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2014-07-31 12:27:20

Rod Roddenberry Among First to Participate in the Two-Year Trek to Sci-Fi's Golden Anniversary SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wikia, the social universe of fandom and the ultimate source for powerful and relevant pop culture expertise, in partnership with Roddenberry Entertainment, today announce "Warp 5.0: Fandom's Two-Year Trek Toward Sci-Fi's Golden Anniversary" as part of the online Star Trek community portal, TREK INITIATIVE. The two-year branded campaign...

2012-06-28 23:01:44

Actress Ashley Eckstein Launches Star Trek Apparel Line For Women New York, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 For the first time in Star Trek´s 46-year history, one company is focusing exclusively on the female fans of the legendary space adventure. Her Universe, a leader in female genre merchandise, announced its new license with CBS Consumer Products to create a collection of apparel and accessories for the growing female Star Trek fan base. With a limited debut July 11th at San Diego´s...

2011-07-22 00:01:00

Put your galactic movie making skills to the test with xtranormal's new Trekkiez; submit your shorts for a chance to be saluted with an iPad® 2 or other big prizes San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 xtranormalâ“ž¢, the revolutionary online approach to movie making, is looking forward to Comic-Con® 2011 in San Diego, CA (taking place from July 21 "“ 24), where they will be promoting their new Trekkiez assets and Trekkie SciFi Movie Contest:...

2009-04-15 05:00:00

Cheer Boldly, Ultimate Trekkie Costume Contest & Much More SAN FRANCISCO, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the online auto insurance company, is presenting Star Trek Movie Night at AT&T Park on Monday, April 27, when the San Francisco Giants take on the Los Angeles Dodgers at 7:15 p.m. PT. Star Trek Movie Night celebrates the May 8 theatrical release of director J.J. Abrams' upcoming film, "Star Trek." Star Trek Movie Night includes a special ticket offer for fans to participate...

2007-12-28 19:18:32

NEW YORK - A Trekkie who paid $6,000 for a poker visor that was supposedly worn by the android Data on the television show "Star Trek: The Next Generation" claims in a lawsuit against Christie's auction house that the prop is a fake. Ted Moustakis, of Towaco, N.J., said he began to doubt the authenticity of the visor and other items he purchased at an auction of CBS Paramount props in 2006, after he brought it to a convention in August to have it autographed by the actor who played Data,...

2006-10-06 16:05:00

NEW YORK - It looked like any other auction, until you noticed the guy with pointed Vulcan ears. Christie's boldly went Thursday where no auction house has ever gone before, kicking off a three-day sale of Star Trek memorabilia. From costumes and props to blueprints and furniture, the auction featured more than 1,000 lots from the archives of CBS Paramount Television Studios. The bidding started quickly, with battles taking place on some of the early lots. Bids were accepted on the floor,...

2006-08-18 20:45:54

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fans of "Star Trek" get a new chronicle of the enormously popular franchise with the release next week of a 500-page catalog of the memorabilia to be auctioned off this fall in Manhattan. The splashy two volumes feature some 4,000 items, from a costumer's clipboard to a model of the starship Enterprise estimated to sell for as much as $35,000 at the three-day auction at Christie's in October. "People are flipping out" over the catalog, said...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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