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Jimmy Kimmel And Matthew McConaughey's Local Commercial Is Alright, Alright

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment

Who says VHS is dead? Actually, pretty much everyone ... until now. Before "Jimmy Kimmel Live" went down to Austin, Texas, this week, Kimmel tweete...

Farewell to Leonard Nimoy

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.29.2015 | Celebrity
Lincoln Mitchell

Few fictional characters, particularly from television, have been as enduring in the public consciousness, memorable and profound as Spock, and few actors have both inhabited and created a character as fully and brilliantly as Leonard Nimoy did with Spock.

After Snub, Sci-Fi Series May Inspire Dwarf Planet Names

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 07.08.2013 | Science

While the naming gods have swatted away an attempt to christen one of Pluto's newfound moons "Vulcan," the "Star Trek" universe may still leave its m...

New Names Given To Dwarf Planet's Puny Moons

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 07.02.2013 | Science

It's official! Two tiny moons orbiting the dwarf planet Pluto finally have new names: Styx and Kerberos. The International Astronomical Union — t...

Trekkers Triumph In Pluto Moon-Naming Contest

Posted 02.25.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 02/25/2013 12:34 PM EST on SPACE.com The votes are in, and it looks like 'Vulcan' could be the new name for one of ...

Front-Runner Emerges In Moon-Naming Vote

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2013 | Science

(Reuters) - "Star Trek" star William Shatner and tens of thousands of the show's fans are leading a charge to name one of Pluto's newly discovered moo...

Moto Cruising in to Fall: High Mileage Solutions, More Comfortable Ride

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 12.22.2012 | Green
Charles Karel Bouley

Many are looking for high mileage alternatives to traditional vehicles. Hybrids are one, but two (and three) wheeled vehicles have been around for centuries and are still a great alternative transportation.

Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom and the Triumph of Fictional Journalism

Craig Newmark | Posted 10.24.2012 | Media
Craig Newmark

The Newsroom is a kind of romantic screwball comedy, and it succeeds well on that level. But more importantly, the show reminds us that the press is the immune system of democracy and that serious news requires serious ethical practice like checking the facts, no matter how dangerous.

Paul Allen

AP | JESSICA MINTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SEATTLE — Microsoft Corp. co-founder and billionaire investor Paul Allen has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and is undergoing chemot...

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.

Give Me That...OLD Time Religion

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Christianity just isn't sexy anymore. Which might help explain why the only religion out there whose numbers are growin' these days is...the lack of religion.

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...

Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About Star Trek

Paul Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paul Snyder

Kirk and Spock do a lot of punching, for Kirk and Spock. This is Star Trek with the Beastie Boys in it. People get naked.