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KYLEd
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Message Posted On Tuesday, February 14th 2012 at 8:02 pm
I started the third book of the ‘The Lost Era’ miniseries: Terok Nor | Dawn of the Eagles this week.
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Message Posted On Wednesday, February 22nd 2012 at 8:10 am
Just finished "The Making of the Atomic Bomb" by Richard Rhodes. It's basically a history of atomic science and of course the atomic bombs dropped on Japan.

What if you had a mode of warfare that violated a signed agreement but you believed this mode of warfare would save lives in the long run and shorten the war - what would yo do?

That was the same argument the Germans used to justify using poison gas during WWI which violated the Hague Convention of 1899.

We justify what we want to do.
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Message Posted On Friday, February 24th 2012 at 1:53 pm
I got done with "World War Z" a few days ago. For me, it had its moments of being entertaining but overall it left me feeling a little "meh" about it. Oh well, never expected to thoroughly love everything I read.

Right now I'm reading a book entitled "Clementine." It takes place during the time of the Civil War where this former Confederate Spy goes to work for Pinkerton's and her first assignment is to make sure this airship safely lands in Kentucky so the Union Army can find out what it's carrying.

The other character of the book is a runaway slave/airship pirate who's trying to get the ship back from the guy who stole it from him. I would say more, but I'm only a few chapters into the book.
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Message Posted On Monday, March 5th 2012 at 9:39 pm
About the great British scientist, "A Force of Nature: The Frontier Genius of Ernest Rutherford" by Richard Reeves
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Message Posted On Sunday, March 11th 2012 at 9:28 pm
Haven't posted this thread in a while. Haha.

I am reading several books at the moment.

  • Decision Points by G.W. Bush (and his ghostwriter) - started it last year, got halfway through, but never bothered to finish it yet. Someday though.

  • Bossypants by Tina Fey - started it this fall, never had time to read it. very funny though!

  • We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver - very good, halfway through it

  • Fish by T.J. Parsell - reading it for a class, very graphic and powerful stuff.
  • KYLEd
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    Message Posted On Wednesday, March 21st 2012 at 8:12 pm
    I'm finishing up the latest Star Trek Next Generation | A Time To series... A Time to Sow
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    Message Posted On Sunday, March 25th 2012 at 9:50 pm
    I just finished reading The Hunger Games cause I wanted to read it before I saw the movie. On Tuesday I'm gonna get the final book in the Morpheus Road trilogy by DJ MacHale. It's a pretty good series that's relatively unknown. Only 300 some pages so it's a pretty easy read too.
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    Message Posted On Wednesday, March 28th 2012 at 3:58 pm
    I read The Hunger Games over the weekend as well. One thing I'll say for it is that it sucked less than I thought it would, but then I had pretty low expectations that I would like it. I'll probably read the other books in the trilogy to see what happens in it.
    guytwo

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    Message Posted On Friday, March 30th 2012 at 4:09 pm
    Finished the book "Sha-Boom!" by Clay Cole about his RnR TV in NYC.
    KYLEd
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    Message Posted On Thursday, April 12th 2012 at 6:57 pm
    I started the last book of the Star Trek Next Generation | A Time To series... A Time for War, A Time for Peace
    guytwo

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    Message Posted On Thursday, April 19th 2012 at 7:05 pm
    Finished the book "Sealab" a few weeks and then read this one about submarines. "Blind Man's Bluff..."

    Anybody that likes submarine stories will love this book, it's very interesting and each chapter is a stand-alone story.

    Especially interesting were chapters 5 "Death of A Submarine" (Scorpion) and chapter 9 "The $500 Million Dollar Sand Castle" (CIA waste) about trying to raise a sunken Soviet sub.

    KYLEd
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    Message Posted On Monday, April 23rd 2012 at 5:16 pm
    I started Star Trek: TNG: ‘Indistinguishable from Magicthis week
    guytwo

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    Message Posted On Thursday, May 3rd 2012 at 7:21 pm
    Finished " Lonely Avenue: The Unlikely Life and Times of Doc Pomus "
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    Message Posted On Saturday, May 26th 2012 at 4:53 pm
    Currently I'm reading Patient Zero. It's a novel about a group of terrorists who attempt to use bioweapons to turn people into zombies and the ultra-secret US Military group who try to stop them.
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    Message Posted On Thursday, May 31st 2012 at 6:21 pm
    I started DTI: Forgotten History this week.
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