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  • May 22, 2015
    The CEO of Chinese software firm NetDragon is such a big Star Trek fan he had the company's $160-million headquarters built to look like the Star Trek Voyager. This is a Google satellite image of that building, and there's a video tour after the jump. When I'm the CEO of my o... / Continue →
  • May 5, 2015
    Free, user-contributed language learning app Duolingo has announced their plan to release a course in Klingon for English speakers on February 21, 2016. So not soon enough to be able to talk to your lover in Klingon for Valentine's Day, which is a shame because I've always fel... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2015
    Because there will come a time when every product is available with a Star Trek theme, this is the Star Trek USS Enterprise Sushi Set available from ThinkGeek ($35). The top comes off the Enterprise's circular hull to hold soy sauce, and the blue warp trails are actually chops... / Continue →
  • March 16, 2015
    That is not how you catch a frisbee, that is how you catch a baby. This is the $25 Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Flying Disc (not actually a Frisbee, Frisbee is a name brand) available from ThinkGeek. It's a flying disk with a freely rotating saucer section, and a foam body tha... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2015
    Note: Worthwhile full-res versions of both memorials HERE and HERE. MMORPG Star Trek Online has payed tribute to the late Leonard Nimoy with two new in-game status, one on Vulcan, and the other on New Romulus. Obviously, I will take a pilgrimage to both locations this weekend... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2015
    Following Leonard Nimoy's death last week, the Bank of Canada is urging citizens to stop drawing on their $5 bills to make seventh Canadian prime minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier look more like Spock, despite it being an obvious improvement. YOU CAN'T TELL ME WHAT TO DO. Contrary... / Continue →
  • February 27, 2015
    Leonard Nimoy, best known for his portrayal of Spock in the Star Trek series, died this morning at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 83. Not only a Vulcan, Nimoy was also an accomplished director, thespian, photographer and poet. Obviously, he lived long and prospered. *... / Continue →
  • February 25, 2015
    Note: Two pics after the jump contain horribly airbrushed alien nipples, proceed at your own risk of work/school boner. This is the custom airbrushed Star Trek themed 1978 GMC G15 "boogie van" recently up for sale on Craigslist by some dude in Vancouver who was clearly tired o... / Continue →
  • February 17, 2015
    This is the officially licensed Star Trek Captain's Chair Pool Float manufactured by Bigmouth (I SAID SHUT UP). It should be available in time for summer from various retailers for around $50. Plus it has a hole in the middle so you can secretly poop in the pool and blame it ... / Continue →
  • February 13, 2015
    The Perth Mint in Western Australia is releasing this set of two original series Star Trek coins on February 16th to celebrate the Star Trek franchise. The silver coins will have legal tender status on the island of Tulavu, but will never be used as legal tender because they c... / Continue →