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Jobava wins and catches Andreikin and Nakamura

http://tashkent2014.fide.com In what was the shortest round in FIDE Grand Prix in Tashkent so far, five out of six games finished in a draw but the only decisive game Gelfand-Jobava has changed the situation in the tournament. Baadur Jobava joined Dmitry Andreikin and Hikaru Nakamura at the top. Show More Summary

GM Lagarde and IM Koziak lead Sautron Open 2014

The 14th Sautron Chess Open 2014 is taking place from 25th October to 1st November 2014 in Sautron, a commune in the Loire-Atlantique département in western France.The 9-round Swiss event gathered 187 players from 13 different countries...Show More Summary

Creating Pumpkin Yarn Art

Whether you’re crafting a few last minute Halloween crafts or creating something festive for Thanksgiving, these simple Pumpkin Yarn Art pictures are a fun way to decorate for the fall season! We’ve created yarn art for a few other holidays… Easter, Christmas,... Continue Reading ? The post Creating Pumpkin Yarn Art appeared first on Make and Takes.

2014 Topps Stadium Club mini box recap #1

Pack one #164 Ryan Braun #136 Jason Kipnis #177 Eddie Murray #84 Aroldis Chapman #184 Cliff Lee Pack two #152 Nelson Cruz #43 Pedro Martinez #FA-7 David Wright - Field Access insert serial #'d 91/99 #188 George Brett #27 Lou Gehrig Pack...Show More Summary

First Case of Chronic Wasting Disease Confirmed in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Department of Agriculture announced last week that a case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been discovered in the state. The disease was positively identified in a captive deer herd in Holmes Count...

Battle of the generations

The battle of the generations “Shchelkunchik-2014? Chess Tournament is organized by the Russian Chess Federation, businessman Oleg Skvortsov and Chess Support Fund on 19-25th December 2014.The Pre-New Year’s tournament will be held in...Show More Summary

U.S. Mint’s Techno Win

If you are like me and forgot, the U.S. Mint began to take orders for the 50th Anniversary Kennedy 2014 Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection yesterday, October 28. The set consists of four 90-percent silver coins from each of the branch mints using the original design of the Kennedy half-dollar as designed by Gilroy Roberts. For [...]

You Can Relax Now, It's Safe To Purchase A Second Edition Sibley

A new printing of The Sibley Guide to Birds Second Edition is available and you can see a difference from the first printing with just the back cover. Note the bolder font on the book on the left. Hey, remember last March when we were...Show More Summary

Moscow Open - 11th International RSSU Chess Cup

The 2015 Moscow Open - 11th International RSSU Chess Cup is scheduled to take place from 29th Januarya to 9th February in Moscow, Russia.TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE Registration of participants until 15th January Arrival of foreign participants...Show More Summary

How to Make a UAV – Lesson 1: Terminology

How to Make a UAV – Lesson 1: Terminology How to Make a UAV – Lesson 2: The Platform How to Make a UAV – Lesson 3: Choosing the right motor / prop / ESC / Battery How to Make a UAV – Lesson 4: Choose a flight controller How to Make a UAV – [...]Show More Summary

A trip home.

I had the fortune of traveling to the NY/NJ area a few weekends ago. It was my "pregnancy gift to thyself". I spent the weekend in Rhinebeck, NY surrounded by knits, fleece, friends and apple cider donuts and the week...

Rock Island Armory .22 TCM Single Stack Pistol

As a fan of single stack 1911s I am pleased to report that RIA have added four single stack variants to their line of.22 TCM 1911 pistols.   For those of you unfamiliar with the.22 TCM, the cartridge is a based on a.223 Remington case...Show More Summary

Adaptive Tactical 10 Rd Box Magazine Kits

At the 2014 NASGW show, Adaptive Tactical announced the new 10 round detachable, box magazine conversion kits for Mossberg shotguns. Previously, the company offered 10 round rotary magazines. Responding to consumer demand, the company is now offering the same capacity in a box mag. Show More Summary

Are You Going to the 2015 Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival?

I certainly can’t wait for 21 January 2015! That will be the opening day of the 18th Annual Space Coast...

Slide Fire Solutions Suing Bump Fire Systems

It’s a battle between barely-legal bump-fire stocks. Slide Fire Solutions, makers of a patented bump-fire floating stock, are suing Bump Fire Systems, makers of the very similar (and much cheaper) AR15 BFSystems stock. Kevin’s Tech Ramblings covers the issue in greater detail. Show More Summary

POTD: 30mm AHEAD ABM Round

For a change I thought I would feature an interesting military munition for todays POTD. A reader sent us this photo asking if we could identify it and if it was a real cartridge. It is indeed real, but it is not a firearm cartridge....Show More Summary

African Individual Chess Championships 2014

Namibia Chess Federation (NCF) is inviting eligible players from all African Chess Federations affiliated to the World Chess Federation (FIDE) to participate in the2014 African Individual Chess Championships (AICC) to be held at theShow More Summary

Craft Challenge #103, Foodie Frenzy 2 Winner

2 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Craftster

This month’s Craft Challenge was Food Frenzy 2 Challenge! The challenge was all about whipping up a delicious dish using a favorite recipe. Each entry had to include progress shots and the recipe. The entry could be anything food related; a drink, a dessert, a main course. It was up to the participant. Our winning […]

My 2014 Rut Hunting Soundtrack

By Mark Kenyon I don’t know about you, but when the rut hits, I hit the road.  Whether it be driving back and forth from home to a nearby hunting spot or traveling to other states in search of big bucks, I spend a lot of time in the truck this time of year. That […]

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