The Star Trek franchise continues with this follow-up to 2009's reboot. J.J. Abrams returns to direct from a script by Damon Lindelof, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. The cast and crew of the Enterprise come back for a second tour of duty along with acclaimed actor Benedict Cu ...more
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This is definitely the work of a Trekkie. Reddit user ModXMV shared the below image of his uncle's new homemade Star Trek mailbox. It's constructed of different-sized PVC pipe, a plastic dish container, wood, lights, etc. It even has a solar panel attached so it can light up ...more
Stunt fighting. It ain't rocket science. There's no way this Star Trek scene between Captain Kirk and this dino-monster could be worse. It's plain awful. Come on Shatner, we know you can fight! No excuses. Stunt fighting. It ain't rocket science. There's no way this Star Trek ...more
The game has undergone many transitions over the years, since its days as LEXIKO (1931) to its briefness as CRISS CROSS WORDS to its current and amalgamated, renowned brand of SCRABBLE. There has been many editions of the word board game along that historic metamorphosis, and ...more
No one in their right mind would ever volunteer to be one of the Red Shirts, the security officers from Star Trek who so often died during the crew's away missions. Well, it is a pretty easy-to-make and easy to recognize costume, so it might be a good choice for your next nerd ...more
It's time to boldly go where no man has gone before! This video walks you through the first few minutes of Star Trek Online, including how to customize both your character and ship, and a quick rundown on hand to hand combat in the game. Go where no man has gone before in Sta ...more
Fighting in space is one of the aspects of Star Trek Online, and how you fight will depend on what strategy and tactics you employ. This tutorial goes over a few options and tricks to help you fight your best as a ship. Go where no man has gone before in Star Trek Online. Bas ...more
Space combat is one of the major aspects of Star Trek Online. This video walks you through one of the introductory missions of the game, and shows you how to use your ship to fight, pick up passengers and even fight the Borg! Go where no man has gone before in Star Trek Onlin ...more
There's no doubt about it: Uhura from "Star Trek" is one hot, fiery femme fatale. Played by Zoe Saldana in the movie version, she's an intelligent babe who sticks with flattering but minimal makeup and form-fitting dresses. Dress up as this sexy Star Trek character this Hallo ...more
Use the lasso tool to cut out Spock from Star Trek and put his head on Mount Rushmore. You can do this with whomever and paste over what ever Rushmore head you'd like.
Including a teleporter scene in your science fiction movie? This tutorial shows you how to use a compositing effect so you can replicate the look of the Star Trek transporter. It's fairly easy - all you need are three separate, easy to work with layers.
Are you passionate about both Star Trek and Apple products? It's indeed possible to run Star Trek Online on an Apple Mac! This shows you how to download two separate mods that will allow you to play Star Trek Online on your Mac. Go where no man has gone before in Star Trek On ...more
In Star Trek Online, not only do you play an individual character, you can also play your own ship while on space missions! And just as the characters are customizable, so are the ships! This tutorial shows you how to customize your ship to get it just the way you want it. Go ...more
Crafting is someting you can do in Star Trek Online after you complete the Scientific Mandate mission at level 4. Once you do, you'll gain the ability to craft items. This tutorial shows you what to do once you acquire this ability. Go where no man has gone before in Star Tre ...more
Know your way around sector space when you're playing Star Trek Online. This tutorial shows you how to interact with the sector map in the game and get to where you're trying to go, and what you might find as you travel through space. Go where no man has gone before in Star T ...more
If you want to tool around in the user interface of Star Trek Online and modify your client, this video shows you how. Do note that Cryptic doesn't support modding, and it could break your system. But if you want to alter the mouse pointer or your camera point of view, here's ...more
This video explains one of the newer features of Star Trek Online and how to use it - the Accolade System. Also covered are the mechanics behind your ship's shields, and how to use that math to your character's advantage. Go where no man has gone before in Star Trek Online. B ...more
Kits are something your character might come across while playing Star Trek Online - special items which will augment or improve your character's specific skill set. This short video explains what kits do and how you find and use them. Go where no man has gone before in Star ...more
It's entirely likely to encounter hostile natives when exploring a new planet in Star Trek Online. Fortunately, you can easily outflank your enemy and triumph over the odds by using your Away Team. This video shows you a few strategy tips to decrease casualties. Go where no m ...more
Don't be just another red shirt! Here's a detailed tutorial showing you how to engage in ground combat when exploring a planet. Make sure you've equipped the right weapons and know how to use their expose and exploit functions! Go where no man has gone before in Star Trek Onl ...more
Using the machinima 3D engine, some Star Trek Fan has made an amazingly long fan film. Entitled Star Trek Specter - This once again proves to me its story that matters. Though the tools are crude, the message is communicated and you get into the show even though its not a $10 ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to watch Star Trek: The Original Series online for free. Begin by opening your internet web browser and go to the You Tube website. Then click on the Shows tab on the top of the page. Now click on the Most Popular tab and select Scienc ...more
This is a tutorial on Halloween costumes prop construction. Follow these easy Star Trek Phaser construction directions. Spocks costume needs a phaser. The phaser laser beam is simulated by a pen flashlight.
