Here are some some bite sized Trek nuggets to hold you over until the next item on TOSR or STXI.
To promote TOSR StarTrek.com is running a giveaway for a new poster for Star Trek Remastered. Got to this page to enter to win this 2′ x 3′ poster made for syndicated stations.
SciFi.com ran a poll on who should direct Star Trek XI and Joss Whedon came out on top with almost half the votes. Abrams came in 2nd to last with only 14%, click here for full results.
Simon & Schuster have announced the winners of the 10th (and final) Strange New Worlds fan fiction contests. Strange New Worlds 10 will be released this Summer.
Hugo and Nebula award winning author Robert J. Sawyer (also a friend of this site) has an interesting new essay on AI at LifeBoat.com. Sawyer takes a look at robots and androids through through popular culture including their depiction on Star Trek, check it out.
Star Trek is being cited as one of the reasons for a rise in the belief of pseudoscience and specifically UFOs. See the USA Today for more.
Even though some have speculated that J.J. Abrams main benefactor at Paramount Brad Grey may be in trouble, Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone tells the Hollywood Reporter he is happy with where things are going with Paramount.
Happy Presidents Day from TrekMovie.com
In honor of Presidents Day, check out this Memory Alpha article on the 17 (out of 43) US Presidents who have been referred to by Star Trek over the years.
Mount Rushmore as depicd in Star Trek V
Although a number of presidents have been referred to, only one was ever depicted on the show. In the TOS Episode "The Savage Curtain" Abraham Lincoln (or a recreation of him) gave Kirk a helping hand. Lee Bergere who portrayed Lincoln recently passed away.