Patrick Stewart dropped in to Dragon Con to surprise this little Trekkie whose Make-a-Wish was to meet the Star Trek captain. Dawn Garrigus is eleven years old and living with mitochondrial disease, but more importantly, she's got great taste in science fiction. Patrick Stewart and the Make a Wish Foundation of Georgia made it possible for the pair to meet at Dragon Con where they shared this adorable hug.
We've already seen a couple of new Stormtrooper helmets from Star Wars VII, but there's something distinctly silvery about this one. Rumors of "chrome troopers" have been circulating the web for a while, but this is the first real photo we've seen of them in the wild. What do you think of this new Chrometrooper? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.
The town of Vulcan, Alberta has launched the most ambitious crowd-funding project in the history of space-time - $2 billion - with the goal of funding real-world warp-drive research. Is it even doable? There are legitimate NASA scientists who say yes. Is it a tourism stunt? Possibly. Is it kinda awesome anyway? F*ck yeah, it is.