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Snort! 'Snarky' Homer Hickam may have figured out how to track down Lois Lerner's emails

Well, this is unsettling:

Hackers breach some White House computers, Russia suspected http://t.co/wgHYB5h3Pa

— Peter W. Singer (@peterwsinger) October 29, 2014

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October Sky

Now that it’s October, I feel like it’s appropriate to talk about one of my favorite movies ever: October Sky. It’s not full of action-packed car races, sympathetic villains, sexy British actors, or whatever draws people to the movies these days. 422 more words

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Rocket Boys Festival 2014

The Rocket Boys Festival is this weekend Friday October 3rd through Sunday October 5th in Beckley.  Most of the events will be at the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine… 387 more words


Homer Hickam endorses "Blood in West Virginia"

I proudly announce Homer Hickam, Jr.’s endorsement of my book, Blood in West Virginia: Brumfield v. McCoy. I regard Mr. Hickam, a West Virginia native, as one of Appalachia’s most accomplished living writers.  172 more words


Book Review: The Coalwood Trilogy

When asked to name my favorite movie of all time, I don’t even have to think about it. “October Sky,” I answer without hesitation. 794 more words


Learn Like The Rocket Boys of NIH

Terence Boylan and Bruce Cook did something awesome.  The year was 1957, and the two neighbor boys were interested in model rockets.  Terence and Bruce knew what they wanted to do, but they didn’t have the financial resources to make it happen. 426 more words


Rocket Boys

March 30, 2005

Several years ago I read a really great book named Rocket Boys. A few years later a movie was made from it called October Sky. 453 more words

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