A ‘Star Trek’ Fan Group Is Handing Out Scholarships To The Most Hardcore Trekkers



Any student or disgruntled parent can vouch that paying for school is incredibly difficult and agonizing. However, if you are a Star Trek fan (commonly referred to as a “Trekker” or “Trekkie”), there is a silver lining of hope. Starfleet International, which is a huge order of Trekkers, offers several yearly scholarships for fans. This means that all the mad devotion — to the adventures of those who boldly went where no one else has gone before — will pay off.

Since 1990, Starfleet International has been offering $1000 scholarships for every winner that gets selected. The scholarships are separated into five different categories, and the applications are quickly reviewed by a SFI group which will then ask a brief question about the applicant’s involvement in the Star Trek community as a Trekker. This question appears to be the most important factor into deciding who will receive the scholarship…

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Triple H Issues Latest Response on ISIS Threat and Survivor Series


Sourced from http://www.wrestlezone.com

Below is the latest twitter response from Triple H about the threat of

an terrorist attack by ISIS at Survivor Series:

“Federal, state and local law enforcement authorities have confirmed there is no specific or credible information involving a threat against tomorrow’s WWE Survivor Series at Philips Arena. However, WWE and Philips Arena have coordinated with the appropriate agencies and law enforcement, and significantly increased security measures to ensure the safety of all those in attendance, which is our highest priority. Doors will open at 6 p.m. to help fans avoid any delays in entering the arena due to the additional precautionary security procedures put in place. Fans are encouraged to take public transportation (MARTA) to the event and are advised that bags will not be permitted in the arena.”

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WWE: Blame Charlotte, Not Us!

The People's Blog

Do you remember Vince’s old attitude? How it was all about having brass balls? Basically, he ran these two shows that did whatever he wanted? There were matches against God (wow, I know), bra-and-panty matches…some in mud, that’s always fun! There were raids against neighboring territories, a crazy old man on commentary that had such an obsession with ‘puppies’ that he should have gone with David Duchovny for sex-rehabilitation.

Or you know, probably should have had charges filed against him.

Still, WWE has been known as always pushing and raising the bar, and were they ever apologetic?

Nah. They stuck to what they did.

You don’t want to see God in a match? Well, too bad, take your hurt feelings elsewhere because it’s about to get holy up in here. Didn’t like seeing a casket holding Big Show’s father in it? Eh, that’s minor! We here at WWE laugh at…

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WEEKEND SHOW RESULTS: November 20th – November 22nd 2015

Holm to Rousey after bout: ‘None of us would be here without you’

Smirfitts Speech

Amid the greatest moment of her professional career, Holly Holm managed to stay humble.

Moments after authoring one of the most shocking upsets in the sport’s history, Holm took the time to comfort her vanquished foe, thanking Ronda Rousey for everything she’s done for women’s MMA.

“I just said, ‘You know I really admire you for being such a great, dominant champion,'” Holm told Larry King on Thursday, according to MMAFighting.com. “‘None of us would be here without you, so I appreciate you.'”

Much was made of Holm’s steadfast humility in the face of Rousey’s bombast, with many observers relishing in Rousey’s championship demise after she failed to touch gloves during the pre-fight instructions.

“I think she’s done great for the sport, because she’s so passionate about what she does and carries this confidence about her,” Holm said when asked whether or not she thought Rousey was a poor…

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Who should be #1 in the Indy Power Rankings for the Week of 11/23/15?

Indy Power Rankings

Who we are and how the final vote is tallied:http://wp.me/P4kQ6t-1

Winner of the online voting competition is “People Champ” for the week AND helps their overall ranking! There is no award for second place but all votes that come in add to the wrestler’s final ranking so vote away!

Winner of the online voting competition will have his/her social media, merchandise, upcoming events, etc…promoted by us for a full week!

Why The Online Voting Competition/People’s Champ(s) Award Mattershttp://wp.me/p4kQ6t-1cw

Voting ends at 10 PM EST! 11/23

The Top 10 will be revealed on “The Indy Power Rankings Reveal/IPR Live” at ourspecial PRIME TIME slotof9 PM EST on Tuesday, November 24th with guests, Donovan Dijak & Joey Janela! Listen here: www.blogtalkradio.com/elitepodcastnetwork

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