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Classic TV & film retrospectives from Alastair's personal movie collection.

Guy 3D prints his own warp core table lamp

Ever wanted to capture the blue glow and pulsating hum of the Enterprise D warp core in your own living room? Using computer aided design and 3D printing, Star Trek fan ThePlanetMike has made it so by designing his own table lamp based on HD screen captures of Star Trek The Next Generation episodes and lighting it up with simple blue LED lights available on Amazon.

This thing is insanely cool, especially the way it glows in the video. I love seeing the kind of stuff that people come up with using 3D printers. Even better; 'ThePlanetMike' has made it available so that anyone [with a 3D printer] can build one.

If only I had enough dilithium to power one of these...

Terminator Salvation puppet rehearsal

How Marvel went from bankruptcy to billions