My Thoughts On Interstellar

Like every space minded person in America, I went to see Interstellar over the weekend. In a near future in which crops are dying, schoolteachers spread pseudoscience claptrap about the moon landings being faked and most people have lost the ability to think beyond how they’re going to survive on an Earth that is becoming … [Read more…]

Play Spider Solitaire

Spider Solitaire is just one of many varieties of Solitaire. You’re probably more familiar with “Klondike,” or common Solitaire, but Spider has been growing in popularity since its free inclusion in the Windows operating system. If you’re looking for variety, you can play Spider with easy one suit, two suits which is a little trickier, … [Read more…]


Where Everybody Knows Your Name… This popular sitcom, which ran from 1982-1993, still holds a special place in sitcom fans’ hearts for its excellent writing, a diverse cast of characters and unique bar setting. Bit of trivia: You can find the real Cheers bar at two locations in Boston. The original is at 84 Beacon … [Read more…]

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

She’s been the subject of books, games, a cartoon, and two game shows and has her own website, Twitter and Facebook page. She’s Carmen Sandiego, a mysterious criminal mastermind who can be anywhere in the world right this minute. She’ll leave behind a series of clues for anyone brave enough to chase her. Your goal … [Read more…]

Movies for Space Lovers

You’re an astronaut fan. You might have already read just about every book on astronauts and space exploration you can get your hands on. Now you want to see them in action with favorite movies. There isn’t a whole lot that hasn’t been Hollywood-ized and played fast and loose with some of the details, but … [Read more…]

Inspector Gadget

Inspector Gadget focuses on the adventures of the bumbling Inspector Gadget, assisted by his more competent assistant and niece, Penny, and the genius dog Brain. The Inspector primarily seems to exist for the purpose of showing off gadgets that magically appear when he says, “Go-Go Gadget (Fill in the gadget of the day)!” His gullibility … [Read more…]