product line. The SPEC1 Premium Firearm Care System is specially formulated by SLIP2000 for SIG Sauer. According to the company, the SPEC1 is a “non-toxic, non-hazardous, pure synthetic based lubricant with no Teflon, silicones, or petroleum distillates“. The press release quotes Tom […] Read More … The post SIG SAUER Introduces SPEC1 Premium Firearm Care System appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Other Gear & Gadgets, SPEC1, Premium Firearm Care System, SIG Sauer According


Mommy + Me Craft: Magnetic Christmas Tree

The holidays have been extra fun this year with our little toddler around to “ohhh” and “awww” over the tree, ornaments, and lights. While some of the decor is more kid-friendly this year (we have a little Lola tree with plush ornaments on it just for her to play with), I also wanted to do a fun holiday craft with her that she could participate in. So I decided to make a magnetic tree with ornaments she could paint and move around on the fridge, and it was so much fun! Supplies: –self-laminati...
Tags: Kitchen, Crafts, D.I.Y. Project, Diy, Home Decor, Kiddo, Happy Holidays, Celebrate, Paper Crafts, Lola, Laura Gummerman, xo Laura Credits Author