Ghost Gun in the 3D Printing Machine

ghost gun, meet bullets

One of the hottest topics lately is the issue of the ghost gun. These are generic firearms that have been created using a 3D printer, thus allowing them to bypass identifiers (such as serial numbers) that would normally be present in regular weapons – and legally imposed controls. In theory, such an item allows someone the use of a firearm without things such as waiting periods, permits, and similar laws – all in a matter of hours, not days. The idea that life and death could be easily dispensed of to any and all takers has gotten many individuals weighing in on the matter.

But why would people need such a thing?

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Of Bitching and Sheep

A lot of people – especially the authority types – like to say that complaining is unproductive. They’d like you to be grateful for the things you have in your life, and will (almost too helpfully) point out any scrap of data that can support their claims. You can eat, so don’t complain! You have a roof over your head, so don’t complain! You’re still alive, so don’t complain! Be grateful, and not a single word otherwise!

Which we’d do – if life wasn’t crappy. But it is. And contrary to popular belief, we’re not running in the pain olympics.

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Magical 30 – Progress & Insights

It’s been approximately 11 days since I started my work with the Agathos Daimon, and so far, it’s been turning out quite well. So I’ll talk about my personal reflections on it so far, with the results in a forthcoming post.

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Magical 30 – Kickoff

Last week, I decided to try my hand in Andrieh’s Magical 30 Challenge. It’s certainly going to be an interesting thing, with enchantment as the general theme. The game plan so far is to pray to my Agathos Daimon every morning and every evening, as well as observing his feast day (which coincidentally this month falls on the announced date for Eid Fit’r).

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Not Derped Yet – DoMagick 2018 & Life in General

Well, carp. It’s been that long, huh?

The truth is that life’s been busy, and updating the blog was something that I kept putting off. I finally found a weekend to spruce up the place a bit – with any luck, I’ll be able to post more often soon. So what’s coming up, you ask?

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How To Enjoy TACS 2018 – A Guide!

The Tactical, Survival and Arms Expo 2018 is here, and boy is it a doozy! Seminars, meetups, and merchandise galore for the discriminating consumer await! So how do you make the most of it? Read on!

Note: All information in this post pertains to the Manila portion of this event and will be updated as need be.

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Politics vs Fandoms: Comic Con Asia’s Troubled Backdrop

As you may have heard, Comic Con Asia 2018 is already promoting a formidable lineup of celebrities from comics, cosplay, and more. But the event’s troubling link to its partner – and several other issues – continue to affect its perception in the public eye.

So what’s the deal?

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Sin-e Waves

A sine wave or sinusoid is a mathematical curve that describes a smooth repetitive oscillation. – Wikipedia

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John Eats @ Underhand (Android/iOS)

(John Eats is a review series of everything you can consume – food, videos, games, and practically everything else. Whether its bad for your waistline or satisfying for your soul, I’ll always have a review – and an opinion – about it. Enjoy!)

Lovecraftian horror meets strategic deckbuilding in this easy-to-learn mobile game from the young men and women at the Cornell University Game Design Initiative! Will you be succeed in your efforts to raise a dead god (and hopefully survive the process)? Or will you – gasp – fail?

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NaNoWriMo 2017 – Chapter 3

Chapter 3

TO CRAFT THE TWO-WORLD WAND

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