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.
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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 […]
Cool Origami Hawaii resident Won Park’s origami first got our attention with his One Dollar Camera. Then we started browsing through his work online, and we discovered a treasure trove of pictures of his origami projects, including paper versions of the Millennium Falcon and the Starship Enterprise.
Richard Garriott Heads To Space American millionaire Richard Garriott followed in his astronaut father’s footsteps on Sunday, blasting off aboard a Russian rocket to become the world’s sixth space tourist. Sealed inside the Soyuz TMA-13 capsule together with a Russian cosmonaut and a US astronaut, Garriott, a renowned videogame developer, was catapulted towards […]
Let’s face it: spies are cool. And what kid (or adult, for that matter) hasn’t fantasized about fast cars, exotic locations, and nifty gadgets that are the trademarks of the spy-trade? Well, Wild Planet Toys and Games has come up with a way to make us all spies-of a sort. While they don’t provide an […]
Protection comes in many forms Invisibility cloaks that are able to steer light around two dimensional objects have become reality in the last few years. But the first real-world application of the theories that made them possible could be in hiding vulnerable coastlines and offshore platforms from destructive hurricanes and tsunamis.
Helicopter designed to be launched from a Sub Students from the faculty of Aerospace Engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, in cooperation with four students from Pennsylvania State University have developed a submarine deployable helicopter. Their autonomous “Waterspout” is capable of exiting a submarine, floating safely to the water surface, and […]