Wednesday November 22nd 2017






‘Trips’ Archives

Nerd Trips: Mesa Verde – A Village in the Cliffs of Colorado

Nerd Trips: Mesa Verde – A Village in the Cliffs of Colorado

Mesa Verde is an official United States National site. It was signed under the National Park Service protection on June 29, 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt in an effort to preserve this site for future generations and “preserve the works of man”. The site [Read More]

Nerd Trips: Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico

Nerd Trips: Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico

The Arecibo Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico is an amazing site few ever venture to see when visiting the shores of Puerto Rico. The observatory is home to an astounding technical feat, a tremendous radio telescope located within a sinkhole in the side of a mountain. At [Read More]

Nerd Trips: Devils Tower in Wyoming

Nerd Trips: Devils Tower in Wyoming

Devil’s Tower (also called Bear Lodge) was originally named “Bear Tower” by Native American’s. It is theorized that the name Devil’s Tower came from a misunderstanding by an interpreter who thought the Natives he had met called the tower “Bad [Read More]

Nerd Trips: Barringer Meteorite Crater in Arizona

Nerd Trips: Barringer Meteorite Crater in Arizona

The Barringer Meteorite Crater, located in Winslow Arizona, is a sight few people realize is out there. A good reference, Sites of Impact: Meteorite Craters Around the World references many of these little known, but breathtaking sights. So what is it? Well to put it [Read More]

Nerd Trips: Mars 2112 Restaurant – Shuttle from NY to the Red Planet

Nerd Trips: Mars 2112 Restaurant – Shuttle from NY to the Red Planet

Mars 2112 is a space themed restaurant in the heart of New York City. The restaurant opened in 1998 and gets its name from the hope that we would have traveled to Mars by 2112 (not the end of the world). The restaurant is a fun tourist attraction that offers you the fantasy [Read More]

Nerd Trips: The Grand Canyon in Arizona

Nerd Trips: The Grand Canyon in Arizona

The Grand Canyon is big. That may sound dumb, but it really is not just Grand because it is so majestic. The Canyon runs for miles…277 miles (446 km) actually. If you are planning a trip to Southern California, Southern Utah, Northern Arizona, or the Las Vegas, Nevada [Read More]

Nerd Trips: Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Virginia: Udvar-Hazy Center

Nerd Trips: Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Virginia: Udvar-Hazy Center

Many people don’t seem to realize this but the Smithsonian is not one museum or even two. It is a name lent to over 19 museums and 9 research centers, many of which have been shown and/or referenced in films such as Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009),Night at [Read More]

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Star Wars – The Blueprints Book

Star Wars – The Blueprints Book

Just when you thought you had every Star Wars collectible worth getting, a company called “Epic Ink” is [Read More]

Create Your Own Font with the Pilot Handwriting Tool

Create Your Own Font with the Pilot Handwriting Tool

With the advent of email and digital social media like Facebook and Twitter, it is becoming more and more rare to get [Read More]

Astronaut Barbie 1965 Replica – Why You Need to Buy It!

Astronaut Barbie 1965 Replica – Why You Need to Buy It!

Seems like a lot of older collectibles are being recreated and redistributed as vintage these days. Mattel recently [Read More]

AUCTION – Farscape Rygel Plush Figure – Own the Dominar of 600 Billion!

AUCTION – Farscape Rygel Plush Figure – Own the Dominar of 600 Billion!

We are auctioning off a 12 inch version of this rare plush figure on eBay ending Sunday Dec 18! Click the link to go to [Read More]

Jedi & Starfleet Bathrobes – Feel the Power (and the terrycloth)!

Jedi & Starfleet Bathrobes – Feel the Power (and the terrycloth)!

If you are like me you probably do your best thinking on the couch (or on the ceramic “bridge”) right after [Read More]