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Patrick Stewart Surprises Trekkie Who Has Life-Threatening Illness With Out-Of-This-World Visit

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.12.2014 | Good News

Patrick Stewart channeled the heroism of Captain Picard when he surprised this little Trekkie. Dawn Garrigus of Statesboro, Georgia, is an 11-year-...

The Logic of Gifting Health

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

This holiday season, as our own thoughts turn aspirational for ourselves and those we love, permit to suggest the logic of not just wishing for health and long life, but gifting them. I believe the right approach allows for exactly that.

Enterprise's Dominic Keating, Cruise Trek, and How Star Trek Fandom Is Alive and Kicking

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Ashley Jude Collie

Since 1966 when the original Star Trek series premiered on television, the Star Trek juggernaut continues on with unabated fan enthusiasm.

What Obama Can Learn From Star Trek

Nola Barackman | Posted 08.04.2013 | Entertainment
Nola Barackman

President Obama often points to lessons he has studied and learned from great American leaders -- Lincoln, Jefferson, Johnson. Here's another he should add to the list: Captain James T. Kirk.

Can People Choose Their Emotions Like Spock?

Troy Campbell | Posted 07.21.2013 | Science
Troy Campbell

In Star Trek Into Darkness, Spock claims he can choose whether or not to feel an emotion. Can humans chose how to feel or is this simply a Vulcan thing? The answer is that people can often act in a Vulcan manner and choose their feelings.

Movie Review: Star Trek Into Darkness

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.15.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The conventional wisdom about the Star Trek movies starring the cast of the original TV show was that the even-numbered films were the good ones and the odd-numbered ones kind of sucked.

WATCH: Zach Quinto Responds To Question About Role-Playing Spock In The Bedroom

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 05.10.2013 | Gay Voices

While appearing on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live," actor Zachary Quinto participated in the show's popular "Plead the Fifth" segment where stars ar...

Detroit Is for Lovers: Talking Home, Family and Basketball Dreams With Poet Matthew Olzmann

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 07.09.2013 | Books
Stacy Parker Le Melle

Matthew Olzmann is one of a handful of poets I know that can win over those who think they hate poetry. He wins over the haters because he is funny, but also because the poems have doors that open and invite you inside.

Exclusive New 'Star Trek' Clip Recalls Classic Franchise Moment

Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment

The "Star Trek Into Darkness" promotional push has done a great job at teasing those fans wondering if this "Star Trek" sequel will, in any way, conne...

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...

The New Star Wars, Disney & Why Sci-Fi Was So Great in the 1970s

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
Jason Apuzzo

It's by far the biggest, best and most surprising entertainment news of 2012, yet still no one knows quite what to make of it: starting in 2015 we're getting a new Star Wars trilogy, beginning with Episode VII, supervised by George Lucas and produced by Disney.

'Star Trek' Gizmo Inspires New Real-World Device

Reuters | Frank Simons | Posted 06.13.2012 | Science

By Frank Simons LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Starships, warp speed, transporters, phasers. Think "Star Trek" technology is only the stuff of...

Leonard Nimoy Is The Voice Of Tiny Spock On 'Big Bang'

Posted 03.30.2012 | TV

"The Big Bang Theory" (Thu., 8 p.m. ET on CBS) has never had any problem scoring major genre guest stars, but they certainly hit the jackpot this week...

Why Obama Should Embrace the Ears

Ann He | Posted 02.28.2012 | Home
Ann He

In a recent interview, President Obama rejected comparisons to Star Trek character Spock. But the fact is, modern-day politicians could stand to learn from our green-blooded friend.

Set Your Phasers On Stunned -- Leonard Nimoy Attends His Last 'Star Trek' Convention

AP | Posted 12.03.2011 | Weird News

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Leonard Nimoy has attended his final "Star Trek" convention. The 80-year-old actor, best-known for playing Mr. Spock in the or...

Leonard Nimoy Explores Secret Selves and "Dangerous Territory"

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts
Gregory Weinkauf

Sometimes a guy gets called "Renaissance man," and many guys (to their peril) call themselves that -- but rare and wonderful is the real deal. I recently spoke with one of these guys, a real-deal Renaissance person. His name is Leonard Nimoy.

Four Star Trek: The Wrath of General Stanley McChrystal

Robert Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

As that great military strategist Sarah Palin once said, "I am merely attacking from a different direction."

Leonard Nimoy on Star Trek and "The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins"

Jenna Busch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jenna Busch

I was invited to participate in the red carpet event celebrating Tuesday's release of the Star Trek DVD/Blu-ray. And Nimoy couldn't have been sweeter.

To Boldly Go Where No Plan Has Gone Before

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Marshall

Bones: Spock! Do a mind meld with Jim. If anyone can get him out from under the influence of the insurance companies, it's you. You're almost as logical as New York Rep. Anthony Weiner.

Star Trek Firsts... 43 Years On

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Some 43 years after it began, and seven years after the movie franchise seemed completely played out, Star Trek is making firsts again. And so far, it's the most popular movie of the year in America.

Spock vs. Rambo

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Watching President Obama and former Vice President Cheney duel on terror suspects: can Spock replace Rambo in the approach to Gitmo?

Still in Love with Spock After All These Years

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Robinson

I thought my lust for sexy Vulcans was gone for good but the new Star Trek brought my first love back to me.

To Paraphrase Thomas Jefferson, People Get the Trek They Deserve

Julian Yap | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Julian Yap

If this younger, more diverse, hopeful, humorous, and ultimately optimistic Star Trek is a reflection of our times, then perhaps things are looking up.

To Boldly Go...Backwards

Jennifer Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jennifer Weiner

I didn't have a problem until about midway through Star Trek, at which point I realized that every single lady on screen was either a mother, a ho, or an intergalactic hood ornament.