Remember Twiki from Buck Rogers?

Twiki was the little robot character from the excellent Sci Fi TV series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979 – 1981 NBC-TV) and also the 1979 movie with the same title that was a lead in to the TV series. The Twiki suit was worn by Felix Silla who also played Cousin Itt on the Addams Family. The voice…

The White Sands of New Mexico

Atomic science, white sands, missiles and space travel…..part one of my travels in New Mexico. October 31st, 2011 My grandfather and I used to watch Bugs Bunny cartoons together when I was a kid. Bugs would always say “I knew I should have taken that left turn at Albuquerque” and I can finally say I actually…

Autobots…..lets roll!

Transformers – Dark Of The Moon Today I went to the nearby IMAX theatre at the Seattle Pacific Science Centre. IMAX offers the new Transformers movie on a 6 story high screen in 3D and quite a headache if you don’t sit in the right location (for me that is back row dead centre). In my…