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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...

WATCH: Scenes From New 'Star Trek' Sequel Filmed At Local Laboratory

Sarah Medina | Posted 05.08.2012 | San Francisco

Attention, Trekkies: Recent sightings of Captain Kirk and Spock have been reported at a local cafe in Pleasanton. A much-anticipated "Star Trek" s...

Radley Balko

Filmmaker Files Lawsuit Over 'Trekkie Traffic Stop'

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Filmmaker Terrance Huff has filed a lawsuit against the city of Collinsville, Illinois, and Collinsville police officer Michael Reichert over a traffi...

Star Trek's George Takei Donates In Hawaii Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

Former "Star Trek" actor George Takei is helping Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) prosper in Hawaii's U.S. Senate race by donating $500 to her campaign in...

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Knows Nothing About 'Star Trek'

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.07.2012 | Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch's role in "Star Trek 2" may be highly secretive, but it looks like the British actor will need to brush up on his "Star Trek" kno...

Famed 'Star Trek' & 'Stargate' Composer Dead At 54

Posted 05.01.2012 | Entertainment

Joel Goldsmith, the famed composer behind both "Star Trek" and "Stargate," died Saturday after a long battle with cancer, Variety reports. He was 54. ...

Zoe Saldana Explains Why She Was 'Dying Inside' As A Teenager

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 04.25.2012 | Latino Voices

She may have played a tough-as-nails ballerina in her first big movie “Center Stage” (2000), but in the premiere issue of “Cosmopolitan for Lati...

George Takei Talks Early 'Star Trek' Days

Moviefone | Posted 04.20.2012 | TV

April 20 is a very important day for George Takei: it's his birthday. This year's a particularly momentous one for the"Star Trek" legend, as he turns ...