Science Stories

  • Tribble Cosplays - A Little Inspiration as We Resume Away Missions

    As places start opening back up and people start preparing to beam into convention centers again, I thought this would be a fun opportunity to share some of my favorite Tribble cosplays that Jay and I have put together over the past couple of years.
  • One Year Already? - Reflecting on Tribblemaking During COVID Times

    On March 26, 2020, the first ever shipment of App-enabled Tribbles beamed into Science Division headquarters. I reflect on our first year as a fully-operational business during COVID-19. It wasn't the year we had planned, but the new friends we made and adventures we had along the way made the journey worth it.
  • Defining My Space - How Uhura Helped Me Find Myself

    "Because of her, I can visualize my future.  And in that future, I am standing solid and comfortable in my own power, belonging right where I am." - Tamia Harper

    In honor of Women's History Month, I've asked a very special friend, Tamia Harper of the SyFy Sistas, to share with us some thoughts drawn from her life experiences. 

  • Creature Feature - TOS Aliens That Inspire Playtime Fun

    This blog post features a few of my favorite Star Trek: Original Series aliens and creatures from my childhood by evaluating them based on their potential to inspire imaginative playtime. I combine colorful analysis with my own photos and content to demonstrate which aliens are the most fun to reenact.
  • Assimilation - Bringing Jay into the Star Trek™ Family

    Since today is Jay's birthday, I figured it was only appropriate to write this month's blog post about his assimilation into the Star Trek fandom. If you follow us on social media then you know that I was born and raised a Trekkie. My husband, Jay, was not. He was, however, a fan of Science Fiction, so I knew there was hope. 

  • Season's Greetings - Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours!

    What a year 2020 has been! While the year was certainly not what we expected, it was full of amazing experiences for the two of us and our small business that I wouldn't trade for the world. 
  • Virtual Tribbles - Creating an Online Convention in 2020

    Our journey has taken a course so different from the one we originally plotted for ourselves. We are living in a time when planning, while necessary, doesn't always--or even usually--work. Things are changing now in ways we never would have imagined, and innovation is emerging from that uncertainty.
  • Oct. 2020 - A Behind the Scenes Look at Tribble Cosplay

    We've been celebrating Halloween all this month by dressing the Science Division Tribbles up in a different costume every day and posting it to our social media. Here's a little behind the scenes look at the creation of some of those images!

  • Star Trek - My Master Class in Humanity

    Why Tribbles? Because Star Trek. I investigate my own origin story, and the role that Star Trek played in shaping the person that I became.