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the well finally ran dry

Well this news gives me a rather impressive sad:

“Old” bundles containing books that have already been published will no longer be available for bundle-priced purchase. (Already-purchased ones should still be available for download, though it is possible some books may need to be removed. Some books may need to be removed from the Baen Free Library as well; Toni hopes to get advance notice when such removals are necessary, but recommends backing them [...]

uvmatlite – in review

As I mentioned a few months back, I approached the folks at The Amazing Light to see if I could possibly procure one of their various glow-in-the-dark units for test and evaluation, and generously enough, they agreed. 

So, just to recap, take a look at The Amazing Light’s story – I dare say we all need an “Uncle Vernon”: 

In our family we all got our “Uncle Vernon survival kit” – Once we [...]

just ask, reiterated

Day before yesterday, I wrote this post about UVPaqlites and how their uses might extend to “in the house” in addition to “on the trail”.

Shortly thereafter, I sent this email to that company’s address:

Sir or ma’am,

My name is [Real Name] and I write under the moniker of "Linoge" at "walls of the city" – http://www.wallsofthecity.net. I recently happened to stumble across your site and product by way of another [...]

gets the point across

This:

… is apparently going to be showing up on some episode of NCIS in the very near future, courtesy of Dragon Leatherworks. Dennis seems to be greatly diversifying his lineup, given that peculiar little container is destined to be a lunch box for Abby Sciuto, who is apparently a rather popular character on the series (I cannot say as though I have ever watched an entire episode):

The lovely and talented [...]

want to know how i know we are winning?

Simple: a pro-rights weblogger who has only been writing for about a year now wrote up a post documenting the growth of concealed handgun permits and decrease in firearm-related crime, he sent it to a reporter, and she took the ball and ran with it:

Compared to last year, almost 33,000 more people can carry a concealed handgun in North Carolina. During that same time period, the crimes involving handguns has decreased.

Permit holders [...]