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Scotty Beams Up To Space By SpaceX Scotty Beams Up To Space By SpaceX

So SpaceX just successfully launched their Falcon 9 rocket into space. Apparently the rocket had some stowaways on it in the name of ashes of some of our dearly departed. One of the celebrities is the world famous James “Scotty” …

Star Trek’s Worf, Michael Dorn, Joins Twitter Star Trek’s Worf, Michael Dorn, Joins Twitter

Michael Dorn, an actor most well-known for his role as the Klingon “Worf” in Star Trek: The Next Generation, has joined twitter. Dorn’s Twitter handle is a play on his association with the famous character, @akaWorf. Dorn began his Twitter …

Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray in July Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray in July

CBS this week announced the release date for the Blu-ray edition of the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. A six-disc Blu-ray set will be released on July 24. The show has been remastered from original film elements …

Guy Builds Functional Star Trek Phaser in Garage Guy Builds Functional Star Trek Phaser in Garage
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Okay, that “getting laid” part was only speculation, but the “Functional Star Trek Phaser” part is real… sort of. In case you were wanting to up your geek level to uber-status, we present to you a life-like version of the …

Watch the First Two Seasons of Star Trek – All at Once Watch the First Two Seasons of Star Trek – All at Once
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For those of you who just can’t wait for the next Star Trek film, YouTube user twilight1138 has got a fix for you. The user posted a video of the first 56 episodes of the original Star Trek series, complete …

Minimalist Movie Posters Make You Think About Life Minimalist Movie Posters Make You Think About Life

Sometimes things in life like movies really have the possibility to make you think about things in a new light. Saving Private Ryan did that for me, even though I was in the Air Force, it made me realize the …

Inflatable Star Trek Captain’s Chair: Sadly, Not For Adults Inflatable Star Trek Captain’s Chair: Sadly, Not For Adults

If your the kind of guy that loves to debate on who is the better captain, Kirk or Picard, this is the home furnishing for you. (It’s Picard by the way). Introducing the Inflatable Captain’s Chair from ThinkGeek. You may …

Star Trek Convention Promises All 5 Captains On One Stage Star Trek Convention Promises All 5 Captains On One Stage
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This October promises to be a life-altering one for those lucky Star Trek fans with the means to travel across the pond. A new convention has been announced in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation, …

Star Trek App Turns Your iPhone Into A Transporter Star Trek App Turns Your iPhone Into A Transporter

In two weeks the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo comes to Calgary, Canada. The three-day expo starts on April 27th and features a celebrity guest lineup to make most geeks drool. Guests include Adam Baldwin (best known for Firefly and …

X-Ray Technology Recalls Star Trek Gadgets X-Ray Technology Recalls Star Trek Gadgets

Here’s something for all you Trekkies out there: A new hand-held device created by a company called Tribogenics harnesses the power of X-rays in a small, portable package–similar to the tricorder used by Captain Kirk and his team when checking …

Life-Sized Starship Enterprise in Las Vegas Life-Sized Starship Enterprise in Las Vegas

A giant replica of the Starship Enterprise would have drawn Trekkies from all over the world to Las Vegas, but unfortunately, the concept never became a reality. Gary Goddard owns Goddard Entertainment and has made some of the world’s greatest …

Star Trek’s “Q” is the Voice of ‘Quantum Conundrum’ Star Trek’s “Q” is the Voice of ‘Quantum Conundrum’

Square Enix announced this week that actor John de Lancie will be providing voice talent for their upcoming game, Quantum Conundrum. de Lancie is best known for his role as “Q” in Star Trek: The Next Generation and recently leant …

Star Trek Tech: Handheld Plasma Sanitizer Gun Star Trek Tech: Handheld Plasma Sanitizer Gun

A group of Chinese and Australian scientists have developed a handheld, battery-powered plasma-producing device that can rid skin of bacteria in an instant. The device could be used in ambulance emergency calls, natural disaster sites, military combat operations and many …

Obama, Uhura Tells Us To Live Long, Prosper Obama, Uhura Tells Us To Live Long, Prosper

The picture in question has hit its “viral” stage popularity, and considering the people in it, as well as the subject matter, it only makes sense. It’s not often we get to see the Leader of the Free World and …

‘Real’ Tricorder Created by Canadian Inventor ‘Real’ Tricorder Created by Canadian Inventor

Peter Jansen, a PhD graduate in cognitive science from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, has been working towards an inexpensive, fully-functional device modeled after the ‘tricorder’ devices from the Star Trek TV series. Jansen envisions a world where children and …

Geordi From Star Trek Takes Control Of Twitter! Geordi From Star Trek Takes Control Of Twitter!
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LeVar Burton, Star Trek’s Lieutenant Geordi, and also Reading Rainbow’s TV show host of 26 years, has attempted to take control of the handle @ReadingRainbow. Apparently while trying to register for the handle he discovered that someone else already beat …

Star Trek Online Going Free-To-Play Star Trek Online Going Free-To-Play

After a bumpy start like all MMOs that aren’t World of Warcraft or The Old Republic, sitting in the captain’s chair is now free of charge. Perfect World Entertainment and the original developer Cryptic Studios announced today that the Star …

Majel: Google’s Star Trek-Inspired Siri Competitor Reportedly Due Out Soon Majel: Google’s Star Trek-Inspired Siri Competitor Reportedly Due Out Soon
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In some cases, Google’s voice search is already far superior to Apple’s Siri. This became immediately clear with some internal testing we did surrounding the Siri abortion story. While it didn’t read us the answers aloud in a robot voice, …

George Takei Sets Phaser To Peace Between “Star” Stars George Takei Sets Phaser To Peace Between “Star” Stars

Human rights activist and the once and future Mr. Sulu, George Takei, has entered the fray among his two sci-fi colleagues, William Shatner and Carrie Fisher, in hopes of quelling their YouTube dispute over which sci-fi franchise is better, Star …

William Shatner & Carrie Fisher: The YouTube Showdown William Shatner & Carrie Fisher: The YouTube Showdown
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The Internet: a perfect model of the purest strain of democracy. Everybody has a voice and can contribute to the discourse of intellectual debates. That is, until you actually read the comments and debates of people arguing on the internet …

Star Trek Online Has People Tweeting In Klingon

Twitter…the final frontier. These are the voyages of game-maker Atari. Its 2-month mission: to explore strange new social networks, to seek out new geeks and new game players, to boldly go where no ad campaign has gone before!

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