I lived in Mexico City when I was a kid and traveled with my parents extensively there... People in the USA think Mexico is all desert. It is not. It snows in the mountains, there's tropical jungles, there's arid regions. Mexico City and surrounding towns are at elevation comparable to Denver. » 12/16/14 7:40am Tuesday 7:40am

Other life is out there. We rely too much on impatience and science fiction. Just sit down, accept there's life out there... What if we are the farthest living planet from anywhere else? What if aliens don't care because they face the same challenges as us? » 12/11/14 9:27am 12/11/14 9:27am

Nice! Chicago and Milwaukee in one shot! I remember flying back to Milwaukee from FL in the winter of 2009, and looking down over the lake we could see Chicago. I looked at the guy next to me and said "look! you can see Chicago and the ice on the lake," and he said, trying to look out the window: I'm afraid of heights. » 12/11/14 6:05am 12/11/14 6:05am

E. T. The Extra Terrestrial - a movie about some pukey little lost wimpy alien that has a glowing finger and chest. He infects his human friend, and then chaos and shenanigans ensue when the lady from The Howling is sad that ET and Elliot were home late or something. And then there's that flower that only works if ET… » 12/09/14 1:27pm 12/09/14 1:27pm

What? Guardians of the Galaxy is not featured in a VHS tape? Blasphemy! Peter Quill's Awesome Mix in the movie was a cassette tape - I think in all retro-ness, a VHS release of Guardians of the Galaxy should be appropriate... you never know! It could boost VCR sales! From the obscure pawn shops across the USA... and… » 12/05/14 1:01pm 12/05/14 1:01pm

And the toaster/mouse droids... they scurried ever so swiftly in the Death Star, yet, they were annoying. I am Stormtrooper Hal Onyx. I survived the 2nd Death Star and these little droids... annoying! One time, I was in the barracks and one of these little wheeled jerks decided it was time to malfunction in the middle… » 12/05/14 10:15am 12/05/14 10:15am