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Patrick Stewart Takes Down Donald Trump In Epic Tweet

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.13.2016 | Entertainment

Patrick Stewart summed up his thoughts about Donald Trump in just one tweet. The English actor said he spotted a homeless man in New Orleans holding a...

Captain Kirk Toasts New London Mayor With Epic Tweet

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.10.2016 | Entertainment

Star Trek actor William Shatner congratulated the newly elected Mayor of London in the most fitting way. He tweeted Sadiq Khan, the first Muslim to ta...

Nostalgia Theater Podcast: IDW Publishing's Chris Ryall on Transformers, G.I. Joe, Star Trek and More!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.03.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Chris discusses the process by which IDW has been able to amass such an amazing roster of top drawer titles from topflight talent, and he also talks up one of IDW's latest projects: the impending relaunch of '70s-'80s fave Rom: Spaceknight.

Happy Birthday, George Takei, You Heavenly Body, You

Paul Lander | Posted 04.18.2016 | Comedy
Paul Lander

Happy Birthday, George Takei, You Heavenly Body, You Here's wishing an out of this world 79th birthday to actor and nerd god George Takei. Among hi...

MAC Launches Star Trek Makeup Line. Set Phasers To Stun.

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 03.29.2016 | Style

Our dreams of transforming into Star Trek's Uhura are finally becoming a reality, as MAC Cosmetics is set to release a makeup collection inspired by t...

Talking With Xriss Jor: Rocking the WIN Awards and Much More

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

It's fun to meet a new singing sensation. Her name is Xriss Jor, she's got one hell of a voice, and she recently performed as special guest -- at Quin...

Boldly Going Where Few Have Gone Before: Meet Space Gynecologist Dr. Varsha Jain

Sezin Koehler | Posted 03.14.2016 | Science
Sezin Koehler

Once upon a time, not so long ago, people feared that if a woman went into space while on her period, the blood would reverse its flow into her body -...

Finding Your Voice: What Star Trek and Buffy the Vampire Slayer Can Teach You About Blogging

Angela Tung | Posted 03.09.2016 | Media
Angela Tung

Almost 20 years ago this week, Buffy the Vampire Slayer debuted on television. While on the surface the TV was about, well, slaying vampires, it was actually about much more than that. It was about the scariness of growing up, living with the duality of darkness and light, and struggling to find your own voice.

Groceries on the Move -- A Space Adventure

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 04.05.2016 | Business
Jeffrey Shaffer

One of the recurring surprises of life among the grocery aisles is discovering that an item has suddenly moved to a new location.

To the Moon... Donald. To the Moon.

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 02.22.2016 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

One might well ask, well, two questions. First, why has no one gone back to the moon. Second, and this might seem a bit odd, but I think not on reflection, what does this have to do with Donald Trump. I think they are both related.

This Little-Known Quirk Makes Us Love Mae Jemison Even More

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.18.2016 | Science

"Hailing frequencies open!" That's not only the classic line from "Star Trek" -- recited by Lieutenant Uhura, a character played by African-American a...

William Shatner Emotionally Remembers Friendship With The Late Leonard Nimoy

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.06.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

It's been nearly a year to the day since "Star Trek" star Leonard Nimoy died from pulmonary disease at the age of 83. In the months since his passing,...

May the New Star Trek Series Go Beyond Yesterday's Enterprise

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 02.15.2017 | Entertainment
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

Gene Roddenberry's original vision for Star Trek was of a time when humanity had solved its worst problems: poverty, intolerance, crime, disease, greed and war. Earth was a place of plenty and delight. Nobody used money anymore.

WATCH LIVE: William Shatner Discusses The Life Of Late Friend Leonard Nimoy

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.15.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

William Shatner joins HuffPost Live to discuss the life of his celebrated co-star and close friend, Leonard Nimoy. Shatner's latest book, Leonard: My ...

Was an Episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation Never Filmed Because it Featured Two Gay Crew Members on the Enterprise?

Brian Cronin | Posted 02.09.2017 | Entertainment
Brian Cronin

One of the main concepts of Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek was that in the future, all the silly prejudices of the modern era were gone. In the original series that came out in the 1960s, right in the middle of the Cold War, Roddenberry had a Russian serving on the Enterprise's bridge.

Martin Luther King Personally Stopped One 'Star Trek' Actor From Quitting The Show

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 02.09.2016 | OWN

By 1967, "Star Trek" had been on the air for about a year and had amassed quite the following. Nichelle Nichols was one of the stars of the series -- ...

How Television (and Plays) Can Change the Religion/Science Discussion

Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman | Posted 02.05.2017 | Religion
Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman

Can drama change the way we talk about religion and science? A fan of "Star Trek" and "Star Wars" and a former theater professional believe so. As pa...

Outer Space Is Coming To Postage Stamps Near You

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 01.02.2016 | Science

Space buffs will have a lot to look forward to when it's time to send snail mail in 2016. The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled a number of postage sta...

Is USA Today Trolling 'Star Wars' Fans With 'Star Trek' Graphics?

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 12.21.2015 | Media

Don't let the "Star Trek" graphics confuse you -- USA Today's lead story on Monday was about "Star Wars." The newspaper found multiple ways to plaster...

Happy Star Wars Day!

Hassan Zaman | Posted 12.18.2016 | Entertainment
Hassan Zaman

That's not just lens flare -- it's a torch being passed, and it's to J.J. Abrams as he ushers in what's anticipated to be of the biggest blockbusters in cinema history, if not the biggest.

Star Trek Fans Think This Woman's Holiday Flair Is Out Of This World

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 12.17.2015 | Weird News

A woman's festive adornment boldly goes where no Christmas fashion has gone before... and Trekkies are geeking out about it. Throngs of people on the ...

The Trailer For 'Star Trek Beyond' Is Basically 'Fast & Furious' In Space

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 12.14.2015 | Entertainment

The first trailer for "Star Trek Beyond" was released Monday and it looks like the sci-fi series got its mojo back. After the disappointing second ins...

21 Nerdy Gifts For The Unapologetic Geeks In Your Life

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.11.2015 | Good News

Does your BFF sleep with a lightsaber by her side? Do you have a friend who eats a second breakfast? Got a buddy who prefers to travel using Floo powd...

The Only Female Captain Of 'Star Trek' Speaks Out

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 12.08.2015 | Arts

Though overshadowed by "Star Wars" hype, the recent announcement that a new “Star Trek” series is in the works caught the attention of lite sci-fi...

'Movies Should Add Value to the Community': A Chat with Dubai Film and TV Commission Chairman Jamal Al Sharif

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.07.2016 | Media
E. Nina Rothe

I caught up with Jamal Al Sharif at last year's Dubai International Film Festival, and as the festival gets ready to kick off its 12th edition in a couple of days, once again in partnership with DFTC and Dubai Studio City, it seemed like the perfect time to celebrate its Chairman, who is also the Managing Director of DSC.