The studio behind Star Trek Into Darkness took the film’s title literally, commissioning the flying of a giant, glowing Starfleet insignia in the night sky in London over the weekend. Comprised of 30 LED-illuminated quadrotors, the 308-foot-tall logo rotated in place 118 feet above ground, before dimming its lights alongside those of Tower Bridge and Big Ben [...]
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A remarkable Empire of One business Rich Burlew created the first The Order of the Stick, a hilarious webcomic that celebrates and satirizes tabletop role-playing games and medieval fantasy, on September 29, 2003. The strip was originally produced to entertain people who came to his website for gaming articles, but it quickly became the most popular feature, leading Burlew to eventually abandon writing articles [...]
This new role should provide Emmy winner with endless stream of one-liners. Hold on to your hat — an excrement-based television pilot is in the future for the man called the Shat. The straight poop, the Hollywood Reporter website says, is that William Shatner will star in a CBS comedy project based on a popular [...]
Just call me Captain Cutie! ThinkGeek’s Star Trek onesies are a great change from the boring old Bob the Builder and Disney Princess junk you’ll get heaped on you the second your kid emerges.
Star Trek Warp Drive With the latest installment of the Star Trek franchise packing theaters, researchers are again speculating about the feasibility of building a faster-than-light “warp drive” similar to the one powering Star Trek’s “Enterprise” star ship.
Obama (Spock) Our president bears a striking resemblance to the rational “Star Trek” Vulcan whose mixed race made him cultural translator to the universe.
Beam me up Scotty. Maybe not but hey would be cool to have a little piece of star trek geekdom for your room. I’ve always wondered why there were never seat-belts for each chair on the bridge of the U.S.S. Enterprise. I mean, it would save all of that flying around and smashing into things. [...]
Smell a Trekkie a mile away! Genki Wear, a company specializing in science-fiction-inspired jewelry (mostly in the Buffyverse, it seems), will be releasing three new Star Trek colognes to go along with the reboot of the franchise this year: “Tiberius”, a scent that is “difficult to define and impossible to refuse”; “Red Shirt”, with the [...]
Find your inner dork and hey its completely ok We attended Comic Con in New York on Saturday. The show was at the Javits center, the same place that hosts the New York Auto Show and Toy Fair. The show was sold out for the weekend, and at times it was too crowded for [...]
Bugs In Space. Eww According to new sources, later this year a Russian spacecraft will set its sights on the Martian moon Phobos, where it will scrape samples for further study. At least ten of the world’s toughest organisms will be going along for the ride in this pioneering experiment sponsored by the nonprofit Planetary [...]