Do you have a big, old red long-sleeved shirt from an ex-boyfriend or family member that you wouldn't mind appropriating? Watch this video to learn how you can make a sexy Star Trek mini dress out of that old shirt and geek out properly this Halloween.
Live in the future (à la Star Trek, circa 1966) with uiproductions' pneumatic air-powered sliding door: "I always wanted a piece of Star Trek and the Disney Monorail in my house, and one thing they have in common is that they both have automatic sliding doors. It would be the ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to use the Key Correct Pro, Knoll Light Factory Pro, Magic Bullet Looks and Trapcode Particular plug-ins in Adobe After Effects to create a sci-fi transformer effect. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software ...more
It turns out you CAN have your character in Star Trek Online take a seat in the captain's chair. If you stand on the chair, you can then use an emote in the chat box to have your captain take his seat, just like Picard or Kirk! Go where no man has gone before in Star Trek Onl ...more
Star Trek Communicator badges rule. If you're a Trekkie, you know they are iconic to the TV series. The Next Generation, Voyager, and Deep Space Nine all had these awesome communicator badges. Video: . Step 1: Draw Your Communicator Badges I designed mine in a product called ...more
Mother Nature's creativity is infinite, especially when it comes to fruit. We've got black sapote, which tastes like chocolate pudding, and Buddha's hand citron, which looks like Freddy Kreuger's digits merged with a lemon. How could she possibly top herself? Well, check out ...more
It sounds like a dream come true: just press a button on your phone, and 30 seconds later, a machine produces a custom-made, ready-to-eat meal. Finally, science comes through for the truly lazy! Impossible, you say? Not according to Israeli inventors from White Innovation who ...more
Cater your next geek fest with the services of online bakery Geeky Cookies. Available in sets of a dozen, each in the $20-$25 range. Mario, Zelda, or Star Trek... pick your favorite geek treat. Star Fleet Badges U.S.S. Enterprise Away Team ...more
Minecraft is not just a game. It is a creative tool. Over the past year and a half countless epic builds, servers, and community projects have been undertaken. I'm sure some of you have seen the one-to-one scale recreation of the Starship Enterprise from Star Trek or the epic ...more
So while it is the weekend of San Diego Comic-Con, and it should not be a complete surprise — without a word of warning hitting my feed — the trailer for the upcoming film, Ready Player One was released today. And wow it looks amazing. So, you have no idea what I am talking a ...more
ACTION MOVIES The Hunger Games (2012) Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match.Dir: Gary Ross With: Jennife ...more
Are you a fan or Star Trek or Star Wars? Have you ever imagined flying on a G6 (thanks in no small part to Far East Movement)? Then this origami spaceship project is perfect for you. Check out the tutorial to learn how to fold this aerodynamic spaceship.
Are you planning on making your own version of Star Trek, but don't have the kind of money J. J. Abrams has? Don't worry. Indy Mogul shows you how to make a futuristic space suit for less then $50 dollars. Plus special guest Rudy Jahchan of Galacticast!
