Had a few hours to kill on our way to Vegas ,coming off Hwy 318 it was just a quick turn on to Hwy 375 ,the extraterrestrial Hwy. Stopped in at the Area 51 research Center ,which is a souvenir store now ,bought a few cool t shirts for the grand children,got some directions and headed off . We did...
E.T.: The Extraterrestrial will be released on Blu-ray this year in its original version. What?, you say. Was there ever a different version. Yes, there was. When the film was reissued in 2002 for its 20th anniversary, Steven Spielberg, apparently having been influenced by George Lucas' constant tampering with Star Wars, decided to "improve" the movie by tweaking some CGI effects, adding previously deleted scenes and digitally removing rifles from the hands of the men who were hunting the lovable alien. (Spielberg replaced the weapons with walkie-talkies!) Now the director has issued a mea culpa and promises that the Blu-ray version will revert back to the original theatrical cut. For more
We wanted to mark this off our bucket list and take it to get to Rachel, NV. It was a very long and isolated drive. Miles of nothingness. We finally got to see the sign for The Extraterrestrial Highway but it was all covered with stickers and could barely read it. Its a nice drive if you want isolation and...
Rachel, Nev. sits on less than half a mile of land on the south side of the Highway 375, designated the Extraterrestrial Highway in 1996. It is the town closest to Area 51, the popular name for the top secret government research, development and testing facility located within the 3-million acre Nellis Bombing and Gunnery Range -- also a hotbed for conspiracy theories on alien life.
|Noun||1.||extraterrestrial - a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere|
extraterrestrial being, alien
hypothetical creature - a creature that has not been observed but is hypothesized to exist
|Adj.||1.||extraterrestrial - originating or located or occurring outside Earth or its atmosphere; "is there extraterrestrial life?"|