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Calling All Trekkies!

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.07.2012 | Technology

Trekkies rejoice! Google has boldly gone where no search engine has gone before. Google's latest interactive doodle has just arrived in celebratio...

A 'Lost' Reunion On 'Once Upon A Time'

Posted 08.30.2012 | TV

Another fan-favorite "Lost" alum is heading to "Once Upon A Time." Jorge Garcia, who played Hurley on the cult ABC drama, will join "Once" for one epi...

The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition: PMSC and the Arab Spring

David Isenberg | Posted 10.27.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

If you ever watched the science fiction television show Star Trek: Deep Space Nine you may recall the "Ferengi Rules of Acquisition" which state (#34...

The Neil Armstrong Era: Boldly Going Where No One Went Before

Howard Barbanel | Posted 10.26.2012 | Science
Howard Barbanel

Armstrong represented an America of really big dreams and of infinite possibility. Today, what passes for discourse in this country? Celebrity divorces? Politicians vilifying and dehumanizing one another over the relative merits of the federal budget?

WATCH: Star Trek Like You've Never Seen Them

Posted 10.11.2012 | Comedy

Somehow, after all these weeks of Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" invading our lives and hearts, there are still parody videos being made. Good par...

Star of Freedom: Nichelle Nichols Attends, Yet Defies, Conventions

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 10.08.2012 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Okay, so I'm sitting with a legend. Nichelle Nichols is the coolest sentient being in the universe. Yep, Lieutenant Uhura from the original Star Trek.

WATCH: Tom Hardy's 'Star Trek' Screen Test

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment

Before he was stirring up trouble in Gotham City as Bane, Tom Hardy was Shinzon in 2002's "Star Trek: Nemesis." With only a few acting credits unde...

Sally's Ride: Fly Me to the Moon

Lonna Saunders | Posted 09.25.2012 | Science
Lonna Saunders

I pray my twelve-year-old nephew Joel who, among his four siblings, is known as "the science guy," will be inspired by Sally Ride's life and example. She's a role model for boys, too.

Is The Amazing Spider-Man the Next Batman Begins or Merely the Next Superman Returns?

Scott Mendelson | Posted 07.08.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

I'd argue that Sony may have won the battle with The Amazing Spider-Man (it's not a flop by any means), but they may have lost the war.

Marc Zicree's Sci-Fi Spectacle, Space Command, Blasts Off

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.28.2012 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Zicree's Space Command has already gone where no film project has gone before, setting a record as the fastest film ever funded on Kickstarter.

Tyler Perry Is Not Afraid To Do What He Wants

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 06.27.2012 | Entertainment

On average, Tyler Perry's movies have grossed aproximately $23 million domestically ... on opening weekend alone. This average is a number that recent...

Star Trek: The Adobe After Effects Generation

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.23.2012 | Home

Motion graphics artist Shawn Sheehan is a "Star Trek" fan with a Vimeo account -- however bad his cooking skills are, he knows his way around a mouse ...

George Takei: Is This A Phaser I See Before Me?

Posted 06.20.2012 | TV

On the latest episode of "Hollywood Treasure" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on Syfy) Joe Amendola had what looked like an original "Star Trek" phaser. If authe...

My Life As A Black Panther

Jamal Joseph | Posted 08.18.2012 | Books
Jamal Joseph

I was 15 years old when I walked into a Black Panther office and asked for a gun so I could kill a white man.

Will 'Teleporters' Ever Beam Us Up? What Physicists Say

Posted 06.19.2012 | Science

By: Adam Hadhazy, Life's Little Mysteries Contributor Published: 06/18/2012 04:58 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries In this weekly series, Life'...

When Literary Characters Aren't Stereotypical

Dave Astor | Posted 08.07.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

Who are your favorite non-stereotypical literary characters?

The New Space Era Takes Big Steps Forward

William Bradley | Posted 07.30.2012 | Technology
William Bradley

For all the Star Wars and Star Trek resonances in this mission, Robert Heinlein's The Man Who Sold the Moon seems a better fictional precursor.

This Sci Fi Device Could One Day Be Real

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.25.2012 | Technology

Tractor beams, a common theme in science fiction fantasy, may one day become science fact. Researchers at Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology...

Mad Men: A Great Leaper Forward? Joan, Jag, Don's Return to Advertising (And Other, er, Treks)

William Bradley | Posted 07.23.2012 | TV
William Bradley

"Christmas Waltz" is an improved episode of Mad Men in this uneven season of a longtime great TV series, an episode with a very welcome return to advertising. Too much of this season has been taken up with some fairly arbitrary soap opera doings.

Railroading John Edwards: Welcome to the Starship Enterprise

Lonna Saunders | Posted 07.22.2012 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Wouldn't it be better if Edwards were providing free legal backup to those who need it than in prison at a cost of thirty thousand dollars per year to us taxpayers?

Celebrity's Ashes 'Beamed Up' Into Space

Posted 05.22.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/22/2012 08:15 AM EDT on SPACE.com CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Scotty has finally been beamed up. The ashes of the...

Audacious Space Initiative Aims To Turn Sci-Fi Into Reality

Posted 05.22.2012 | Science

By: Jeremy Hsu, InnovationNewsDaily Senior Writer Published: 05/21/2012 05:34 PM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Star Trek's bold vision of the stars...

Will Harry Potter-Style 'Invisibility Cloak' Make Real-World Appearance?

Posted 05.16.2012 | Science

By: Adam Hadhazy, Life's Little Mysteries Contributor Published: 05/15/2012 01:08 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries In this weekly series, Life's ...

Engineer Wants Us To Build Real-Life Starship Enterprise

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.14.2012 | Technology

A systems and electrical engineer who goes by BTE-Dan says we should build the USS Starship Enterprise and claims we can do it -- today. Nancy Atki...

'Blade Runner' Futurist's Art Exhibiiton

Posted 05.10.2012 | Arts

Science fiction has often held a mirror to our society in order to teach us about our evolution (or regressive behavior). We probably owe many of our...