Star Trek - Page 7
Despite the obvious stereotypes about "Star Trek" fans, they often defy easy categorization, and can even count artist Edward Gorey among their number. The master of the macabre Victorian cartoon, Gorey once gave an interview with "The Boston Globe" in the late 1970s where he admitted to becoming a devotee after watching TV for the first time:
"He watched the science-fiction program re-runs twice a day, five times a week, and once on the sixth day, and despite the faithful viewing has yet to see the show's most famous episode, 'The Trouble With Tribbles,' which is about these little furry creatures in outer space, or so he says."
As fans of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" are likely well aware, the much-beloved (and arguably best) series in the Star Trek franchise's history is still in syndication on the Syfy, and we're still DVRing every episode in hopes that perhaps there's one that we missed -- an episode that could still be new to us, over 15 years later
Countless Star Trek fans have dreamed about owning their own phaser, and while Wikipedia lists it as a "fictional weapon," one enterprising (rim shot) gentleman decided not to let anyone else tell him what can and cannot be real, and transformed a 1994 Playmates replica of the phaser from the classic "Star Trek" series into a 320mA – 465mW laser device, complete with appropriate sound effect.
He's even got a tutorial to help you build
Hey, you! It was just January 6th, and you know what that means? No, not Three Kings Day! It's Sherlock Holmes' birthday! Seriously, this was established in the old books, look it up.
Few characters have the staying power of London's Great Detective, who recently exploded back onto the big screen in a blockbuster movie starring Robert Downey Jr
Stoner Star Trek fans have a new mission: to explore strange new bowls, to seek out new bongs in new configurations, to boldly smoke as no one has smoked before. Check out the Enterprise bong they've ingeniously constructed, which we can
Ever wondered how the characters in Star Trek could traverse seemingly endless landscapes in the Holodeck, despite it being a fairly small room? According to the Star Trek Wiki, "it does this by continuously adjusting the projections of the force fields and the use of a force field 'treadmill.' With thi