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Klingon Sword Brandished In Trekkie Trash Dispute, Cops Say

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.19.2015 | Weird News

This seems highly illogical. A Spokane, Washington, man faces assault charges after a neighbor claims he attacked him with a Klingon sword ami...

Is Trophy Art the New Boy Toy?

Jay Fielden | Posted 11.17.2015 | Arts
Jay Fielden

I have yet to hear someone use that word to refer to his new Modigliani​, but the way those windows looked it seems only a matter of time.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Spectre and the James Bond Legacy

Zaki Hasan | Posted 11.11.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

After three long years, Bond, James Bond is back! Last Friday marked the release of Spectre, the twenty-fourth film in the immortal spy movies,...

Week to Week News Quiz for 11/6/15

John Zipperer | Posted 11.06.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Learn what subliminal messages Ayatollah Khamenei has for you by taking our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: Oil b...

Why We Need 'Star Trek'

Michael Stark | Posted 11.02.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Stark

We need Star Trek because we need to learn from it. Campy science fiction has stuck with so many from childhood into adulthood; it constantly makes us think about how to live well, and how to work collaboratively with others who may live different values and worldviews.

New 'Star Trek' TV Series In The Works

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 11.02.2015 | Entertainment

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The Dyson Sphere -- Not Just Science Fiction

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.01.2015 | Science
Xaque Gruber

The concept of a Dyson Sphere is not a new one. It was first described by futurist writer Olaf Stapledon in his 1937 science fiction novel, Star Maker.

Exploring Space and Interstellar Travel: Millennial Take

Harvard University’s Institute of Politics | Posted 10.30.2015 | College
Harvard University’s Institute of Politics

In 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin planted the American flag on the moon. Ever since then, space exploration has inspired generations of Americans; General Charles Bolden, surprisingly, was not one of them.

There's A Star Trek Cruise, And It Looks AMAZING

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.24.2015 | Travel

Trekkies of the world unite: There is a Star Trek ocean cruise, and it looks AMAZING. The cruise will set sail from Miami in 2017, sailing to ports o...

Futurologist: By 2050, Most of Us Will Be Having Sex With Robots

Inverse | Posted 10.09.2015 | Technology

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Ben Guarino By 2050, robots are going to be everywhere, says futurologist Ian Pearson, a consultan...

Captain Kirk Says There Are Life Forms On Mars

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.08.2015 | Entertainment

Set phasers to stunned! Captain Kirk is not happy you're ignoring Mars.  Actor William Shatner explored space for years on "Star Trek," and ...

Experiencing the '60s With Captain Kirk

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

We were both experiencing the Sixties, Captain Kirk and I. Admittedly, I was still in the 1960s and the captain was somewhere in the 2260s.

Resisting the Lure of Intervention

John Feffer | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics
John Feffer

Might it not have been better for the universe as a whole if the Enterprise had never left Earth in the first place and if Earth hadn't meddled in matters beyond its own solar system?

In Search of...

Kenya (Robinson) | Posted 09.17.2015 | Arts
Kenya (Robinson)

My mother was a sci-fi enthusiast, who successfully transmitted the virus to me, via Star Trek, Doctor Who, Star Wars, and the more obscure television program, In Search of... (ellipses intended).

Extinction or Survival? The Race Is On

Brenda Peterson | Posted 09.16.2015 | Green
Brenda Peterson

Our stories can save or destroy a species. And pictures can make us see our world, as if for the first time.

Calling All Trekkies: The Smithsonian Needs Your Help!

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment

The Smithsonian is restoring the original studio model of the Enterprise used on the "Star Trek" TV series -- and the institution is calling on fans ...

Don't Remake Forbidden Planet

Joseph A. Domino | Posted 09.03.2015 | Entertainment
Joseph A. Domino

There have been rumors of remakes. James Cameron was supposed to work on this but he's been tied up with Avatar sequels for some time. What I fear is a CGI blowout that overwhelms the story (a good example of this is War of the Worlds with Tom Cruise).

The Appliance Whisperer

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.02.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Inanimate objects are out to get me. I can deal with human beings, either by ignoring them or by telling them such dumb jokes that they ignore me. But machines have me baffled.

'Star Trek Beyond' Cast Honors Leonard Nimoy With Moving Tribute

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.26.2015 | Entertainment

In a touching video tribute to the late Leonard Nimoy, the cast of “Star Trek Beyond” remembered the acting legend's contributio...

'Harry Potter', 'Jurassic Park', 'Avengers' and 14 Other Multi-Billion Dollar Movie Franchises

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business

The highest-grossing movie franchises measure their earnings in the billions of dollars -- and that is often just from the box office ticket sales. Here is a look at some of the most successful 17 film franchises in history based on domestic gross box office earnings reported by Box Office Mojo.

10 Reasons Why Having Your Campaign Poster Photo-Shopped Is A Good Thing

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 08.19.2015 | Comedy
Catherine McKenzie

It's election time in Canada and the Liberal Party of Canada has a new look for their campaign posters. They've been getting a lot of attention, particularly this modification of the candidate for Quebec's LaSalle-Émard-Verdun riding's poster, David Lametti.

Why Patrick Stewart Wants All Politicians To Watch 'Star Trek'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.13.2015 | Entertainment

Sir Patrick Stewart has a wonderful suggestion for politicians across the globe: watch more "Star Trek." The actor stopped by HuffPost Live ...

Mission: Impossible at 50 (ish)

William Bradley | Posted 08.06.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

At 53, a rather perilous age for an action star, Cruise shows no sign of slowing down. If anything, he's doubled down on the spectacular and daring-looking personal stunts.

Physics of Marketing: Portals and Branding

Ira Kalb | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

In developing brand identities for companies and products, marketers do their best to penetrate buyer brains. How? They create marketing instruments such as names, logos, slogans, jingles and mascots to do what is analogous to non-invasive brain surgery.

How to Engineer a Lady MacGyver

Samara Bay | Posted 07.30.2015 | Impact
Samara Bay

Hollywood's quintessential TV show engineer - who was somehow both an 80's everyman complete with feathered haircut and also an action hero possessed of a profound understanding of the pure sciences - was Angus MacGyver.