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Spock and the Art of Healthcare Overhaul

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

Our health care system is shaped by the question, "How much would you pay to not die?" This is what we have, and it is impossible to sustain. So what if the value proposition was equally simple but absolutely possible: Help me, my family and friends live long and prosper.

The Man Who Saved Mr. Spock

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.06.2013 | Entertainment
Robert J. Elisberg

Jack Sowards is a name you should know. And if you like Star Trek, be grateful to. A man who really took the meaning of "Live long and prosper" to heart.

Body Conflict

Marcia Barhydt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Marcia Barhydt

Because we can all be so negative about ourselves and because we're often our own worst enemy, I think that we need to start accepting and loving our bodies, no matter what their shape.

Mr. Spock A Woman? Wild 'Star Trek' Secret Revealed

Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment

Though the "Star Trek" has been rebooted with a new sheen, make no mistake: Leonard Nimoy is Mr. Spock. But here's a twist: had things turned out the ...

Leonard Nimoy Says Goodbye

AP | Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Leonard Nimoy has attended his final "Star Trek" convention. The 80-year-old actor, best-known for playing Mr. Spock in the or...

Leonard Nimoy Explores Secret Selves and "Dangerous Territory"

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts
Gregory Weinkauf

Sometimes a guy gets called "Renaissance man," and many guys (to their peril) call themselves that -- but rare and wonderful is the real deal. I recently spoke with one of these guys, a real-deal Renaissance person. His name is Leonard Nimoy.

Game Change - a Cautionary Tale About Gabby Staff and Paranoid Presidential Candidates

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

The superlative reviews for this book - "spellbinding," "riveting," "explosive" - all true. For political junkies and cautious historians, Game Change is outstanding.

President Obama: Learn from Mr. Spock!

William Astore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Astore

President Obama, what can you learn from Spock's first command? That we could use a little inspiration. That we want less analysis and more action. That we may even need a game-changing gamble.

2010: The Year We Make Contact

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Can the music business take a page from the movie industry's playbook and figure out how to reconnect people to music in a more personal way?

Last Call to be World Leader

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Daniel Bruno Sanz

Let America marshal its vast resources in the self-interested pursuit of innovation and science in space for the greatness of a nation and the benefit of the world.

Abraham Lincoln's Vegetarian Address

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

"Four score and seven meals ago my conscience brought forth to the anti-rebel north a new diet conceived in kindness and dedicated to the proposition that all animals are created equal.

To Paraphrase Thomas Jefferson, People Get the Trek They Deserve

Julian Yap | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Julian Yap

If this younger, more diverse, hopeful, humorous, and ultimately optimistic Star Trek is a reflection of our times, then perhaps things are looking up.

A Mindless Meld of "Star Trek" and the New Unemployment Rate

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

The U.S. Labor Department announced Friday that 539,000 people lost their jobs last month -- a dreadful total, but not as high as the 600,000-plus axed in March. Here are three reasons why the unemployment increase got slightly less awful...

Star Trek: Live Long and Repeat

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Marshall

The Enterprise has gone back in time and is orbiting 21st century Earth. A man in a suit suddenly appears on the viewscreen. Captain Kirk leaps out of his seat.

Star Trek 11: The Obama Factor

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

After years of inactivity, Star Trek has been re-energized by J.J. Abrams, and supposedly transformed in such a way that connects it to its roots while making it relevant again.