Attention, Star Trek nerds: you now want this home automation center. Created by a seriously diehard Trekkie, this setup is custom-built to be pretty much exactly like Star Trek's LCARS user interface.
Star Trek's Starship Enterprise flies through space. Yokosuka Dry Docks' Enterprise doesn't have the necessary rocket boosters, so it does the next best thing — pretend to be a submarine.
The Enterprise-D, Jean-Luc Picard's trusty starship in Star Trek: The Next Generation , is one hulking vessel. It's over 2,100 feet long and 1,500 feet wide, making it far larger than today's biggest Earthly vehicles. Now, one man wants to recreate it — digitally.
The USS Enterprise from Star Trek has had many incarnations, but it's always kept the same distinctive design. That instantly recognizable shape has been incorporated into untold different products — some actually useful. Browse the gallery below for 16 Enterprise-inspired items that you can actually buy.
For years, you've dreamed of owning a real-deal functioning communicator like the ones they used in Star Trek. And wouldn't you know it, but Nokia was actually working on one. They even made it so far as to build 14 prototypes before scrapping the project. And now one of those prototypes has appeared on eBay.
You've gotta think carefully about your final resting place. You could just be buried in a cemetery, I guess, but isn't that kind of impersonal? You want to be stored forever the way you lived: as a geek.
A clever design that does something in a new way is something we appreciate 'round these parts. This time? The humble zipper is up. Keep your hoodie zipped up, and you'll just see a hand. Zipped down a bit, and you've got the Vulcans' customary greeting.
One of the most striking things about the new Star Trek movie captained by J. J. Abrams is the way the warp drives of the ships just popped. It was a lot more forceful than the way Star Trek vessels...
These are some lovely new speakers by Davone of Denmark that promise to play music distortion-free. They're made from a pretty lovely-looking molded wood, and I'm sure they sound just great.
We were so psyched when we first laid eyes on this Star Trek TNG PADD! We could glance at this thin tablet, and then nonchalantly hand it to an assistant and say things like, "Make it so." Could we really...