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53 Reasons Why We Need A New Star Trek TV Series

Kris LoPresto | Posted 06.18.2012 | Home
Kris LoPresto

When the Battlestar Galactica prequel show wasn't picked up by SyFy, it became a painful reality that there are no adventures in outer space on the tube. Here are just a few reasons as to why we need a Star Trek TV show. Paramount executives, please listen up.

Beam Them Up: All Five 'Star Trek' Captains To Meet

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2012 | World

April 16 (Reuters) - "Star Trek" is beaming over to London in October and boldly going where no trekkie event has gone before by bringing together a...

'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...

VOTE: Which Movie Franchise Is The Best Ever?

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 04.20.2012 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Vote in Round 2 of our Ultimate Fan Face-Off here. PREVIOUSLY: Long before Katniss Everdeen destroyed her box office competition -- and spa...

Chris Jancelewicz

Jeri Ryan Talks Body Suits, Feuds & More On 'Star Trek: Voyager'

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 04.12.2012 | TV

Many "Star Trek" fans consider "Star Trek: Voyager" to be one of the lesser series in the franchise, paling in comparison to the original or to the fa...

Are We Evolved Enough for Replicators?

Rod Roddenberry | Posted 06.09.2012 | Science
Rod Roddenberry

As the 25th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation is upon us, so, too, is real replicator technology. We call it 3D printing. What's truly remarkable is that now for under $1,000, you can buy your own desktop replicator and make 3D objects in the privacy of your own home.

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...

Radley Balko

Traffic Stop Of Star Trek Fans Raises Concerns About Drug Searches

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

Last December, filmmaker Terrance Huff and his friend Jon Seaton were returning to Ohio after attending a "Star Trek" convention in St. Louis. As they...

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...

Forbidden Planet: Space Is the Place (for More Colonialism)

Network Awesome | Posted 05.23.2012 | Entertainment
Network Awesome

Forbidden Planet has its place among the best science fiction movies. This place is due to its influence rather than its initial reception, though.

A Weirdly, Amazing Friendship: Kreskin and Kirk

Myra Chanin | Posted 04.27.2012 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

The Amazing Kreskin invited me to join him at William Shatner's new Broadway One Man Show, the immodestly entitled, Shatner's World: We Just Live in It, which just opened in New York.

Weekend To-Do: Reptile Day, A Klingon Casting Call and Frida Kahlo Photos

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 02.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ready for a wacky weekend? We can't make up these events: Dupont Circle plays host to an open call for Klingon casting and an artist hol...

2012 Oscars: Are Docs Technically Getting the Shaft?

Farihah Zaman | Posted 04.24.2012 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

What grander achievement can there be in cinematography than taking something we know and have possibly even seen on film before -- like a historic cave or a simple piece of choreography -- and transforming it into something more real than ever before?

William Shatner's One-Man Show Comes To Broadway

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts

LOS ANGELES — Bravado is a familiar part of William Shatner's image and his acting portfolio, whether he's in character as James T. Kirk, Denny ...

Star Trek-Esque Visor Lets Blind 'See' With Their Ears

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.14.2012 | Science

Talk about seeing the light. Israeli scientists have developed a "sensory substitution device" (SSD) that they say lets congenitally blind people "see...

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...

Best Alternate-Reality TV Episodes Ever

HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 02.02.2012 | TV

The reality is that we love TV, no matter which realm it takes place in, so if a show can successfully pull off an alternate universe episode (or epis...

Neeson & Stewart Preside Over 'Star Trek' Vs. 'Star Wars' Action Figure Battle

Posted 03.30.2012 | TV

It's a war that's raged since "a long time ago," through the 24th century and beyond. "Star Wars" versus "Star Trek." On "The Graham Norton Show" (Sat...

WATCH: Divorce Ejects Trekkie From Beloved Spaceship Apartment

Posted 01.27.2012 | Divorce

One man boldly went where no interior designer had gone before -- but now, divorce is taking it all away from him. For the past 10 years, British ...

"Crazy Crazy": Introducing Guinevere, Plus Chatting With Four Year Strong's Alan Day and Gregory Rogove

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.23.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Star Trek's Make-Believe Medical Device May Become Reality

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.21.2012 | Science

Trekkies, take heart. A scientific breakthrough involving a form of infrared radiation known as terahertz (THz) waves could lead to handheld medical s...

Don't Worry, You Might Die

Daniel Will-Harris | Posted 03.10.2012 | Fifty
Daniel Will-Harris

There's always a difference between what someone says and what you hear. Whatever the words are, they get filtered through your brain and distorted ...

British Star Goes To Space

Posted 03.06.2012 | Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch is going from solving crimes in London to perpetrating them in space. The "Sherlock" star has joined JJ Abrams' upcoming "Star...

Anti-Matter Mitt Romney

Robert Brenner | Posted 03.04.2012 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

Space, the final frontier! To boldly go where no candidate has gone before! These are the voyages of the Republican party...

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.