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Secret to a Successful Relationship!

Monday, September 8th, 2014

In 1964, Roddenberry proposed the original Star Trek TV series to Desilu Studios as “like Wagon Train, a Wagon Train to the stars.” The network rejected the show’s first pilot, “The Cage”, starring Jeffrey Hunter as Enterprise Captain Christopher Pike; however, NBC executives, still impressed with the concept, made the unusual decision to commission a second pilot: “Where No Man Has Gone Before”. The first regular episode (“The Man Trap”) of Star Trek aired on Thursday, September 8, 1966.

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Star Trek: The Original Series (Remastered), Season 1

Track Count: 29
Series: Star Trek: The Original Series (Remastered)
Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Released: September 8, 1966
© 2006 CBS Corp.
In the first chapter of the series that started a cultural phenomenon, Kirk, Spock, and McCoy project humanity into the 23rd century with compassion, boldness, and a curiosity to meet the unknown. For more than 40 years, viewers hungry for optimism have found inspiration from Gene Roddenberry's visionary allegory, hooked on the thought-provoking moral tales, the humor, the romance, the philosophy, and the inspired gadgetry aboard the first U.S.S. Enterprise. Now these remastered adventures look and sound even better than ever, with dozens of new and higher-detailed visual effects that blend seamlessly into the episodes you fondly remember.


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Retro Flip Down Clock

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

modern-flip-down-clockWatch time flip away with these modernized flip down clocks. Inspired by the retro clocks that had flip down hour and minute displays, these modern versions were designed with ‘outside the box’ thinking, ditching the container box and giving the clock an exposed form.

Available from Amazon.com for $30.77 USD

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iPaperPad 3 Pad Pack – a paper pad not an iPad

Friday, February 15th, 2013

poor-mans-ipadWant to own an iPad but don’t have the cash to purchase one? Now you can be the proud owner of the original iPad – the notePad! This poor man’s iPad sports a minimalistic design with intuitive user controls and uses paper thin materials for extreme light weight mobility.

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Greedy iPhone Case

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Do you have a lot of banking and stock trade apps on your iPhone4? Is the iPhone 4 just too modern for you? Do you think greed is good? If you answer yes to those questions than this Gordon Gekko-style iPhone case was made for you.

While the case from Mobile Phone Massif is not currently shipping, expected in March 2011, MTV Geek is keeping tabs on it. Check their site for more information.

[Available for ~$20 via MTV Geek]

Dharma Initiative Alarm Clock

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

The Dharma Alarm clock from the TV Show LOST features an Apple ][ style keyboard so you can enter the infamous series of numbers to stop the clock. If you don’t enter them in time, well, I think you know what will happen. You will have a one minute one-minute warning before the electromagnetic cataclysm mode starts.

Features include:

  • 4 Digit Display
  • 8 Color paint scheme
  • 15 component clock movement
  • You can set it up to 16 minutes before your normal wake-up time
  • A 23 Year warranty
  • Retro 42-character green display

[$50 from Think Geek]


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