I was at a talk by astronomer Alex Filippenko, and then went out to dinner with some folks (including Jennifer Hoffman; hi Jennifer!), so I'm too tired to write anything good right now. Instead, I'll point you to our future.
Although, I have to add: some of the numbers in that video aren't quite right. But it's not terribly important. Next year I'll have a book out with more accurate numbers and descriptions so amazing you'll want to buy two copies. Three.
In case you're curious, the music in the vid is from "Total Recall". As a card-carrying scifi movie geek, I have the soundtrack.