Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Star Trek Transporter Beams Patrons Across the Mall

 |  |  |  |  |  September 14, 2013


Star Trek Into Darkness is now available on Blinkbox’s UK-based video streaming service. How did they announce it? In an awesome way of course. They hired illusionist Scott Penrose to fool a crowd in a mall into believing they were seeing a working transporter, straight from the Starship Enterprise.
star_trek_transporter
The trick made it look like random people were being beamed straight across the room. Some of the bystanders were truly stunned by the illusion. It’s amazing what some people will believe. Everyone knows that you need a pad full of circles to teleport. That and a Scottish engineer. That’s the only way you can really transport stuff. Seriously, it’s a fun illusion, even if it is very obvious how they pulled it off.

They do some pretty great marketing at BlinkBox, don’t you think?



Rusty Wrench Restoration

Rusty Wrench Restoration

State Bottle Openers

State Bottle Openers

Impossible Dovetail Cutting Board

Impossible Dovetail Cutting Board

2022 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2 Is Ready for Off-Roading

2022 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2 Is Ready for Off-Roading

Bronco Replacement Hard Top Availability Improves, Shipments to Resume

Bronco Replacement Hard Top Availability Improves, Shipments to Resume

2022 Subaru WRX Gets a New GT Trim

2022 Subaru WRX Gets a New GT Trim

Advertisement