Wednesday, December 28, 2011

'Star Trek' Mailbox Goes Boldly Where No Mailbox Has Gone Before

CNET's Amanda Kooser ponders whether letters will get delivered at warp speed if they are sent via a Star Trek inspired mailbox aptly named NCC-USPS.

As seen here, the fancy mail box in an unidentified galaxy is a favorite with Trekies throughout the Federation. While not entirely logical, Spock would not approve of the design which consists of a standard mailbox with an original-style Enterprise docked above it.

Kooser says, "The solar-powered creation lights up a night to help guide postal deliveries at late hours. It may also function as a beacon for the next time the Enterprise crew ends up back in time on Earth to save the whales."

To read the entire article, click here.

P.S. Want to send your favorite Star Trek movie or TV star a letter or card, click here for their addresses.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM