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Trek Ice Cube Maker and Shot Glasses

Monday, August 25th, 2014

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Two new items will be of interest to fans of the Borg, and fans of Trek retro-style comics.

The new items include an ice cube mold and shot glasses.

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Skele-Treks Now Shipping

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

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Last summer, TrekToday reported on a new line of Trek-themed merchandise, Star Trek Skele-Treks, and today comes word that the Skele-Treks have begun to ship.

The Skele-Treks universe is inspired by Mexican culture and traditions in conjunction with Mexico-based Maya Studio and Spanish artist Javi Molner, and were seen at last year’s San Diego Comic-Con.

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TNG Figures To Debut Next Year

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Fans of Star Trek: The Next Generation who collect figures will be in luck next year, with the announcement of the Star Trek Retro Line which is due to be released next year, the twenty-fifth anniversary of The Next Generation.

The figures will be released by Diamond Toys, and are inspired by the classic Mego Star Trek figures that were released in the 1970s.

First to be released will be a Captain Picard and a Borg figure. A larger, more detailed photo of each figure, as well as details and pricing, can be seen at StarTrek.com.

Star Trek Online: Evolving The Borg

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Lead character artist Matt Highison explains how the Borg have been recreated for Star Trek: Online.

With Star Trek: Online being set approximately thirty years after canon Trek, it’s much easier to write stories without running into problems. “…it allows us to use all of the rich history of the franchise that leads up to this point in the story while also respecting what has come before,” explained Highison. “No jumping into the middle of the established Star Trek timeline and mucking with things.”

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Krige: The Queen WAS the Borg

Saturday, August 1st, 2009

Alice Krige (Borg Queen) came to the conclusion that the Borg were only an extension of the Borg Queen after reading Stephen Hawking.

As reported byStar Trek Magazine, her search for just who the Borg Queen was led Krige to Hawking’s A Brief History of Time. “I came to the conclusion that the Queen was the Borg. Is the Borg. The Borg is an extension of her,” explained Krige. “I had read A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking beforehand, and in the course of trying to find out who she was, I went out and got a copy of the video. Somewhere in it he says the old adage, ‘Energy is not created or destroyed.’ And I thought of the Borg Queen. She’s been around since the beginning of time, since the Big Bang or whatever. And she is the energy source behind the Borg. She is just the physical manifestation of that energy.” (more…)