Site ColumnsBy Caillan
December 15, 2001 - 2:46 PM
Link of the day: CyberCones.
What an odd site. Who'd want to sit at their computer creating a virtual ice cream that they won't be able to eat, all the while making themselves hungry? Is this some revolutionary weight-loss scheme?
Trek BBS Today
Below are some of the topics currently being discussed at the Trek BBS:
- Can the original Star Trek be brought back through CGI?
- What do you think of the Section 31 books?
- Is the 'Birth of the Federation' game a worthwhile buy?
More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!
Trek Two Years Ago
These were some of the major news items on December 15, 1999:
- Good 'Think Tank' Ratings
The rerun of Voyager's 'Think Tank' scored strongly in the ratings - beating October's repeat of 'Dark Frontier.' The episode earned a 2.9 rating /4 share, the series's best rerun showing since January.
- 25% Of Kids Believe In Beaming
A new survey asked children about their thoughts on the future. While 73% believed that videophones will replace telephones and 60% thought we we will travel in flying cars - 25% said that "beaming" would be a standard form of transportation.
More news can be found in the archives.
Today is the 33rd birthday of Garrett Wang, who played Ensign Harry Kim for seven years on Star Trek: Voyager.
Today's Television Listings
- In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series episode 'Bread and Circuses' at 10:00 a.m eastern time, with TNG's 'Who Watches the Watchers' at 11:00 a.m, DS9's 'When It Rains...' at 12:00 p.m. Voyager's 'Parallax' will be shown at 1:00 p.m.
- In the United Kingdom, Sky One will sow the Next Generation's 'Where No-one Has Gone Before' at 14:00 GMT, 'The Last Outpost' at 15:00, 'Lonely among Us' at 16:00, and Voyager's 'Heroes and Demons' at 17:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!
Tomorrow's Television Listings
- In Canada, Space! will be showing an Enterprise episode at 8:00pm Eastern Time.
- In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing DS9's 'Blood Oath' at 14:00 GMT, DS9's 'The Wire' at 15:00 and DS9's 'Crossover' at 16:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!
- In Germany, Sat.1 will be showing Voyager's 'Die Muse' ('The Muse') at 16:00 CET.