Category Archive: Star Trek

Apr 01 2014

Want: MB&F Starfleet Machine

A while back I wrote about an amazing MB&F Music Machine. Well they’re at it again, this time they’ve got a desk clock they’re calling Starfleet Machine because it draws inspiration from Star Trek Deep Space Nine. The clock lays horizontal, rather than being wall-mounted. It can rest on either end of its external structure …

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Jan 20 2014

Leonard Nimoy is my Honorary Grandpa

Last week Leonard Nimoy put out the call on Twitter to anyone in need of a grandfather. As you might expect thousands of people happily forgot their real grandparents and shifted their focus to Nimoy, their new honorary grandpa. Can you really blame them? Seriously, how many followers does your grandpa have on Twitter? If …

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Nov 12 2013

Blood Tests: There’s an App for That

Seen here using his invention, the i-Calq, Dr. Joel Ehrenkranz of Intermountain Medical Center in Utah, USA is testing someone’s blood. Ok, so that’s probably not to uncommon at a hospital. What you can’t see though is that he’s doing it on a smartphone. The smartphone app can image and interpret many diseases, including HIV, …

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Oct 18 2013

Rick Rolled in Klingon

If you’ve never been Rick Rolled you’re mistaken. Everyone in the world has been, you may have just not known it was happening. Maybe you liked the song, which is fine, I’m not here to comment on your taste in music. But you should know that your friends were laughing at you, not with you …

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Oct 11 2013

Lost in Translation: Comic Book Hieroglyphics

Have you ever wondered if the children of the ancient Egyptians were allowed to enter their temples? I’m not archeologist but I can tell you that I sure haven’t. With this new discovery however, I can tell you that they shouldn’t have been allowed. The hieroglyphics painted all over the walls were simply too violent. …

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Aug 05 2013

Because It’s So Important: Netflix Pulls Down Star Trek to Verify Vulcan Translation

There is nothing quite like being absolutely correct in every situation. It’s a good way to live. Too bad not many of us can claim such a high honor. While on their path towards this kind of life, and trying to piss off Trekkies at the same time, Netflix pulled Star Trek III from their …

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Jul 17 2013

Things I Wish My Car Had: Warp Drive and Phasers

I know how you are, when you look at interesting info-graphics you think to yourself that the people that make them must have a lot of time on their hands for research and Photoshop. Well you’re probably right, but that doesn’t mean that these people aren’t still better than you. One good example if the …

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Jul 09 2013

Not Taught in Schools: Kirk Fu

“An Introduction to Kirk-Fu” was created by Rabittooth and is available on his page at Society6. We better all rush over there and buy one so we can study up. we know aliens are coming to invade at some point so why not learn the moves of someone who has fought as many as all …

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Jun 06 2013

Now We Just Need A Klingon

We’ve talked about him in the past and we will likely talk about him in the future. Tony Swatton is the Chuck Norris of blacksmiths. He made Gimli’s Battle Axe that Side Effect posted not too long ago. Now he is at it again, but this time making stuff from a different Universe. This is …

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