What's On: Eva Mendes

The actress, who recently unveiled a New York & Company clothing line, shares her dreams of exploring space and her latest online shopping haul.

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MIND: The Mars Rover staring down the barrel of its sixth Red Planet winter. Tough time to be a robot.

TWITTER FEED: Radio silence.

NIGHTSTAND: Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead, a carafe of alkaline water, a zombie eyes sleep mask, and a signed headshot of Jim J. Bullock.

NETFLIX QUEUE: I have to finish Scrooged.

SPOTIFY PLAYLIST: No need for Spotify. Just put Neneh Cherry on repeat and you'll get everywhere you need to go.

PERENNIAL TO-DO LIST: Learn how to see what Nikola Tesla saw in pigeons.

GO-TO MENU: Tortilla Espanola. I grew up on this egg dish with potatoes. You can eat it hot or cold. It's delicious at any time of the day, but my favorite is in the morning with my coffee.

LIST OF CHARITIES YOU SUPPORT: The Art of Elysium, which holds artistic workshops for children with serious illnesses.

FANTASY ITINERARY: Going to space.

SPEED DIAL: Kharla Alvarado, my BFF since we were 14 years old.

RADIO DIAL: NPR. I love listening to Terry Gross on Fresh Air.

WISH LIST: Some decent Bigfoot news.

TV: 60 Minutes.

LAST CREDIT CARD STATEMENT: Dog treats, a pair of antique side tables from 1stdibs.com (opens in new tab), and leg warmers.

WALLS OF YOUR FAVORITE ROOM IN YOUR HOUSE: 1940s vintage cherry wallpaper in my kitchen.

FEET: Always and forever Essie nail polish in Mucho Dinero.

WEEKLY GROCERY LIST: Greenies dog treats.

WORDS-TO-LIVE-BY LIST: "You gotta get up to get down."