A Tough Time to Colonize

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A Mark Fiore cartoon showing aliens flying over the Bay Area with lights and warnings on their dashboard that read, "mega drought, carbon levels and extreme fire danger," as one alien says, "I thought you said this planet could support life!"

U.S. intelligence agencies are taking UFO sightings more seriously as they release a report on "unidentified aerial phenomena." (Spoiler alert: They're not quite sure what these things are.)

If there are aliens zipping along at hypersonic speeds overhead, they're probably wondering about the tinder-dry landscape they're seeing around the western United States.

The little green creatures may have missed their ideal time to colonize our planet by a century or so ...