Those stars were generally light on heavy elements, so you run into not only difficulty with complex life evolving (hemoglobin needs iron to work after all), but a sentient race on a world with little metal in its planet's crust would have difficulty creating a technological civilization. » 10/29/14 6:09pm Wednesday 6:09pm

Actually, the first Avengers was surprisingly good about keeping the best scenes held back for the movie premiere. For example, it looked like the "I'm bringing the party to you" scene with the big flying space monster was from near the end of the big action scene at the climax, but really it was the point where the… » 10/28/14 11:37pm Tuesday 11:37pm

Um, isn't it really easy to just swing an antenna towards Earth to take a look and see how things are going? Of course, after watching some current Earth TV news, I might be thinking that I don't want to live on this planet anymore, so maybe it wouldn't make that much of a difference. » 10/28/14 3:05pm Tuesday 3:05pm

It was more than implied, the nurse asked him if we wanted to pay upfront now or just have a bill sent to him, which means that Bullock has no only been helping out his old partner, but since he doesn't have the money upfront he has a bill sent. To me this confirms your idea that Harvey has a hard time helping with… » 10/28/14 2:25pm Tuesday 2:25pm

I'm thinking that creating an insane artificial intelligence that almost takes over the world will be a big fall for Tony, leaving his whole "privatizing world peace" belief system shattered. Combine this with Cap's growing disillusionment after The Winter Soldier, and it totally makes sense that they would break… » 10/28/14 1:15pm Tuesday 1:15pm

Will, you are obviously are terrible at math because customers are willing to spend 12-18% more at a store when they can pay by credit. Those increased sales more than outweigh the 2% fee being charged, so it winds up being a net positive for any sane retailer. » 10/27/14 4:45pm Monday 4:45pm