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No Longer Science Fiction: Start-Up Unveils Radical Consciousness Technology

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 03.31.2014 | Technology
Gregory Weinkauf

CONSCIOUSNESS APP from Subtangle on Vimeo. The world reads news together. The world listens to music together. But can the world feel together? And...

Walter's World: Stars Trek to Celebrate Mr. Koenig

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 11.14.2012 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

On Monday the 10th, to great fanfare, Walter Koenig received his long-overdue star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. People love Walter. He summons, let us say, hearty conviviality.

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.

Obama Meets His Old Crush

Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

President Obama flashed the Vulcan salute when Nichelle Nichols paid him a visit at the White House. The 'Star Trek' legend, who played Lt. Uhura aboa...

Lee Speigel

Nichelle Nichols On TV's First Interracial Kiss And Her Encounter With 'Trekkie' Dr. Martin Luther King

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 02.10.2012 | Black Voices

Nichelle Nichols' life has moved at the kind of warp speed her "Star Trek" character Lt. Nyota Uhura took for granted. When television writer and p...

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 ...

'Star Trek' Celebrates Its 45th Anniversary in Las Vegas

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 10.22.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Love is in the air-conditioning at the biggest "Star Trek" convention in the whole world. I am in hot-hot-hot Las Vegas, Nev., which is pretty darned weird, and having one of my greatest weekends ever.

Post-Racial Hollywood? One Huge 'Cop Out'

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Morris W. O'Kelly

Hollywood will not have put down its racial baggage until it permanently moves away from flaunting the "racial" formulas and themes which garner the biggest bang for their buck.

ReelzChannel: The Top Ten "Oh, Come On" Moments in Sci-Fi Movies

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Any science-fiction movie is predicated at least a little on the suspension of disbelief. But then there are points where what we're presented with so...

Meet The New "Star Trek" Crew

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — In the old days of "Star Trek," Kirk and Spock's supporting players often got stuck repeating things like, "Hailing frequencies op...