Tag: star trek

Feb 22, 2017

Dave Pollot Paints Your Favorite Characters Into Discarded Paintings

Dave Pollot Paints Your Favorite Characters Into Discarded Paintings

For serious art critics only

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Apr 14, 2015

This Guy Carves Miniature Artworks Onto the Tips of Pencils

This Guy Carves Miniature Artworks Onto the Tips of Pencils

With a steady hand and eye for detail, artist Salavat Fidai carves miniature artworks onto the tips of lead pencils. Fidai, who hails from Ufa, Russia is also a painter and illustrator and works not only in miniature but larger scale paintings as well. The rising artist has amassed a big following on Instagram…

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Mar 5, 2015

Canadians Pay Nimoy Tribute by Drawing Spock on $5 Bills

Canadians Pay Nimoy Tribute by Drawing Spock on $5 Bills

Even before his unfortunate passing last week, Leonard Nimoy has been receiving tributes by Canadian Trekkies in the form of currency doodles. Years ago someone noticed that with a few strokes of the pen, Sir Wilfrid Laurier—7th Prime Minister of Canada and face of the $5 bill—looked remarkably similar to Spock. Ever since, people…

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Feb 28, 2015

Picture of the Day: Astronaut Salutes Nimoy From Space

Picture of the Day: Astronaut Salutes Nimoy From Space

Photograph by Terry Virts International Space Station astronaut Terry Virts (@AstroTerry) tweeted this image of a Vulcan hand salute from orbit as a tribute to actor Leonard Nimoy, who died on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Nimoy played science officer Mr. Spock in the Star Trek series that served as an inspiration to generations of…

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Dec 8, 2014

A Christmas Carol from Captain Picard

A Christmas Carol from Captain Picard

Captain Picard and the Enterprise crew perform their rendition of “Let It Snow” written by lyricist Sammy Cahn and composer Jule Styne (1945). How engaging.

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Feb 12, 2013

How an Astronaut met Star Trek Alumni from Space

How an Astronaut met Star Trek Alumni from Space

Chris Hadfield is a Canadian astronaut and the first Canadian to walk in space. A former Royal Canadian Air Force fighter pilot, Hadfield has flown two space shuttle missions and served as capsule communicator for both Space Shuttle and International Space Station (ISS) expeditions. Hadfield will become the first Canadian to command the ISS…

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