It's funny how unevenly the real world keeps pace with science fiction. Smartphones have capabilities that Gene Roddenberry never imagine a portable device could have, but guns still use tiny powder cartridges to launch hunks of metal at things. The phasers, ray guns, and blas ...more
Build your very own Trek-style Blu-Ray laser phaser with this hacker's how-to video from Kip Kay of Make Magazine. To replicate this hack at home, you'll need the following materials: (1) a PS3 Blu-Ray laser assembly (which can be had on eBay for roughly $45), (2) an original ...more
Create a Star Trek-themed Facebook application! This tutorial shows you how to make a simple Flash application with a Klingon theme. You're walked through all the steps using Flash Builder in Adobe Flash CS5 to create the Hello World application for Klingon Facebook users. Par ...more
Every day of the week, WonderHowTo curators are hard at work, scouring the web for the greatest and most inspiring how-to videos. Every Friday, we'll highlight our favorite finds. This week, we take a look at some great ideas for Halloween costumes. Want to show up at the par ...more
Admit it: you're a die-hard Star Trek fan at heart. And you know that the best aliens in Star Trek are the Klingons. This video will show you how to count in Klingon. There's English subtitles, but pay attention to the pronunciation! Once you learn these Klingon numbers, go ah ...more
Digital copies are being used more and more on DVD and BluRay releases. They may cost a little bit more, but they are so worth it. After you transfer the movie's digital file into iTunes, you can easily make a copy to play on your Apple iPad. This video will demonstrate exactl ...more
One of the coolest things about Twitter is the fact that you can get direct access to some of your favorite celebrities, and have one-on-one conversations with them in less than 140 characters. With Google+, you can have the same advantage, but you don't need to feel constrict ...more
The movies have Star War. Television has Star Trek. Now video games can claim Mass Effect as their own breakthrough space opera (sorry Eve Online ^_~).
Every summer, I pick one or two films I can't wait to see. Some of them are conventional blockbuster choices (Transformers, Star Trek) and others are guaranteed to deliver (Dark Knight, etc.). The obvious choice for this summer is Chris Nolan's new epic "Inception". But if you ...more
Ever dreamed of beaming someone up, Star Trek-style? With After Effects CS5, it's easy! And this two-part teleportation tutorial will teach you everything you need to know. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing application or a seasoned video p ...more
This video tutorial gives a detailed way to make a very cheap zombie from a professional make-up artist. It's a benefit of all those wishing to gross out their friends on Halloween or a Star Trek convention. Not only will scaring people be fun, but going through the zombie mak ...more
Nikola Tesla. He was the man behind some of the greatest inventions of all time, including radio and alternating current. But perhaps his most visually fascinating invention is the Tesla coil. While maintaining a low current, it can produce dangerous high frequencies and volta ...more
Minecraft mods (modifications) are additions to the game that change the way you play. They include texture packs, shaders, changes in gameplay, additions and subtractions and everything in between. Some of this information is very basic, other bits might help you along if you ...more
In every nerd, there is a 12-year-old boy just dying to get out. This week, we bring you the ultimate in indulging your inner kid. Make a penis card emblem in Call of Duty: Black Ops The ability to make your own player card emblems in Call of Duty: Black Ops has led to a bur ...more
I apologize in advance for my Blackberry Tour's shoddy camera, kinda wishing I had a shiny new iPhone 4 at the moment. Anyways back to the show.. I caught N*E*R*D's set at Kimmel last night and had a great time. Shows at Kimmel are a great way to start off your night. They st ...more
Star Trek legend William Shatner is apparently a man of many talents. Actor, recording artist, author, and baker! Cookie Madness posts a recipe of Shatner's beloved cappuccino muffins. Remember, in the words of the Borg, Resistance is Futile! Surrender to the cupcake... yummy ...more
We've all seen them. Those guys or girls. Walking down the street with that little flashing blue piece in their ear. Do you love the convenience of your wireless earpiece, but you hate the way it makes you look like "one of them"? Here's how to avoid coming across like a total ...more
Three-dimensional printing is one of the many wonders of modern technology. It's the first step towards real life Star Trek replicators and Timeline-esque teleportation chambers. While we aren't at the level of reconstructing strands of DNA, it's already possible to make tons ...more
Introduction to the Basics of Off-Camera Flash There are a lot of resources on the web for using your flash. For Nikon shooters, the Strobist and Joe McNally are the best resources. For Canon shooters, maybe Syl Arena is the best. It doesn’t matter because if you are a Canon ...more
Remember what life was like before your iPhone? Before there were palm-sized smartphones with seemingly endless features, there were phones like Motorola's RAZR that peaked with its embedded camera. Before that, there were simple flip phones with texting capabilities, bulky tw ...more
The holiday season is here, and if you didn't already pick up a SCRABBLE set during Black Friday or Cyber Monday, then you still have time to buy the perfect gift for your lexical-minded friend. There's sure to be deals out there over the next couple of weeks, you just need to ...more