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December 30th

New Website Features The Sound Design & Sound Designers Of Star Trek XI

New Website Features The Sound Design & Sound Designers Of Star Trek XI

As reported by Wired.com, a new site called SoundWorks Collection puts a spotlight on the sound design & designers of J.J. Abrams's "Star Trek". CONTINUE READING >>

December 29th

Synthehol, A Near Possibility According To Reasearchers In England

Synthehol, A Near Possibility According To Reasearchers In England

A new alcohol substitute is being developed by a team at Imperial College London that that avoids drunkenness and hangovers.  Similar to the Synthehol from the TNG era series, the fake booze is being developed from chemicals related to Valium and works like alcohol on nerves in the brain that provide a feeling of well being and relaxation.  Check out the article excerpt below for more details.

The new substance could have the added bonus of being "switched off" instantaneously with a pill, to allow drinkers to drive home or return to work.CONTINUE READING >>

December 28th

Zoe Saldana Predicts Star Trek XII In Pre-production December 2010

Zoe Saldana Predicts Star Trek XII In Pre-production December 2010

Zoe Saldana is not only busy with Avatar promotions, but she's also making more Star Trek XII predictions.  Star Trek XI's Uhura is kinda known for incorrect production assumptions, what with her Comic-Con claim of the Star Trek XII script being halfway done.  We can't really blame her though, we're just as excited to see the next film and we sure hope she's right about her latest prediction.CONTINUE READING >>

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December 27th

Wormholes: Transportation Portals Of The Future

Wormholes: Transporation Portals Of The Future

Deep Space Nine, our favorite Trek series of the momemnt, takes place on a distant Space Station located close to the opening of a wormhole that connects to quadrants of the galaxy.  Apparently, scientists are theorizing the possibility of this type of wormhole travel in the next century.  CONTINUE READING >>

December 26th

"Star Trek" Tops Most Pirated Film Of 2009

"Star Trek" Tops Most Pirated Film Of 2009

J.J. Abrams's 'Star Trek" has been in several top ten lists this year including the top 10 grossing films of 2009.  One list that probably isn't favorable in the studio's mind is the top ten most pirated films of 2009.  According to WorstPreviews.com, "Star Trek" has done just that and more.  In fact, it's the most pirated film this year.  Check out the article excerpt below.CONTINUE READING >>

December 23rd

Zombie Redshirt, Uh, Shirt. For Your Last Minute Christmas Shopping Needs

Zombie Redshirt, Uh, Shirt.  For Your Last Minute Christmas Shopping Needs

The closest thing we Trek fans have to Zombies in all of Trekdom, would have to be the borg.  Just think of all the poor redshirts that had to die on various away missions, and suddenly, they are re-animated into a brain eating Zombie horde. Now, you can recreate that with your very own Zombie redshirt, uh, shirt.  Thinkgeek.com is the place to grab your undead, security officer or engineer.  Check the product description below.
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December 22nd

Christmas Tradition; A Gingerbread Enterprise?

Christmas Tradition;A Gingerbread Enterprise?

Gingerbread houses and Gingerbread men, sure, we've seen them.  But, this is definitely a first.  Check the image above for the first Gingerbread Enterprise we've seen.  We found the creation over at Slippery Brick, and we would definitely give an A for effort.  Although, it kinda looks like there's a bit of lettuce on the hull.

Tis the season for all manner of geeky desserts. We’ve seen our share around here, whether they be Star Wars or Star Trek. All are delicious if not nutritious.
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December 21st

Spock, Young & Old, Voicing For Star Trek Online

Spock, Young & Old, Voicing For Star Trek Online

As reported by IGN, both Zachary Quinto and Leonard Nimoy will lend their voices to the forthcoming MMO Star Trek Online. "I'm happy to be involved with Star Trek Online. In this game, the essence of Star Trek -- exploration and adventure -- lives long and prospers. I'm pleased that a whole new generation of fans will be able to discover new frontiers in the Star Trek universe." Says Leonard Nimoy. Check out the article excerpt below, as-well-as studio footage of Spock Prime recording in-game narrative. CONTINUE READING >>

December 20th

Star Trek Online Character Creator Hands-on

Star Trek Online Character Creator Hands-on

In less than two months we all be able to get our Vulcan hands on of the most anticipated MMOs of all time, Star Trek Online.  Until then, the folks at Rock, Paper Shotgun have given us a little preview of the Star Trek Online character creation process.  Among other things, you can make a hideous looking Bolian, check out the article excerpt below.CONTINUE READING >>

Bye Bye, Robot: Official Licensed Star Trek Fine Art