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Hello Kitty Borg Cake

Photo: El Laboratorio de las tartes A post involving Star Trek, Hello Kitty, and Cake!? Why that is pure internet gold! Check out this masterfully done Hello Kitty Borg Cake done by El Laboratoria de las tartes - warning, the linked site plays music automatically. Hello Kitty does make such a cute Borg. I have always [...]

Borg Floppy Disk Drives and Other Facts You Might Not Know about Star Trek: The Next Generation

18 years after the original Star Trek went off the air, Gene Roddenberry brought his creation back to television. Fans feared that the effort was doomed to failure, but instead the series was a stunning success. It lasted seven seasons and spawned three more Trek series. You know the story of the beginnings of Star Trek: [...]

An Outsider’s View of American Political Parties

(YouTube link) (YouTube link) German comedian Flula Borg explains why one American political party is better than the other one. He says he asked people about Republicans and Democrats, and then put their answers into his explanations. He made two videos, so pick your poison. -via Daily of the Day

Resistance is Futile

George Takei posted this at his Facebook page, with the line, “I’m sure parents everywhere are on borg with this.” Link -via Geeks Are Sexy

Borg Wedding Cake

The theme of the wedding must have been “Resistance is Futile.” It’s a good thing pictures of the cake were taken, as it was quickly assimilated by Star Trek fans at the reception. This awesome Borg cake was made by a baker at The Sugarplum Cake Shoppe in Colorado Springs, who has a nephew on [...]

“Engage” – Star Trek TNG’s Ending Scene Montage

Star Trek: The Next Generation had a habit of ending on a positive note, particularly in the first season before those pesky Borg showed up in Season 2. No matter what troubles the crew had seen during their adventure, the episodes generally ended with Picard specifying a new course and then saying “Engage” as [...]

Borg Cube vs Death Star

Resistance is futile! Or is it? If the universes of Star Wars and Star Trek were to somehow overlap (it could happen), and the Borg encountered the Imperial space station known as the Death Star, which would prevail in battle? This hypothetical situation sparks a torrent of fan discussion. Link -via Metafilter

TNG Season 8: The Best Twitter Feed for Star Trek Nerds

If you’re a Trek fan, there’s an embarrassment of riches for you on Twitter — you can follow cast members including Wil Wheaton, LeVar Burton, Brent Spiner, heck — even Shatner and Nimoy are tweeting! But while their feeds are great, they’re not the best. The best Twitter feed for Trek fans (especially [...]

Our Readers’ Best Halloween Costumes

At the beginning of the month, we asked for photos of your best Halloween costumes — the geeky ones, the nerdy ones, the ones of which you’re particularly proud. After sifting through all the e-mails, we’re proud to present our readers’ best Halloween costumes. Enjoy! (40 photos is a lot for one post, so we’ve paginated [...]

The Proof is in the Pudding

(YouTube link) Flula Borg is German buts lives in Los Angeles and finds that English idioms make no sense. If you are at work, be warned that the audio has the word “bastard.” Continue to see more of Flula’s videos. -via The Daily What Rock, Paper, Scissors (YouTube link) Shooting Fish in a Barrel (YouTube link) You can follow Flula [...]