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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.

William Shatner Headed To Broadway For First Time In 50 Years

Posted 07.01.2013 | Arts

William Shatner is heading to Broadway for the first time in 50 years, the New York Post's Michael Riedel reported Friday. This move is no anomaly for...

George Takei Smacks Down 'Twilight'

Posted 02.11.2012 | Entertainment

Star nerds, unite. Leave it to Mr. Sulu to broker peace between the warring factions of "Star Trek" and "Star Wars" fans. Following the back and fo...

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 ...

Biopic Reveals Frank Lloyd Wright's Dark Past

Posted 12.08.2011 | Arts

It comes as no big surprise that Frank Lloyd Wright was dubbed "the greatest American architect of all time" by the American Institute of Architects. ...

Lindi Ortega Video Exclusive, Plus Chatting With Yo-Yo Ma and Mason Jennings

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.05.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Gene Roddenberry's Son Reveals Unhappy 'Star Trek' Family Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 11.30.2011 | Weird News

Boldly going where no one has gone before, the Science Channel is premiering a new documentary, "Trek Nation," Wednesday night. It looks at the 45-yea...

Carrie Fisher Hits Out At William Shatner

Posted 01.16.2012 | Entertainment

Princess Leia needs no rescuing in this battle; she can take on the USS Enterprise all by herself. Asked about statements William Shatner, the orig...

The Most Valuable Movie Franchises

24/7 Wall St. | JON C. OGG | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The movie industry grosses billions of dollars per year in box office sales. The amount of money invested on the top movie franchi...

The Best Kardashian Joke Ever

Posted 01.08.2012 | Entertainment

As with any big story, jokes -- good, bad and off-color -- are inevitable. And, when it comes to the recent Kardiashian-Humpries split, well, it's har...

Director: 'Margin Call' Relevant To Occupy Movement

Turnstyle | Posted 12.26.2011 | Arts
Turnstyle

Photo Courtesy of Prodigy Public RelationsActor Zach Quinto and writer-director J.C. Chandor on the set of Margin Call. Originally published on Tur...

Style News In Six Clicks: Rihanna's Latest Look, This Year's Sexiest Shoe And More

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Valentino's lace-embroidered pump was named 2011's sexiest shoe in a poll organized by Footwear News and Saks Fifth Avenue -- but there are plenty...

Leonard Nimoy Says Goodbye

AP | Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment

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...

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...

'Shatner Rules' Explains Angst Of Turning 80

USA Today | Posted 12.03.2011 | Fifty

William Shatner, Hollywood's iconic actor, musician and philanthropist, has co-authored a new book called "Shatner Rules: Your Guide to Understanding ...