After hearing Nicki Minaj's ubiquitous hit "Starships" for about the umpteenth time today, I couldn't help but get the phrase "Starships were meant to fly" in my head for the latter part of my afternoon. It made me think: Starships might be meant to fly, but is that all they can do?

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Here are ten other things that starships are meant to do.

Starships were meant…

To cry


To dry


To sigh


To pry


To comply


To imply


To serve chai


To deny


To Spotify


To enjoy tea with Jasmine Guy


Did I really just post this?


This piece was originally published at B-Side Blog. Republished with permission. Ben Mandelker is also responsible for Ranking The p90x Supporting Cast From Worst to Best. Follow B-Side on Twitter and Facebook.