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Is it possible that the Borg are the perfect enemy?

What makes for truly awesome bad guys in science fiction? First, they must be intriguing — either because we want to know what their motivations could be, or because they're so alien that we just want to know more about what makes them tick. Most importantly, though, bad guys have to change over time. Good characters… » 2/18/13 1:37pm 2/18/13 1:37pm

What's worse: an all-powerful hero, or an all-powerful villain?

Sometimes, a hero becomes so powerful, nothing can touch him or her. Take pre-Crisis Superman, who juggled planets and laughed off nukes. And sometimes, a villain is so unstoppable, your best defense is as much use as a cardboard box. Like the Borg. Or the Observers, who are an army of teleporting super-intelligent… » 12/26/12 2:00pm 12/26/12 2:00pm

Borg Cube t-shirt delivers "Resistance is Futile" message via QR code

Taylor Morgan has come up with a use for the QR code that's actually quite clever. He's printed it on the side of a Borg Cube, and when you scan the code, it reads, "We are the Borg. You will be assimilated. Your biological and technological distinctiveness will be added to our own. Resistance is futile." » 12/16/12 11:00am 12/16/12 11:00am

We can't resist this massive Borg Cube wedding cake

When redditor pat_inthehat posted that his aunt makes wedding cakes, he made a serious understatement. She doesn't just make cakes; she makes delectable vessels of flour and frosting. Her Borg Cube cake is fantastic, swarmed by little plastic starships, but that won't save it from being assimilated into the guests'… » 8/05/12 9:00am 8/05/12 9:00am

Resist cold weather with this creepy knitted Borg mask

Because normal ski masks don't inspire the terror of species-wide assimilation, Redditor k80k80k80 knitted up a Star Trek Borg head to keep heads cold — and passersby on their toes — come winter. I'd say it could use a red light beaming out from the side, but really, this thing is plenty terrifying as is. » 6/23/12 12:30pm 6/23/12 12:30pm

Borg family portrait will assimilate you with adorableness

These photographs of a Borg clan were taken by Winnie Au were at a Las Vegas Star Trek convention. Said Au of the shoot, "Everyone i met there was super friendly and down to earth, and they all knew each other and had been going to these conventions every year for many years. They really were like a big family, and it… » 11/24/11 7:30am 11/24/11 7:30am